Food & Drink

The Golden Eye, a Mexican cocktail from Pedro's Del Este.

The Golden Eye cocktail will warm you from the inside out.

old fashioned drink at Feller Restaurant in st croix valley magazine

Much intrigue and anticipation surrounded the Lora Hotel in downtown Stillwater before it opened. High among the curiosities were the food and beverage options housed within.

Beer-tender Rebecca Lutz has a glint in her eye as we ask which is better: Sapricot or Sapmango?

Unsuspecting mothers Amy Salama and Louise Swenka had no idea that chaperoning their children’s school field trip would turn into a business idea, but here they are, three years later, co-owners of Wired Robin in downtown Hudson.

Years ago in a bible study for moms, I remember one of my favorite portions of the morning included learning cooking, parenting and homemaking tips from other, more experienced mothers. Many shared recipes during this time and I’ve still got my sugar smudged copy of this terrific pie recipe.

I recently stopped in for a nightcap with a friend at Brick & Bourbon in Stillwater, established just last year by Gary Sivyer and partners Branden Warner and Adam Dreher (the space that formerly housed The

The Irish poet Patrick Kavanagh once composed the lines: O commemorate me where there is water, Canal water, preferably, so stillyGreeny at the heart of summer …He wrote these lines on the Grand Canal in Dublin, and it’s not hard to draw comparisons to the town of Hudson.

Few would disagree that Hudson’s downtown has become a bona fide culinary destination. Twin Cities dwellers can come for the river, hit a few shops or an event and stick around for dinner.

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