Food & Drink

Food and drink set for a picnic.

Perfect places for a picnic and the essentials you should pack.

A Blackberry Smash cocktail from Brick & Bourbon

You’ve voted for your favorite restaurants in the St. Croix Valley but be sure to also check out some of the “newer” kids.

An assortment of beers from Lift Bridge Brewing Company

Plan your weekends around touring your way through St. Croix Valley breweries.

Food and drink from San Pedro Cafe, St. Croix Valley's best restaurant.

Our readers voted San Pedro Cafe their favorite restaurant again. Here's what diners had to say online.

An axe lodged in a target at The Lumberjack Bar

Celebrate local history by lifting a glass and throwing an axe at The Lumberjack Bar.

Gavin Kaysen, owner of Demi, Spoon and Stable and Bellecour

Five Twin Cities chefs are among the contenders for Best Chef: Midwest, and the full list of James Beard Award semifinalists features several other local chefs and restaurants.

Steak, mushroom and ale soup made with a recipe by NellieBellie

Soup recipes to bring some inner warmth in winter.

Seafood &  chorizo paella from The Global Chef

Personal chef Orlando Castro brings global flavors to clients’ homes.

A waitress stands behind the bar area at Not Justa Cafe in this black and white photo

How do you choose between so many great St. Croix Valley brunch destinations?