Nancy Figueroa has always enjoyed cooking and baking. Throughout her life, friends would encourage her to become a private chef or open a restaurant. But it was a trip to Washington D.C.
Food & Drink
In 1871, it opened—a brewery called Yoerg. It’s not called Yoerg anymore. It became the Casanova Brewing Co. in 1897.
Revé Bistro and Bar in Stillwater is advertised as “new American fare,” but its name is French for “dreamt.” It’s fitting, says Carol Stabenow, who owns the restaurant with her two sons, Matt and Nate, because it was a dream of her hus
When it comes to Mallards on the St. Croix, the imagery is right in the name. Located in the Bayport marina with inspirational views of the river and the Wisconsin border to the east and 200 boat slips just south of the restaurant, the St.
When Joe Kohler was a teen working as a busboy and line cook at Big Ben in White Bear Lake, he caught a fever he’s never been able to shake—nor wanted to.
In Winter, the final book in the Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer, we are introduced to Princess Winter, beautiful in spite of facial scars, kind to everyone she encounters and in love with her lowly guard.
October: The time of year when pumpkin-spiced offerings return to (arguably) too many menus. Autumn inspires us more with its natural sights, smells and tastes, one of which involves spending a lovely October day picking apples and drinking cider at a local orchard.
If you grew up in Japan, you might have eaten daily from what today is trending stateside: the bento.
It’s been a long road for Vincent Negret, owner of the newly opened Negret Wine Co. in downtown Hudson.
River lovers know the St. Croix Valley shines in all seasons, but maybe never as much as when the leaves turn in autumn. Crisscross the river with us as we suggest eclectic local spots to eat and drink —and a few community gems, events and adventures to add even more color to your wanderings.
Many on both sides of the river share this Sunday “Mess” tradition, an opportunity to crash on the couch or in the man cave from noon until (in some cases) 10 p.m. each week. Certainly, sustenance is a necessity (along with perhaps a few good brews).