Food & Drink

WCCO Mid-Morning and WCCO This Morning anchor Jason DeRusha

Maple Grove Magazine decided to turn the table on DeRusha—asking him some Proust Questionnaire-inspired queries about the area’s food scene and his thoughts on foodie wins and regrets; dinner table dreams; and this or that.

LISTEN Chastity Brown, “Colorado”: With a blend of folk, country and soul, “Colorado” is a song that is easy to listen to and that will be a staple on your playlist.

“Mom, why don’t you ever buy Brussels sprouts?” a boy asks as they shop in the produce department.

“Where did you ever hear of Brussels sprouts?” his mother asks, surprised.

Fruit is a muse to artists and chefs alike. It makes pretty subject matter in painted still lifes and adds dynamic flavor to delicious dishes. However, brimming with nutrients and freshness, fruit is much better experienced in a dish rather than studied through layers of paint.

Got a serious thirst? There’s no better way to send it packing on a hot summer day than to mix up a fresh fruit and vegetable thirst quencher.

Casual family dining in Maple Grove has bumped it up a notch with three new restaurants: Café Zupas, Naf Naf Grill and Panda Express.

The annual Maple Grove Farmers Market offers locally grown, fresh products and knowledgeable food vendors.

With so many dining options in Maple Grove, it’s hard to make the daily, weekly or monthly decision of where to eat out. Unbeknownst to many residents, several hotels and other establishments house restaurants with deliciously tasteful menu items right under our noses.

Rush Creek Golf Course has hosted an annual Mother’s Day brunch since 2000 and takes pride in the traditional brunch menu.

Everyone likes a bargain. And if it includes good food and drink, the deals are even sweeter. Whether you are craving savings on appetizers, entrées, drinks or dessert, we’ve rounded up delicious ideas too tasty to pass up.

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