Food & Drink

Have you ever been at a restaurant and not known what to order? With all the great food in Maple Grove, it’s hard to know where to start. That’s why we’ve asked a variety of locals to name favorite foods from restaurants around town.

Claddagh Irish Pub has been an anchor in Maple Grove since 2002, and now it’s more Irish than ever with three managers from Ireland. All three hopped the pond specifically to work at Claddagh.

They are two familiar businesses in Maple Grove: Total Wine on Elm Creek Boulevard and Haskell’s on Grove Circle North, which you may associate, primarily, with wine sales.

Orzo Salad with Basil and Heirloom Tomatoes
Prep: 8 minutes
Cook: 8 minutes
Servings: 8

Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano in Maple Grove recently received a 2016 Award of Excellence, which recognizes restaurants whose wine lists feature a well-chosen assortment of quality producers along with a thematic match to the menu in both price

The Maple Tavern might just be the newest hot spot for weekend specials. On Saturdays and Sundays, they feature prime rib dinners in the evenings.

Nothing satisfies the palate like a great cut of steak. It’s versatile enough to be paired with a rich red merlot or slathered in tangy southwestern ranch.

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.

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