Food & Drink

What did your childhood lunch box look like? Did you eat a PB&J while glancing for the 100th time at images of the Partridge Family? Maybe you grew up in the age of soft-sided, zippable bags that carried Lunchables and a juice box.

Valentine’s Day provides the perfect excuse for a night out with your special someone. This year, The Lookout Bar and Grill is offering specials sure to have you swooning.

Women of Words, otherwise known as WOW, was started in 1994 by five women writers. There are now four chapters of WOW throughout the Twin Cities metropolitan area. Author Kate Shannon joined the group in 2013, and has found great success. “It’s a community for all literary efforts,” she says.

During the coldest months of the year here in Minnesota, it’s important to stay warm and toasty. Whether it’s blankets and a fire, a warm drink or solid comfort food to fill your belly, there are many ways to stay cozy.

Finally! Our corner of the Twin Cities gets its very own brewpub. No longer must we trek down to the Northeast neighborhood of Minneapolis to be trendy and relevant.

Minnesota cuisine has taken a global turn toward a broader offering of foods, because a large population of immigrants bring the foods of their homelands to our local restaurants. And, although our culinary heritage may be slanted toward food with mild spice, we have an adventurous streak.

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, food is on everyone’s mind this month. Now that we’re smack in the middle of fall, with winter howling at our coattails, we’re all in the mood for something warm.

The holidays can throw an entirely new spin on the act of imbibing. So, we asked mixology specialist Jeff Dull to take the season into account and toss some inspiration our way.

The fit and fabulous intimately understand that nutritious and delicious go hand in hand.

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