Nicole Dietman is the owner and operator of Buffalo Rock Winery, and for most of the year, she is also the sole employee.
Food & Drink
At the end of a long week, going out to dinner can be a treat, and enjoying a glass of wine can really elevate the meal. When faced with a lengthy wine list, however, it might be hard to find the perfect wine to pair with your dinner.
With the snow melting away and creeping toward jacket weather, we know that spring is almost here. Plymouth Liquor Barrel owner Jim Christensen recommends these two white wines for spring—they aren’t heavy on aromas and carry sweet fruit flavors.
Vinifera Wines and Ales is a popular stop for wine lovers, and owner and manager Christian Nesheim serves as a great source of information about the trends and options this spring season.
What trends in wine can we see this year?
Ah, the allure of chocolate. With Valentine’s Day coming up, desserts are fashionable and chocolate makes them more so. Rich chocolatey desserts are especially appropriate during February. Split the chocolate love and share and share alike. How can you not fall for chocolate?
Winter in Minnesota means cold weather. For winter sports enthusiasts, this is good news. For everyone else, it can be hard to find the motivation to get outside. Luckily, many Plymouth restaurants are ready to welcome you in from the cold.
When the winter weather is getting you down, try making a hot buttered rum recommended by Tim Won, manager of Sid’s Discount Liquor.
It’s the new year and a great time to start eating healthier foods without sacrificing an adventurous palate.
2016 has been the year of the burger, with red meat options dominating local menus and new gourmet toppings created seemingly every hour. There are clever and novel burgers with a full rainbow of colors piled high inside the bun.
For Dave Rosenquist, there isn’t just lutefisk for Christmas; it’s a season of lutefisk as far as he is concerned.
Fall is a transitional season where refreshing lemonades and crisp salads are replaced with comforting, warmer and heavier fare. As the thermometer wavers around the freezing point and the snow covers the frozen ground, our cuisine undergoes a similar shift.