Food & Drink

Come and get it ChuckWagon style. Plymouth-based ChuckWagon Catering puts out a spread worthy of any occasion.

Chain sandwich shops are a common find in the Twin Cities. But Potbelly Sandwich Shop has set itself apart with an emphasis on live music since the first shop opened in Chicago in 1977.
 

Mother’s Day is just around the corner. Forgot to make a reservation for brunch? Skip the long wait at the restaurant, get the kids in the kitchen and prepare brunch yourself. Making brunch at home may sound stressful, but it can actually be easy and fun.

One of the most iconic sights in the Twin Cities, Murray’s Restaurant in downtown Minneapolis has welcomed generations of diners with its bright neon sign and electric blue façade.

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.

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