Bite of the Week: Margherita Pizza at The Dough Room

Bite of the Week is a weekly feature showcasing an exceptional meal or dish, curated by The Growler. The Dough Room is one of those places that make you wonder what, exactly, is going on in the ritzy suburb of Wayzata. It’s a pasta-and-pizza place, but its appearance is almost entirely unlike your classic red sauce … [ Read more]

Bite of the Week: The Crab Oscar Benedict at Benedict’s Morning Heroes

Bite of the Week is a weekly feature showcasing an exceptional meal or dish, curated by The Growler. Eggs Benedict is one of those things in the culinary world that seems fairly self-explanatory but—in fact—contains a world of complexity. The basic elements are clear: English muffins, poached eggs, thin slices of ham or Canadian bacon (or … [ Read more]

Chef Lenny Russo takes the reins of Wayzata’s ninetwentyfive

Chef Lenny Russo is back in action as the new executive chef and director of food and beverage at ninetwentyfive, the restaurant attached to the Hotel Landing in Wayzata. Previously, six-time James Beard nominated Russo ran St. Paul’s former Heartland, which closed New Year’s Eve in 2016, and worked to revamp The Commodore’s kitchen and … [ Read more]

Spoon and Stable chef-owner Gavin Kaysen announces new restaurant set to open in 2017

Soon this entry way will lead to a French inspired bistro & we can’t wait to welcome you in! pic.twitter.com/O5NvRtgV48 — Bellecour Restaurant (@bellecourmn) December 7, 2016 Spoon and Stable chef and owner Gavin Kaysen has officially announced his second restaurant: Bellecour. The restaurant will be located at 739 Lake Street in Wayzata, the former longtime … [ Read more]

The Mill: State Fair, Third Bird and other Big Deals

The Mill is ready to get together. And we’ll bring you complete coverage on Thursday’s coming chaos in St. Paul. In the meantime, tell us who is the best in local beer: submit your nominations for Kind-Of-A-Big-Deal 2014. Yesterday’s News: Bent Brewstillery will re-open their taproom this Thursday, August 21st beginning at 2pm. Check out … [ Read more]

Reflections on Drinking Nowadays in Wayzata

I’ve made it to the grocery store in time for happy hour. Past the deli and cheese counter, around the corner from the pasta salads, a long, curved bar faces the dome of a wood-fired oven. The menu animates from a fleet of iPads – a few on the bar and one at each table. … [ Read more]

Bad Weather To Release OMINOUS Nov 18th. (Chance of Snow)

Bad Weather Brewing Co.’s so-called “cold weather seasonal,” OMINOUS, is set to be released on draft Nov 18th – uncanny timing, considering there is a chance of snow forecasted that day. Call it (bad) luck or marketing genius, either way, Bad Weather’s own description for OMINOUS makes a great case for enjoying their seasonal brew come Monday: … [ Read more]

A BLIND TASTING BEER FESTIVAL

Taste & Rate
48 Hazy IPAs

July 18, 2019 | 5:30–9:00pm
Upper Landing Park, St. Paul