Food & Drink

I don’t usually recommend mixing single malt Scotch whiskey with anything but ice or a few drops of water, but you can make this trusty standby taste like a million bucks by moving up to first class ingredients.

Million Dollar Rob Roy

Grab your picnic basket, and take in some scenery. There’s no better way to enjoy the Minnesota summer than eating a meal al fresco—just don’t limit yourself to peanut butter and jelly. Put together an insta-picnic with help from local restaurants and breweries.

Cucumber Fizz Cocktail
Makes 1

Send your little one to preschool or kindergarten in style with Stephen Joseph backpacks from Tazzie Baby & Child in Victoria.

Whether for a bite or a beverage, happy hour deals make going out on the town all the more worth your while. Establishments in Chanhassen, Chaska, Eden Prairie, Victoria and Waconia entice customers with delicious food and beverage deals. Make an appointment to try a new spot during happy hour.

Whether area residents or visiting guests need to cool off or cool their heels, local establishments offer plenty of refreshing beverage options to make summer less about venturing away from home and more about staying local.

A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson
-Recommended by Carrie Brunsberg

The favorite cocktail of Mexico is not the margarita, but the paloma.

Serves 1