the lynhall

This June Minneapolis welcomed a new face onto the dining scene, The Lynhall. The Lyndale Street establishment pairs a tasteful interior with a coffee bar, lunch/dinner menu, and an actual bar come happy hour time. The space also features a private dining area that is available for rent, an outdoor patio, and an incubator kitchen. A […]

tuesday blues

There’s nothing better than a long weekend and NOTHING worse than going back to the real world afterwards. Throw in a visitor, sweltering temperatures, a Gopher football game, and the state fair; makes it one for the books. Big fans… #GoSportsA day exploring Red Wing. Of course a day spent at the fair. We ate: corn, mini donuts, meatloaf on […]

the north

I will be the first to admit I NEVER would have guessed that Minnesotans would be “trendy” and I say that as a MN native! But today’s WSJ article and the current movement of a few fashion forward tundra-ites will have you thinking otherwise. Succession from the Midwest has some Minnesotans now referring to their homeland as simply […]

meeting the butter queen

I spent a long Labor Day weekend at home in Minnesota filled with food, family, and of course the state fair! A few photos from the weekend are below… Afternoons were spent in the sunshine playing cornhole!  I ate for the first time at Wise Acre in Minneapolis, sidenote: it’s the only restaurant in the […]

soaking up summer

How is it already Labor Day? This summer has zipped by with breakneck speed. I am headed home to Minnesota today for a long weekend of bbq’s, paddle boarding at the lake, and of course a visit to the State Fair. I can’t wait to try this years newest concoctions and of course the people watching. Cheers to […]