A Bemidji City Guide: Where To Play, Shop And Eat In The Minnesota Northwoods

Bemidji, a pretty little northwoods town nestled along the Mississippi River and Lake Bemidji, is a classic Minnesota getaway. It’s also one of the top…

In The Field and In The Kitchen With Food Writer Danielle Prewett

Danielle Prewett creates beautiful food. I mean, seriously, look at these photos. It’s gorgeous. Interviewing the chef, writer, recipe developer and food photographer totally made…

5 Chicago Tastes Worth Traveling For

One of the many benefits of living in a global society is we can try food from all over the world. But sometimes things just…

Dishes To Die For: What To Eat In Fargo

People often ask me where to eat when they visit Fargo. Getting requests like this from other writers, travelers and complete strangers is one of…

Old World Food Fusion (And Language Lessons) At The Czech Wagon

“Jak se máš?” I pause, trying to repeat my answer exactly as I’ve just been taught. “Dobře,” I reply. We giggle. Close enough. When you…

Freebies From The Fargo Food Truck Festival

I have an obsession with street food. I love the social atomsphere of gathering around a food stand or a food truck, just hanging out…

“North Dakota Beer: A Heady History” On Sale Now

I know today is just a normal Monday for the rest of the world, but July 17 means just one thing to me — book…

A Quest For Amish Snack Food: Finding The Baker’s Wagon

I learned three things writing this post. First, lard makes baked goods taste delicious. (Sorry, vegetarians and squeamish people that are weirded out by animal…

Stay and Play in Minot, North Dakota: A Local Look At The Magic City

Travel can be a beautiful way to open ourselves up to people and places and experiences that we didn’t even know existed. You don’t even…

Craft Beer In The Park: Under Brew Skies

If you’re craving a beer pilgrimage or just want to try more stellar beer from the Upper Midwest, get yourself to Fargo on Saturday, June…

A Beer Nerd’s Pilgrimage To New Belgium Brewing

Last week was American Craft Beer Week and one of the perks/joys/occupational hazards of being a beer writer is that I spent more time drinking…

Drumconrath Brewing Company: A Touch of Ireland in Small Town North Dakota

North Dakota welcomed another new brewery this spring and it’s unique on multiple levels. When Drumconrath Brewing Company opened in Mapleton, a bedroom community a…

10 Essential Winnipeg Experiences

By the time you read this, I’ll already be on my way to Winnipeg, Manitoba, one of my favorite prairie cities. Here’s peek into some…

What’s On Tap At Prairie Brothers Brewing Company, Fargo’s Newest Craft Brewery

North Dakota has welcomed not one but three new craft breweries and brewpubs in the last few weeks, so stay tuned for lots of upcoming…

The Top 5 Dessert Spots In Fargo

Got a sweet tooth? Here’s where you should go and what you should try when you’re in my city. Every shop serves up seriously tempting…