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Toast Wine Bar and Cafe in Minneapolis

A “Toast” to Great Wine and Great Food

As a new resident to the North Loop, in Minneapolis, my natural inclination as a foodie is to search for a place with great wine and great food. After walking around the neighborhood, I found Toast.

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Hanging Out on the Edge of the Boundary Waters in Ely, Minnesota

Sometimes it feels like Ely’s purpose in life is to make people less afraid of the woods. Nestled on the edge of Superior National Forest, Ely is home to two internationally recognized wildlife centers, the Root Beer Lady Museum, and has more places to hike, bike, and paddle than you can cover in a lifetime.

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A Florentine Christmas with Risotto

On Christmas Eve, long ago, I navigated the tunnel-like streets of Florence to my apartment on a curvy hill across the river. The risotto we cooked is normally too simple for a holiday feast, but that night no one seemed to care.

 

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