Bad blogger confession: This post is way overdue (it’s 3 degrees out as I write this), but I really want to share the day I spent in New Ulm, Minnesota, this spring with you ahead of my recap of my trip to Europe, and specifically Germany. And if you are like me and planning travel […]
A few months ago I went to the Rookery bar in Robbinsdale, Minnesota. It’s in the back of a building that also houses Travail Kitchen & Amusements, a chef-driven restaurant known for its, well, amusing takes on food in presentation, taste and flavor. I often use going to the bar of a restaurant as a […]
While at the Minnesota State Fair a few weeks ago I won a coupon good for two admissions for the price is one to the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. I didn’t know much about it but it looked interesting, so I took the drive to the far southwest metro Twin Cities area, located in Chaska, to visit.
Read about the food and drink I had at the fair. Click here for fair preparation. As I mentioned in the food and drink blog post, I was happy to learn that everything I really wanted to see is located in the same area. The only must-see attraction on my list was the produce in […]
Read what attractions I visited and my thoughts on them. Click here for links and hints for fair preparation. I attended my first Minnesota State Fair yesterday (the first Friday the fair was open). I worked until 12:30 and headed to the fair straight from work. It was overcast until about noon, and the sun […]