Category Archives: Food & Dining

Food & Dining

Winner Winner, Thanksgiving Dinner!

[caption id="attachment_7526" align="aligncenter" width="600"] In the coming weeks, you'll have a chance to BINGO your way to a holiday turkey! Artwork by Hackensack artist Shannon Kuhlman[/caption] Meat raffles are a staple of the Whitefish area. In fact, we have the meat raffle voted best in the state of Minnesota not too far from the shore…
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Farmers’ Markets are back!

[caption id="attachment_4907" align="alignnone" width="600"] Frost-free Friday means that the gardening season is about to go full swing, and so are area farmers' markets[/caption] Frost-free Friday is the last Friday in May, and it marks both the start of the growing season and the start to local farmers' markets. This time of year fresh lettuces, local…
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The Sweetest Candy Shops

Life is sweet on the Whitefish Chain, especially with the delicious candy stores to visit! We've rounded up all the area's candy stores so you can pick up a sweet treat. The Candy Den Located alongside Whistling Wolf and Dark Moon Mini Golf, the Candy Den has saltwater taffy, Jelly Belly jelly beans and more.…
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Frozen Fore tees off this weekend!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=168&v=mH2pUJXeOQI This weekend a celebration for a good cause takes place just a stone's throw from the Whitefish Chain. The Gull Lake Frozen Fore consists of several events and raises money for worthy local charities. The event bills itself as the world's largest golf and snowmobile charity event. Every year the event is held at…
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Hearty, Warm, Delicious Chili

[caption id="attachment_7189" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A sampling of the Thursday soup buffet at Timberjack in Pequot Lakes, including a cup of their homemade chili.[/caption] After a day of snowmobiling, ice fishing or skating on the Whitefish Chain of Lakes, nothing tastes better than a hearty bowl of chili. Since we know you'll work up an appetite…
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Vegetarian Favorites on the Whitefish Chain

  If you're vegetarian and want to eat out around the Whitefish Chain, never fear. You'll find delicious fresh options as well as tasty comfort foods that meet (but don't "meat") your dietary needs. Before we get into the totally meatless options, if you eat fish and seafood you'll have no problems. Most restaurants have…
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We all scream for ice cream!

[caption id="attachment_6982" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The annual ice cream eating contest at Crafts and Cones is for all ages. It's this Thursday, Aug. 9, at 3 p.m.[/caption] When it's a hot summer day, nothing tastes better than cold, sweet ice cream. Have your fill at any of these Whitefish Chain favorites, and don't miss the annual…
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Most Unique Pizzas on the Whitefish Chain

[caption id="attachment_6694" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Rafferty's Buffalo Chicken Pizza. Pic via the Rafferty's Facebook page[/caption] Restaurants around the Whitefish Chain know good pizza. They know it so well that they've taken it to new levels, combining interesting toppings to make delicious flavor fusions. We've listed just a few of our favorites. Zorbaz: Zorbaz in Crosslake and…
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The Best of Breakfast on the Whitefish Chain

Start your day off right with a delicious breakfast. Lucky for you, there are lots of choices for a delicious breakfast all around the Whitefish Chain! [caption id="attachment_6310" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Big scones are lined up in a pastry case at Stonehouse Coffee, a great spot for a lighter breakfast. Get there before noon to ensure…
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Five of the Whitefish Area’s Best Burgers

Burgers may be ubiquitous across the United States, but in the Whitefish Chain Area we really love our burgers- so much so that our restaurants have come up with some fantastic offerings. This week we're celebrating five of the area's best- and most unique- burgers. [caption id="attachment_6268" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The three big pigs burger at…
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