Category Archives: Food & Dining

Food & Dining

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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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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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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14 Lakes Brewery Open in Crosslake

A new brewery has opened in Crosslake, bringing even more fresh, local beer to the Whitefish Chain Area. 14 Lakes Brewery, located on County Road 66 in Crosslake just south of City Hall, is named for the 14 lakes that make up the Whitefish Chain. Owners Steve and Cindy Guttormson opened the brewery in the…
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A Favorite Fall Festival: Crosslake Days!

It's that time of year again: when the leaves start to change, the days cool off, and we finally get to celebrate Crosslake Days! Crosslake Days is an annual September event in Crosslake that includes several events: a medallion hunt, craft fair, car show, chili cook-off, flea market and bazaar, outdoor movie, live music and much…
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Five Whitefish Chain Restaurants with Perfect Patios

[caption id="attachment_5921" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Wharf in Crosslake has seating right by the water, where diners can watch boats pass through the channel between Rush and Cross lakes. Photo by Kate Perkins[/caption] Perhaps the only thing better than the scenery of the Whitefish Chain Area is gazing at it while eating delicious food and sipping on tasty…
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Ideal Green Market Cooperative helps put local food on your table

[caption id="attachment_5798" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A recent selection of organic and/or local produce at the Ideal Green Market Cooperative. Photo courtesy of the co-op's Facebook page[/caption] Did you know that the Whitefish Area has its very own co-op? And that it's stocked with delicious local, healthy, organic foods? Ideal Green Market Cooperative opened in 2015 and…
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Up North Comfort Food

No one knows comfort food like a Midwesterner in the dead of winter. That's why on the Whitefish Chain, we've got food that warms your heart and soul after a long day of playing in the snow. Every Tuesday, the Crosslake-Fifty Lakes American Legion (located in Crosslake) makes hot roast beef sandwiches that are delicious.…
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