Category Archives: Food & Dining

Food & Dining

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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Five great places for homemade soup in the Lakes Area

[caption id="attachment_4077" align="alignright" width="358"] Homemade soups warm the soul during the winter months.[/caption] Soup tastes great year-round, but it really hits the spot in the cold months, especially here on the Whitefish Chain. That’s why we’re listing five of the locals’ favorite places to have homemade soup. 1) Timberjack Smokehouse Every Thursday, Timberjack Smokehouse in…
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