EAT + DRINK

Five West Debuts Their Pork Belly Omelette

I just devoured a pork belly omelette at Five West and I need a minute.  Ok so I had a mimosa, an omelette, hash browns, toast, and coffee.  Zero Regrets.  Have you guys checked out Five West yet?  This place is more than I expected.  I want to live here.  No but really, we were […] Read more…

Rochester’s Tonic Juice Bar

You know when you go to grab a bite somewhere and you stay hours longer than you intended?  Like 3 hours longer?  This is that place. This was my first time stopping by Tonic but I’m already making plans to go back.  The decor and overall vibe is so, so perfect.  Plus, where else can […] Read more…

Rochester’s Best Chocolate

Two of my favorite things… chocolate and coffee.  For me, either one is consumed on a daily basis regardless of what time of day it is.  I can’t even remember the last time I went without either. So if you’re like me, these daily necessities need to be changed up a bit to avoid fatigue. […] Read more…

Rochester’s Revamped Coffee Shop: Cafe Steam

For someone who loves/depends on coffee and spends a lot of time writing and working on a laptop, Cafe Steam is the perfect destination.  It’s a wonderful, sun-lit space to enjoy a cup of whatever suits your fancy while catching up with a friend or working remotely for an afternoon. Speaking of fancy, their menu […] Read more…

Here’s My Beef With The Gingerbread House Bakery

It’s one of the oldest bakeries in Rochester. Four generations of deliciousness to be exact. The Gingerbread House Bakery has a wide variety of homemade pastries, breads, and desserts.  While you attempt to narrow your selection to just one sweet treat, you can enjoy the collection of relics they have decorated the shop with.  But […] Read more…

Iconic Rochester Restaurant is Closing… and Soon

I hope you’ve had the pleasure of sharing a meal with someone special at Michael’s Restaurant in Rochester, Minnesota.  It’s a magical place where you feel as if you’ve traveled back in time and you forget about the bustling city right outside those beautiful front doors.  A place where valet parking still exists and the only place […] Read more…

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