Food & Drink

The patio at Tavern23 in Edina.

Tavern 23, Harriet Brasserie, Ciao Bella, Salut and Red Cow are some of the prettiest places to eat, drink and be merry this summer.

A little citrus goes a long way to cure the winter blahs. Bright, snappy flavors are the hallmarks of lemon, lime, orange and grapefruit. Even on the coldest of days, citrus fruits taste like sunshine. Their vitamin C is a healthy bonus.

Coconut Thai recently opened in the space formerly occupied by Rice Paper at 50th and France. Owner Pallop Ratnasingha describes the food as traditional Thai with homemade recipes straight from his mother’s kitchen.

A steaming cup of hot tea can be just what you need on a cold winter day. At Teavana you will find a variety of loose leaf teas to take home and enjoy.

Gift giving should be fun, but too often we worry about what is right. Relax—give food and go local. Everyone eats, so food gifts are an ideal choice. Tasty choices are as abundant as fresh snowflakes in Edina.

Warren Beck is no stranger to the Edina business community. His real estate interests and successes in this market go back decades. He still has close ties to the community and a passion for excellence that guides his latest triumph in neighboring Bloomington, a restaurant called Lela.

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A steak dinner is a fine way to celebrate a special occasion. But if you’re simply craving a nicely cooked, well-seasoned piece of beef without the pomp of a formal steak house, you’re in luck: Our local eateries can gratify your hankering for heifer; check out our top picks.

Edina has a robust restaurant scene, with talented chefs creating delicious food every day. We recently talked with two local chefs about how they got into the culinary world, what they like to cook at home, what their favorite food memories are—and what they’re tired of cooking.

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