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Dining, Discovering, Drinking, Minnesota Discovering, MN

Traveling Deeper at the New Ulm Instameet

We attended the New Ulm Instameet in New Ulm, MN hosted by Pickles Travel and New Ulm, Minnesota.   This was our first Instameet. We love visiting New Ulm and do so often as it is a charming little community that is just 25 miles west of where we live in Mankato. Our check-in point was the Convention Visitors Bureau in New Ulm. Upon arrival , Sarah Warmka with the New Ulm Chamber and Greta from Pickles Travel greeted us with goody bags for attending,  name badges and a little information  ...

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Awesome Pad Thai at Wok in the Park- St. Louis Park, MN

I am in the Twin Cities on a weekly basis and tend to find myself in the St. Louis Park area around lunchtime. Wok in the Park has been on my resto list for quite some time because it’s ranked #2 on Trip Advisor.  I’ve put it off because I know Dusty would probably enjoy eating there as well. An opportunity presented itself when Dusty and I were both in the area and were getting hungry- I knew exactly where we’d be dining. Even better, we were able to keep our 3 day Pad  ...

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Great BBQ lunch- Mr. Pig Stuff- Shakopee, MN

After a day of shopping we decided it was time for lunch and we wanted to find a place on our way home. Trip Advisor let us to Mr. Pig Stuff in Shakopee and we’re glad we found this gem! Trip Advisor had some raving reviews and this place was ranked #4 so we figured it was a pretty obvious choice to make.  The minute we walked in, the sweet smell of BBQ permeated the air and if it tasted half as good as it smelled, we knew we were in for a treat! We were pleased with the menu prices  ...

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Pleasant Grove Pizza Farm in Waseca, MN

We went with friends to the Pleasant Grove Pizza Farm in Waseca, MN and had the most delightful experience. A couple of winding dirt roads take you there and once you pull up, it’s the most simple and quite frankly, pleasant farm you could imagine. See what I did there? (Pleasant Grove Pizza Farm). A super cute and simple farm setting makes for just a delightful outdoor dining experience on a ‘clean farm’. This means you take your garbage with you when you leave. Upon  ...

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