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Ken and Sara Beamish loved traveling the Minnesota countryside, visiting new wineries and breweries along the way. As they expanded their search to far-flung reaches of the country and even Mexico, they both had the same idea: maybe we could do this ourselves. That idea soon came to life as The Bohemian Wine Bar and Pub, where the pair now serve their favorite brews and vintages they found while traveling across the country. Drinks arrive by the glass or flight, with four different pours giving others the chance to discover the joy found at the bottom of a previously unknown beer. Alongside the drinks, cooks serve up small bites of wine bar fare, from plates of prosciutto and cheese to sandwiches topped with ham, raspberry, and cheddar. They even offer dessert chocolates that come served with two glasses of port, ensuring that meals end on a sweet note without printing their receipts on Fruit Roll-Ups.

221 2nd St N
Delano,
MN
US

Grandma Ruby’s Sweet Shoppe crafts tasty fudge creations that stimulate palates and, when melted, offer a much more delicious way to tar and feather mischievous rapscallions. Armed with the late Grandma Ruby’s secret fudge recipe, sisters Kari Carpenter and Marni Glenn have been concocting tantalizing fudge since 1992—the year fudge was accidentally listed as a bread on the food pyramid, requiring Americans to consume 6–11 servings of it each day. Customers can sample a wide variety of fudge flavors that include cherry cheesecake, maple, rocky road, creamsicle, apple pie, and caramel apple. A two-pound block of smile-inducing goodness is also offered in diabetic-friendly sucrose-free fudge form.

10803 93rd Ave N
Maple Grove,
MN
US

Described as an "all-around warm, fun, and inviting place" for a cup of java by Maple Grove Magazine, Mountain Mudd Espresso is more than just your average coffee shop. From floor to ceiling, Elvis memorabilia lines the walls, and on every third Thursday, fans of The King gather for Elvis night in their most celebratory white jumpsuits. Mary Ellen Everhart, her husband Les, and their three kids run Mountain Mudd, where they man the espresso machine and grind beans, all the while serving up a huge menu of Greek eats inspired by their family's heritage. The shop also offers and array of wine and beer options.

9712 63rd Avenue North
Maple Grove,
MN
US

Einstein Bros. Bagels' bagels help you start your day on the right foot. No need to miss out on Einstein Bros. Bagels just because you are avoiding fat or gluten. The restaurant has tons of options that can accommodate your dietary needs.

The restaurant also offers catering if you want to bring the flavors of Einstein Bros. Bagels to your next party or event.

For no extra charge, diners can park in the connecting lot.

Prices at Einstein Bros. Bagels are a bargain (usually less than $15 for a meal), so you'll have plenty of cash left over to treat a friend (or two). Morning, noon, or night, you can head on over to Einstein Bros. Bagels since they serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

187 Cheshire Ln N
Minneapolis,
MN
US

When visitors walk into Caf? Donuts at 5 a.m., chances are they?re still waking up or sleepwalking in their pajamas. Once through the doorway, they immediately regain consciousness as they?re greeted by an aromatic uppercut of fresh donuts and percolating coffee. With newfound alertness, they behold a menu of 40 standard donut varieties alongside specialty pastries such as apple fritters and ?clairs. Behind the counter, baristas steam milk and grind beans for a variety of hot or iced espresso drinks. The caf??s staff also keep sweet teeth from troubling neighbors for a cup of sugar with more than 25 flavors of hand-dipped ice cream from KaledioScoops.

11175 Commerce Dr N
Champlin,
MN
US

Bean Buddy's bright-eyed coffee-bean mascot, Bean Buddy, welcomes guests into the WiFi-equipped cafe, where coffee pots percolate and beans are ground fresh. With a five-drink punch card, customers can bring along a jazz quartet and still ensure that everyone enjoys their own cup (up to $4.89 each) of Buddy's hazelnut divinity, a swirling vortex of hazelnut and almond roca. Augment flavor absorption by partnering warm sips of german-chocolate-cake coffee—infused with chocolate and coconut—with The Mean Bean, an extra shot of espresso, chocolate, caramel, and hazelnut. Baked fresh by a local pastry chef, cupcakes ($2.45 each) of red velvet and chocolate add extra morsels of saccharine goodness to an already-rich culinary affair, and a Bean Buddy cartoon coffee mug ($9.95) acts as a sentimental souvenir of your visit or lightens up the moods of dark cupboards.

12496 Champlin Dr
Champlin,
MN
US