dining

City refunds fourth quarter liquor license fees

Jun 11, 2020
The Lake City City Council voted unanimously Monday to refund liquor license fees as a way to help local bars and restaurants during the COVID-19 pandemic. Bars and restaurants have been “closed or extremely limited” in their operations for months during the pandemic, according to the council...

Old Curmudgeon - 6-15-17

Jun 14, 2017
Once upon a time a long, long time ago there was a restaurant called the Blue Moon here in Lake City. It has not moved from the corner of Center Street and the highway. It has remained a gathering place under a number of names and is once again in the business of food service. May the new folks...

Lake City Family Restaurant opens

Jun 8, 2017
The Lake City Famiy Restaurant staff poses for a photo on the downtown Lake City restaurant’s first day June 6. Lake City Family Restaurant is open 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and serves breakfast and lunch. Alongside more traditional items are a Greek omelette and cinnamon French toast imported from Albania...

Lake House is chef's dream home

May 18, 2017
After years of rumors and speculation, it’s really happening. A restuarant is opening in the lakeshore building on Central Point Road that last housed the Skyline. The Lake House on Pepin plans to begin serving the public at 11 a.m. Monday, May 22. “I’ve been trying almost from the day it closed...

1st dollar for new Chickadee owners

May 11, 2017
The Lake City Chamber of Commerce presented Chickadee Cottage Cafe with their First Dollar of clear profit on May 3. The Chickadee is starting off the season with new owners, fiancées Trent Tingblad and Laure’n Kann. Chickadee Cottage was opened by Dawna and Howard Hawkins in 1991 then sold to an...

Torch: Delicious Dining at Rustic

Nov 17, 2016
Friendly faces and a warm, cozy place is what you see when you walk in the door of Rustic.  “It has such a welcoming environment, and it’s a unique and happy place to be,” said Johannah Clementson, a frequent customer at Rustic.  People come to gather with old friends, or meet and share stories...

VFW Auxiliary "Souper Suppers"

Feb 8, 2016
Soup or chili with bread for $4 per bowl. Donations accepted. Proceeds benefit the Veterans of Foreign Wars Department of Minnesota and local programs. Hosted by VFW Auxiliary to Post 8729 in Lake City.

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