Other Duluth favorites include: Amazing Grace Cafe (great bread and soups), Taste of Saigon (egg roll noodle salad), Sammy's thin crust pizza (taco is a fav), Sara's Table (lobster mac and cheese), and for a splurge there is always the New Scenic Cafe.
Canal Park area in Duluth
We visited two of Minnesota's best sugarbushes: Caribou Cream and Wild Country. I will be doing a taste test soon comparing Minnesota maple syrups.
Mom and I even tried sea kayaking for the first time on Lake Superior!
Chez Jude has been on my restaurant list for some time, and mom was kind enough to be my date. It was very good food, a quaint location with a beautiful view of sailboats on the Lake, however overpriced a bit.
The scallops and pork belly were good, but one of mine was a bit sandy.
Mom was intrigued and also got the Chicken and Waffles. They were amazing! The chicken was well seasoned, crispy and perfect with Caribou Cream syrup drizzled over it. The wild rice waffles with chilli butter was the perfect pairing. Mom has been converted to the dark side!
Oberg Mountain is a must, especially in the fall.
Betsy Bowen's studio with a wonderful demonstration of woodcuts. I can't wait to get my original piece for Christmas. :)
Another place on my list is the Naniboujou Lodge. A beautiful rustic lodge almost at the Canandian border. The dining room is breathtaking, as it is painted with Cree Indian designs, and has the largest stone fireplace in Minnesota. The librarian and preservation part of me cringes when I look closely at the flaking painted particle board walls. I certainly hope money is being set-aside for restoration.
Their wild rice burger is delicious! Unfortunately, the coleslaw is inedible; I don't understand horseradish in coleslaw.
Do we have to go home?