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Food & Drink Stories – MankatoLIFE. Your guide to arts, leisure and everything to do in Mankato, St. Peter and the surrounding communities. There’s more going on than most people ever imagine!

Crazy Days July 2018 - Mankato, MN

Stacy K’s Old Town Guide – Cars, Kings and The Crazy Days of Summer!

Stacy K guides us through all the happenings in Old Town including Crazy Days and a visit from The King!
2018 Ribfest - Mankato, MN

Smokin’! 21st Annual RibFest at Vetter Stone Amphitheater in Riverfront Park

The 21st annual RibFest starts on Thursday, August 2nd thru Sunday, August 5th at Vetter Stone Amphitheater in Riverfront Park, Mankato.
Photo by Rick Pepper - 2013 Ribfest in Riverfront Park, Mankato - Ribbers!

Stacy K’s Old Town Guide – It’s a RibFest Weekend!

Stacy K helps us plan our visit to the 2018 Mankato RibFest held at the Vetter Stone Amphitheater in Riverfront Park, August 2nd through 5th.
Buffet - Mankato, MN

Memories of Mom and Her Famous Egg Roll Ups

Victoria Vogel of St. Peter shares the recipe for her mother's Famous Egg Roll Ups
Photo by Rick Pepper - Holiday Bourbon Balls

Fond Memories of Treat Day — Holiday Bourbon Balls

Rick Pepper lets us in on a recipe he finally found after it's been on his mind for years.
Fussy New York Cheesecake

Fussy New York Cheesecake — Not For The Faint Of Heart

If you're looking for a quick and easy cheesecake you'll probably want to keep looking. If, on the other hand, you're a perfectionist who enjoys hearing your family say that cheesecake place is not nearly as good as yours then this is your recipe!
Photo Courtesy Michel Haugh - Jello Cookies

Michel Haugh’s Jello Cookies

Michel Haugh of Mankato shares her aunt's recipe for Jello Cookies to brighten up the cookie platter!
Family Love Night

Family Love Night & Strawberry Poppyseed Salad

A beloved family holiday meal tradition featuring Strawberry Poppy Seed Salad.
Wine glasses

Stacy K’s Old Town Guide – Friday Night Awesomeness!

Stacy K offers suggestions for an awesome Friday night out in Mankato and North Mankato

The 507 Food Truck, Lobster Rolls, And A Park Dedicated To Food!

The 507 Food Truck will be serving Lobster Rolls and other treats at the seasonal opening of The Hub Food Park in Old Town Mankato.

A FEW LOCAL SHOPS FROM THE DIRECTORY