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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!
Photo by Rick Pepper - Holiday Bourbon Balls

Fond Memories of Treat Day — Holiday Bourbon Balls

Rick Pepper lets us in on a recipe for Holiday Bourbon Balls he finally found after being on his mind for years.
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!
Mankato Cookout 2018

2018 Kiwanis Mankato Cookout Promises Smokey Goodness!

2018 Mankato Cookout barbecue competition is being held at Land of Memories Park Saturday and Sunday, June 9th and 10th.
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!

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.
North Mankato Farmers' Market 2018

North Mankato Farmers’ Market Grand Opening June 18th

North Mankato Farmers' Market vendors braved a soggy soft opening. Official Grand Opening has been rescheduled for June 18th.
Family Love Night

Family Love Night & Strawberry Poppyseed Salad

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

A FEW LOCAL SHOPS FROM THE DIRECTORY