Celebrate Cru’s Love Affair with Wine

Celebrate Cru’s Love Affair with Wine

It’s true! Cru Restaurant and Wine Bar has received Wine Spectator Magazine's “Award of Excellence” for the first time in history and they're ready to celebrate their love affair with wine by offering you two special weekends. If you’re around this Labor Day weekend, Cru invites you to dine with them August 29-31, 2014 from 5pm-9pm where you can re

5 Great Packages to Celebrate Fall

5 Great Packages to Celebrate Fall

Just because summer is coming to an end doesn’t mean you still can’t getaway with your family, friends, or that special someone in your life. Fall is a beautiful time of the year to escape from the summer heat, crowds of people, and the hectic schedules of school, sports and work. Your mini escape awaits with these five great packages at the histor

Mahi Mahi Tacos

Mahi Mahi Tacos

The Preserve Pub & Grill may be situated next to 18-holes of championship golf in some of Minnesota’s best forests and wetlands, but it also offers some of the best Mahi Mahi taco's west of Florida. Swing by the course to get in one last game of the season (before September 29) and enjoy this delightful dish perfect to crave any golfer’s hunger

Loony’s Beach Hut Inspired Recipes

Loony’s Beach Hut Inspired Recipes

Enjoy a perfect picnic or cookout with with these fast, but delicious recipes! Create our refreshing Israeli Couscous Salad which illuminates all the colorful vegetables of the season. Or serve up our classic Shrimp Po Boy Sandwich for those that love seafood. The Loony’s Blue Lagoon Drink is the perfect cocktail to pair for your afternoon or eveni

Grand View launches its First Ever Responsive Website

Grand View launches its First Ever Responsive Website

After years of careful in-house research, planning, and design, Grand View Lodge was able to launch its first ever responsive website in June of 2014. Responsive sites enable all digital devices to have a unique experience from a large desktop monitor down to a tablet or smartphone without the use of a specialized app. The new Grand View website of

Create. Drink. Share.

Create. Drink. Share.

This spring, the Grand View Lodge Social Department began offering a brand new and unique weekly activity – The Traveling Art Pub (TAP.) Similar to other programs in the Twin Cities, ours is done throughout the resort, and outside if possible depending on weather. “It’s a great way to ‘tap’ into your creative side next time you visit Grand View wit

Farm-Fresh and Local

Farm-Fresh and Local

In celebration of the Annual 67th Governors Fishing Opener – which is being proudly hosted at Grand View Lodge – the resort’s talented culinary team created what they consider the perfect farm-fresh pairing for your “catch of the day.” This sweet corn risotto recipe reflects the new Lodge Dining Room menu that offers locally grown and harvest ingre

Local Artist Selected for Grand View Lodge Wine Labels

Local Artist Selected for Grand View Lodge Wine Labels

Grand View’s Winter Culinary and Wine Experience weekend, sponsored by MN Monthly Magazine, was another great success this past February 7-9, 2014! With over 100 vintages, culinary classes and wine seminars, a soup challenge, annual artwalk and special guests, Amy Thielen and Robert Sinskey, the weekend was tastefully sensational. The weekend kicke