WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Ice Cream In MinnesotaSure, there are Dairy Queens all over the world, but none like this in Starbuck. It's been owned and operated by the same family - the Andersons - for 60 years.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Sports Bar In MinnesotaBunny's Bar & Grill has been a staple in St. Louis Park for the better part of a century. You voted it the best sports bar in Minnesota.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Pasta In MinnesotaThe Italian comfort food is a favorite for many, so we went searching for the Best of Minnesota. Your votes sent us for a meal at Maucieri's Italian Bistro in Crosslake.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Hotdish In MinnesotaIn the land of 10,000 lakes, there are at least as many hotdish recipes. In fact, many viewers submitted their own. And that's just how this week's winner created their famous hotdish.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best High School Gym In MinnesotaHigh schools are community hubs in many small towns. "Especially in Pierz," David Rocheleau, Pierz Healy High School activities director, said. "Our community is so supportive of our athletics and our school system. I think that's why we are successful."
WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Karaoke In MinnesotaThe pie-sliced bar, lovingly called the Otter Saloon has been on a corner of Central Avenue in NE Minneapolis for more than 120 years. And in that time, it's always been a bar.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Flower Shop In MinnesotaThe roots grow deep at Hallstrom's Florist and Greenhouses. The historic town of Red Wing is the perfect home for this fourth-generation shop. "It's going to start way back in 1886.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Hot Cocoa In MinnesotaIt looks like an Italian Alps Chalet; a small gingerbread house nestled right in downtown Forest Lake. It is called Daniela's, and the insides are as good as the outside.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Outdoor Rink In MinnesotaIce skating is the quintessential winter pastime. When temperatures drop below freezing, we lace up our skates and take to the rink. We went in search of the Best of Minnesota, and your votes sent Natalie Nyhus to the "Guidant John Rose MN OVAL" in Roseville, one of the largest of its kind.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Build-Your-Own Bloody Mary Bar In MinnesotaIt is a beloved, tasty ritual that many of us partake in while seeking the hair of the dog that bit us. The Bloody Mary is an elaborate cocktail that has been around for almost a century. But not all Bloody Mary bars are created equal.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Group Workout In MinnesotaIT! FACTORY in Northfield manufactures strong bodies, minds and friendships. It is a completely-new concept for a gym; a place where physical fitness meets mental wellness. Owner Cindy Boyum works with her teammates from the inside out.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Movie Theater In MinnesotaEven though you can watch a movie on your TV, laptop or iPad these days, great theaters still make going to the movies worth buying a ticket.