Forge & Foundry Distillery is a must stop for us when we go to downtown Stillwater.
I am going to be completely honest: I have only ever had one cocktail from there, but luckily I’ve been with enough people who have tried other ones to showcase them haha. Continue reading
We spent an impromptu afternoon/evening in downtown Stillwater, Minnesota last Sunday, first meeting Fiance’s family at Forge & Foundry Distillery (Hipster Hack coming soon) and then we lucked out snagging a spot on the patio at The Wild Hare for dinner with friends, because with it being Labor Day weekend, downtown Stillwater was packed and the waits we were being quoted elsewhere were an hour.
We had never been before so it was also great to be able to check another place off the list.
I love a good prohibition era bar and it wasn’t hard to convince fiance that The Velveteen Speakeasy in Stillwater, Minnesota was the best spot for our next date night when I assured him it crossed off all his criteria:
- Dim ✅
- Strong Cocktails ✅
- Pork Belly ✅
Plus who doesn’t love playing dress up to go to dinner?
I’m embarrassed to admit that the writing funk of 2020 consumed me again. We were lucky enough to visit Brick & Bourbon last month when eating outside at restaurants was still a thing and I was so excited to be able to experience the Brick & Bourbon rooftop patio in downtown Stillwater, Minnesota.
Brick & Bourbon has been a place that has been recommended to me by multiple family and friends when they found out I moved back to the East suburbs and was craving something new. It definitely lived up to the hype!
Even though I live in Minneapolis, I still drive all the way to A’Salonna in Stillwater, because I only trust Kelly to do my hair…luckily for me, I have family (Cecil & Noelle) in the area and they agreed to start an afternoon of “Saturday Funday” by meeting me and boyfriend for lunch and cocktails at Lolito Cantina!
PSA: Lift Bridge Brewery is actually NOT by the Stillwater Lift Bridge.
I was excited to finally get to the tap room though, after years of drinking the beer and telling everyone out of state that “I’m from there!” Continue reading