Grand Marais is a tiny town far away from the Big Cities.
But don’t think that, if you go there, you’ll go hungry. Fear not, there is a lot to eat in the GM.
Here’s the rundown of eating from our recent weekend trip.
World’s Best Donuts
Bismark, round, filled with raspberry jelly
Mini bismark, filled with lemon
Chocolate cake donut with chocolate icing
The Pie Place Cafe
Crab cakes with wild rice and asparagus
Wild mushroom lasagna
Vanilla & white chocolate cheesecake
Angry Trout Cafe
Fried, bread herring* with wild rice and salad
Apple pie with vanilla ice cream
Black bean burritos with blue corn chips, pico de gallo and sour cream, beer!
Blue Water Cafe
Eggs, hash browns, toast, coffee, tea
Mural of Lake Superior**
* I never really knew that you could have herring just as a cooked fish. My only experience with it has been looking down at it in a weird, cold broth of pickling and feeling ill.
** Lake Superior is a big lake. I mean, like, really big.