Ye Old Pickle Factory

Food & Drink

Ye Old Pickle Factory, simply “The Pickle” to locals and the summer mainstays, is a bar and tavern in Nisswa. Close to the Paul Bunyan trail, it attracts large crowds on the weekends and evenings regardless of the season. Snowmobilers in the winter and softball and patio sunset-watching in the summer. Since it’s winter (for […]

February 28, 2018

Gull Dam Brewing 

Food & Drink

Up next on the #mnbucketlist is Gull Dam Brewing off Smiley Road in Nisswa. It is important to mention that the taproom is in back because you may miss it on the way in. Whether you stop in to grab a growler on your way to the cabin or stay a while and take in the […]

August 7, 2017


Food & Drink

In the interest of taking a break, and finding food that doesn’t come from a cabin fridge, I give you Zorbaz on the bucket list. Zorbaz is a Minnesota lakeside staple. They are in Detroit Lakes, Little Pine Lake, Pelican Lake, Ottertail Lake, Cross Lake, Gull Lake, Pokegama Lake, Big Sandy, Green Lake, Alexandria and […]

August 27, 2014