Foodies travel from far and near to New Scenic Cafe, eight miles beyond Duluth on Old Hwy 61. There, in a humble wood-paneled room, they fork into rustic salmon with creamed leeks or a slice of triple berry pie, ser…
The Amazing Grace serves sandwiches in a hippyish café with folk music some evenings.
The Taste of Saigon cooks Vietnamese meals, including vegetarian dishes like mock duck.
Earthy and pinewood-boothed, Chester Creek plates omelets, tempeh Reubens, Thai tofu curry, and fish and meat dishes. It's in the university area, about 2 miles from downtown.
It cooks great brunches and gourmet pizzas (vegan and gluten-free versions too). It's also plugged into the local music scene and hosts bands. Fully licensed.
It's a classic for sandwiches and pizza, plus beer at the attached Pickled Herring Pub. Go ahead: ask about the lutefisk pizza.
Ecofriendly Angry Trout Cafe grills fresh-plucked lake fish in a converted fishing shanty.
This little spot smokes sustainably harvested salmon and whitefish; primo for picnics.
Racks of pie are Betty’s claim to fame, though there’s a lengthy menu of sandwiches, burgers and omelets, too.
The garden in the parking lot is the tip-off that the Duluth Grill is a sustainable, hippie-vibed place. The diner-esque menu ranges from eggy breakfast skillets to curried polenta stew to bison burgers, with plenty…