If you want to dine at all of the top-notch eateries in Grand Marais, prepare to stay a while. For starters, there's World's Best Donuts. That morning spot sits near Lake Superior, just down the road from the old classic, Sven & Ole's Pizza, and the new classic, the Crooked Spoon, where a rotating menu relies on fresh ingredients and keeps the locals stopping by. Less expensive but equally fresh prepared foods can be had at the Cook County Whole Foods Co-op (eat-in or carry-out). It makes the best mulligatawny soup in the world. Also not to be missed are Harbor House Grille, Angry Trout Cafe, Dockside Fish Market, and the place to wash it all down, Voyageur Brewing Co. 1-888-922-5000;

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