No-tubing Tuesday

Today was supposed to be Tubing Tuesday, a 3-hour float down the Root River. But it rained off and on right up to our meet-up time and I was not keen on the whole idea anyway. Plan B: a “progressive dinner” working around a trip to the library which seems to have the most reliable Internet access in the area.

The first couple of places were closed. We walked through the door of Home Sweet Home at 1:55, five minutes before they closed. They were nice enough to make chicken street tacos for us as long as we’d eat on the patio. No problem.

Our plan had been to order one shareable plate at each stop. These street tacos were huge and delicious:

We went into a few shops as we walked back toward the library and stopped for ice cream at:

We were quite successful at the library for almost two hours and then, even there, everything slowed down and eventually stopped loading.

One last stop, Unwined:

Asian steak bites and the Driftless Tour – a charcuterie board of cured meats and cheeses from the Driftless Area of southeastern Minnesota. Applewood smoked duck breast, elk sausage, Capra Nera goat cheese, raspberry red wine cheddar, and crostini. Yum!

No tubing, but Plan B turned out great.

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