Our cookbook has just been released, and is now available to purchase at the New Scenic Café. Stop in for a meal and pick up a copy any time!

OR, you can order the book right here and have it shipped to you within the US (please contact us directly at 218-525-6274 for information about international shipping).

If you would like to get a “flavor” of the book, you can do so by downloading a 30-page PDF preview right here.



  • Hardcover-bound, 10” x 10”
  • Foreword by Garrison Keillor
  • Short story by Louis Jenkins
  • 128 recipes throughout 408 pages
  • Over 200 photographs by Scott Graden
  • Original drawings by Scott Graden
  • Stories of the Café’s history
  • Interview with Scott about his inspiration
  • Tales of the north woods and the lake that form the backdrop of the Café
  • Background peeks at the specialty foods the Café uses
  • A peek inside the pages of the Café's famous journals
  • A look at how the garden came to be