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BAYFIELD - Right now, the extreme temperatures and wind chills may be driving you crazy.
But step inside a restaurant in Bayfield and it'll feel like a time warp into paradise.
Flamingos line the walls and ceiling of this tropical-themed restaurant.
Maggie's has been around for 30 years and easily displays its owners personality.
"She's colorful, she's quirky and she's full of life and light as you can see and I think that transfers through to this restaurant," said Heidi Nelson, office manager for Maggie's, of owner Mary Rice.
Maggie's mascot is known around town and regulars add to the collection every day.
"Everybody loves them and brings us flamingo t–shirts, flamingo ashtrays, flamingo cups, flamingo everything," said Nelson.
Fittingly, one of the most popular drinks is the Pink Flamingo, along with the Lake Superior Margarita.
When Maggie's first opened it started out as a burger joint, but has now changed to selling more local food.
"It's mainly a lot of local food at this point. We buy from a lot of local purveyors," said Nelson.
The fresh fish is caught daily.
"Brought in the back door every day. When we run out, we run out, but the next morning it'll always be there," said Nelson.
One of their many specialties is the Whitefish Liver.
All of Maggie's summer berries and apples come from local farms and the desserts are prepared at their sister restaurant.
"We try to do everything on our own here. Mary's a great gourmet cook so she started with that from the beginning," said Nelson.
It makes Maggie's a warm getaway in cold months and an advocate for local foods.
Maggie's is open for lunch and dinner year round.
Because the ice caves have been so popular this year, Maggie's has seen their seasonal numbers double.