the parkland’s Best kept secret By Apolline lucyk photos Simple ShotS by JAckie
n the small town of Mikado, Saskatchewan, just 40 minutes north east of Yorkton, in the community’s former curling rink, is a vibrant restaurant with a great atmosphere, great people and great food: Zeke’s Grill and Lounge. In the two years since its opening, Zeke’s has gained a reputation for “well, just being absolutely amazing!” says one long-time customer.
Take their menu for example. “Our menu selection is quite large, and even though our name indicates that we might be closer to a bar in our menu choices, we actually have a really refined menu, and have become a bit of a destination for foodies,” remarks owner, Sandy Zielinski. “Also, because we care so much about our customers and due to our unwavering dedication to quality and excellence, heat-and-serve convenience
foods are severely frowned upon here at Zeke’s.” What that means is, as much food as possible is made right from scratch, in-house, with fresh ingredients when you order it. Very popular is their food challenge: the Dirty Burger. The Dirty Burger is a one-pound burger with onion rings, bacon, cheese, and a soft fried egg on it. To “Do the Dirty,” challengers must