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This MN restaurant now delivers to your ice house... on a snowmobile

Just in case you work up an appetite fishing on Lake Waconia.

This has to be a first in the annals of food delivery: getting your grub in an ice house via snowmobile. 

That's the new business model being tried out at Iron Tap, a Waconia bar and grill situated right near the shores of the city's namesake lake. 

The snowmobile delivery service officially launched on Thursday, according to this very "Dumb & Dumber"-themed announcement:

As the video makes clear, Iron Tap will deliver not only food, but also beer to Lake Waconia ice houses.

If you happen to be out on the lake anytime soon and work up an appetite, here's the delivery times and instructions:

So how does it work, exactly? It turns out making snowmobile delivery a reality was not as easy as it might sound.

Iron Tap owner Greg James tells Fox 9 that it took him a "couple of months to figure out the logistics of the whole thing," which included finding electrically heated backpacks and working out how to find individual ice houses.

But, the station notes, James and his staff "discovered you can share your location via your phone, and so far, it has worked every time."

James also told the station that he hasn't heard of anyone else offering snowmobile delivery. 

That may be true, but McDonald's comes pretty close with a snowmobile drive-through just north of Stockholm, Sweden, which opened for business in 2002. 

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