Food & Drink

If ever there were a reason to indulge, Chef Fest would be it. It’s the perfect time to enjoy delicious local food and support the city you call home.

Imagine a platter of jersey-shaped cookies perfectly iced with each player’s number and name on it for your next sports banquet. It’s those kinds of details that Mary Bolger is famous for.

A piece of Minneapolis is firing up in Woodbury, thanks to a local family who bought and expanded Dulono’s Pizza, the well-known restaurant in LynLake since 1957.

After the huge following Instacart drew last year in Minnesota, popular demand resulted in a January 2017 expansion to cover nearly the entire Twin Cities metro area, including Woodbury.

Looking for a fun fall brew? Check out these satisfying options, available at Jerry’s Wine & Spirits.

For some, a crisp fall breeze means retiring the grill, along with memories of summer. Mike Marshall, manager of Von Hanson’s Meats in Woodbury, tells us why the end of the sunny season isn’t the end of great meat.

You would be hard pressed to find someone more passionate about coffee than Viviana Gurdian. A fifth-generation coffee producer, she traces everything back to her great-great-grandmother, who managed her family’s Costa Rican coffee plantation, Hacienda Miramonte.

As the granddaughter of a baker, baking has always been a big part of pastry chef Crystal Boudreau’s life. She spent holidays huddled with cousins and siblings creating a foundation for the pastry experimentation that’s now a huge part of her process.

When Hai Phan was scouting locations for his restaurant, he came across the modest strip shopping center in Woodbury that would become home to Thanh Truc.

Welcome to the wonderful world of wine. In future issues, I’ll be bringing a small corner of the wine world. I’ve lived in Woodbury for almost 25 years and I’m a certified specialist of wine with a passion for vino.