Food & Drink

Nature’s Gift

Phil Eldredge—a Woodbury native of 20 years—found himself inspired when his friend Vikas Narula asked the question, “What is your heart’s whisper?” Eldredge automatically knew the answer: Letters he wrote to his grandchildren when they were born.

New Options for ’Za

Whether it’s Chicago-style deep dish, New York thin crust or wood-fired artisan, there’s no shortage of different styles of pizza in the world.

Cheers to Springtime

If you have a bottle of white wine that has been rolling around in your fridge for months or a red wine that has been sitting too long on the wine rack, let’s turn them into fun springtime cocktails.


Popping the cork on a bottle of bubbly can fill a room with celebratory spirits. As we move into brunch season and springtime celebrations, let’s take a closer look at a Champagne’s lesser-known cousin.

I’m returning to work this month after a weeklong staycation, and I’ve spent a ton of time inside recently. From deep cleaning my washing machine and organizing closets/drawers to snuggling by the fire, I certainly made the most of my time off.

Irish Whiskey

St. Patrick’s Day—when it comes to this day of days, many people become Irish, wearing a bit of green, having a pint and singing a song.

chef Tommy Begnaud

Cajun inspired Mr. Paul’s Supper Club wants to show the Twin Cities a good time.

Naomi Betker

For Naomi Betker, baking comes easy. The Woodbury resident has been whipping up sweet treats since childhood—but her favorite hobby took a turn when she was diagnosed with celiac disease in 2014.

A day celebrating the girls you love.

Galentine’s Day is a time to surround yourself with your best friends and to celebrate love—whether you’re single or not. This unofficial holiday is truly as sweet as it sounds.

Simple Roast Chicken

Kowalski’s has received Best Rotisserie Chicken awards multiple times, including as recently as last October. It’s so convenient. It’s a wonder anyone ever roasts a chicken at home anymore; it can be messy, time-consuming and stress-inducing.