Food & Drink

There are Almost endless ways to enjoy one of America’s favorite comfort foods: the burger. Some burgers are stuffed, sweet, hot or piled high with toppings.

Nothing says summer more than a backyard barbecue, and in Minnesota we have to take advantage of every nice day we get. While many of us heat up the grill, there are a few Woodbury residents who will be pulling out a different piece of equipment.

Summer is the time for FRUITY drinks. Try these cool beverages from Kowalski’s Companies culinary director, Rachael Perron.

1. Basil Gin and Ginger
makes 2

Looking for a unique and customizable meal for dine-in or carry out? Want something different from your usual sandwiches, salads, burgers or pizza? What about absolutely delicious—and local—sushi and tuna?

Mother’s Day is the perfect occasion to gather with family to celebrate the women in our lives who mean the most to us. It’s also a great excuse to have a delicious buffet, brunch, lunch or dinner. This year, leave the cooking up to one of Woodbury’s fantastic restaurants.

Woodbury has gone nuts…for nuts! Many of our local restaurants feature delicious dishes that are both nutritious and chock-full of nuts. Who knew nuts were so versatile? They add the perfect finishing touch to salads, spreads, entrées, desserts and more.

After having developed a good working relationship with the landlord and previous owners, business partners Shawn McDonald and Brett Otterson—chef and bartender respectively—decided to take a leap and purchase the former Thanh Do space at City Walk to become co-owners of new local restaurant

Pizza is the most simple thing to do, but not simple to do right,” says Angelo Montes, chef and proprietor at Sole Mio Ristorante. Born in Sicily, Montes moved to America in 1999 from the Milan area of Italy. It is a pleasure to listen to him pontificate on the misunderstood art of pizza.

For those of us who like wine, it’s nice to have a bottle on hand at all times just in case the occasion calls for it. But what if you want a few more options?

Most parents are well acquainted with the word no. But for parents of children with dietary allergies and restrictions, saying no can be a daily reminder of missing out on the fun, especially when it comes to fair and festival season.