Food & Drink

At the Olive Branch Oil & Spice Company at Woodbury Lakes, co-owner Janet Richards and her husband, Bruce Bushey, have created a list of more than 500 “perfect pairings” of olive oil and balsamic vinegar available for customers to explore in their store.

A round, puffy pastry rolled in sugar and offered with a variety of custard and jam fillings, the paczki is a Polish tradition that has been carried on every Friday morning at Dorothy Ann Bakery and Cafe.

In honor of the Minnesota Vikings kicking off their brand-new season and stadium, gather with your football-loving friends and family and go restaurant hoppin’ around Woodbury before the big game to try the best purple foods, drinks and spreads.

Various beans are a staple in many dishes and entrées from salads and burritos to a simple side of healthy, tasty greens. From green beans to black beans and every bean in between, Woodbury has the scoop on some of the tastiest bean dishes around.

Longtime Woodbury resident and author Brian Freeman is celebrating the 10th anniversary of his publishing career, alongside his character Jonathan Stride’s career, in his acclaimed thriller series.

With our nation’s celebration of Independence Day this month, now’s the time to show our patriotic red, white and blue in Woodbury. Check out these colorful foods around town that look beautiful and taste delicious as well.

Fresh Strawberry and Fireworks Cupcakes

We asked Danielle Philippon, marketing and media coordinator at Craft Beer & Kitchen, for her top summer beer recommendations.

Odell 90 Shilling

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
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