Food & Drink

One of Woodbury’s finest eateries has undergone new ownership and menu changes to take it to the next level. Nameer Ameen became owner of Cravings Wine Bar & Grille in November, 2016.

In no way are the wines of southern Italy new. As a matter of fact, they are some of the world’s oldest, going back centuries to the Roman Empire. However, they are experiencing a resurgence here in the U.S. that offers consumers new and exciting choices.

Davanni’s Pizza & Hot Hoagies is a staple in the Woodbury community (and beyond), and over the years it has meant many different things to many people.

In Minnesota, spring usually is just an extension of winter’s icy grasp.  While the days of sun, shorts and sandals are still far ahead, these soups from the Woodbury area’s finest will keep you warm until the seasonal thaw.

Woodbury resident Anne Miller’s grandmother, who would bake rye bread nearly every Sunday, and Father Dominic, star of Breaking Bread on PBS, were her baking influencers. In 2011, Miller entered the Minnesota State Fair the first time, winning nothing.

March is a month of change, and what better way to embrace that change than to stock up on new recipes that your family and friends will all enjoy.

Lake Elmo’s new Royal Golf Club won’t be open until the spring, but there’s no need to wait until the snow melts to enjoy the restaurant inside the newly revamped clubhouse.

Chili is a dish that is easy to serve a crowd. Amy Goetz, food expert for Lunds & Byerlys, shares this recipe to pass off as your own for a Super
Bowl gathering.


This month, Cravings Wine Bar & Grille features this cocktail and other new ones for the
New Year.

’Tis the season for extended family gatherings. Along with the snow and ice, December brings lots of family and friends to town for the holidays. Perhaps you’re playing host or hostess yourself later this month.