Sunday, May 19, 2013
Looking back at the news of the week in Woodbury.
Suspicious Superman, Kitchen Kicking, Gambling or Gunpoint?: Woodbury Police Blotter Selected calls to the Woodbury Public Safety Department from April 30 through May 6. 2013 Memorial Day Plans in Woodbury Memorial Day, celebrated during the last Monday of May, honors those who have died in service to the U.S. military. Another Asian Buffet Plans to Take Over Woodbury Space It would be the third Asian buffet to occupy the 8340 City Centre Drive location in about a year. Dead Animals Found Burned in Woodbury an Isolated Incident Police encourage people to call if they see anything suspicious. Helicopters in Woodbury Likely Related to Mosquitoes The Metropolitan Mosquito Control District’s choppers do not spray insecticide to control adult …
Friday, May 17, 2013
The City Council recently examined plans for a new restaurant at the sports center, which is currently undergoing a major expansion.
Want to sit down at the Bielenberg Sports Center and have a bloody Mary on a weekend morning? The Woodbury City Council examined Wednesday plans for a new restaurant as part of the Bielenberg Sports Center expansion project, and alcohol sales were big part of the discussion. Greg Gartner, whose company is heading up food service at the new facility, said he plans to apply for a full liquor license. Related: New Restaurant at Bielenberg: Woodbury Council Gets First Look Councilwoman Julie Ohs expressed concerns about having alcohol sales at a facility where children are the primary patrons. “It gets a little tricky,” she said. Gartner said there would be some sort of divider, possibly a railing, keeping the restaurant area separate from …
Monday, February 18, 2013
The Woodbury City Council workshop is set for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, at City Hall.
Updated: 10:40 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 21 At the meeting, Mayor Mary Giuliani Stephens said the food service plans needed more work, and subsequently were not discussed. The council's attention turned to the exterior of the building. See: Outdoor Movies in Woodbury? Update on Pleasure Rink for Bielenberg Sports Center Expansion Splash Pad at Bielenberg Gets Lukewarm Reception from Woodbury City Council Original story Food service at the reconstructed Bielenberg Sports Center could feature a “full-scale restaurant and concession facility.” That’s according to a Woodbury City Council memo regarding Wednesday’s workshop, during which the city is set to get the latest updates on the project. Plans call for the replacement of the aging dome at the…
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Angelo Montes was recently honored with the award from the American Culinary Federation.
Angelo Montes, owner of Sole Mio Ristorante in Woodbury, recently earned the 2012 Chef of the Year award from the American Culinary Federation. “It’s a big deal for chefs,” Montes told Patch. He said the award is given to someone who shows “dedication to the industry.” Montes opened Sole Mio in October 2012 in Woodbury’s Valley Creek Mall. Related: New Restaurant: Sole Mio Opens in Woodbury Related: Brunch Options Expand in Woodbury He said many who begin cooking seriously want to eventually be known as a chef. Of the award, he said: “It’s a great feeling for a person with my passion for the industry. It’s a big thing for me.” Find more information about the American Culinary Federation on its website. Like Patch on …
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Officers were on the scene waiting to speak with the owner Thursday morning.
Broken glass from a shattered door was strewn about the sidewalk in front of Teppanyaki Buffet on Thursday morning as police were investigating a report of a burglary. A little after 9 a.m. Thursday, officers at the scene said they were waiting for the restaurant owner and didn’t have much information. Police said the Public Safety Department got the report about a burglary at the City Center restaurant at 8:45 a.m. Thursday. Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for our newsletter
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
A Pioneer Press review of the new Italian restaurant.
Thursday, August 16, 2012
The former Throwbacks location has closed, according to the Woody’s website.
Just months after it reopened with a new concept but some of the same themes, Woody’s Roadhouse has closed, according to neighbors and its website. Woody’s was formerly Throwbacks, and under the change looked to become more of a restaurant than a bar. The website does not say the reason why it closed. Previous Coverage: Woodbury's Throwbacks is Becoming Woody’s Roadhouse New Restaurant: Woody’s Opens in Woodbury Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for our newsletter
Friday, March 9, 2012
The Woodbury restaurant has opened things up and completely remodeled the space.
Georgia Schellhaass was at the Woodbury Green Mill on Thursday to gather with some of her 3M coworkers. “I was amazed when I walked in,” she said. Green Mill has completed a major remodeling and reopened in early December 2011 after being closed since October last year. Nearly every aspect of the restaurant has been updated, from the booths and entrance to the bar and patio. Word has been spreading about the new “chic” space, said general manager Natasha Nelson. “It’s just like getting a really nice facelift,” Nelson said. “And I think people have really been impressed. It’s a cool place to hang out.” The space is brighter and more modern, said manager Lisa Maldonado. “We wanted a more open feel to the restaurant,” she said. Also new are …
Sunday, December 18, 2011
The long-anticipated burger joint opened in Oakdale on Friday.
Oakdale’s newest restaurant—Five Guys Burgers and Fries—held its ribbon cutting and grand opening Friday. “A lot of people are excited,” said Oakdale Mayor Carmen Sarrack. “This is a great addition to the city.” Plenty of people in Woobury have also asked about the new burger joint, which marks the fourth Five Guys restaurant in the Twin Cities. And more are planned, according to a press release. District manager Ryan Dussault said they chose the spot in Oakdale—near Baja Sol Tortilla Grill in Oakdale Village—because of the opportunity for synergy with the other businesses in the area. “We love the visibility,” he said. “It’s a beautiful building … and we wanted to get on the east side.” The Oakdale restaurant is the first Twin Cities …
Friday, December 16, 2011
The new restaurant and its Texas-style barbecue is set to open in the former Broadway Pizza space on Queens Drive.
A taste of Texas is coming to Woodbury. Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is set to open Monday, Dec. 19, co-owners Dale Mueller and Cory Sessions confirmed to Patch on Thursday afternoon, when they were getting ready for a friends and family night at the new restaurant. The barbecue joint is opening in the former Broadway Pizza location on Queens Drive. Among the signature food at Dickey’s is the cut-to-order Texas chopped brisket, and “truly southern sides” that include fried okra and jalapeño beans, along with staples such as potato salad and coleslaw, Sessions said. Since the sign went up at Dickey’s, “people have been shaking the doorknob,” Mueller said. “We think this is going to be a booming spot,” he said. The restaurant will have a casual …