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October 14, 2019

COWBELL KITCHEN is moving locations to 26 North King Street in Leesburg, VA. Owners Cheryl Strasser and Breanne "Bre" Grant are over the moon with excitement to open their doors in early November. 

Eat Drink Local - Edible DC

July 23, 2019

Last month, hundreds of Washingtonians descended on the Long View Gallery in Shaw to celebrate the 5th Annual Eat Drink Local presented by EdibleDC magazine and FRESHFARM, a nonprofit that producer-only farmers markets. The annual event gathers the regions best farmers, producers, chefs, artisans, wineries, breweries and distillers for a night of delicious bites and libations.

Cowbell Kitchen Aces Farm-to-table Cooking - Middleburg Life

September 01, 2019

In Leesburg, Cowbell Kitchen, part sit-in café, part production kitchen, is entirely charming with its penny round tile counter, Mason jar floral arrangements, and the ever-present perfume of butter and sugar.

The Rising Star Award

May 17, 2018

The Leesburg Town Council and Leesburg Economic Development Commission honored outstanding Leesburg businesses and business owners at the 17th annual Leesburg Business Awards at the Ida Lee Park Recreation Center on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. 

A Beloved Bakery Opens in Leesburg - Edible DC

December 07, 2017

After more than two decades working as a professional pastry chef, Cheryl Strasser decided it was time to retire and slow down a bit.

Instead of hitting the brakes, Strasser hit the gas. She bought a five- by eight-foot food trailer, parked it in front of the Lucketts Store and sold biscuit sandwiches, coffee and pastries. She called it Cowbell Kitchen.

Shop, Eat, Repeat: Cowbell Kitchen Review

November 29, 2017

Before hitting the stores this holiday season, grab a quick bite at these new, fast-casual spots. One little corner of this tiny shop has an adorable yellow table, set with succulents and a porcelain gray-blue bird, one white chair, one salvaged bench, modern macrame curtains over the adjacent window and a gallery wall featuring prints of women at different ages and in different styles cobbled together. It looks like an Instagram post come to life.

From Farmers Markets to Market Street: Cowbell Kitchen Comes to Leesburg - Loudoun Now

August 28, 2017

Cheryl Strasser and Kaeley “KK” Brady are taking their farmers market concept to downtown Leesburg with the impending arrival of Cowbell Kitchen.

Strasser started Cowbell Kitchen five years ago as a food truck in front of the Lucketts Store following a career spent in the restaurant industry, crossing several states. Brady joined her as a business partner after graduating from George Mason University, curious about a food truck concept herself. Strasser offered to take her under her wing...

Cowbell Kitchen Finds a Home in Leesburg - Loudoun Times

September 26, 2017

Cowbell Kitchen – offering simple, fresh, locally-sourced food – is set to open in Leesburg in the former location of Pittsburgh Rick's at 116 East Market Street.
Started in 2013 by Cheryl Strasser, a pastry chef for over 20 years, Cowbell Kitchen has evolved from a food truck based at the Old Lucketts Store to making appearances at Washington, D.C.-area farmer's markets.
Now Strasser has found a brick-and-morter location in Leesburg to call home...

Cowbell Kitchen Coming to Downtown Leesburg - The Burn

August 09, 2017

Leesburg is getting a new bakery and cafe and it sounds like the most charming little place. Cowbell Kitchen will be opening on East Market Street, hopefully sometime next month.

Cowbell Kitchen has been around for since 2013. It originally was a food truck at the Old Lucketts Store  north of Leesburg and more recently has been selling its creations at seven farmer’s markets in the greater D.C. area. Now, it’s ready to have its own brick-and-mortar location and the owners have chosen downtown...

Washingtonian Bride and Groom

June 14, 2017

We're so excited for our dessert table to be featured in the Summer/Fall 2017 issue of Washingtonian Bride & Groom 💕💕 It goes on stands tomorrow so make sure to pick up a copy!

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