Door County: Other food stops

Oilerie As usual, one of my favorite stops in Door County even though they opened one in Brookfield.  I picked up some Spicy Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oil and some Fig Balsamic.  I also grabbed some of that excellent Curt’s queso dip and chips and a pack of mixed lentils.   I’ll still lodge my only […]

Kohler Food and Wine Experience October 22-25, 2009

Kohler Food & Wine Experience tickets are now on sale for a weekend full of flavor with celebrity chef presenters Jacques Pépin, Andrew Zimmern, Marcus Sammuelsson and Lidia Bastianich among others on October 22-25, 2009. Interested food and wine connoisseurs are urged to purchase tickets now as this year’s event features one of the “Just […]

Wild Tomato Pizza, Fish Creek Wisconsin

Visitors to Door County who have been enjoying Digger’s pizza in Fish Creek for almost 30 years were probably shocked this year when the Digger’s sign came down and the Wild Tomato sign went up. People don’t like it when their vacation dining destinations are gone. I still reminisce about childhood dinners eating Fried Walleye […]

Casey’s BBQ & Smokehouse, Egg Harbor, Wisconsin

If you haven’t noticed, Eat Wisconsin has been on somewhat of a barbeque kick as of late.  Aside from stops at Ashley’s and Pat’s in Waukesha,  I have also recently been smoking chicken, ribs, and brisket myself.  That didn’t deter me from checking out another barbecue place, Casey’s BBQ & Smokehouse in Egg Harbor, while […]

Cucina in Kohler, WI Celebrates 20 Years

Cucina, a great Italian restaurant located in the Shops At Woodlake in Kohler, Wisconsin is celebrating it 20th Anneversary this year with a special three-course meal for $20.  I have eaten there once and everything was spectacular. Cucina could best be described as upscale Italian. With items such as porcini-crusted scallops with grilled asparagus and roasted red beet […]

Book Review: Mark Kurlansky’s “The Food of a Younger Land”

Mark Kurlansky – “The Food of a Younger Land” Riverhead Books 2009 Nowadays it’s fashionable to gripe about how bad the food we eat is.  From movies like “Supersize Me” and the soon-to-be-released “Food Inc.” to books like “The Omnivore’s Dilemma” and “Fast Food Nation”  it appears America’s hunger for books and movies bashing our […]

McBob’s Featured on the Splendid Table

The Splendid Table Podcast/NPR show features a weekly segment with the incomparable Jane and Michael Stern, authors of several Roadfood books, the excellent roadfood.com website, and the Road Food column in Gourmet Magazine.  Anyone who follows the Stern’s knows that they really enjoy Milwaukee, especially places like Mr. Perkins’, Real Chili, Benji’s, Gilles Frozen Custard, […]