Interview with Kevin Revolinski, Author of Wisconsin’s Best Beer Guide

Late last year Kevin Revolinski released an updated version of his 2006 book,  Wisconsin Beer Guide: A Travel Companion and retitled it  Wisconsin’s Best Beer Guide.  Since 2006 there has been so much change in the Wisconsin Brewing industry  and that change is reflected in this book.  Numerous breweries included (but definitely not limited to) Lakefront, Central […]

Eating Well in Wisconsin Dells

The Wisconsin Dells may be the Water Park Capital of the world but its never been known as a food mecca.  For the most part visitors to the Dells are perfectly content eating uninspired, bland, and unhealthy fare in mass quantities at gimmicky restaurants or chains.  However if you do a little homework there are some gems […]


I was recently in Madison for a few days and had a chance to check out some new places as well as some old favorites…. The Coopers Tavern located at 20 W. Mifflin Street on the Capitol Square is a new restaurant and bar owned by the Food Fight restaurant group.  The wine and beer lists […]

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 […]

1st Annual Kohler Festival of Beer Winners

Kohler already hosts the premiere food event in Wisconsin every fall with the Kohler Food and Wine Experience.   However this year they decided to add another event celebrating Wisconsin’s favorite beverage, beer.  The First Annual Kohler Festival of Beer was held over Memorial Day Weekend. The festival featured breweries and brewers from across Wisconsin and […]

Oso Brewing at Three Cellars (September 11, 2008)

A few weeks ago Three Cellars liquor store in Franklin featured the southeastern Wisconsin release of Oso Brewery’s beer lineup at their Thursday Brewery night. Marc Buttera, co-owner and brewer at Oso Brewery was pouring samples of a lot of their beers. Oso Brewing is located in Plover, Wisconsin which is near Stevens Point. Its […]

Schlitz in a bottle is back

People who like their cheap beer in a bottle and have been reluctantly swilling Schlitz from a can for the last several years  can rejoice as Schlitz is available in bottles again. The better news? Its not the same stuff in the can, its the actual recipe from Schlitz’s heyday in the 60s when it […]