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Interview with Paul Wanish of Czarnuszka Soup Bar and Boris the Sprinkler

Door County has always been home to good restaurants but it seems that many people still associate it with the overrated fish boils and Door County Cherry pie. From the refinement of Whistling Swan to the creative and impressive offerings at Wild Tomato pizza, there are more unique eateries opening every year. Last year saw […]

West Bend 100th Anniversary Part 2: Interview with Mike Otterman

Part two of my West Bend themed posts this week is a quick e-mail interview I conducted with Mike Otterman, the president of Focus Products Group the parent company that owns West Bend.    EatWisconsin: West Bend has been an innovator in the small appliance industry being the first company to sell an automatic drip coffee maker for households.  […]

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 […]

Introducing Bolzano Artisan Meats

A couple of weeks ago I was sent a press release announcing the opening of Milwaukee company that plans on doing artisanal charcuterie such as dry-cured meats like prosciutto, pancetta, and guanciale. Immediately I was intrigued so I contacted Scott Buer, the owner of Bolzano Artisan Meats and asked if if he would do an interview. I figured […]

An Interview With Marcel Biro (part 2)

  Marcel Biro’s Prosciutto-Wrapped Shrimp with Basil, Mozzarella, Extra Vecchio Balsamico & Aioli   What follows is part 2 of my interview with Marcel Biro.  In part 1, which can be found here, Marcel shared his business expansion plans, cooking with local ingredients, his cookbooks, and the upcoming season of Kitchens of Biro.  In part […]