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A Heavenly Combination Makes Depravity


By Ben Rodgers Peanut butter and chocolate, the original dream team. I’m hard pressed to think of anything else that goes together quite so well. When I was searching for the next great beer at Ridgeview Liquor Store in Green Bay, the owner Chris pointed out an interesting brew that combines the two. This time in an imperial stout from ... Read More »

Uff-da Bock – New Glarus Brewing Company


  By Steve Lonsway Spring is almost here and with that comes warmer temperatures, melting snow, budding trees and Bock beers (not necessarily in that order).  We, the Stone Arch Brew team, wanted to write this month’s article on this style, and who better to represent it than the state’s leader for craft beer production…New Glarus Brewing Company. First off ... Read More »

Stone Arch Scottish-Style Ale


By Steve Lonsway Today we will talk about a beer that is very close to the hearts of all who put this article together; the Stone Arch Brewery staff.  You see, when we embark on a beer article, we go to a nearby store and purchase a beer that jumps out at us from the shelves.  It could be really ... Read More »

Grand Cru Offers a Grand Taste


By Ben Rogers Spotted Cow. It’s what separates Wisconsinites from the rest of the country. A staple in any bar worth its liquor license, Spotted Cow is held in high esteem not only here, but also outside of the borders of the America’s Dairyland. While the beer is’s easy to get used to its great taste, Spotted Cow is ... Read More »

Destihl Brewery’s Flanders Red Wild  Sour Series


By Steve Lonsway As many people know, the craft beer industry is growing like crazy.  We now have more breweries in the United States than ever before with plenty more in the planning stages.  Back before prohibition, it was not uncommon to find a brewery in many small towns and many breweries in large towns.  Those “good-ole-days” are returning.  Many ... Read More »

Amber Grill Names New Head Chef


With the retirement of Chef Albert Schlaepfer earlier this year, the Amber Grill is pleased to announce that former Sous Chef Matthew Zortman has accepted the position of executive chef at the Amber Grill in the Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center in Stevens Point. “I have always been enamored with cooking,” Chef Matthew said. “As a child I can ... Read More »

A Night of Culinary Disruption


November 4th and 5th come see Old Fort Howard Square transform into a bold and imaginative Steampunk dinner extraordinaire! Encourage your senses to run freely, your imagination to take you to new heights, and your passion to ignite through food, magic, fire, music, and camaraderie! Your menu is a collaboration of FOUR remarkable Chefs creating a unique, two-night exclusive menu.  Chef ... Read More »

The Commuter


BY Steve Lonsway Octoberfest brews are on the shelves. Yet, I refuse to let distributers take away my crisp and refreshing summer beer. You can pry my pilsners and Kolsch from my sweaty dead hands. Commuter Kolsch from One Barrel Brewing Company in Madison has the hype of one of those excellent summer brews. Very rarely does my beer guy ... Read More »

Al’s Hamburger Lives!


By Ben Rodgers There’s a new owner at Al’s Hamburger in downtown Green Bay, but all it takes is one bite to find out the classic burger has stayed the same. Michael Wirz reopened Al’s Hamburger in August and already is churning out close to 200 of arguably the best burgers in Green Bay per day. And Al’s Hamburger still ... Read More »

New Look and New Life for Theo’s 24


BY Michael Casper Long before Guy Fieri got his first dye job, Anthony Bourdain bought his own set of knives, and Rachel Ray explained to us the idiosyncrasies of the cheese sandwich, Ted Buetow was earning his stripes, and getting his chops in various kitchens in a myriad of restaurants while living in Milwaukee. “I worked with a lot of ... Read More »

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