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Supper Clubbin’ – with Frank & Stella


Frank: So me and the Mrs. wanted to get an early bird perch fry, and was trying to think where we could go...? Stella: Here it was a Tuesday, middle of the afternoon, so right away we knew it had to be a really early-early a couple days even. Frank: ‘Gosh dang it,’ I thought, Wendt’s up the west ... Read More »

Culinary Critic Awards: South of the Border


South of the Border 800 Oregon St Approaching their 10-year anniversary in Oshkosh, South of the Border continues to impress Oshkosh patrons with their authentic Mexican cuisine. The family-owned restaurant expanded within the last three years to include a full dining area, patio seating, and extended bar. Favorites include their authentic Mexican tacos, fajitas, and the El Grande Chimichanga, ... Read More »

Culinary Critic Awards: The Vintage


The Vintage 3105 S. Washburn St. Offering the region’s most creative and elegant menu, filled with the fresh flavors of seafood dishes such as Pan Seared Scallops topped with an avocado relish, Shrimp Sauté with saffron, pistachio, arugula, served over angel hair pasta, and nightly seasonal features. Annual recipient of Wine Spectator Award in recognition of superior wine offerings. ... Read More »

Tricia’s Table


Here are some cheery holiday recipes that will help make you and your guests jolly! We’ll start with a simple, but tasty appetizer to warm everyone up, and it calls for only six ingredients, and a small or medium size cooker. Hot Cheesy Chicken Dip 2-13 ounce cans of Swanson Chicken breast meat 1-16 ounce jar of salsa ½ packet ... Read More »

Seasonal Point Beer Now Available


The time has arrived again for the abbey-style “winter warmer” as the nights get colder and the snow starts to fly. A now-popular staple in the possession of a connoisseur, the Point St. Benedict’s Winter Ale has returned for yet another season. Using highly kilned dark malt, dark chocolate malt, and then a pilsner-style pale malt is used for this ... Read More »

From the wine cave


By Kimberly Fisher As winter months arrive, and their chill fills the air, there is nothing better than a great bottle of wine. Showing gratitude for life’s little treasures and not worrying about the small stuff, like ‘what kind of wine I should have on hand for the Holidays?’ With so many wine choices today, it can be difficult to ... Read More »

Brewing A Small-Scale Revolution


By Lee Reiherzer A nervous jitter has bubbled up in the world of craft beer. With the rapid increase in new breweries has come rising speculation that it’s all too good to last. There are now more than 2,500 breweries operating in the United States. That’s up from the low point of 1983 when the brewery count had dipped to ... Read More »

Prime Rib Roast and Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

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By Davies Wakefield When my wife and I first got married, we spent the first two years of our married life eating spaghetti, chili and peanut butter sandwiches while we worked horrendous hours trying to save up enough money to buy a house. I worked as a welder at a truck trailer manufacturing company, working 12 hour days and 10 ... Read More »

Wisconsin Brewing Company

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By Jaclyn Brandt Craft beer is all the craze these days, and everyone seems to think they can make their own. Those that stand the test of time are the ones who have it in their blood. Carl Nolen, Mark Nolen and Kirby Nelson, the owners of Wisconsin Brewing Company, decided to start their own brewery after spending a combined ... Read More »

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