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From the Wine Cave


BY KIMBERLY FISHER Ahh, finally we are starting to see signs of spring. The snow has melted, the grass is starting to green, and the warmer weather brings out the best in us. Shake that cabin fever and get ready for your next leg of wine exploration. Let’s talk about the three basic white grapes, but this time with a ... Read More »

Giving Baby Chicks for Easter – Please Don’t


BY Tricia Derge Has a relative of yours ever had the bright idea of giving live baby chicks as an Easter gift? Spring is the season when some Bozo’s purchase “baby chicks” for their backyard poultry flocks or to give as Easter gifts, but one Oregon public health expert advises caution around these cute, fuzzy birds. The problem: Baby poultry ... Read More »

Can Meat Save the Planet?


BY Bonni Miller Will eating less meat save the planet? Or instead, can we actually reduce the effects of climate change by changing the way that we raise meat? This debate introduces us to at least one of the big ideas in sustainable agriculture. Last February, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) made history when it recommended to the U.S. ... Read More »

Live at The Source!


By Jean Detjen, ‘Artful Living’ At The Source Public House, art is on the menu. Literally. Menasha’s trendiest hotspot is a dynamic cornucopia of gastropub, beergarden, music venue, and art oasis. It’s fast becoming a destination location for those in-the-know about great music, food and creative expression. If you haven’t been there yet, what’s on stage may surprise you! A ... Read More »

Finally! The Cadbury Creme Burger!


You’ll have to travel some to find it, but at long last a bistro has created an edible “Heaven on Earth.” A west London restaurant has dreamed up an Easter-inspired burger topped with a melted down Creme Egg. The Creme egg burgers, being served at the K West Hotel & Spa, in Shepherds Bush, are made with a sweet brioche ... Read More »

Pasquale’s International Cafe


BY Patrick K. Mares Pasquale’s International Cafe has been a fixture in downtown De Pere for almost a quarter of a century, long enough for an entire generation of food lovers to grow up with the restaurant.  Owner Dennis Bricco shared what it’s like to run an eating establishment older than some of our readers. I:So how long has Pasquale’s ... Read More »

Alaskan Brewing Co. Black Imperial India Pale Ale


BY Steve Lonsway This month’s selection was taken from our own stock of guests beers that we run in the Stone Arch Tap Room. The Alaskan Black Imperial India Pale Ale comes in a 22 oz. bomber bottle with a very intriguing label portraying two black ravens perched in a riverside tree. This beer is part of the Alaskan Brewing ... Read More »

Dine Hawaiian


BY Jamie Lee Rake Hey, Pee Wee Herman fans! Remember that episode of his Playhouse where he was in a tizzy over who he should invite out with him for the Hawaiian meal he won? If you’re anything like me and have been wondering since then where to get that grub without having to buy a plane ticket to our 50th state ... Read More »

From the Wine Cave


BY KIMBERLY FISHER It is impossible to speak in generalities when speaking of wines from Italy. There are so many varietals and so many producers; some of which are rich in tradition, and others who have a more modern approach to winemaking. Fine Italian wine has taken the wine world by storm and both traditionalists and innovators have earned international ... Read More »

Best and Worst Foods to Eat When You’re Sick


BY Tricia Derge When you’re under the weather, the last thing you want is to eat something that makes you feel worse. But what if the last thing you want is chicken soup or crackers, and you’re craving ice cream or a glass of wine? It depends on what’s wrong with you. Here are common symptoms and suggestions on foods ... Read More »

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