Turns out the most addictive foods are (sigh) exactly what you thought they’d be. A new study from the University of Michigan found that highly processed foods – think pizza, French fries and chocolate – are the most addictive. The research, which is one of the first to study the specific foods that can be held responsible for food addiction, ... Read More »
Category Archives: Food & Drink
By Ben Rodgers Peanut butter and chocolate, the original dream team. I’m hard pressed to think of an...
By Steve Lonsway Spring is almost here and with that comes warmer temperatures, melting snow,...
By Steve Lonsway Today we will talk about a beer that is very close to the hearts of all who put thi...
By Ben Rogers Spotted Cow. It’s what separates Wisconsinites from the rest of the country. A staple ...
By Steve Lonsway As many people know, the craft beer industry is growing like crazy. We now have mo...
BY Dorothy Bliskey Elkhart Lake restaurant owner and caterer Scott McMurray is opening a third restaurant – this time in Fond du Lac at the site of the former Trinity Restaurant – a bistro type eatery that closed this past December. Three Guys and a Grill at Trinity is McMurray’s new venture in Fond du Lac. Tentative plans are to ... Read More »
By Bonni Miller A stone’s throw from Hartman’s Creek State Park, west of Waupaca on Highway 54, sits a modest pole building looking out over hundreds of acres of tidy farm land. At the edge of the driveway leading to the building, a clean and modern sign reads, “Wisconsin Food Hub,” and it points the way to one of the ... Read More »
BY Patrick Mares It was 11 o’clock on a dreary January day when I noticed a set of small blue and red lights on the floor of Bleu Restaurant and Lounge. With a whirring sound the lights lifted off the floor of the restaurant and buzzed around the corner, disappearing into the kitchen. J.R. Schoenfeld followed the device around the ... Read More »
By Merry Dudley Photos courtesy of Norma Jean Fochs. When we think about doing travel-related activities such as taking tours of interesting buildings or businesses, we tend to believe we have to travel great distances to see something new and interesting. What we may forget is that there are unique places often much nearer. In my case, I had to ... Read More »
Have you been missing your daily butter fix? Don’t worry, Paula Deen is back — but, this time, it’s on the internet and radio air waves. The celebrity chef is partnering with Compass Media Networks on both a daily radio show and a weekly podcast about — what else? — cooking. “I had my first day in the studio not ... Read More »
by Jean Detjen Upon entering the doors to Gather Americana Restaurant & Deli, you are greeted by live food posed on the wall as art. Fresh, fragrant super-foods, jauntily sprouting in rustic seed boxes, their colorful shoots waiting their day of edible adornment on someone’s lucky plate. The next thing you see is the magnificently inviting hearth that is central ... Read More »
BY KIMBERLY FISHER When choosing wine, it can be both difficult to pick the wine that suites you and it may be confusing to understand the different types of packaging and closures. There are a wealth of choices in the way wine is packaged today. Traditions have been slow to change, but as more options become available, it is worth ... Read More »
BY Steve Lonsway Our next beer tasting adventure started at a local grocery store and we wanted the beer label to dictate what beer we would write about. Being the brew team of Stone Arch Brew House/Stone Cellar Brewpub, we gravitated to the key word “Organic” we found on the bottle of Lakefront Brewery’s Organic E.S.B. You see Stone Cellar ... Read More »
BY Tricia Derge Harvard University researchers reviewed two large studies that followed more than 100,000 people who were periodically quizzed about what they ate and how they lived for more than 14 years. It turns out the folks who ate at least 33 grams of whole grains daily -- equivalent to a bowl of oatmeal -- cut their risk of ... Read More »