Issue #356 April 18, 2018

Break Way for 44 North Gastro Pub

new River Prairie restaurant project breaks ground in Altoona

Bryan Reynolds

Ground has been broken, and soon drinks will be served. 44 North, a new “gastro pub” coming to the heart of River Prairie in Altoona, will open its doors to the public this fall. The multi-level building will have an industrial ...

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Issue #355 April 4, 2018

Farm-Fresh Food Truck on the Road

former Informalist chef has plans for Locavore mobile kitchen

Lauren Fisher

Local chef Amy Huo, formerly of The Informalist, is rolling into the food truck scene this summer to celebrate Chippewa Valley farmers and foragers with The Locavore Mobile Kitchen. Huo said she plans to develop ...

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Issue #355 April 4, 2018

The Finest on the Vine

the top three local wineries from our 2018 Best of the Chippewa Valley Reader Poll

Emilee Wentland, photos by Lee Butterworth

Whether you’re a wine expert or more of a novice, each of these winemakers are sure to have something you’ll be interested in. These wineries were voted the Best of the Chippewa Valley in Volume One’s 2018 ...

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Issue #354 Mar. 21, 2018

From Stories to Sammies

Erbert and Gerbert’s – launched in Eau Claire – celebrates 30 years of success and sandwiches

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

A trip out of town doesn’t mean you can’t eat local! With more than 100 locations in 16 states, Erbert and Gerbert’s is a good bet for a taste of the Valley when you’re far from home ...

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Issue #352 Feb. 21, 2018

Growlin’ to Go

get your growler filled at this new Eau Claire spot

Samantha Kobs, photos by Andrea Paulseth

If there’s one thing that’ll get me in the door of a local business, it’s a five-foot, sheet metal beer can. Call it gimmicky or call it ingenious; either way, it’s catching glances from its sidewalk perch on London Road ...

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Issue #352 Feb. 21, 2018

Food Done Slow

UW-Stout students publish slow food cookbook

Kendra Lamer

In a world where fast food rules and drive-thrus loom around every street corner, a new movement is changing the status quo: slow food. The Slow Food club at the University of Wisconsin-Stout created the Good Harvest Cookbook ...

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