Issue #339 Aug. 23, 2017

Dinner on the Farm

Together Farms is a picturesque spot to enjoy a meal

Olivia Lockwood

On a seasonably warm Friday evening in early summer I had the pleasure of enjoying a grass-fed beef grilling class and dinner at Together Farms in Mondovi. Just 30 minutes south of Eau Claire, this beautiful farm is home to many happy hogs and piglets, as well as grass-fed cows ...

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Issue #338 Aug. 9, 2017

Nuc @ Night

The Nucleus now offers a select dinner menu

by Samantha Kobs

One of Eau Claire’s favorite breakfast joints, The Nucleus, has recently opened its doors for dinner. After years of deliberation and months of recipe tasting in the kitchen, Nuc @ Night is finally here ...

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Issue #338 Aug. 9, 2017

One Hot Little Shop

Red Coal BBQ offers up quick, meaty meals

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Red Coal BBQ, a new barbecue hotspot, has opened at 1907 Brackett Ave., in Eau Claire, Wisconsin (formerly the site of Samboney’s and Al’s Dog Haus). Owner Jon Ray described Red Coal BBQ as a locally owned place offering locally produced food made in small batches, with a passion for quality and flavor, not quantity ...

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Issue #338 Aug. 9, 2017

A Tasty Delivery

area meal kit delivery service focuses on local

Marie Anthony, photos by Andrea Paulseth

When I find myself unable to silence the noise that drowns out all reason, there is only one thing that gives me a sense of peace: my family … and tiny, edible pearls forming crooked smiles on sugar cookie Easter bunnies ...

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Issue #338 Aug. 9, 2017

What Makes Curds Squeak?

exploring the science behind Wisconsin’s favorite snack

Katie Venit, photos by Andrea Paulseth

There’s nothing like picking up a fresh, warm bag of cheese curds at the farmers market and getting that first squeaky bite. That squeak comes from a special way that long protein molecules in fresh cheese curds rub against your teeth ...

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Issue #338 Aug. 9, 2017

Matches Made in Wisco Heaven

these Badger State cheese and beer pairings will send your taste buds to paradise

V1 Staff

Loves of fine food and beverages in the Chippewa Valley know that The Coffee Grounds (4212 Southtowne Drive, Eau Claire) is far more than a coffee shop and café. At the Coffee Grounds, you’ll also find ...

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Issue #338 Aug. 9, 2017

150 Years of Excellence

Over the last 150 years, the legendary Chippewa Falls brewery has been through it all – here's where they're going next.

Eric Christenson, photos by Paul Bialis

The Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company is celebrating an incredible milestone in 2017: 150 years of brewing beer in Chippewa Falls. Leinenkugel’s has an immaculately rich history of turning Chippewa’s fresh spring water into world-renowned beer since the 19th century ...

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Issue #337 July 26, 2017

A Taste of the Country

Farm to Fork Retreat in Mondovi offers idyllic getaways, wood-fired pizza

Nikki Lanzer

Scrambling to find those last-minute flight deals or book that exotic, faraway vacation? Let the hunt end now, and look no further than the Farm to Fork Retreat to satisfy your desires for a nature-filled haven and local paradise – complete with wood-fired pizza ...

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Issue #336 July 12, 2017

Jeremiah Got the Bullfrog

Menomonie’s Bullfrog Fish Farm finds new owners

Haley Wright, photos by Timothy Mather

Bullfrog Fish Farm, a Chippewa Valley family favorite destination for fishing and foodstuff on the outskirts of Menomonie, has changed hands after being owned and operated by its “soul proprietor” Herby Radmann ...

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Issue #335 June 28, 2017

Foodie Fests

Menomonie celebrates pickles and salsa

Max Martinson

If you are one who loves perusing farmers markets, checking out unique artisan work, or doing any of the other satisfying activities that are possible when you wake up before noon on Saturday mornings ...

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