Issue #329 March 22, 2017

Feeding Friend-sy

our guide to impressing visiting guests when they want to dine out

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

You know the scenario: Friends or family are visiting from out of town and they want to go out for a bite. Because they’re not from around here, they look to you for suggestions ...

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Issue #328 March 8, 2017

Big Plans Are A-Brewin' at Lazy Monk

Phase 2 will consolidate the brewery and bier hall – and Phase 3 is a German / Czech restaurant

Hillary Bell, photos by Kelsey Smith

Lazy Monk Brewing, a local brewery and popular German-style bier hall in Eau Claire, will soon begin Phase 2 of its transition from its previous location in Banbury Place to its new, spacious home ...

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Issue #328 March 8, 2017

A Sweet Little Sugar Rush

self-taught baker breaks out with Water Street cake shop

Emily Kinzel, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Eau Claire’s newest “Cake Boss” has opened up a specialty bakery on Water Street. Farrah Miller, proprietor of Chic Sweets By Farrah, draws inspiration from the changing seasons, mythical creatures ...

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Issue #325 January 25, 2017

Crawling for a Cause

Das Loop Pub crawl will raise funds for ailing girl

Natalie Rosenkranz

Whether you’re down to drink some spirits or looking to raise some, the Das Loop Pub Crawl is what you should be doing on Saturday, Feb. 4! The Das Loop Pub Crawl is a fun charity event that takes place ...

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Issue #325 January 25, 2017

Sips for Success

cocktail and wine tasting to support women in business

Hannah Mumm

Looking to kick those Wisco winter blues? Eat, drink, and give back to your local female leaders on Feb. 16. Eau Claire retailer Red’s Mercantile and K Point Brewery are hosting a cocktail and wine tasting fundraiser ...

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Issue #324 January 11, 2017

Perfecting Their Chops

Chippewa Falls hotel restaurant raises the steaks

Pan Thao, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Word on the street: Tucked inside the Cobblestone Hotel & Suites in downtown Chippewa Falls is a new restaurant that will have you licking your chops – literally! The Wissota Chophouse ...

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Issue #324 January 11, 2017

Southside Suds

Southtowne Pub busts into the Eau Claire bar scene

Amanda Foxcroft, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Southside residents of Eau Claire have traditionally had fairly limited choices for neighborhood watering holes. However, the landscape’s been changing dramatically in the last year, and now a new spot called Southtowne Pub is adding its own mark ...

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Issue #322 December 14, 2016

Fired up About Tacos

Grizzly’s owners launch southwest-style eatery with wood-fired panache

Natalie Rosenkranz, photos by Andrea Paulseth

If you love the wood-fired food at Grizzly’s and the cocktails at Milwaukee Burger Company, then you’re in luck: A new restaurant is coming to Eau Claire, and it’s chock-full of wood-fired luxuries ...

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Issue #322 December 14, 2016

Food Truck Fast Lane

one-day UWEC course gives you the basics of operating a food truck business

Brendon Paucek, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Food trucks are authentic, delicious, and they’re starting to add to Eau Claire’s local identity and quality of life, which are all great reasons why the Chippewa Valley needs some more of their flavor ...

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Issue #320 November 16, 2016

Yankee Pride

an old name in a new place, Yankee Jack’s Public House caters to many tastes

Brendon Paucek, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The newest chapter of Eau Claire’s culinary revolution opened its doors Nov. 1. Yankee Jack’s Public House, owned and managed by Jack Schulte, has located to a freshly renovated venue ...

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