Best Fried Cheese/Curds

Large and in charge, Milwaukee Burger Company (2620 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire) serves beautifully golden cheese hunks made of good ol’ Wisco cheese that truly melts in your mouth. At Dooley’s Pub (442 Water St., Eau Claire), you have the choice of either cheddar or pepper jack cubes for a lightly battered, deep fried, puffy cheese appetizer. Northern Tap House (5020 Keystone Crossing, Eau Claire) serves wonderful hand-battered cheese curds made by the Ellsworth Creamery in Wisconsin’s own cheese curd capital. – Stephanie Janssen