Wisconsin Rocks! (And so does the rest of the Midwest.) Tell us why.

Those of us who live here know Wisconsin rocks. We also know many of you “coasters” think that this is “fly over country.” Go ahead and think that. From my point of view, it keeps out the riffraff. But for those with an open mind and a quest for something greater than the daily crush, … More Wisconsin Rocks! (And so does the rest of the Midwest.) Tell us why.

Wisconsin Supper Club Extinction, and The English Inn

More and more, the classic Wisconsin Supper Club is disappearing. Slowly, as cities expand and incorporate chain restaurants with sinister consistency, the Stepford Wives-like sameness of their menus, and their artificially-distressed decor, the warmth of authenticity vaporizes.Give me a supper club, with its dimmed light, authentic yet sometimes kitschy decor and polished silver. With its roaring fire and linen tablecloths and menu, fat with painstakingly-prepared options of old: French onion soup, escargots, prime rib, Beef Wellington. … More Wisconsin Supper Club Extinction, and The English Inn