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Mary Bergin

6 Hidden Gem Supper Clubs in Wisconsin

Some Wisconsin supper club operators are “lone rangers” who quietly do business under the radar. Sometimes they don’t advertise, or they’re overshadowed by restaurants in larger cities nearby. That makes the discovery of small-town or rural and remote places all the more fun, and each is big in…

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4 Wisconsin Supper Clubs with Gangster History

Chicago gangsters during Prohibition used Wisconsin as a getaway for kicking back and doing business in quiet, secluded settings. Al Capone even built a big fieldstone house with armed-guard watch towers and an airstrip on 400 acres in the Northwoods, near Couderay, perfect for transporting illegal…

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6 Supper Clubs Along Wisconsin's Great River Road

One of the nation’s most beloved scenic byways is the 3,000-mile Great River Road, which snakes along the mighty Mississippi River from Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico. The pretty drive includes 250 miles in Wisconsin, most along Highway 35 between Prescott and Potosi. Follow the green paddlewheel…

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5 Supper Clubs with Fantastic Family Recipes

Proud traditions enrich supper club dining in Wisconsin. It is not unusual for owners to use generations-old family recipes that demonstrate Old World heritage, or the beginning of a New World culinary trend. The Chippewa Inn – Hayward On the complimentary, diverse and generous relish trays…

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Ten Northwoods Hot Spots with Fish to Fry

Special to TravelWisconsin.com The Wisconsin fish fry is more than a meal: It’s a beloved Friday tradition. We gather in church basements, saloons, diners, trendy bistros and fancy restaurants to indulge. Naming the best fish fry is like asking for a fight; passionate Cheeseheads stay true to an…

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7 Wisconsin Pizza Stops to Try Something New

Foodies know the perfect pie holds far more than standard toppings and mozzarella on a thick or thin crust. So head this way when seeking the truly supreme: you’re in for such a slice, although pizza won’t be the only culinary draw. Classic Slice – Milwaukee Build your own Bay View neighborhood…

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10 Winning Wisconsin Supper Clubs With Devoted Diners

The best of Wisconsin’s 250-plus supper clubs draw a crowd almost as soon as doors open for dinner on weekends because of their excellence, uniqueness and customer loyalty. Winners of Travel Wisconsin's Supper Club Showdown voting contest are home to devoted diners who value pretty settings…

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The Story Behind Wisconsin's Iconic Supper Clubs

Relish trays. Juicy steaks. From-scratch side dishes. Ice cream drinks. Every state has its diners, bistros, cafes and chophouses, but Wisconsin lays claim to the supper club, and a renaissance is well under way. We are realizing that what we took for granted for generations is regionally unique and…

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7 Solid Supper Club Choices Throughout Wisconsin

Supper club dining is a Wisconsin thang, but no two supper clubs are quite alike and some seem more like distant cousins than sisters. Consider these splits in personality. Explore these solid supper club choices and stay in the know about more of Wisconsin's best supper clubs by subscribing to our…

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4 Wisconsin Supper Clubs for Snow Angels

Winter sports lovers know how to work up an appetite on the Badger State’s numerous slopes, rinks and trails. We have a gazillion places to sled, ski, skate, snowboard or snowmobile in Wisconsin. It doesn’t matter whether you are a powderpuff, content with making snowmen, or an elite athlete racing…

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