8 Wisconsin Supper Clubs with Gorgeous Lake Views

Supper club tradition runs deep in Wisconsin. Built on family, fish fry and Old Fashioneds, they’re our gathering places, clubs where everyone is welcome, the likes of which you can’t find just anywhere. If you like your dinner with a view, you’re in luck: each of these clubs are right on the…

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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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A Brief History of Frozen Custard, Wisconsin’s Favorite Dessert

Wisconsin’s love of frozen custard — a dessert similar to ice cream, but made with eggs in addition to cream, sugar, and flavoring — is so solid that it might surprise you to know that the treat didn’t originate in Wisconsin. The invention of frozen custard can be traced back to 1919 in Coney…

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5 Only-In-Wisconsin Ice Cream Stops

There may not be an “official” dessert of summer, but you’d be hard pressed to find a better one than ice cream. Wonderfully sweet, melt-in-your-mouth smooth and never at risk of catching on fire (looking at you, s’mores), it may very well be the perfect warm-weather treat – and there’s no better…

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8 Spots for Fabulous Fish Fry in Madison

Fish fry in Wisconsin is more than just a meal – it’s a Friday night tradition. From church basements to VFWs, supper clubs and dive bars, it seems there’s a spot to suit your every mood. You’ll want to save this list for your next visit to Madison! The Tried and True Dependable and timeless, these…

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Wisconsin's Behemoth Bloody Mary at Sobelmans

As the quintessential morning cocktail in Wisconsin, the Bloody Mary is refreshing, invigorating and perfect for a brunch with friends, a Packers tailgate or a lazy Sunday morning. Bloody Marys are a staple of Wisconsin bars, restaurants and breakfast joints and are made by combining tomato juice…

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8 Things You Didn't Know About Wisconsin Cheese

We all know Wisconsin is America’s Dairyland, and that our state produces a good chunk of the nation’s cheese supply, but there may be a few things you didn’t know about Wisconsin cheese. Read on for some cheesy facts and dairy-themed trip ideas. 1. There are over 1,000,000 cows in Wisconsin. That’s…

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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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