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Mother’s Day Brunch: Takeout Edition

Posted on May. 7, 2020 by Alexa Jones

Bring the brunch to mom this Mother’s Day with one of these delicious takeout specials! From brunch boxes and cocktail kits to dinner specials and sweet treats, these Fox Cities businesses have you covered. 🌼🥂 Rye Appleton: Gourmet Mother’s Day brunch boxes for $75 each, available only by pre-order. Boxes contain goodies like fresh fruits, READ MORE

NEW Brew Drive-Thru

What’s better than a craft brewery? Six of them, offering up their best brews in one place at the same time. That’s what will be happening on Sunday, May 3 from noon to 4 p.m. in the parking lot of Appleton’s Stone Arch Brew Pub. The participating breweries include Appleton Beer Factory, Barrel 41 Brewing READ MORE

Food for Thought: Hot Dishes

Island Shrimp  Caribbean Taste, Appleton  In May 2019, Reggie Desamour’s idea for a Caribbean food truck became a reality. Desamour serves authentic Caribbean food on the road and at events with his Caribbean Taste food truck and as a pop-up restaurant out of Green Tomato in Appleton. He also regularly serves at McFleshman’s Brewing Co. READ MORE

Food for Thought: Three New Menus

Menu change ups at three local favorites As the global health crisis continues to evolve and impact businesses, please be aware that menus and hours may change. Check in with each establishment for their current offerings. SAP Brunch, Brown Bag & Bakery, Appleton Breakfast big-hitter SAP Brunch, Brown Bag & Bakery in Appleton changes its READ MORE

Food for Thought: The Tales of Two Coffeehouses

A pair of coffee shops get added to the Fox Cities lineup White subway tile? Check. Reclaimed pallet wood tables? Check. Organic, fair-trade espresso beans that get turned into carefully crafted beverages complete with photo-worthy latte art? Check and check. South Kaukauna experienced a bit of a heatwave last August with the opening of Wildfire READ MORE

Easter Brunch Recipes

Maybe Easter brunch is looking a little different this year, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be festive and delicious. Here are a few of our favorite brunch recipes from the archives that will surely liven up your Easter table. BAKED HAM AND EGGS ROSEMARY Originally published in the February 2006 issue of FOX CITIES READ MORE

Weekend Must-Do: Bloody Marys To Go

Is it us or do weekends seem a little less…weekendy? If a bloody mary had been part of your Saturday or Sunday ritual, we have good news. Several local establishments are offering their bloody marys to go so you can maintain a sense of normalcy (it’s a public service, really). Take a look below for READ MORE

Curbside Easter Candy

Easter is this Sunday, April 12 and nothing will stand in between us and our annual chocolate bunny consumption. Take a look at a few local candy shops offering online ordering, curbside pick up and even free delivery. Leave a comment below with any we missed! Wilmar Chocolates, Appleton  From chocolate-covered Peeps to egg-shaped meltaways, READ MORE

Osorio’s delivers margaritas, happiness

On Tuesday, March 17 all Wisconsin bars and restaurant dining rooms were ordered to close by Gov. Tony Evers in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19. This has come with a steep learning curve for many Fox Cities restaurants as they adapt their businesses to these new restrictions.  Kimberly Finnell, co-owner of Osorio’s READ MORE

Family-Style Take Out Menus

Since restaurant dining rooms have been closed throughout the state, local eateries are getting creative with their take-out and delivery menus. Feeding the family just got easier with custom menus meant for sharing. Here are a few fun options to consider this week. RYE in Appleton is offering a family style menu available for curbside READ MORE