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Fox Valley Restaurant Week returns September 19-25 with nearly 20 area restaurants offering price-fixed three-course menus for lunch and dinner. Lunch is offered at $14 and dinner is offered at two price points, $26 or $36. The weeklong event allows restaurants to showcase their standout dishes as well as experiment with cutting-edge recipes before adding READ MORE

Caffeine Fix: Brewed Awakenings

Posted on Jan. 7, 2019 by Kate Youdell

In my first post, I wrote about the merits of Seth’s Coffee and Seth’s Drive Thru, best for when you need coffee in five minutes or less, or if you have a car and feel like venturing off campus. For those of us who don’t have a car and often search for an excuse to READ MORE

Caffeine Fix: Seth’s Coffee and Drive Thru

Posted on Oct. 1, 2018 by Kate Youdell

Like any other exhausted Lawrence student, caffeine makes up about 50 percent of my diet. The other 50 percent is protein bars and the occasional vegetable (sorry, mom). But vegetables can’t help keep you awake when you have two papers due in two days. And they definitely can’t help you when you and your roommate decide READ MORE

Make the Most of Fox Valley Restaurant Week 

Fox Valley Restaurant Week debuts on Thursday and participating restaurants are busy preparing for the event which runs through September 26. Twenty-six restaurants from around the Fox Valley will offer fixed-price, three-course meals for lunch and dinner, with $1 from each plate benefiting Volunteer Fox Cities, a nonprofit organization that connects volunteers to community needs. READ MORE

Fox Valley Restaurant Week Kicks Off September 20

A new and improved Fox Valley Restaurant Week will run September 20-26, offering attendees everything they love (like great food at killer prices) in addition to a new charitable component.  During the week, $1 from each plate served at participating establishments will support the general operations of Volunteer Fox Cities, a nonprofit organization that connects volunteers READ MORE

Fox Valley Craft Beer Week

The third annual Fox Valley Craft Beer Week, which coincides with American Craft Beer Week, will run May 14 through 20 at locations throughout the area. The week-long celebration recognizes the accomplishments of small, independent craft brewers. Organizing the week’s beer-centered events is a group of local distributors that includes Todd “DJ” Talady of Wisconsin READ MORE

Fox Valley Tech Prepares Cultural Cuisine

Sample a variety of street food-inspired hors d’oeuvres at Fox Valley Technical College’s annual Cultural Cuisine event on Sunday, February 25. The event, which runs from 3-6 p.m. at FVTC’s Appleton Campus, is a fundraiser for the college’s scholarship endowment fund. This year’s event will focus on street food favorites from cities around the world READ MORE

FOX CITIES EATS: CHICKEN AND WAFFLES

I had my first opportunity to eat chicken and waffles for dinner 10 years ago on a business trip to Atlanta and immediately fell in love with the combination! Many of my friends and family cringed at first. “Chicken with waffles?!?” they said with that look I get too often. Well yes, chicken and waffles. READ MORE

FOX CITIES EATS: Draft Gastropub 

“You eat with your eyes first” is an old adage I have appreciated throughout my life. Perhaps it is why I have been taking pictures of food for so long — to capture that first feeling when a plate comes to the table. It is truly when you make your first judgment of a dish. READ MORE

10 Most-Viewed Stories of 2017

Images of faith, odd jobs and A-Z pantry staples dominated in 2017. Here are 10 of the most viewed stories of the year on foxcitiesmagazine.com. 23rd Annual Golden Fork Awards No surprises here – our annual readers’ choice restaurant awards was one of the year’s top stories. Splash City For our annual Swimsuit Issue, we asked prominent local READ MORE