Food & Dining

On Tap!

Posted on Aug. 30, 2023 by Grace Olson

Seasonal Brews to Usher in Autumn As Wisconsinites, we’re lucky to experience all four seasons. “Lucky,” that is, if you enjoy the shift in temperature and outdoor activities. Weather brings a change in scenery and flavors, with autumn often focusing on warm, winter spices and pumpkin. This goes for food and cocktails, but don’t forget READ MORE

Veggie Delight(s)

Posted on Jul. 31, 2023 by Grace Olson

Cauliflower, Carrots and More Take Center Stage Remember when you dined at a restaurant and got your nutrients from the salad starter? Or a vegetable’s purpose was to simply fill the plate alongside meat? It’s simply no longer the case. Restaurants are making vegetables the star in their own right. From cauliflower and carrots to READ MORE

Putting Together the Perfect Picnic

Posted on May. 31, 2023 by Grace Olson

Gathering Area Favorites for One Fun Feast! Think back to your childhood. Amongst the good, the bad and the blah are little pockets of treasured memories. Often, as I’m finding as an adult, they’re ingrained in our minds because something about them was different from our normal, everyday experience. Essentially, anything out of the ordinary READ MORE

Tasting the World

Posted on May. 1, 2023 by Grace Olson

Experience Multicultural Cuisine in the Fox Cities According to the World Food Travel Association, food tourism is “the act of traveling for a taste of place in order to get a sense of place.” Of course, it’s not just the flavors and unique pairings that create the memorable time, it’s the whole package: ambiance, company READ MORE

Food for Thought

Posted on Mar. 31, 2023 by Grace Olson

Area dining scene updates, broken down in one digestible review *Please check in with individual restaurants for updated days and hours of operation. NEW ON THE SCENE FOME Food & Company, Appleton Nea Hahn, owner of FOME Food & Company (and also Whisk & Arrow Sugar Studio) in Appleton, has a particular philosophy when it READ MORE

Cozy Cafe Craze

Posted on Mar. 1, 2023 by Grace Olson

Settle in for Sips, Bites and Community Cafes, those casually cozy eateries that typically offer breakfast and lunch—not to mention coffee and tea—pop up often as centers of socialization and a place to relax or get work done. There are several great options in the Fox Cities, four of which are offering innovative items, elevated READ MORE

Meet the Chefs

Posted on Feb. 1, 2023 by Grace Olson

Devour Details About Five Local Culinary Artists Our area restaurant scene is full of multicultural cuisine, fusion dishes and stellar teams made up of eclectic, passionate people. Step behind the scenes and into the kitchens to get to know the humble and hardworking leaders responsible for some of the most sought after food in the READ MORE

Restaurant Week Returns

Posted on Dec. 30, 2022 by Grace Olson

Celebrate Fox Cities Food January 27-February 5 From fine dining to light casual fare, restaurants in the Fox Cities run the gamut. This month, beginning January 27 and running through February 5, veteran foodies and those new on the scene get the opportunity to experience all they offer in the form of Restaurant Week Fox READ MORE

‘Tis the Season!

Posted on Nov. 30, 2022 by Grace Olson

Drink Up with Holiday-Themed Cocktails Erick’s Gingerbread + Peppermint Dream
 Calavera’s Fine Fusions Owners Edgar and Bekki Garcia named the festive Erick’s Gingerbread cocktail after one of their sons, one of many on the menu named in honor of a family member. Creamy and smooth with just a touch of cookie to top it off, READ MORE

Holiday Nostalgia

Posted on Oct. 31, 2022 by Grace Olson

Our Team’s Favorite Food Traditions While there are innumerable reasons to think fondly of the holidays, it’s fair to say the edible side of the season plays a big part. Sweet, savory and in-between, our Fox Cities Magazine team shares the special food items we look forward to during the holidays: Pecan Pie
 The holidays READ MORE