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  • In Praise Of A Supper Club Classic – Broasted Chicken

    Chicken. You can bake it, grill it, pan fry it or air fry it. The list goes on. But there’s something about broasted chicken that gets people’s wings flapping. Gilmo’s Bar and Bistro at Wave Pointe Marina and Resort is currently running a Thursday night broasted chicken special. A popular Wisconsin supper club menu item, […]

  • Jamaican Jerk Coming To Algoma

    Island vibes will be happening on March 7 at Homestead Kitchen & Tap in Algoma. On that date, the restaurant will serve a special Jamaican menu from 3:30-9 pm. Dishes will include jerk chicken with rice and beans, coconut steamed snapper with fried dumpling and steamed veggies, and a jerk brisket sandwich with seasoned fries. […]

  • Coffee Roaster Gets A Toaster

    A new toast sensation is popping up in Sister Bay. Skip Stone Coffee Roasters is now offering both avocado toast and peanut butter and banana toast, served at breakfast and lunch.  Skip Stone Coffee Roasters is located at 10678 Bay Shore Dr. in Sister Bay. 

  • Flan – Rhymes With Gone

    Flan is a creamy dessert flavored with vanilla and caramel. Originating in Spain, this treat has been a favorite in the new world for generations. Old Mexico restaurant in Sturgeon Bay is serving a classic version. Try the flan before it’s gone.  Old Mexico Cantina and Grill is located at 901 Egg Harbor Road.

  • Frisco, Meet Sister Bay

    Sourdough bread, thousand island dressing, Swiss cheese and bacon. Yes, please. The Frisco Burger bailed on California and is wintering at Husby’s in Sister Bay. We hope it sticks around.   Husby’s is located at 10641 N. Bay Shore Dr.

  • 2024 Valentine’s Day(ish) Happenings

    Celebrate your love for art, music and your Door County community at these upcoming Valentine’s Day events. Little Heart Project Tutorial  Feb. 17, 10 am knitting tutorial, 11 am crochet tutorial Knit Whit’s Yarn and Crafts, 8024 Hwy 57 in Baileys Harbor Learn to crochet or knit hearts for the Little Heart Project, a Wisconsin-based […]

  • Valentine’s Day Dining Specials

    If a way to the heart is through the stomach, Door County Valentine’s Day(ish) dining is sure to get you there. Here are some of your best options. Alexander’s 3667 Hwy 42 in Fish Creek During February, Alexander’s is offering its Sweetheart Dinner Package featuring a prix-fixe menu. For details and reservations call 920.868.3532. Barringer’s […]

  • Gourmet Valentine’s Day Dinner At Cuesta

    Cuesta Coffee House in Gills Rock will offer a four-course Valentine’s Day dinner prepared by Door County Underground chef, Matt Chambas, and Trixie’s chef, Madison Andropolis. The meal includes oysters, hamachi crudo, gochujang braised short rib and passion fruit tart. For more information go to cuestacoffee.square.site. Cuesta Coffee House is located at 12625 state Highway […]

  • Chop Closing For Redesign, Lure Opening Early

    Two Sister Bay restaurants, Chop and Lure, are set for changes in the coming months. Chop Restaurant will close for renovations to the bar and dining rooms, starting Sunday, Feb. 11.  The new look has been designed by Erin Jean and Co., and Tielens Construction will be the general contractor. Reopening is planned for late […]

  • Construction-Zone Specials Cooked Up

    If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. While official and unofficial state Highway 42 detour routes stirred up concern for downtown Egg Harbor businesses, some restaurant owners have adjusted their attitudes and launched new strategies. For example, Shipwrecked Brew Pub and Restaurant introduced a special called The Detour Burger that comes with a miniature road-construction […]

  • Late Nights, Winter Bites

    Two eateries carve out late-night-menu niche It’s past midnight. You’re making your way back from a late flight, just finished playing a gig, or are arriving for a weekend getaway. You know excellent restaurants and taverns abound county-wide, but precious few serve food late at night – unless bartenders will put a pizza in the […]

  • Fat Belly Reopens With Winter Menu

    Sister Bay eatery Fat Belly reopened Jan. 11 and will be open Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 4-8 pm.  The restaurant’s winter menu, which includes hot sake, is available on its Facebook page and website, fatbellybowls.com. Fat Belly is located at 10621 N. Highland Rd. in Sister Bay.

  • Year in Review 2023 – Palate

    Local Restaurants For Sale Ellison Bay’s Wickman House went on the market this year, though the list price for $989,000 did not include the restaurant name or brand. Owner Mike Holmes had a buyer by year’s end and was expected to close on the sale on Jan. 1. In January of this year, the Wickman […]

  • Weenie Wagon Pop-Up At Sway

    Wally’s Weenie Wagon will be serving out of the kitchen at Sway Brewing + Blending from 11 am – 6 pm every Saturday through Feb. 10. Sway is located at 2434 Cty Hwy F in Baileys Harbor. 

  • ‘Tis the Season for Prime Rib

    Area chefs share some basics On formal Christmas and New Year’s dining tables, prime rib often appears as the star of the show. But it takes effort, time and investment to get that large and luxurious section of beef from the market to the platter. Many Door County families and visitors leave the preparation to […]

  • 2023 Door County Farmers Markets

    Source your food from the peninsula at your local 2016 Door County Farmers Markets, featuring produce, meats, flowers, and artisan breads.

  • Fish Creek’s New Late-Night Hangout

    Hill Street serves simple food and good times After a season of sitting vacant, there’s a bustle of activity again on the corner of Hill Street and Main Street in Fish Creek. And although fall isn’t the time when most new restaurants in Door County host their ribbon-cutting ceremony, the timing feels perfect for owners […]

  • Chef Serves Modern Twist at The Mill

    Chef Beronio blends menu favorites with new offerings Stepping into any new kitchen can be a nerve-wracking experience for a chef. And doing so in a completely different part of the country in the middle of a pandemic definitely kicks the pressure up a notch. Add to the mix an establishment that’s steeped in tradition […]

  • Stone Hedge: Door County’s Newest Sports Pub

    When Stone Hedge Golf Course was listed for sale last October, it took Kevin and Erin Wehrenberg less than a day to put in an offer. He was taking his youngest son to school when their realtor texted him to ask whether they had any interest in it. “I looked at my son, who had […]

  • HILL STREET ARRIVES IN FISH CREEK

    There’s a new hangout in Fish Creek where you’ll find some familiar faces – and even a few familiar dishes from last summer’s one-season-only Cash Only Noodle Bar (with a twist). Hill Street – located on the “main drag” in what most recently housed Taco Cerveza, and owned by the spouse restaurant team of Scott and […]