Kristina Karen welcomes the local community to her hidden gem of a bakery. Ariana Hones photo by Ariana Hones Kristina Karen thought she would be using her science skills to draw blood and take children’s temperatures. After all, she wanted to be a nurse. However, when she started cooking at […]

Baked: this delicious hidden gem is hot out of the ...

Green Lake Renewal CEO Fran Hill and Horseradish proprietor Matt Trotter stand in front of Trotter’s food truck in Princeton. Trotter will lead a once-a-week, four-session course on how to open, operate and build a successful food truck business in October at Green Lake’s Town Square, which Green Lake Renewal […]

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Chris Barbin and Lori Csaszar stand on the brand new pier built this summer for customers. Inset, Barbin and Csaszar, pose on the deck of their recent property purchase. This building will be torn down and renovated into a rustic bar and grill restaurant called ThunderBoss. Reagan Zimmerman photo Lori […]

ThunderBoss is roaring into GL in 2018

RICH Murray and Nicole Casey stand in front of The Kingston House. They bought the Kingston restaurant in 2016 and hope to return it to its glory. Reagan Zimmerman photo by Reagan Zimmerman Going out for a bite to eat and can’t make it home? You once could just stay […]

New owners hope to bring life back into Kingston ...

ABOVE, THERESA Merrill, owner of the Steel Magnolia food truck, leans out the order window. Reagan Zimmerman photo by Reagan Zimmerman What sounds better than a Monte Cristo sandwich that is full of hot ham and cheese with powdered sugar and jelly? A Monte Cristo sandwich served between two slices […]

Hot southern meals on wheels

A SIGN OFF COUNTY Trunk Highway GG in Cambria signals to people that they have found the Salem Cheesehouse, which has won several awards for its blue cheese. The cheese also may be found at several large chain stores. Reagan Zimmerman photos by Reagan Zimmerman Lambeau Field knows a fact […]

Salemville adds a little blue cheese to green & gold

Carrie Nolen serves a cup of coffee with a smile. Below, customers may pair their coffee with a sweet treat, which includes muffins. by Reagan Zimmerman What is better than a daily cup of joe? A cup of joe with a little sass and a smile from local coffee shop, […]

Sassafras answers call for coffee

McConnell Inn celebrates three decades of serving guests ABOVE, leaning against the sign post, Mary-Jo Johnson reminisces about the various guests the she has met over the years as an innkeeper. Left, the McConnell Inn is a five-room Victorian bed and breakfast that celebrated its 30th anniversary on June 29 with […]

30 years and counting …

THE GOOSE BLIND is owned by Mary Rowley, who is the current state Restaurateur of the Year.   Ian Stepleton photo by Ian Stepleton Let’s play a game. I’ll call it, “Can I make your mouth water?” Close your eyes, and imagine … … Fresh basil on a pizza. … […]

Chef Modrow, how does your garden grow?!

A TABLE IS prepared in the third floor ballroom of Town Square. In case of rain, the Farm to Table Dinner will move from the Town Square lawn to the ballroom. Hannah Tetzlaff photo Green Lake Town Square meal focuses on putting locally grown food on plates by Hannah Tetzlaff […]

From the farm to the table

Owners of FireHaus BBQ have mastered craft over time by Hannah Tetzlaff Green Lake Reporter Igniting people’s taste-buds and lighting a fire in their hearts for barbecue, Dan Prill has come a long way since his failed first attempt at barbecuing 14 years ago. What started out as a hobby […]

Extinguishing Appetites

The entrance to the renown vault at The Treasury in Ripon reminds customers of its original purpose. Customers can eat in the vault, however, reservations are encouraged.  Connor Cummiskey photo Bank turned restaurant offers unique dining options by Connor Cummiskey Located in the shell of a former bank, one of […]

What’s in the vault? A delicious place to eat

ABOVE, BELLISSIMO EXECUTIVE Chef and Co-owner Faruk Dzelil, right, enjoys a glass of wine with his brother and fellow co-owner, Metin Dzelil, in the dining room. Right, Bellissimo offers a fully stocked bar for guests to enjoy.  Connor Cummiskey photo by Connor Cummiskey Relaxing at the bar or enjoy a […]

Bellissimo brings Italian-feel to Berlin

ROBIN YOUNT, CENTER, laughs with a group of friends during a recent visit to Sharkz Brewz ’n Bitez in Green Lake. submitted photo by Jonathan Bailey jonathanb@riponprinters.com Was President Obama in Green Lake? That’s what Sharkz Brewz ’n Bitez waitress Alyssa Nielson tried to figure out while waiting on a table […]

Sharkz Brew(er)s ‘n Bitz catches Milwaukee legend

Showing off Goose Blind’s popular shot-ski and colorful drinks, both of which are expected to be popular at the restaurant’s 30th anniversary party, are from left, employees Gabrielle Parlato and Courtney Sobonya, owner Mary Rowley and employee Sophia Heimerl.     Laura Lyke photo Goose Blind will celebrate 30 years […]

Duck, Duck, Goose

FROM LEFT, SUSAN and Jadon Reiterman, as well as Jenn Rintelmann have opened J’s BBQ, located at 1215B W. Fond du Lac St.  Ian Stepleton photo by Ian Stepleton ians@riponprinters.com Diners walking into 1216B W. Fond du Lac St. today likely won’t recognize where they are. When it reopened last […]

Newest BBQ joint in the region is smoking in Ripon