Northfork Fin and Filet: Gourmet Food, Northwoods Hospitality

By Kelly Rhode, Northwoods News Contributor While the title “foodie” means different things to everyone, my husband and I take the term to heart. Trying new and inventive foods and enjoying the traditional fare of regions all over the country is one of our favorite things to do. With more than 20 years spent cooking…

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Bucketheads Sports Bar and Grill: Come for the Game, Stay for the Food

By K. Woodzick, Editor  Some of my best memories come from time spent at sports bars. T-Bock’s Sports Bar and Grill became the New Minowa Players’ favorite spot to hang after rehearsals for our community theatre productions during my college years. We would get chips and salsa for the table and have a couple rounds…

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In Search of a Peanut Butter Burger: Erin’s Pub and Grub

By K. Woodzick, Editor  A peanut butter burger. While it may sound odd to some, this was one of my go-to comfort foods in both undergrad and graduate school. When I went to Luther College in Decorah, IA, a favorite Sunday evening meal was a peanut butter burger with cheese curds and a Blue Moon…

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Pit Crew BBQ: A Taste of Smoked Perfection

By K. Woodzick, Editor  Sometimes you just feel like barbecue. Comfort food that will fill you up and leave you licking your fingertips for the last taste of delicious sauces. When I found out that the Pit Crew BBQ food truck visited the Woodruff BP on Thursdays, I decided to ask the Northwoods News team…

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Cafe Sonder: Delicious Food, Wonderful Atmosphere

By K. Woodzick, Editor  When I lived on Whidbey Island in Washington state, I would get up very early in the morning to work at the local bagel bakery. There is something supremely comforting about an expertly prepared bagel sandwich with cream cheese and lox. Since I moved to the Northwoods, I have been searching for a…

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Lake Tomahawk: Small Town, Big Flavors

By K. Woodzick, Editor Some of my favorite summer childhood memories are from Lake Tomahawk. I remember sitting with my parents on summer nights watching snowshoe baseball games. I sat waiting eagerly for the rogue cantaloupe to be pitched and squealed in delight as it inevitably exploded. (Fun fact: my Great-Aunt Helen used to sing…

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Minocqua Restaurants Open

Minocqua Restaurants – If you are looking to enjoy a Friday Fish Fry at a pub or Saturday Prime Rib at a Supper Club, our Northwoods eateries will satisfy every taste bud in your family. Our local dining guide features restaurants for every meal from the best in breakfast to the sweetest desserts and date…

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