Wisconsinites are called cheeseheads for a reason—so embrace the state’s cheesiest destinations (in a good way) in these high-quality cheese shops.
Dan Jacobs and Dan Van Rite own DanDan, EsterEv (an intimate dining experience located inside of DanDan with a guest-chef series) and Fauntleroy, all located in Milwaukee’s Third Ward.
Wisconsin is best known nationally for cheese quality, but meat matters here too. At least 240 licensed meat establishments do business in Wisconsin.
Despite Milwaukee’s founding by beer barons who emigrated from Germany, it wasn’t until seven years ago that beer gardens popped up again in Milwaukee County.
Known as Wisconsin’s Cheese Curd Capital, Ellsworth produces 180,000 pounds per day and goes through 2.5 tons of cheese curds during their two-day festival.
Indulge in sweet treats and dessert throughout Wisconsin, crafted by the Dairy State’s best pastry chefs and bakers.
Wisconsin has a plethora of farm-to-table dining options—all you have to do is book a seat at one of these farms for a delicious, property-raised and prepared meal.
Running the kitchen at Black Forest Pub & Grille in Three Lakes is Marcel Biró, whose career began as one of Germany’s youngest master chefs. By age 24, he already had worked for then-Chancellor Helmut Kohl.
More than a quaint and affordable way to eat, a diner is an edible snapshot of the communities they serve.