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Racine & Me: Wisconsin Cheese Queen

RACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Sam Buschman is the self-styled “Wisconsin Cheese Queen.” After losing her job in the restaurant industry at the start of the pandemic, Sam set out to eat and review as many Wisconsin cheese curds as possible as a way to support area restaurants. Meghan Reistad and Sam visit Racine to find the best curds in the city.
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Big Boy restaurants in Wisconsin, 1st of many now open in Germantown

GERMANTOWN, Wis. - Big Boy is coming back to Wisconsin. Wisconsin Big Boy LLC acquired the franchise rights for the nationally-known, beloved Big Boy restaurant brand. The first Big Boy location will be at the Jerry's Old Town restaurant site in Germantown. The first Big Boy restaurant will include a...
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Lao-Thai restaurant builds legacy for a Wisconsin family

VERONA, Wis.— A new location of a Lao-Thai restaurant means a whole lot more than a spot to eat: It’s a legacy. The restaurant doesn’t open until 11 a.m., and it’s only 10 a.m. Still, Arya Macvilay has a lot of work to do before orders start to come in.
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‘Route 51’ explores the growing popularity of north central Wis. wines

WAUSAU – When it comes to wine and grapes, most think of France, Italy, California, or, more locally, Door and Sauk counties. But in the last few decades, an increasing number of wineries and vineyards have emerged in colder areas across the Midwest, where winemakers have benefited both from the development of cold-hardy grapes and a rich abundance of fruit and honey. Crafting wines and meads with flavor unique to north central Wisconsin, area wineries are growing in number and popularity, and they’re having a significant impact on the local economy.
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Wisconsin liquor taxes ninth-lowest in nation

(The Center Square) – The amount of money charged for liquor nationwide varies widely state-by-state, and federal and Wisconsin alcohol taxes push the price residents pay per bottle the ninth lowest in the country. That’s according to an analysis conducted by the Tax Foundation released Wednesday. Combined taxes on spirits...
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Burned Down Bar in Wisconsin Lands on ‘Most Extraordinary’ List

When you think 'extraordinary,' do you think huge, amazing, incredible... or do you think extra-ordinary? A bar in Wisconsin is definitely the latter. It's so fun to find Midwest cities pop up in lists like this, but when I saw a bar in Wisconsin was part of the '5 of the World's Most Extraordinary Bars,' list, I wasn't really expecting Tom's Burned Down Cafe.
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This Scandinavian Bakery Hiding In Small Town Wisconsin Just Might Be The State’s Best

In western Wisconsin, the little town of Westby, pop. 2,200, celebrates its Scandinavian heritage in a delicious way. The town is named after the Norwegian word meaning “western town.” It holds an annual Syttende Mai festival to celebrate the Norwegian holiday. But the tastiest way that Westby celebrates its Scandinavian roots can be found in Kvarnström’s Bakery, a little backyard bakery that is a must-visit spot.