Saying Farewell to Green Bay’s Caffé Espresso

If you were hoping to get some Caffé Espresso CCQ, one of the best gyros in town or any of their other drinks and dishes – you’re out of luck and out of time. For many of us who loved the place, it’s hard to believe. Caffé Espresso in Downtown Green Bay has closed for […]

15 Northeast Wisconsin Breweries Making Great Craft Beer

Wisconsin and beer have quite the history together. From the German immigrants who came with all-malt lagers, to the giants of brewing that gave Milwaukee the nickname Brew City – making beer and drinking beer is part of the Wisconsin culture. We even named our pro-baseball team after the tradition. But what about Wisconsin’s craft […]

11 Bars & Restaurants Where You Can Get a Classic Northeast Wisconsin Fish Fry

Nothing says Wisconsin like the Friday Night Fish Fry! Perch, blue gill, walleye, cod, and haddock are most common and traditionally come with rye bread, onion, coleslaw, some sort of potato, tarter sauce and a lemon wedge. The Fish Fry is another classic Wisconsin tradition deeply rooted in our state’s heritage that can be traced […]

9 Coffeehouses to Check Out in the Green Bay Area

On November 13th, 2012, Dunkin’ Donuts announced that 11 new stores will go up throughout Green Bay and Milwaukee. The first restaurant will open in 2014 and the rest will be up and running by 2019. At the end of 2011, 10,083 Dunkin’ Donuts stores saturated the planet and totaled approximately $6.4 billion in sales. […]

Coffee Shops, Baristas, and the Downtown Appleton Art Scene

Starving artists and coffee shops go together like, well, biscotti and café au laits. While “coffee shop art” doesn’t always have the best connotations (did anyone else think of this sketch from Portlandia), I’ve been surprised and delighted at the range of skill displayed in downtown Appleton coffee shops over the years. ACOCA, Aspen Coffee […]

Seven Ways to Celebrate the Start of Summer in Northeast Wisconsin

June 21 marks the first official day of summer, and all of us over at WhooNEW are so excited, we’re jumping for joy.  Literally. Summer can traditionally take a long time to arrive in Wisconsin, and this year was no exception. After all the snow and rain (and more snow and rain), I’m starting to […]

Highlights from the First Downtown Appleton Farm Market 2013

Grab your satchel, comfortable walking shoes, and love for all things local. It’s time for the Downtown Appleton Farm Market! Though the market’s first day opened under high humidity and no sun, that didn’t stop people from flocking to the stalls. Armed with pen and paper (and not much cash, curses!) I hit the streets […]

6 Appleton Area Coffee Shops You Should Check Out Right Now

If you’re a true coffee lover, avoiding the chains and getting good local java can be an eternal struggle. And it’s about to get harder. As we said before, 11 new Dunkin’ Donuts stores will soon go up throughout Green Bay and Milwaukee. The first restaurant will open in 2014 and the rest will follow […]

Can You Eat The Largest Pizza in Wisconsin Without Puking for a $500 Prize?

If you’re competitive, have a large appetite and need some extra cash, the Polito’s Monster Pizza Challenge might be right up your alley… I’m talking you and a partner chow down the largest pizza in Wisconsin without puking, spitting or running to the bathroom, and you’ll earn a $500 reward. Believe me – if you […]

Hinterland’s White Cap, On Tap and in a Six-Pack

If you’re looking for six good reasons to drink a frosty brew, look no further than the beer cooler at your neighborhood grocery store.  There you’ll find Hinterland’s latest creation, White Cap.  It’s the first time since the 1990s the Green Bay brewery is offering a six-pack.