wisconsin

coffee

Coffee Company Voluntarily Changing Its Name Over Cultural Appropriation Concerns

For 14 years, Wisconsin-based Kickapoo Coffee has sold award-winning fair trade and organic coffee—but now it's Kickapoo no more.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.19.19
Cheese

Watch a Wisconsin Woman Name 27 Cheeses in 30 Seconds While Wearing a Cheese Hat

Weird flex but hell yeah.
Bettina Makalintal
11.6.18
Popcorn

Wife Salts Movie Popcorn, Husband Promptly Ends Marriage

Totally reasonable response.
Ian Burke
6.14.18
wisconsin

I Started Milwaukee's Epic Bloody Mary Garnish Wars

It all started with a few pickles, and the next thing I knew, I was putting entire fried chickens in my Bloody Marys. A full-out garnish war in Milwaukee has ensued.
Dave Sobelman
3.2.18
migrant workers

This Museum Exhibit Depicts the History of Latinx Farmworkers

The unveiling of 'Estamos Aquí' has been a catalyst for curiosity about the Latino community in Northeast Wisconsin.
Esther Tseng
7.20.17
WTF

Man Arrested After Leaving Bag of Meth in Restaurant Tip Jar

The 42-year-old told officers that he “hadn’t intended to use the drugs,” because yes, sometimes people just carry a tiny bag of meth with them the way that others carry rabbits’ feet or lucky baseball cards.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.24.17
preservation

How One of the Midwest's Best Chefs Preserves the Taste of Summer

It’s hard to keep up with Tory Miller—the chef behind Madison's Sujeo, Graze, L'Etoile, and Estrellon—when I join him at the farmers market, where he scoops up hundreds of pounds of produce to preserve at his restaurants.
Nicole Schnitzler
8.23.16
make

This Cheeseburger-Garnished Bloody Mary is a Work Of Art

The man who started Milwaukee's epic Bloody Mary garnish wars has gone as far as adding whole fried chickens on top of his Bloodys.
Munchies Staff
7.23.16
WTF

A Guy Shot Up A Taco Bell Because They Forgot to Add Sour Cream to His Order

Recently, one Michigan man was so distraught that Taco Bell employees failed to add sour cream to his order that he did the only thing that seemed plausible in the heat of the moment: He returned to Taco Bell and shot up the drive-thru.
Wyatt Marshall
7.1.16
sustainable agriculture

A Sustainable Farm Rises from the Ashes of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin

In 1914, Frank Lloyd Wright's mistress was murdered, and the home he built for her was burnt to the ground. A century later, a team of farmers is trying to restore a sustainable farm on the property.
Sarah Freeman
6.17.16
Sports

Wisconsin Rattled to Its Core as Packers Quarterback Gives Up Cheese

Won’t somebody please think of the cows?!
Alex Swerdloff
6.8.16
politics

Why Vegans Are Protesting Bernie Sanders Rallies

Matt and many of his fellow DxE members are hoping to bring Sanders’s support for agribusiness to a more public consciousness, which Matt says is a black mark on an otherwise positive record.
Nick Woods
3.31.16
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