Quick Trip – Port Washington, Wisconsin – Close to Milwaukee and Chicago

Along the shores of Lake Michigan, about thirty minutes north of Milwaukee and two hours from Chicago, lies the small town of Port Washington Wisconsin.  This small maritime district of Wisconsin is home to many great restaurants, hotels, and bed and breakfasts. On our latest visit we were only there for one day and night, but it felt like a …

Burgers and Bands – Kuma’s Corner Rocks as an American Bistro

When you walk in the door at Kuma’s Corner you are immediately bombarded by heavy metal music and graffiti walls. Maybe, bombarded isn’t a great word…that makes it sound like a war zone…it is far from a war zone, it is friendly and fun, I guess you could call it eclectic. The restaurant began its journey to stardom in, 2005 …

Wine Much? 10 Tips For Restaurants/Bars on How to Sell Wine

I LOVE wine!   Not all wines, I love dry red wines with bold, fruity, spicy undertones.   I LOVE a GOOD wine!  However, I am not going to lie, I am not a fine connoisseur of wines. I am a normal, average, everyday wine lover.   My pet peeve is to go to a bar or restaurant and they …

New Name – New Menu – New Decor – Route 41 Roadhouse – Wadsworth, IL

  At the corner of Route 41 and Wadsworth Rd, in the Village of Wadsworth, IL, sits a quaint historical restaurant. According to Mary Bennett, owner of Route 41 Roadhouse, in the early 1960’s the building was named “A Bit of Sweden” and then in the 1970’s it became “The Buggy Whip”.  My husband remembers it was later named, “The …