Great Lakes

You can use this tag to discuss food in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Ohio. We also have tags for each of the individual states, as well as many of the cities within them, which you can browse here.

Our Cheese-Stuffed Juicy Lucy Is Pure Burger Perfection

Summer is here, grilling season has commenced, and burgers are back on the menu (like they ever left). When you're ready for something other than the standard cheeseburger, it's time to learn how to...

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Old Timey Minneapolis-St Paul?

by cajungwailo 1 year ago

There used to be a semi-upscale restaurant, river view, in Prescott, WI that people would drive down from the cities for. Fish-centric? I was only there once. I can't find any reference to it on...

Toledo with teens

by lormarluc 1 year ago

Spending 48 hours in Toledo area with teens. Want something beyond Tony Packo's which we will probably visit. Any suggestions for good food and atmosphere, casual and a place everyone will enjoy? P...

American Indian Traditional Foods In USDA School Meals Programs: A Wisconsin Farm to School Toolkit

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Sharing this announcement: Greetings, The American Indian Traditional Foods In USDA School Meals Programs: A Wisconsin Farm to School Toolkit is a new resource to help source, menu, credit, a...

Butchers, Bakers in Dayton OH

by jdhemeco 2 years ago

Hi! My husband and I just moved to Dayton, OH from Washington, DC. We are looking for a good butcher and bakery! Any tips are greatly appreciated!! Thanks!

TJ's Shanghai Dumpling [Suburban Detroit]

by goatgolfer 9 years ago

Wow, If you are looking for dumplings... this may not be the place. A bunch of friends went on Fri and their selection was as limited as I have seen. We really didn't have many Chinese dumpings but...

Marquette Castings Cast Iron

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Cooking at a friend's house last weekend, I had a chance to try his new Marquette Castings cast iron skillet to stir-fry some greens. First, it's a gorgeous pan that comes with a glossy seasoning. ...

DeLuxe fish sandwich, Champaign

by trudietootie 13 years ago

Do any of the former Illinois students or people that live(d) n Champaign remember the fish sandwichs at DeLuxe billiards on Green street?I just haven't enjoyed a fish sandwich as much as I enjoyed...

Olga Loizon

by syrup09 1 year ago

Olga Loizon, founder of Olga's restaurant, has died at the age of 92.

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland: where to eat?

by gutreactions 2 years ago

Thinking of taking a road trip to Cleveland, Ohio and visit the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. We'll be driving from New York metro. It's a bucket list thing. Need food & dining recs and advice for Clev...

Restaurants feeding Federal employees for free during shutdown

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

"I thought, we could probably do that here in Indianapolis," Brown said. "The beautiful thing about being a restaurateur, is that we're already positioned to help. We're in the business of hospital...

I found a source for duck fat! (great for seasoning/frying) [Windsor,WI]

by exvaxman 8 years ago

I just picked up a 3.5# tub of duck fat (great for frying potatoes, etc) for $18.83 including tax from Neesvig’s 4350 Duraform Lane Windsor , WI 53598-0288 Ph. 608-846-1160 Wonderful people...

Where can I find Dromedary Dates?

by Janice Thorne 18 years ago

I live in Cleveland, Ohio and used to love these dates - they were the best in the world! Unfortunately, I haven't seen them in any supermarket for a very long time. I don't even remember who makes...

Crack Fries (Hop Cat)

by syrup09 1 year ago

The Burger Restaurant Hop Cat is changing the name of their Crack Fries, (to what I Don't know.) This reminds me of The Chocolate Ecstasy Cake found in the Omaha Steaks Catalog, (this was yea...

One Dinner In Milwaukee?

by kaleokahu 1 year ago

OK, short notice here. I'll be in Milwaukee on business tomorrow (11/29/18), and I'd like a rec for a restaurant or dinner that typifies old Milwaukee. The only place I'm aware of is Wolski's. ...

Coconut Cake Evansville, Indiana?

by Slewis 1 year ago

Hello- long shot, I know. A friend turned 60 today and her husband really wanted to give her a special coconut birthday cake. This cake was served at their 1995 wedding in Evansville. They ordere...

Grandma's Torte recipe - possibly Serbian?

by Splendid Spatula 1 year ago

Hi Hounds, Seeking a recipe for something like the Grandma's Torte served at Milwaukee's Three Brothers restaurant. It is described as a "seven layer walnut based torte with fruit and topped with...

Any updates on Forequarter in Madison, WI? Other similar suggestions?

by madsdadus 2 years ago

Hello All. Thinking of dinner at Forequarter in the future. Never been but always heard good things about it. Seems there is not much new in the way of posts on the Madison restaurants. Thanks in a...

Best restaurants in Michigan?

by bladekc 2 years ago

I am going to be vacationing to Michigan soon and am looking for the best restaurants. Any advice would be awesome thank you!

Manistique by Zingerman's Creamery

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Manistique is a Jersey cow's milk, bloomy rind soft cheese. Zingerman's wraps it in Savoy cabbage leaves to ripen and alter the texture and flavor. It's described as earthy and creamy. I'm wonderin...