Category: Food & Drink

Eat Your Veggies at These 7 Best Salad Bars

By: Sara Walters A staple for lunch-goers and supper-clubbers, the salad bar is popular throughout the Coulee Region. Here are seven stops serving up the areas tastiest salad bars around. 4 Sisters Wine Bar & Tapas Restaurant A popular weekday lunch option, the salad bar at 4 Sisters pairs nicely with the view of Riverside Park. Enjoy… Read more »

Grab Your Napkin! 5 Places for BBQ in La Crosse County

https://www.explorelacrosse.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/BBQ-e1515514300183.jpgBy: Sara Walters Grab your stretchy pants and a handful of napkins. There’s a great assortment of BBQ joints in La Crosse County to try! Whether you like fall-off-the-bone ribs or a nice saucy, smoked-meat sandwich, you can’t go wrong with these five favorites. Big Boar Barbecue – West Salem Repeatedly voted “Best BBQ” and… Read more »

Drink of the Month: Bloody Mary

By: Sara Walters There are lots of bars in La Crosse and surrounding areas that are rumored to have the best Bloody Mary around. One of the region’s top contenders is Rivers Rats on French Island. On the banks of the Mississippi, River Rats is a local favorite, featuring a full menu and bar as well… Read more »

Driftless Wisconsin Wine & Cheese Trail Launches October 13-15, 2017

Activities planned at 14 wineries and creameries throughout Southwest Wisconsin The Driftless Wisconsin Wine & Cheese Trail premieres October 13, 14 and 15, with special activities at each of fourteen businesses. This new collaboration between the state’s renowned dairy industry and its growing wine industry invites travellers to visit estate wineries and local creameries, tasting… Read more »

5 Things You Need to Know Before You Go: 2017 Great River Folk Festival

By: Anastasia Penchi Folk music is the original music of the working people. The term has been used to describe the music made by whites in the rural South, but it also includes the music of the Southern blacks, Native Americans, Mexican-Americans, Cajuns and others. Realistically, there is no origin – it’s more an oral… Read more »

5 Hidden Gem Restaurants in La Crosse County

5 Hidden Gem Restaurants

Looking for a great dining experience when you visit La Crosse County? Check out these five hidden gem restaurants that are just as good as the popular places, or, dare we say it, even better. 1. The Mint This restaurant is a farm to table experience, with locally sourced fresh food coming in daily. If you… Read more »

Miranda’s Choice: 7 Can’t Miss Restaurants in La Crosse County

The hardest choice to make while visiting La Crosse County is where to eat! There are so many delicious options, making the difficult choice a good problem to have. Lucky for you, we’ve made that decision easier. Here are seven places you won’t want to miss while visiting La Crosse County. 1. Blue Moon This… Read more »