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The Cookery’s Fall Music Schedule Continues through October 2014

POSTED ON September 12th  - POSTED IN Dining, Entertainment, Restaurant Guide, Special Events, Wines & Spirits

Fish Creek, WI (Sept. 14, 2014) – The Cookery’s Wine Bar Music Series has movee to weekend evenings for the fall. The September schedule continues this week with Mark & Seth Raddatz with Sunmark on September 20th, and Craig Konowalski with special guest Mary Stellwagen-Crouch on September 27th. The music starts at 7 p.m. in the wine bar where small plate, appetizer and dessert menus will be available before and during the show. There is no cover charge.

Every Wednesday evening, September 17-October 15, at 6:30 p.m. Katie Dahl: This Door County folksinger is known for her sharp-witted lyrics, intricate melodies, and engaging performances.

September 13th at 7 p.m. Small Forest: Marybeth Mattson, Jeanne Kuhns, & Patrick Palmer perform originals and favorites in progressive folk styles1

Seth & Mark Raddatz

Seth & Mark Raddatz

September 20th at 7 p.m. Mark & Seth Raddatz with Sunmark: Mark and Seth’s voices blend in wonderful harmonies and each contributes slick guitar licks. Performing original music as well as covers by well-known and lesser-known artist with acoustic guitars, their style is often called Folk-Rock. Joining Mark and Seth will be Austin Raddatz on djembe (hand drum) and Aaron Fischer on bass, who also perform together in a metal band called Darcade!

Fall Flavors Wine Pairings & the Winemaker’s Dinner at Bistro 42 on Sept. 13, 2014

POSTED ON September 5th  - POSTED IN Ask a DC Chef, Entertainment, Restaurant Guide, Special Events, Wines & Spirits
Winemaker Dinner - Ribs

Winemaker Dinner – Ribs

Autumn is a great time of year. We can have warm days with full sun. It almost feels like summer if you close your eyes. It’s equally possible to have a chance of rain and the familiar cold breeze that signals a change. You can enjoy a glass of wine out on your patio and light a fire. I almost never dismiss a good Gin and tonic or Brandy. Changes in the weather also bring changes in palate. We eat and drink differently; heavier. You will see a change in seasonal vegetables especially with the root crops finishing up where squash, turnips, garlic, potato or beets are fully used. Thanksgiving is a great example when wine and Fall flavors come to the table.

EVENT Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014:

Winemaker Dinner 2014We host a major Winemaker Dinner at Bistro 42 adjacent to Door Peninsula Winery in Carlsville, in September (Saturday, Sept. 13th, 2014), where a 5 course dinner is paired with wine and concludes with a handmade desert. Many of the ideas we discuss to make this dinner special revolve around current food trends and medium to light bodied wines. If you are interested in our dinner you can find more information and tickets online at dcwine.com in the Events Ticketing section, or by calling 1-800-551-5049.

Celebrate Labor Day Weekend in Door County with Great Food, Lots of Live Music & Theater, and Marina Fest 2014

POSTED ON August 28th  - POSTED IN Dining, Entertainment, News, Restaurant Guide, Special Events

Kick off your work shoes and slip away to Door County, Wisconsin this Labor Day Weekend! With autumn approaching, the county is blooming with delicious flavors and aromas, and local restaurants are creating dishes with lots of local ingredients. Stroll through a farmer’s market in Sturgeon Bay and Sister Bay on Saturday, and in Baileys Harbor on Sunday, and bring the bounty home. Bring the family to Sister Bay to experience the excitement of the Sister Bay Marina Fest, going on all day Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 and ending with a fireworks display!

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Not Licked Yet Frozen Custard, Fish Creek

Take in dinner and a show! AFT’s original musical “The Bachelors” opens at the Door Community Auditorium in Fish Creek this weekend. The English Inn and Gibraltar Grill are both close to the DCA and Arroyo Bay Grill is across the street – just let them know you have tickets when you are seated. “Butler,” a sharp-witted Civil War drama wraps up this weekend at Peninsula Players Theater – 8pm nightly through Saturday, and Sunday, August 31st at 4pm. Grab a bite at the Bayside Tavern to hold you through the performance, then stop at Not Licked Yet Frozen Custard for a post-show treat.

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