Food and Drink

Taste of Wisconsin Unites State

Home Grown Stillmank Brewery Company booth. Photo by Nomin Erdenebileg

Rumbling voices, floating music and breweries from A to Z crowded the Alumni Room of the Dreyfus University Center Friday night for Taste of Wisconsin. The Basement Brewhaus of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point hosted the annual event. Twenty-five vendors brought their wares and 300 students and community members flocked to taste them. Beer, wine, pizza and baked goods came ... Read More »

Moo-ve Over for Local Dairy

Inside the Wisconsin Dairy State Cheese company located in Rudoplh, WI. Photo courtesy of dairystatecheese.com

The Dairy State Cheese Company is located in Rudolph, Wisconsin 15 miles away from campus. This local business offers a wide variety of dairy products made on-site from its own cows. The average American eats over 30 pounds of cheese a year. Not only is cheese often cited as a source of calcium and protein, it is also made in ... Read More »

Stevens Point Comes Together at Local Farmers Market

A customer purchases vegetables from the farmers market located on the square in downtown Stevens Point. 
Photo by Colton Oltesvig.

Since 1870 the farmers market has taken place at the square in downtown Stevens Point. The Stevens Point farmers market is unique because it is a producer-only market where vendors are only allowed to sell what they have grown on their farm. The accepted vendors are those who live within a thirty mile radius from the city. David Peterson, a ... Read More »

Locals have a Taste of Wisconsin

Photo courtesy of Lily Dettle

Although Taste of Wisconsin has gotten smaller in regards to working with more local vendors, the event has gotten larger than ever. This event started in 2004 by the Basement Brewhaus and has grown by over four times the amount of vendors this year including Point Brewery, Sunset Point Winery and Portesi. “We love showcasing the best that Wisconsin has ... Read More »

Quit-N-Time Series Brings Great Deals and Live Music

"Red Tide" playing at Quit-N-Time in the Brewhaus. 
Photo courtesy of Lily Dettle.

The Basement Brewhaus on campus hosts the Quit-N-Time Music Series during the first half of the second semester on Fridays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.​ The Quit-N-Time series offers great deals, free snacks and live music every Friday. It features local and regional artists of all different genres. “I decided to come to the Quit-N-Time event this Friday because ... Read More »

Behind the Bar: Bulletproof-Style Coffee

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Bulletproof coffee has been a trend that doesn’t seem to be going away. Health enthusiasts argue the frothy drink helps burn fat, wards off caffeine crashes and boosts energy. This creamy, fatty combination might be just what we need to make it through finals. Bulletproof-Style Coffee 1 cup hand-brewed coffee 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon coconut oil Mix coffee, butter ... Read More »

Behind the Bar: French 75

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The French 75 is a classic cocktail perfect for celebrating graduation and the semester’s end. It’s easy to make and will undoubtedly delight any celebration guests with it’s bubbles and hint of sweetness. French 75 1 ounce gin 1 ounce simple syrup 3 ounces sparkling wine or anything with bubbles 3/4 ounce lemon juice lemon twist Combine gin, simple syrup, ... Read More »