Wall decorations at a bar and restaurant in Superior, Wisconsin

Hot and Heavy: The Inferno Sandwich at Shorty’s Pizza and Smoked Meat

You never had a hard time getting a good cheeseburger in Superior. The two best burgers on Earth hail from there, after all. Whether Number One in that struggle is Gronk's or the Anchor...

Chapter 4: Pearl Street Books and Buzzard Billy’s in La Crosse

Last time I was out on St. Patrick's Day weekend, my man Hornish and I hit 7th Street in St. Paul after a Minnesota Rollergirls bout a few years back. We sidestepped drunk people....

Ghost Pepper Curds and Igor’s Classic Grilled Cheese at Mousehouse Cheesehaus

My wife and I were heading back from a weekend in Milwaukee when we spotted this building on the side of Interstate 94, just outside Madison: MOUSEHOUSE. My wife lost it. I had already...

Pitchers, Pool, and the World’s Greatest Cheeseburgers: Gronk’s Grill and Bar

Nexus. It's a term often used to describe a central, important place. Neighborhoods, industries, worldwide movements, all have such a place. As an example, I'd consider Grumpy's Northeast in Minneapolis the nexus of the Twin...

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