Monthly Archives: May 2011

Cham Pong

cham pong instant noodles

Ramyun, as wonderful as it is, has its limits. And sometimes, ramyun tries to get ahead of itself. Cham Pong noodle soup is a prime example.

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Nicolet Restaurant

nicolet restaurant

I think 3:00pm is the perfect time for weddings to start. That gives my wife enough time to sleep in before she has to start getting ready. And it gives me enough time to eat a brunch large enough to hold me over to cocktail hour. For this particular wedding, we went to Nicolet Restaurant in De Pere, Wisconsin.

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Famous Dave’s

famous dave's. greenfield, WI

The first time I’d ever heard about Famous Dave’s was at a hardware store┬áin Dubuque, Iowa, when I picked up a bottle of barbecue sauce. Years later, while driving back to Chicago from a wedding in Wisconsin, I learned that Famous Dave’s is a chain of restaurants. So when my wife and I were driving up towards Green Bay for a wedding this Memorial Day weekend, I insisted that we find a Famous Dave’s.

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Sutah Ramyun

sutah ramyun

I was looking forward to trying Sutah Ramyun. Unlike many of the ramyun I have been writing about here, I’ve never had this one before. So I had no idea what to expect.

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Cooking Fail – Canned Ham 2: Exploding Ham

100% can

With my wife out of town for work, I thought it was the perfect time for a second pass at a recipe from the Western Dubuque Marching Band Cook Book – canned ham. The first time, I had to modify the recipe because the ham came in a plastic tub. This time, I found I canned ham wthat was all can.

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CW Napkin

cw napkin onion rings

I have never been to CW Napkin, nor do I even recall ever seeing one. We found the place one winter evening on delivery.com. You won’t find them on delivery.com or grubhub.com or any other online ordering service anymore. Hopefully, this is not an ominous sign, as the place does great delivery.

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Poutine

poutine

I generally don’t like anything that hails from Canada. Poutine is one of my three exceptions.

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