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River Dawgs-A Taste of Chicago in the Wisconsin Dells!

Closed October 18, 2018

In 2017, Chicago came to the Dells in the form of a great new restaurant called River Dawgs, just off Broadway on River Road. We went for the first time on 7-7-18 and had a great meal! We saw their gyro special posted outside the door and couldn’t pass it up.


We went in and it smelled so delicious! Inside is small but not a problem in the summer. Owner Ken Nelson’s only goal is that you leave happy with a great meal that will make you want to come back for more, and we will!


Our lunch was ready in about 10 minutes, yum!  The fresh-cut fries were great too.

On another visit, I enjoyed Polish Sausage and Al had a lobster roll, both delicious!

Ken is from Chicago originally. He knew the Dells needed a restaurant with great Chicago tastes, and he filled that niche very nicely, as well as many hungry tummies! View the rest of the menu, we can’t wait to try the many other offerings on future visits!

Stop by River Dawgs, tell Ken we sent you!


The Sow’s Ear – A Haven for Knitters and Coffee Fans


One side benefit of our travels is discovering great new places to eat.  On 9-27-12 we stopped  at the Sow’s Ear in Verona.

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This is such a cozy place with friendly staff and great coffee.  You don’t have to knit to enjoy relaxing here.

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There is a full stock of knitting supplies, including yarn made with local sheep’s wool.

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The cafe side is quite relaxing.

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We had supper there. I had tuna salad sandwich and my husband had baguette with cheese and sausage.

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We hope you enjoyed your visit, come here at the end of a day or travels or relax after a busy day at work.

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