Tag Archives: Driftless Appetite

Winter Is (finally!) Over

We all welcome spring differently – dig in the garden, fire up the barbecue, play outside till dark. Or, if you’re Leslie Damaso, throw a concert with some musician friends. L’hiver a Cesse – Winter is Over – is billed … Continue reading

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Hip 2B Square

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Kermit the Frog had it all wrong. It’s actually easy being green – especially if you live in Mineral Point, Wisconsin or you’re planning to visit here. Just sign up for farmer Rink DaVee’s Green Square. It’s like having the Mineral Point … Continue reading

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The Driftless Film Festival

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Last week, my partner Keith and I attended the opening of the 3rd annual Driftless Film Festival.  We saw Beasts of the Southern Wild, winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.  The movie centered on … Continue reading

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Kusaka: Under the Sun

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Great news there is now a Japanese restaurant in Mineral Point.  Hiroko and Chris Messer have recently opened Kusaka, meaning “under the sun”, named after Hiroko’s grandmother.  The couple made a big move from Sendai, Japan (where an earthquake triggered tsunami … Continue reading

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