5 Foods That Just Taste Better In Wisconsin
This beloved food has legions of devoted fans, and quality cheese can be found in nearly every town. Many towns still host active cheese factories!
Among the many places you can get cheese, don't forget to stop at cheese shops like Ehlenbach's or Mars for a truly unique taste of Wisconsin.
Also, don't skip on the cheese curds! Try them fresh for that signature squeak or fried for a treat that is in season year round.
Friday Fish Fry
This tradition, influenced by the large immigrant and Lent-observant populations of Wisconsin, normally consists of fried or steamed fish with sides.
Many restaurants serve these meals but they are also used for fundraising for community and religious groups.
Frozen Custard
Look for this cool treat at local mom and pop shops like Kopp's and Leon's, and Wisconsin-born chain Culver's.
This danish pastry, filled with a wide range of nuts and fruit spread, is a favorite for breakfast during the holiday season.
It was officially made the Wisconsin State Pastry in 2013. The city of Racine is considered the heart of Kringle country.
While not exclusive to Wisconsin, brands like Johnsonville, Klement's and Usinger's are home to the state and are known worldwide.
Like the cheese factories, you can visit the sausage makers Old Wisconsin, Usinger's and Klement's. Fresh is always better!
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