Green Bay Journals

Green Bay Packer Game

An October 2005 trip to Green Bay by julesart

Quote: A 4-day weekend to Green Bay, Wisconsin, in lovely peak-season October: Friday-night fish fry, Door County shopping, wine tasting, corn maze, and, on Sunday, the Packer game, their first win of the season.
The thing to do on a Friday night in Northeast Wisconsin? FISH FRY! Stop by your neighborhood pub and pack it in amongst the smoke and locals to get your hearty portion of beer battered perch, cod, or walleye. The pub that my friends brought us to that night was standing room only. We ordered our drinks and stood against the bar as the waitresses maneuvered their way past us with steaming trays of french fries, cole slaw, a piles of fried fish. We placed our order while standing amongst the flannel shirt-wearing older locals. By the time we were done with our second round, a table was cleared for us, and our dinner was served. The cole slaw was served family-style - one dish per table. The f...Read More

Sunny Saturday in Door County

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After securing a minivan from a friend of our friends (Wisconsin natives rock!), the group of us, three couples, headed up north into Door County. Our first stop was to an Antique Gallery. Though my husband and I flew in from Philadelphia for the trip, I was still open to looking at small items. Low and behold, I saw some ceramic mixing bowls that looked identical to ones that hand been handed down to me from my Green Bay roots! Priced at $100 to $200, I was anxious to get home and inspect the quality of my own. The next stop was a local pub with a parking lot/field full of Harleys. It was halftime of the UW Badgers football game. We grabbed the last open table and ordered a couple of pitche...Read More

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