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    Certified Culinarian

    You prioritize a stop for appetizers, a break for craft brews, a visit to restaurants for homegrown flavor and a dessert stop. Destinations with strong connections between agriculture and cuisine take your taste buds to food paradise.

    Day One

    • Hungry for breakfast? Head to Al’s Diner to try Busha’s fluffy pancakes. More of a coffee fanatic? Try an award-winning cup of Joe in the tasting room at Ruby Coffee Roasters in Nelsonville.
    • Grab lunch at Hilltop Pub & Grill, known for their fish fry, a Wisconsin institution, served daily. Or try the “Marathon of Beers” paired with cheesy Italian Fries at Arbuckle’s Eatery & Pub.
    • Stop for a sweet treat at Belt’s Soft Serve (order the large cone if you’re up for a challenge), King Cone, known for award-winning flavors or Village Gardens, an ice cream shop and destination greenhouse.
    • End your day at The Landmark tucked in downtown Amherst, which often offers live music.

    Day Two

    Day Three

    • Start with breakfast at Emy J’s for a large selection of locally grown food and fair trade coffee.
    • Share a lunch of small plates featuring local products at Father Fats Public House in downtown Stevens Point. For a more relaxed atmosphere, grab a bite to eat at Water Street Grill.
    • Tucked into the Stevens Point Area Co-op, don’t overlook Earthcrust Bakery. Besides meeting most electrical needs with solar power, they use local dairy products, eggs, honey and vegetables.
    • For dinner, try handmade pizza paired with a handcrafted brew at Kozy Yak Brewery in Rosholt. If you’re looking for pub food and live entertainment, try Rookies Sports Pub.

    Extras

    • Grab a comfy booth at Cozy Kitchen for a classic diner experience (warm pieces of pie included!).
    • Get a front seat view from a chef’s perspective at Christian’s Bistro for the ultimate eating experience.
    • Discover the classic Wisconsin supper club scene with pre-dinner cocktails at Sky ClubMichele’sAmber Grill or another local favorite.
    • Interested in craft breweries, wineries or a distillery? Tour the Central Wisconsin Craft Collective to get a true taste of the Stevens Point Area. Please drink responsibly and arrange safe transportation.
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