Beloit's Blue Collar Coffee opens a Delafield cafe

Published Nov. 26, 2019

Beloit-based Blue Collar Coffee Co. opened a second location last week, this one at 523 Milwaukee St. in Delafield, in the space formerly occupied by Milwaukee Street Traders.


First look: Playmobil showroom at Delafield's Smiley Barn

Published Nov. 15, 2019

There are just two Playmobil showrooms in the United States and, of course, one of them is at New York's legendary toy palace FAO Schwartz, now located in Rockefeller Center. The other? At Delafield's The Smiley Barn, of course.


Beloit's Blue Collar Coffee Co. to open cafe in Delafield

Published Sept. 23, 2019

Beloit-based Blue Collar Coffee Co. has announced that it will open its second cafe in Delafield. The cafe, which is expected to open by the end of this year, is owned and operated by Geronimo Hospitality Group.


Smiley Barn is headed back to Delafield

Published May 31, 2018

You'll be all a-grin when you hear the news: the Smiley Barn that long stood waving (not literally, of course) at passing cars on I-94 near Delafield is coming back, according to a Facebook post from the folks who plan to revive it.


In search of the perfect pizza: Marty's Pizza

Published Oct. 9, 2013

I was first introduced to Marty's Pizza, 16680 W. Bluemound Rd., when I worked in Brookfield. Sales or training meetings often featured Marty's party pizzas for lunch. Marty's pizzas are different from most in that they're all made into square or rectangular pies, as opposed to the more common round pizzas. The dough is made fresh daily, and all pizza crusts come in one style: thin and crispy.


In search of the perfect pizza: Bennolli's

Published Sept. 11, 2013

Picture "Main Street in Small Town, USA" like you see in some of the movies. Now modernize it with newer buildings, more cars and an Art Walk event like the one taking place on the afternoon of my visit. That's Delafield. This is where Tom Halverson opened Bennolli's Pizza seven years ago, a small pizzeria that strives to use the freshest ingredients.


A guide to dining out in Delafield

Published March 11, 2010

Delafield's dining landscape is ever-growing and while you'll still find your fair share of small bar-and-grills or classic supper clubs, new, contemporary and ethnically diverse restaurants are popping up in Lake Country.


Rapid review: Backstreet Cafe

Published Oct. 10, 2009

Backstreet Cafe is a classic sandwich stop. Thick foccacia, whole grain, sourdough or classic white breads are topped with heaping piles of meats, veggies and cheeses. The atmosphere is casual and quaint; orders are placed at a walk up counter.


Loving the Lumber Inn

Published Sept. 19, 2009

What's not to love about the Lumber Inn, 617 Wells St., in "Downtown" Delafield? It's everything I want in a great breakfast joint, and more.


Point your compass west for lakeside relaxation

Published June 26, 2009

Intricately bound by a maze of interconnected lakes, you'll find time does indeed slow down as you mingle friendly locals, wander sprawling county and state parks and greet plenty of time honored traditions.


Colonial Williamsburg at The Delafield Hotel

Published May 5, 2009

The Delafield Hotel, along with Milwaukee's Hotel Metro and the new Iron Horse Hotel, received top honors from National Geographic Traveler as one of only 15 hotels in the Midwest worthy of a traveler's choice.


More changes at the Public Market

Published Oct. 3, 2008

The Milwaukee Public Market continues its ebb and flow as they have announced that Ceriello will leave the Market. All products are now 50 percent off.