Each Friday at 8am on 88Nine, Milwaukee Magazine’s dining critic, Ann Christenson, and 88Nine foodie Tarik Moody discuss Milwaukee’s culinary and restaurant culture.
This week on This Bites, we talked about an adult summer camp called Camp Halcyon; Milwaukee’s first cider bar, Lost Valley Cider Co.; Fresh Thyme Market grand opening on the east side; and Barnacle Buds annual crawfish boil.
Camp Halcyon is an adult summer camp in Wautoma, WI. From July 7 – 10, campers can experience gourmet meals, bloody mary bars, bacon bars, whisky tasting and old school camping activities like capture the flag.
Lost Valley Cider Co.
Earlier this week, Milwaukee first cider bar opened in Walker’s Point. Lost Valley Cider Co. has close to 30 different types of ciders on tap and over a 100 in bottles and cans. You can even get a growler to take home with you.
Fresh Thyme Market
Fresh Thyme Market is a new grocery store that will be opening on the East Side on June 7 with a ribbon cutting. This weekend, they will host a block party on June 4, which will include local music, food, and live face painting.
Barnacle Bud’s Annual Crawfish Boil
Barnacle Bud’s annual crawfish boil returns June 8. For $45, you get all you can eat crawfish and fixin’s, souvenir glass for tastings from Great Lakes Distillery, Lakefront Brewery, Wisconsin Brewing Company, Like Minds Brewing Co., Barefoot Wines, and music from Dairyland Finest String Band.