• Supper Club Grub ~ Cheese Spread

    July 5, 2018thetipsyhousewife

    If you’re a Tipsy follower then you may or may not know that I have a Wisconsin Supper Club Obsession. If you don’t know what a Wisconsin Supper Club is, then you can read about the history of it  HERE. Of course everyone who knows about Supper Clubs knows that they are known for their Brandy Old Fashioned Cocktail. In fact I wrote a whole blog post about the Old Fashioned called “A Waitress Named Diane”. They are also known for having delicious Midwestern Fare like Prime Rib, Fresh Fried Fish Fry’s and Broasted Chicken. I of course love all…

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  • I’m An Old Fashioned Kind Of Gal

    June 21, 2018thetipsyhousewife

    I have an O-B-S-E-S-S-I-O-N with Wisconsin Supper Club Style Brandy Old Fashioned’s. My parents have a home in the Western U.P. of Michigan which is right over the border from Wisconsin, the home of The Brandy Old Fashioned. Last year I even did an Old Fashioned Crawl through the Northwoods and wrote a blog post about it called “A Waitress Named Diane”. It was fantastic. Since I cannot permanently live in the Northwoods (although I wish I could) I decided I needed to perfect the Brandy Old Fashioned at home. The drink itself does require more than a few ingredients,…

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  • A Waitress Named Diane ….

    September 3, 2017thetipsyhousewife

    Travel Wisconsin ran a commercial a few years back about the Wisconsin Supper Club and The Old Fashioned Cocktail. In the commercial it teaches that an Old Fashioned is served in a ten ounce glass, with a maraschino cherry, and an orange slice but that a REAL Old Fashioned must be served in a room with a brick fireplace, an a deer head mounted on a wall, by a waitress named Diane.  (See the commercial here The Wisconsin Supper Club) As a lover of the Wisconsin Supper Club scene and pretty much all things Wisconsin, this commercial gives me all…

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