Weekend of October 6


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6 First Friday OPEN MIC NITE and pizza at the Big Easel Gallery & Bistro, anchored by Liz, Dale & Ray.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7 Parlez Vous Fantastic? Because that is what Saturday night’s Chef’s Table will be!

Tarte Flambe (caramelized onions, lardo, creme fraiche, & arugula kissed with truffle oil)
Lobster Bisque
Beef Tenderloin Tournedos with Truffled Cream Sauce
Sole Meuniere (Sauteed Fish in Lemon Butter Sauce)
Hachis Parmentier (seasoned & celebrated beef topped with cheese laden potatoes)
Coq au Vin (enticing chicken with an array of mushrooms
Fondant Potatoes
Beans Cassaulet
Mandolines, cheese, grapes
Optional Pairings: Cotes du Rhone/Perrin…500 Altitude…. digestif/Pernod

Ric Stream


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8 Join us for Sunday Brunch from 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Dinner reservations strongly suggested 715.889.1179


Weekend of September 29


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 Join us for our monthly Final Friday Concert Series. The fabulous Anthony Lux on piano and a dinner to go along with it. Dinner starts at 6 and concert by 7!

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 Saturday Night’s Chef’s Table promises to delight and warm you to your very soul! Beginning with a taste teaser of Pistachios Flambeau and ending with a digestif of Black Sabuca a flame and the smoking musical talents of Cheri & Paul! We’ll certainly light your fire with this fare.

Flaming Pistachios
Pears avec Goat Caramel
Shrimp with Black Sambuca kiss
Pork dusted with Sage Ash
Salmon avec Maple Syrup
Beet, Arugula, and Pistachio Salad

Rack of Lamb encrusted with Olives
Roasted Rosemary Baby Potatoes

Semifreddo with Pistachios

For those who wish we have paired some delightful selections to compliment the dinner.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1 Don’t miss our fabulous Sunday Brunch from 10:30 – 1:00 with Stephen and Sophie Wysocki!

Diner reservations strongly suggested, 715 889 1179.

Saturday, September 16 Chef’s Table: A Taste of Italy


Saturday night at the Big Easel Gallery & Bistro, we are proud to present a Chef’s Table curated from Italy. You won’t want to miss this evening of mouthwatering delights and fantastic music.



Lobster Bisque

Poached Cod in Lemon Butter Sauce

Beet, Arugula and Pistachio Salad

Entrée’ of Italian Roast Beef

Ravioli with Pesto Cream Sauce

Green Beans studded with Cranberries and pecans

Decadent Chocolate Torte



Andi Lynn and Mary and perhaps a bit of Gary!!


Reservations strongly suggested, please call 715.889.1179


Don’t forget to join us for Sunday Brunch 10:30 am – 1:00 pm.

Please note that we will NOT be open Saturday, September 23, we’ll be at a Barn Dance at Kim and Jim’s. Ask us about it!

September 9th Chef’s Table von Vienna


This Saturday night at the Big Easel Gallery & Bistro we celebrate the cuisine of Vienna! I think I hear Mozart, or perhaps feeling a waltz coming on.


Flam’ Kuchen

Braised Oxtail mit Mushroom Spaetzli


Minced Butter Beef Schnitzel mit Apfel Sauce

Beet Salad mit Arugala und Pistachios

Vienese Caraway Pork

Krautfleckerl Pasta

Red Cabbage

Flight of Sacchartorte and more tempting Vienna Desserts

Gary Baum

Don’t forget to join us for Sunday Brunch 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Weekend of September 1

farm table

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 First Friday Open Mic Night at the Big Easel: bring your talent or just bring yourself to enjoy a night of Music, songs, pizza, and joy!

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 Saturday Night’s Chef’s Table will bring you a Harvest Dinner, a true Farm to Table experience!!


colossal shrimp with creamed corn

zucchini pasta

tender young goat stew

caramelized acorn squash

salmon with soy reduction and a maple syrup glaze

seasoned lamb chops

butter flied pork loin

cheesy smashed reds

a melody of farm fresh vegetables

dessert of Apple Kuchen

Music by the incomparable Cheri & Paul

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 Brunch from 10:30 – 1:00 featuring Stephen and Sophie Wysocki

Dinner reservations strongly recommended, please call 715 889 1179

Saturday, August 26th “My Big Fat Greek Dinner”


Join us this Saturday, August 26th, for our Chef’s Table “My Big Fat Greek Dinner” taking you from Alpha to Omega in seven courses.


Hummus Flight with Pita


Haddock atop Greens and Grape Leaves


Greek Salad

Herb-seasoned Rack of Lamb, Rice Pilaf, Sauteed Summer Squash

Decadent Dessert

Music by the amazingly versatile Larry Seiler

Don’t forget to join us for Sunday Brunch from 10:30 – 1:00 featuring the musical talents of Maddie Me!

Reservations strongly suggested, please call 715 889 1179

Friday, August 25 Christiaan Smith Kotlarek in Concert


This Friday, August 25th, at the Big Easel!

Now based in New York City, the amazing vocal powerhouse Christiaan Smith Kotlarek will be performing at the Big Easel!

He will be accompanied by our very own jazzy band Bejazzled

Christiaan has been in numerous Broadway shows, including playing Gaston in the touring company production of Beauty and the Beast that performed in Appleton. In November he will perform in Carnegie Hall! You can check out his web site at www.christiaansmith.com

Join us as we try to bring a little slice of New York to Wabeno!

Reservations strongly suggested: 715 889 1179