Saturday, June 24 “Festa de Sant’Andrea”

Join us at the Big Easel Gallery & Bistro this Saturday night, June 30th

Twice a year on the Amalfi coast of Italy, natives celebrate the FESTA DE SANT’ANDREA, the Patron Saint of fishermen. We will be mirroring the June celebration with a phenomenal Chef’s Table!


Amalafi Chicken atop Risotto

Goliath Shrimp di limencello

Parade Salad

Pesto Ravioli

Celebration Salat


Dungeness Crab/Seared Mammoth Scallops/Italian Green Beans/ Pasta con Pepe

Espresso Mousse

Music by the incomparable, though not Italian, GARY BAUM!

Reservations strongly suggested, please call 715 889 1179


Don’t forget to join us for Sunday Brunch from 10:30-1:00


Saturday June 17 “All Star, Lone Star BBQ”

This Saturday, June 17, our Chef’s Table is ALL STAR, LONE STAR BARBEQUE!!

small plates
smoked pulled pork slider with slaw
cod with corn machoux
tomahawk steak with apricot sauce
limed watermelon
Romaine, feta & pecan salad

Brisket, potato salad & corn on the cob

chipotle brownie

Special Musical Guest, at the Bistro for the very first time… RANDY BRUCE!!!

Don’t forget Sunday Brunch from 10:30-1:00

Dinner reservations strongly suggested, please call 715 889 1179

Saturday June 10 “East Meets West”

Saturday June 10, East Meets West with this Feast… “And Then Some” at the BIG EASEL.


Spring Rolls

Egg Foo Young

Dim Sum Steamers

Dry Garlic Riblets


Moo Shu Chicken with Mandarin Pancakes

Sichuan Hot and Sour Soup


Napa Cabbage Salad

Fried Rice, Stir Fried Vegetables, Char Sui BBQ Pork


Green Matcha Tea Sauce, Ice Cream, Bobas

Plate after plate of tantalizing tastes guaranteed to delight your senses! Enjoy the velvet sounds of Gary Baum!

Reservations Strongly Reccomended: 715.889.1179

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

Memorial Weekend 2017 at the Big Easel!

Join us for Last Friday of the month evening dinner and concert! Dinner served 5-6:30 (anybody going to ‘The Letter’ can dine and get there on time) with opening act featuring Ray Appel and Elizabeth, with the concert following featuring Scott Wycherly and Melody Stake by 7. A perfect way to kick off your Memorial Weekend!

This Saturday night at the Big Easel Gallery & Bistro, enjoy a unique taste of Amsterdam with a Chef’s Table of Rijsttafel (Rice Table). Watch this space for some of the delights we will be bringing to your table. Ric Stream will be there to dazzle you with his new guitar! If any Play goers (The Letter) want this experience, you will get there on time.

After Sunday Brunch, join us for a reception for author Vivian Probst and her new book “I Was a Yo Yo Wife.” Come enjoy brunch and hear her read from the book. Meet the author!

Reservations strongly recommended 715-889-1179

Saturday, May 20 – Chef’s Table: Commanding the Palace


This Saturday night at the Big Easel we are channeling the famed Commander’s Palace in New Orleans with our Chef’s Table Commanding the Place

“I don’t want a restaurant where a Jazz Band can’t come marching through” -Miss Ella Brennan


Turtle Soup
Shrimp Remoulade
Pecan Crusted Catfish
Creole Jambalaya

Salad Supreme

*Special 48oz Tomahawk Steak (3 person min.)
Brennan’s Tournedos
Roasted Goliath Sprouts
Palace Potatoes Lyonnais

Commander’s Strawberry Shortcake

Bananas Foster Flambe at Table

*limited availability

Music by The Bejazzled Jazz Ensemble

Don’t forget Sunday Brunch 10:30 am – 1:00 pm


May 18 WBEG Readers Theatre

The Big Easel Gallery & Bistro proudly presents
Third Thursday Theatre!
Thursday, May 18

It’s almost time for Third Thursday Theatre at the Big Easel Gallery & Bistro! The WBEG Readers will be partnering with the “Bejazzeled” Jazz Ensemble to bring to life more of playwright Eric Coble’s work (Artnet and Death of a Jazzman)

Dinner 5:00 – 6:30, Show at 7:00 pm

Reservations strongly suggested 715 889 1179

April 20 WBEG Readers Theatre Players Present “Death of a Jazzman”

Third Thursday Theatre, this Thursday April 20 the WBEG Readers Theatre Players Present:

“Death of a Jazzman” by Eric Coble and More…also cameo performance by the Big Easel Jazz Band!

Dinner served 5-6:30, performance by 7

This Saturday, Earth Day April 22, at Nicolet College in Rhinelander, as part of the 7th annual Northwoods Sustainability Fair we will be leading a community mural in the afternoon (come paint with us!) and in the evening we will be catering a full East Indian dinner (dine in or take out) Call us at 715 889 1179 or them at 715 362 4485

The Big Easel will NOT be open on Saturday or Sunday…come meet us at the Fair!!!

715 889 1179