December 28, 2019 HAPPY NEW YEAR

Join us for the last Chefs Table of the year on Saturday, December 28th.

The Nuove Anno theme will include Tomato Basil Soup, Garlic Shrimp, Insalata Rucola, Pesto Tortellini, Beef Tenderloin, Porchetta, Risi e Bisi, Panna Cotta, and complimentary glass of bubbly!

Call for reservations.

Claude Bourbon Concert + ‘Jamaican Me Happy’ Saturday Dinner

Claude Bourbon is a world touring musican back at the BIG EASEL for the third time this Thursday, October 31. Dinner and Concert included.
Here is a review of Claudes work featured in WPR
You can also check him out at

11/02/19 “Jamaican Me Happy!”
Come experience tropical wonders this Saturday, November 2 as we explore the exotic tastes of Jamaica. Chef’s Table dishes include J-Patties, Johnny Cakes with Cod Escoviech, Home-style Chicken, Rice and Peas with Coconut Milk, Mild Jamaican Beef Curry with Roti, Jamaican Sweet Potato Stew, and Dessert. Music by Cheri and Paul.


River Street in Concert, Friday October 25…

Linda Stearns, Vocals; Don DeSimone, Guitar; Rose Schuenemann, Percussion; Denny Schuenemann, Bass; Dale Keller Drums; Tim Friesen, Piano…Dinner 5:00-6:30, Show at 7

Saturday, October 26. Come aboard the Transylvanian Express… our menu: Ghiveci cu pește (Fish Stew), Sarmale (Cabbage Rolls), Roasted Red Pepper Dip, Fasole batută – White Bean Dip, Moldovan Meatballs, Beef Guylas, Pomana Porcului (Braised Pork Riblets), Chicken Paprikash, Meggyleves (Cherry Soup Shot) Dessert…music by the phenomenal KEN DENNISON!

Claude Bourbon is back for our final October Dinner Concert on Halloween..October 31, Thursday. Come in costume and you’ll get a free something!

Dinner Concerts Continue! Plus October dining…….

Saturday’s Chef’s Table: Youcan do the BIG EASEL..Chicken Tortilla Soup, Tamales, Tunacado, Cerdo Pibil (slow roasted pork with orange and lime), Tostados with Beans, Sweet Corn and Butternut Squash, Turkey Yucatan with Quinoa, Flan…

Music by awesome Shannon Hauser and Friends

October Dinner Concerts continue with our very own River Street, Friday October 25.   Endless Bistro Pizza-dias and Salad, 5-6:30. Show by 7pm

Thursday October 31, returning to us from the UK, Claude Bourbon!

Second Sunday Brunch ; November 10 at 11-1pm. Reservations required.

Great October Weekend!

Saturday’s Chef’s Table…El Greco…Chicken Soup Avgolemono, Spanakopita, Moussaka, Lentils and Rice (Fakorizo), Traditional Greek Lemon Beef Stew (Moschari lemonato), Tonosaláta, Cretan Chickpeas with Spinach, Greek Roast Lamb with Potatoes, Dessert (Galaktoboureko and Baklava), music by Keith Kubiak!

Second Sunday Brunch at the BIG EASEL, October 13, 11-1:00

Art Show and Reception October 13, 1:30-3:30 at the BIG EASEL, amazing art :

Joanne Nock Olsen, “I learned to tailor when I was in need of a coat and I teach so that I may help others to be more than they think they can be.”;

Winda Collins, “I am an emerging new artist who leans toward the abstract and loves bold colors.”;

and, Stephen Wysocki, “My painting inspiration comes from the light and color that I find in nature”.

October is here!

 October fest at the BIG EASEL this Saturday, September 28...our working menu looks like this…Gurken Suppe , Pretzel with Obatzda, Tiny Bratwurst, Roesti with home made Apple Sauce, savory Roast Pork with creamy Spaetzle, Red Cabbage, Dessert and more…

OCTOBER Concerts at the BIG EASEL October Friday Dinner Concert Series begins October 4 with master guitarist Clinton Miller, October 11: Unwound, October 18: Randal Harrison Hoecherl, October 25:River Street Trio, and closing out the month, Claude Bourbon, October 31 (ok, it’s a Thursday)

Graeme Reid of the Wisconsin Museum of Art will be at the BIG EASEL October 5
`Sunday Brunch is on hiatus