This week’s episode features David Swanson, of Braise on the Go.
It highlights the best qualities of our state, the soil that our food comes from and a Chef that is utilizing it.
A little bit about David Swanson. He’s been working in restaurant kitchens since he was 16 years old, and it was at this age that he realized the wonders that could be created with food. He trained at the Culinary School of Kendall College (Evanston, IL), graduating in 1992. He also attended Le Cordon Bleu in Paris. But despite all of these accomplishments and travels, he came back to Wisconsin, where he created “Braise on the Go” Traveling Culinary School in 2006, and is working to open Braise Restaurant in the future.
Something that impressed me based on my passion for local products – He just won the Buy Local – Buy Wisconsin grant from the Wisconsin Deparment of Agriculture. He is truly a foodie ambassador of our state, and we are lucky to have his influence here.
I hope you enjoy the first of many unique Wisconsin Foodie shows over the next several months.
S08 E13 – Kyle and Jessica take on the Bayview of Milwaukee in a day of great food and cocktails.
S08 E12 – Wisconsin Foodie visits Spain with Jessica and Karen Bell to see and taste all it has to offer.
S08 E11 – We explore Organic Valley at the Kickapoo Country Fair and All Seasons Farm and watch Organic Valley turn their milk into butter.
S08 E10 – We explore the world of perch at UW-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Science and at Wendt’s Fish Fry.
S08 E09 – We celebrate Native American culture at Indian Summer and then are treated to a traditional musky meal made with wild rice.
S08 E08 – It’s all things cheese at Cheesetopia where we check out a bunch of cheeses and then profile LaClare Farms and their amazing goat cheeses.
S08 E07 – Stoney Acres Farm hosts a pizza night with ingredients right from their farm.
S08 E06 – In this episode, we join George Bregar at Company Brewing as he makes a pale ale with fresh, locally sourced hops. Then we celebrate Oktoberfest with Deb and Dan Carey of New Glarus Brewing.
Wisconsin Foodie is organizing Cheesemaker tours this Spring/Summer and we’d like you to join us.
S08 E05 – This week we tour the driftless region and visit Driftless Organics, Viroqua Food Co-Op, and Rooted Spoon.