2021 Community Spotlight

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Exploring Lao Culture with Basil Café

Exploring Lao Culture with Basil Café

 On a cold Saturday night in February, I ventured out to get some takeout from one of my favorite dine in restaurants in Appleton. Now, the aesthetics of a trip to Basil Café is definitely one of my favorite parts. It is like an international night out without even...

Q&A With Basil Cafe’

Q&A With Basil Cafe’

If I had to pick one of my favorite places to go in the Valley based on taste alone, it would have to be Basil Café.  Their food is beyond cravable and always exciting. After an interview with their General Manager Larry Chomsisengphet, I have realized there are even...

Restaurant Reviews

Exploring Lao Culture with Basil Café

Exploring Lao Culture with Basil Café

 On a cold Saturday night in February, I ventured out to get some takeout from one of my favorite dine in restaurants in Appleton. Now, the aesthetics of a trip to Basil Café is definitely one of my favorite parts. It is like an international night out without even...

Ruby Owl Tap Room is a Hoot

Ruby Owl Tap Room is a Hoot

Do you have a restaurant that you normally order food from whenever you’re craving take-out but might not know exactly what you want? That one place where no matter what you order from them it’s guaranteed to be good. Since moving to Oshkosh, I’ve not only found my...

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Exploring Lao Culture with Basil Café

Exploring Lao Culture with Basil Café

 On a cold Saturday night in February, I ventured out to get some takeout from one of my favorite dine in restaurants in Appleton. Now, the aesthetics of a trip to Basil Café is definitely one of my favorite parts. It is like an international night out without even...

Q&A With Basil Cafe’

Q&A With Basil Cafe’

If I had to pick one of my favorite places to go in the Valley based on taste alone, it would have to be Basil Café.  Their food is beyond cravable and always exciting. After an interview with their General Manager Larry Chomsisengphet, I have realized there are even...

Shopping Local

I Knead to Tell you About Thunderbird Bakery in Oshkosh

I Knead to Tell you About Thunderbird Bakery in Oshkosh

Since relocating to Oshkosh, my fiance and I have done a good job of finding our new go-to's for things like groceries, pizza, burgers, etc. However, we had yet to find a good bakery in town. That is until we stumbled upon Thunderbird Bakery in Oshkosh. I knew about...

Nosh Fox Valley’s Holiday Gift Guide 2020

Nosh Fox Valley’s Holiday Gift Guide 2020

Nosh Fox Valley's Holiday Gift Guide 2020 The best part of running Nosh Fox Valley is the connections with the restaurants and local businesses in our community while enjoying the creativity and passion they have for the services and products they have created for our...

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Exploring Lao Culture with Basil Café

 On a cold Saturday night in February, I ventured out to get some takeout from one of my favorite dine in restaurants in Appleton. Now, the aesthetics of a trip to Basil Café is definitely one of my favorite parts. It is like an international night out without even...

Q&A With Basil Cafe’

If I had to pick one of my favorite places to go in the Valley based on taste alone, it would have to be Basil Café.  Their food is beyond cravable and always exciting. After an interview with their General Manager Larry Chomsisengphet, I have realized there are even...

Soak in the ambiance at Tempest Coffee Collective

Tucked away by the Fox River, Tempest Coffee Collective has a relaxing atmosphere. Inside you will find artwork on the walls and plants scattered around to create the perfect Instagram post aesthetic. During the warmer months, the patio is open so you can enjoy the...

Osorio’s Latin Fusion Brings the Fire

Fusing Food and CommunityIf you’re a regular on any Fox Valley restaurants or take out social media groups, you’ve likely heard of Osorio’s Latin Fusion. I finally got the chance to check them out recently, and I wasn’t disappointed! Kim and her staff made me feel...

Xe Wine – A Guide to Wine Tasting

In case you have not heard or been informed, Xe 54 has wine tastings the first Wednesday of the month. Highlighting different regions and variations of wine across the globe, this is a great option to enjoy and expand your wine palette while not leaving the Fox...

Valentines Day Guide – 2021

Nosh Fox Valley Explores Valentines Day 2021 Whenever a reader comes to me and requests something of course, I kindly oblige. Thank you to our reader Emily who asked us to make this post. Here are my picks for Valentine's Day. I have tried to include take out options...

Ruby Owl Tap Room is a Hoot

Do you have a restaurant that you normally order food from whenever you’re craving take-out but might not know exactly what you want? That one place where no matter what you order from them it’s guaranteed to be good. Since moving to Oshkosh, I’ve not only found my...

All Fress’d Up – A Cocktail Guide

This week I had the honor of making my first appearance at Fress Restaurant & Bar, which is conveniently located downtown Appleton on College Avenue a mere block away from the Performing Arts Center. While I have heard many glowing reviews of Fress, I have...

Community Spotlight: Zaroni’s in Oshkosh

Zaronis is a pizza and macaroni and cheese pub located in Oshkosh. If you find yourself in Oshkosh, this is the place to eat! Jenn, one of our bloggers, got to talk with owner Jon Doemel (aka Captain Zaroni) to discuss his superhero-themed restaurant and how they save...

Zaroni’s Pizza to the Rescue

I owe it to Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen for teaching me how to spell one of my favorite foods: pizza. I previously worked for a local pizzeria in Michigan for four years, so I know what to look for when choosing pizza. After moving from Michigan to Illinois, and then...

2021 Community Spotlight

Valentine's Day special at Zaronis

In 2021 we want to share with you the restaurants and companies that impact our community. Learn more about our Community Spotlight here.

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Exploring Lao Culture with Basil Café

Exploring Lao Culture with Basil Café

 On a cold Saturday night in February, I ventured out to get some takeout from one of my favorite dine in restaurants in Appleton. Now, the aesthetics of a trip to Basil Café is definitely one of my favorite parts. It is like an international night out without even...

Q&A With Basil Cafe’

Q&A With Basil Cafe’

If I had to pick one of my favorite places to go in the Valley based on taste alone, it would have to be Basil Café.  Their food is beyond cravable and always exciting. After an interview with their General Manager Larry Chomsisengphet, I have realized there are even...

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Jenn Kalchik

Jenn Kalchik

Blogger

My name is Jenn! I’m a digital marketer and lifestyle blogger that recently moved to the Fox Valley area. I can’t wait to learn more about Fox Valley by enjoying the local restaurants. In my spare time, I love to read, watch theatre, play volleyball and shop at thrift stores. I currently live in Oshkosh with my boyfriend and our two cats: Daisy & Duke.

Our Staff is full of foodies that hope to guide you on your next culinary adventure.

Our Staff is full of foodies that hope to guide you on your next culinary adventure.

Jenn Kalchik

Jenn Kalchik

Blogger

My name is Jenn! I’m a digital marketer and lifestyle blogger that recently moved to the Fox Valley area. I can’t wait to learn more about Fox Valley by enjoying the local restaurants. In my spare time, I love to read, watch theatre, play volleyball and shop at thrift stores. I currently live in Oshkosh with my boyfriend and our two cats: Daisy & Duke.

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