Discovery with Bridget M. Erwin
The Fox Valley attorney tells us what’s good in the neighborhood
Published in 2017 Wisconsin Super Lawyers Magazine — December 2017 on November 10, 2017
Updated on October 3, 2019
Best place to take a client - Carmella’s, an Italian Bistro—the best Italian around.
Local beverage of choice - Any of the seasonal brews from Titletown Brewing Company in Green Bay.
Favorite sports bar - Stadium View in Green Bay.
Best restaurant - Plae Bistro in Green Bay. Their atmosphere and pecan-encrusted walleye cannot be beat!
Weekend getaway - Door County—so close, yet it can feel like a world away.
Favorite city event - Mile of Music—a four-day event held in downtown Appleton each summer featuring hundreds of live sets in dozens of venues.
Favorite historical resident - Harry Houdini. He spent his early years in Appleton, before escaping …
Where to go after a win - As an estate planner, I generally avoid wins and losses, but any excuse to celebrate calls for a margarita at Sangria’s Mexican Grill, next to our office.
Favorite thing about your office besides the people - The unlimited supply of fun-size candy bars.
Favorite breakfast spot - Nicolet Restaurant in De Pere. Their Farmer’s Feed scramble and homemade bread always hit the spot.
Favorite lunch spot - Basil Café—the best Thai and Vietnamese food in town.
Favorite movie theater - De Pere Cinema Café: a hidden gem that offers table service while you watch a movie.
Best place for people watching - Anywhere along College Avenue in downtown Appleton.
Favorite local shop - Hey, Daisy! It has a great selection of fun women’s clothes and accessories.
Favorite coffee shop - A tie between Luna Café in De Pere and Copper Rock in Appleton and Green Bay.
Favorite pizza joint - Gallagher’s Pizza. Their hand-tossed crust is the best.
Favorite city sports moment - Super Bowl XLV. This unexpected run to the title might be the state’s favorite sports moment.
Most heartbreaking city sports moment - The Packers’ 2014 NFC Championship loss to the Seahawks. That one still hurts.
Place to take out-of-town guests - Lambeau Field. With the expansion of the Titletown District, there’s plenty to see and do.
Favorite lesser-known tourist attraction - Bay Beach Amusement Park in Green Bay. Time stands still here, and all tickets are just a quarter.