A Top Chef Just Desserts winner is opening a patisserie in Sioux Falls, SD. An obituary for Christine Walthour, the co-founder of local chocolatier B.T. McElrath. An exploration of Wisconsin’s winter drinks (cherry bounce, the Tom and Jerry, and Glühwein — and check out our Tom and Jerry story here). Brau Brothers are moving from Lucan to Marshall (plus tasting notes on their Rye Wyne). Milwaukee’s Sprecher Brewing is rolling out a hard root beer, and a look at Wisconsin local gourmet frozen makers. Parka and The Blue Door Pub are shuffling toward the finish line to finally open. And WACSO illustrates the Skyway’s cookie curmudgeon.