Inside This Cozy Walker’s Point Sauna

Check out this cool new way to warm up at a food truck park.

Kick the winter blahs to the curb with a restorative sweat session inside Hot Spell Sauna (at Zócalo Food Truck Park, 636 S. Sixth St.).

In a typical experience, after stripping down to their bathing suits in the nearby greenhouse, sauna-goers relax inside the 180-degree sauna in 10- to 15-minute increments, followed by five minutes outside, toggling between the two for a total of 75 minutes.



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Owner Jaime Meyer says the physical and mental impact is dramatic: “You step out of it feeling completely renewed.” It was Meyer’s travels to saunas in Scandinavia that inspired her and changed her concept of winter.

“You crave the feeling,” she says, adding that a “total bonus” for her is seeing the reactions of sauna goers after they’ve had a session. “Every time, they’re pink, steaming and smiling.”

Cost: $85 per session ($10 for each additional person, up to six);


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Ann Christenson has covered dining for Milwaukee Magazine since 1997. She was raised on a diet of casseroles that started with a pound of ground beef and a can of Campbell's soup. Feel free to share any casserole recipes with her.