Kickapoo Cafe to Host Coffee & Chocolate Tasting

The event, held Friday August 12, is a good reason to leave work early.

Kickapoo Cafe pairs up two worthy indulgences ‒ coffee and chocolate ‒ at this August 12 tasting at its Third Ward digs (232 E. Erie St.). Leading the event are Kickapoo Coffee’s Scott Lucey and Lynn Kronschnabel, founder of  Del Sol Chocolate, a bean-to-bar chocolate maker in Viroqua. Del Sol bars are (in flavors like maple sugar) have been for sale at the Erie Street cafe, whose roasting facility is also in Viroqua.

The duo will talk about how they source coffee and chocolate and how different origins and processes influence flavor.

The event starts at 4 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person. Reserve your spot by sending email to



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.