Silver Spoon Winners

The Daily Press, November 18, 2006, Photo by RICK OLIVO Bayfield County Sanitarian Michelle Dale, left, is joined by winners of the “Silver Spoon” award given to Bayfield County restaurants that completed their annual health inspections. The winners included, from second left, James Cragoe, Viaggio Italiano; Mary Jung, Loon Saloon; Todd Bucher, Delta Diner; and…

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Delta Diner Dawns Brightly On

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 2, 2006 by DENNIS R. GETTO Two summers ago, I was driving down Bayfield County H, making the run from Iron River to Hayward and trying to spot deer before they jumped in front of my car. It was 8 p.m. and the pines were golden green in the setting…

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Diner Nostalgia

Diner’s Off the Map, Out of This World

The Capital Times, July 2, 2005 by Mary Bergin A dozen miles south of Iron River, off County H and inside Chequamegon National Forest, are the best Swedish pancakes around. They are thin and sweet enough to hold their own without a drenching of syrup. “First-time customers have to sample the pancakes,” joked the cook,…

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Hungry? Head for middle of nowhere

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, November 14, 2004 by DENNIS McCANN Delta — Todd Bucher said he has told the story so often his wife and employees roll their eyes when the telling starts again, but it was new to me so I was all ears. It was about a vacation when he was a boy,…

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