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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Throwback Diner Restaurant

Out Of Nowhere, A Dining Oasis

Throwback Restaurant Makes A Name For Itself. Wisconsin State Journal , September 19, 2004 by KEVIN REVOLINSKI It looks like a train dining car jumped the track and was left behind in the middle of Chequamegon National Forest. The gleam of the sleek aluminum siding and the glow of neon seem a vision of the…

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Sleek, dining experience awaits in Northwoods

The Country Journal, November 27, 2003 by BARBARA BROWN MEREDITH DELTA – Who could have ever imagined that one day a sleek and shiny stainless steel 1940s classic diner, complete with standout neon lights, would appear on the back roads of northern Wisconsin? It may not be Believe-It-Or-Not material, but it’s close. Prepare yourself for…

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Don’t Expect Fast Food

Lake Superior Magazine / October-November 2003 As Todd and Nina Bucher’s Delta Diner approaches its three-year anniversary in November, it’s clear that this is no ordinary greasy spoon. It’s the result of the couple pursuing Todd’s dream of opening a classic diner like those across the East Coast that were filled with stainless steel and…

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