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Beer Blog: Introducing our resident Bier Zot!

  A little bit about me, a little bit about our beloved malt beverage. For much of recorded history, beer has fascinated, inspired, and intoxicated humanity. Beer can be chemically dated back to almost 7,000 years ago in what is now Iran, with traces found on the musty, decomposing remains… Read more

Meet Team Tomato: Ryan and Abby Duebler

AKA: “The Doobies” The longtime Wild Tomato Team Members and lovers of hoppy beer met 12 years ago while scooping custard at Not Licked Yet in Fish Creek. The Doobies, now a family of four, enjoy the natural beauty of Door County and couldn’t imagine raising a family anywhere other… Read more

Now Offering Tap Beer To Go!

            We are excited to announce that now you can take your favorite tap beer to go with the Crowler® We are now on the short list of Wisconsin craft beer pubs and restaurants offering a new way to carry out beer. Crowlers, developed by Colorado-based… Read more

March Donation Creation, Benefiting JAK’s Place

  With spring just around the corner, we chose to heat things up with this month’s Donation Creation. Starting with a chorizo sauce base, this pizza features olive oil poached tomatoes, grilled yellow peppers, cooked Mediterranean greens, and red onions and is finished with goat cheese, cilantro, and lemon olive… Read more

Meet Team Tomato: Shawna Rae Anschutz

  Hometown: Baileys Harbor Favorite Pizza: Gluten Free Veggie with Roasted Garlic Olive Oil Base Favorite Non-Pizza Item: Cobb Salad Favorite Beer: Farmhouse Saison, “I love Belgian Quads and any Saison.” Favorite Musician/Band: Stevie Ray Vaugh, anything Blues. She just fell in love with Dead Horses Favorite Quote: “Be an… Read more

Meet Team Tomato: Jackson Parr

Hometown: Elmhust, IL Favorite Pizza: Veggie Favorite Non-Pizza Item: Cobb Salad with herb vinaigrette and a piece of ciabatta on the side.  Favorite Beer: Pinedrops IPA by Deschutes Brewery, "This one just tastes like a forest, piney." Favorite Musician/Band: All time favorite, Pearl Jam. Right now he's listening to 50s… Read more

February Donation Creation

It's February already and we are happy to present this new Donation Creation pizza. Roasted Chicken, swiss chard, lentils, carrots, celery, oninon, and parnips over a roasted cauliflower cream cheese base and finished with Brie cheese is comfort food at its best. This month's creation benefits Gibraltar Area School Booster… Read more

Sun, 03 Jan 2016

This month's pizza creation is comfort food at it's best!  Locally raised roast lamb, grilled zucchini, grilled red onion, kale pesto, and manchego cheese, over a red wine tomato sauce is a great way to start of 2016. This month's pizza benefits Door County Sled Dogs, an all rescued dogs/all… Read more

Wed, 02 Dec 2015

This month's Donation Creation benefits the Family Centers of Door County!  This pizza is topped with rosemary sausage, tuscan kale, cipolinin onions, and roasted red peppers, over a nutmeg cream sauce and finished with a spiced mulled wine goat cheese . Come celebrate the season of giving with some festive… Read more

Thu, 05 Nov 2015

This month's creation is featuring flavors of Thanksgiving! It is topped with house smoked turkey, kale, red onion jam, housemade pumpkin sausage, toasted pecans, pleasant ridge reserve cheese, finished with a bourbon cranberry glaze all over a spiced squash sauce!   The proceeds are benefiting Altrusa of Door County. Feel… Read more

Wed, 09 Sep 2015

This month's pizza features flavors of Fall!  Duck, poached pears, caramelized onions, and kale over a sage cream and finished with a maple butternut chevre is our creation pizza for this month.   This month's recipient is the Rotary Club of Door County North. If you would like more information… Read more

Wed, 05 Aug 2015

This month's pizza features what's growing fresh in Door County.  Heirloom tomatoes, wild mushrooms, tuscan kale, and roasted cauliflower finished with pancetta and Belgioso stracciatella cheese over our house made tomato sauce is our creation for this month. Volunteer Center of Door County is our local non-profit recipient which is… Read more

Thu, 30 Jul 2015

Surly Brewing and Surly bikes are not the same thing, but the do get along. When the Minneapolis company famous for the ever-popular fat bikes was approached by a pair of homebrewers in 1999, they reached a gentleman’s agreement on the use of the Surly name. The brewery just recently… Read more

Meet Your Servers – Mary

Hometown: Sturgeon Bay, Wis. School: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Favorite pizza: Old School BBQ, no cilantro Favorite non-pizza item: Cowboy Burger with mac n’ cheese Mary didn’t stick around Door County very long. Her travels took her mostly to Latin America, where she scuba dived with shipwrecks and realized her dream… Read more

Thirsty Thursday: Deschutes Obsidian Stout

Ratebeer rating: 98 The Obsidian Stout from Deschutes Brewing in Bend, Orgeon is another that Wild Tomato likes to keep flowing on its taps. This dark, robust stout draws on espresso, chocolate, roasted malt and black barley. A combination of four different hops (Nugget, Willamette, Millenium and Northern Brewer) cuts… Read more

Thirsty Thursday – Coronado Orange Avenue Wit

RateBeer rating: 95 The Orange Avenue Wit is a Belgian style wheat beer with barely a hint of sweet citrus. Hailing from Coronado, Calif., just off the shores of San Diego, the name comes from the city's main street, Orange Avenue, which used to be lined with orange trees. The… Read more

Fri, 10 Jul 2015

The Thai Pie is back  for July's Donation Creation!  If you have not yet experienced this pizza, come quick! The base is a green curry cream cheese and it's topped with chicken, red and green pepper, red onion, basil, and cilantro and then finished with fresh carrots, pea shoots, and… Read more

Meet Your Servers-Abbey

Hometown: Wheaton, Ill. School: Columbia University-Chicago, Fashion Business Favorite Pizza: Sausage and Pesto Favorite Non-pizza Item: Cherry Walnut Salad, no walnuts Abbey is arguably the most fashion forward at the Wild Tomato. This fact aligns well with her dream job of being a Buyer in the fashion industry. “A buyer… Read more

Meet Your Servers-Elodie

Hometown: Palatine, Ill. School: Carthage-Theater Performance Favorite Pizza: Fun Guy Favorite non-pizza item: Beer (Cuvee des Jacobins Rogue) While not working at Wild Tomato, Elodie fuels her fierce body pump workouts and paintball sessions with her homemade asparagus soup, which she claims is one of the best soups on the… Read more

Thirsty Thursday: O’so Big O

Wild Tomato keeps this wheat ale on tap throughout the summer. It's light body and hint of orange citrus is ideal for summer days and drinking easy. With such a light body, wheat beers are best paired with lighter spring and summer flavors. At wild Tomato, try the house-favorite Cherry… Read more

Meet Your Servers – Anne

Anne Hometown: Wheaton, Ill. School: University of Wisconsin-Madison, Microbiology Favorite Pizza: Green & Gold Favorite non-pizza menu item: Cherry Walnut Salad Anne has joined the ranks of the Wild Tomato crew with her sister Abbey to keep busy this summer. The Chicago land native recently moved up to Door County… Read more

Fri, 01 May 2015

Finally, it is warm enough this May to bring back the Wild ramp pesto!  This pizza is topped with our homemade Wild ramp and potato sausage, ramp pesto, wild mushroom blend, grilled red peppers, and cippolini onions over a red wine tomato sauce as the base. Our proceeds this month… Read more

Fri, 03 Apr 2015

Our Donation Creation pizza this month has a southwest flare.  It is topped with chilli tomato sauce, lemon pepper pork, spinach, red onion, red pepper, and finished with a cilantro chutney.  It is not spicy, but packed with flavor! Proceeds from this month's pizza goes to the Door County Green… Read more

Sun, 01 Mar 2015

This month's donation creation is a margarita style pizza with a wild twist! balsamic marinated cipollini onions, fresh diced tomatoes, Door County Creamery ricotta cheese, fresh basil all over a balsamic vinaigrette sauce The proceeds are benefiting Leadership Door County. We would like to say Thank You for bringing together… Read more

Sun, 01 Feb 2015

What could be better in the month of February than going to the YMCA to workout and build up an appetite and then stopping at Wild Tomato to continue to support them by indulging in this month's Donation Creation Pizza? This month's creation is grilled pancetta, Tuscan kale, roasted red… Read more

Thu, 01 Jan 2015

Our first January Donation ever! We have chosen the Gibraltar Booster Club as this month's beneficiary, Go Vikings! The pizza has a pesto cream base, red onions, calabrese, diced tomatoes and topped with goat cheese.

Mon, 08 Dec 2014

We’re getting in the holiday spirit with this month’s Donation Creation Pizza.  This month’s creation is pancetta, wild mushrooms, roasted red peppers, spinach, and fresh mozzarella over a red wine tomato sauce.  It is festive in color and in flavor. Proceeds this month goes to helping all the animals looking… Read more

Thu, 20 Nov 2014

Try this simply delicious creation! Topped with house made Toulouse sausage, Red Peppers, Spinach, Cipollini Onions marinated in balsamic over Rosemary Butternut Squash Proceeds this month are benefiting the Door County Bird Sanctuary located in Jacksonport. We have an anonymous member of our community matching all proceeds, so thank you… Read more

Thu, 02 Oct 2014

This month's Donation Creation is inspired by the great spices of India.  Housemade lamb sausage, cilantro lime carrots, tomatos, peas, spinach, red onion, and Door County Creamery Feta over a spiced carrot cream sauce. This month's creation benefits the Hardy Gallery.  We would like to thank this month's matching sponsor… Read more

Sun, 07 Sep 2014

This month's pizza has a chilit cream corn base topped with veal sausage, smokey sage onions, roasted potatoes, tomatoes, crimini mushrooms, and topped with fromage blanc. The flavors are comfort food at it's finest.   This month's beneficiary is Big Brother Big Sister of Door County.       T

Sat, 02 Aug 2014

This month's Donation Creation is a delightful Shrimp & Grits pizza: Sauteed shrimp, red peppers, roasted red onions, cooked greens, tomatoes and corn grits over a roasted rep pepper base and topped with an incredible cayenne goat cheese and a roasted rep pepper drizzle.  Our non-profit of the month is… Read more

Fri, 18 Jul 2014

With so many visitors and tourists in town, it's someties easy to forget where we are- and forget about the fantastic stuff that's made here.   Ale Asylum is known for beers like Hopalicious and Madtown Nut Brown (our favorite!). And while Unshadowed has been on tap at the Madison,… Read more

Thu, 03 Jul 2014

July Donation Creation   Making a special appearance as our Donation Creation for July is a returning favorite, the Thai Pie! Chicken, basil, cilantro, red & green peppers and red onion over a green curry cream cheese base. All topped with carrots, pea shoots and a chili-lime drizzle. It's spicy,… Read more

June 2014 Donation Creation

June Beverages: The Light, The Dark and The Fruity The sun is finally starting to thaw us out from such a long winter, which means we need to evaluate what to drink this summer: Perfect for drinking in the sun, is Professor Fritz Briem’s 1809 Berliner Weisse. Berliner Weisse style… Read more

June 2014 Donation Creation

June Donation Creation   This month’s pizza is cajun spiced chicken with spinach, yellow tomato, lime braised chayote squash, roasted red pepper, red onion, and goat cheese over a cajun olive oil base. The beneficiary is Midsummer’s Music Festival.  A special thanks to the anonymous matching sponsor for this month!

May 2014 Donation Creation

Typically this Donation Creation celebrates spring with Wild Ramp, but it is still too cold.  So we will bring a little tropical flair on this pizza in anticipation of some warm weather. Pinneapple marinated smoked pork loin, roasted red pepper, red onion, cilantro marinated star fruit, pinneapple relish, and arugula… Read more

Sister Bay Update

If  you are wondering, what’s going on in Sister Bay? Here it is: We are planning to open Wild Tomato Sister Bay in spring/summer 2016. After every attempt to save the entire building, we have now accepted the fact that the north side will be torn down and rebuilt.  We are… Read more

Wed, 02 Apr 2014

This month”s pizza has a Mediterranean influence.  Homemade lamb sausage, arugula, red onion, red pepper, and feta over a Za’atar oil and finished with candied bulgar wheat is this month’s creation. Proceeds from this month benefit the Sunshine House in Sturgeon Bay.  Enjoy!

Sun, 02 Mar 2014

The month’s pizza has a bit of an Asian influence.  Roasted duck, yellow peppers, red onion, and spinach over a sesame orange BBQ sauce with a spicy nora slaw to finish it off is our creation of the month. This month’s pizza benefits Open Door Bird Sanctuary located in Jacksonport. … Read more

Fri, 31 Jan 2014

February’s Donation Creation This month’s pizza is Italian spiced Waseda Farms pork belly, roasted zucchini, SDT, red onion jam, and spinach over a red wine tomato sauce base, finished with wild ramp goat cheese on our whole grain crust. We are proud to support Peninsula Preschool this month.  Our youngest… Read more

Sun, 01 Dec 2013

Get into the holiday spirit by supporting Operation Not Alone and tasting the flavors of December. Roasted leg of lamb, shiitake mushrooms, braised Brussels sprouts, minted onions, and figs over a saffron cream and finished with Door County Creamery's goat cheese. Operation Not Alone was founded by a local Gibraltar… Read more

Sat, 02 Nov 2013

Come in this month and try Thanksgiving on a pizza! It is a delicious creation topped with house smoked goose, Waseda Farms pork belly, brussel sprouts, smokey spiced onions, pickled carrot, sweet potato puree over a tart cherry mascarpone base. It is finished with Evalon cheese and toasted hazelnuts. The… Read more

Gluten-free options

Wild Tomato has several gluten-free items to offer.  We offer a small homemade gluten free pizza crust made with organic whole grains.  We also offer gluten-free pasta and gluten-free bread for sandwiches.  We also have a selection of gluten-free beers to offer. Save room for dessert because there are also… Read more

Fri, 04 Oct 2013

I always look forward to October's Donation Creation because it generally features Fall flavors. This month's creation is our homemade pumkin sausage, kale, butternut squash, pears, red onion jam,  and leeks over a spinach cream sauce and finished with Door County Creamery's candied ginger chevre.  This pizza is truly amazing…a… Read more

Mon, 02 Sep 2013

The Donation Creation pizza for the month of September has seared scallops, roasted corn, german butter potatoes, green peppers, fresh tomato, and swiss chard.  The base is a smoked tomato cream sauce and finished with Door County Creamery Feta. The recipient this month is 5th Quarter Foundation, a non-profit working… Read more

August 2013 Donation Creation

August’s Donation Creation is showcasing what’s in season.  It is topped with grilled eggplant, yellow squash, zucchini, Toulouse sausage, fresh tomato, wilted greens over a red wine tomato sauce and finished with fresh mozzarella cheese.  It is very fresh tasting. Our beneficiary this month is  P.A.T.H. an organization promoting  access… Read more

Sun, 14 Apr 2013

We are bringing back an old favorite for this month's Donation Creation pizza.  The Thai Pie has a green curry cream base and is topped with chicken, red and geen peppers, red onion, cilantro, basil and finished with pea shoots and carrots. Enjoy a Thai Pie and support Altrusa of… Read more

Fri, 25 May 2012

We are beginning our fourth season at Wild Tomato with many exciting changes. These changes include a new outside bar, a rustic interior renovation and the grand opening of Go Wild Carryout. The outside bar creates a convenient space for customers to wait and order beverages before their mea. A… Read more

Wed, 14 Sep 2011

Meet our Belgians! The Wild Tomato is proud to stock not one, not two, but ten belgian beers for your imbibing pleasure. Belgium's brewing history dates back to the Middle Ages, so we trust them.  Tripel Karmaliet – A triple-grain beer brewed from a 1679 recipe. Spicy, fruity and sweet. … Read more

Beer and Wine Spotlight

Here’s one of the things you can always count on at the Wild Tomato: new beer and wine to get excited about. This week, we’re spotlighting a bountiful burgundy and substantial double chocolate coffee oatmeal stout. Tighten those bootstraps! Our new wine comes to us from the Burgundy region of… Read more