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Road trip: 24 food-and-drink spots along the Mississippi in Wisconsin

Rick Nelson
Star Tribune  * June 28, 2017
"Continuing south to Pepin, be on the lookout for the “Pie” sign outside the Homemade Cafe where owner Julie Elwell more than dabbles in the pie arts."

Head south for fall's final day trips -- and prime dining

Rick Nelson
Star Tribune  * September 25, 2014
"But another nearby prize is the Homemade Cafe where chef/owner Julie Elwell hits the home-style cooking circuit..."

Day trip to Pepin, a star on Wisconsin's 'West Coast'

Connie Nelson
Star Tribune  * September 19, 2014
"Close your eyes and conjure up the quintessential country cafe..."

Summer dining: South by Southeast

Rick Nelson
Star Tribune  * July 7, 2011
"It's a question that keeps me awake at night: Why didn't we order the black bottom butterscotch pie?"
Homemade Cafe appeals with big heart and fresh fare
Rick Nelson
Star Tribune  * July 15, 2009

"Elwell's roadside cafe -- it's right on Hwy. 35, the two-lane artery that connects towns along the river -- channels the kind of Main Street USA eateries that glorified all-American scratch cooking and are now little more than memories."

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