Update 2/10/15: Deininger's is closed. Thanks for the heads up, Bekah!
In a word: World-class cuisine in a cozy, small-town setting.
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JM ate the wienerschnitzel with a lemonade.
Nichole ate the lamb chops.
We split a piece of chocolate mousse cake.
The bill was $61, or $30.50/person, plus tip.
JM gave Deininger's an A-; Nichole gave Deininger's an A (see our grading rubric).
If you're in New Glarus and don't go, you don't know what you're missing. Very worth the trip, Deininger's lays on the local charm backed up with culinary acumen. In fact, the brotchen were the best we'd both had since our student days in Germany, and they were the simplest part of Deininger's appeal.
While we were enjoying the soups (richly seasoned tomato basil and mouthwatering clam, fennel and celery), we could hear someone in the kitchen tenderizing the wienerschnitzel cutlet, so we knew was fresh. (JM even gave it a slap himself, it got so fresh.)
The mashed potatoes with both our dinners were creamy-smooth and presented with a beautiful swish. Nichole's lamb chops were scrumptious, with a fresh mint sprig. It was only later that we realized we had ordered what Isthmus already recommended. We have no regrets.
For dessert, coffee and cake with raspberry cream rounded out the meal and our bellies. The seat belts fit a little tighter on the way home. Deininger's would probably be a regular stop for us if it weren't for the distance; as it is, it will definitely be a destination for special occasions.