Published: Sat, 1 Oct 2016 05:16:02 CDT
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 18:26:00 CDTAfter news broke this afternoon that Colectivo had severed their contract with SSP America at General Mitchell International Airport, we received news this evening that Valentine Coffee will be picking up a contract and taking over the three kiosks at the airport.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:27:00 CDTTravelers will no longer get a taste of locally roasted Colectivo coffee when they visit the General Mitchell Airport thanks to the severing of an agreement with SSP America who operated three kiosks in the airport since 2009.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:01:00 CDTIn this series, we ask chefs around the city to describe their restaurants in their own words and recommend three dishes that embody the best of what they offer. In this edition, we talk with Chef Anthony Balistreri of Sala Italian Restaurant.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:50:00 CDTBeginning today, all 125 McDonald's restaurants in Southeastern Wisconsin have expanded All Day Breakfast menu items to include McGriddles and Biscuit breakfast sandwiches.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:46:00 CDTFor the fifth year in a row, Victory Garden Initiative (VGI) is giving away five community orchards through the Fruity Nutty 5 Contest. Apply via mail or email by Feb. 1, to win up to 30 fruit and nut trees.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:01:00 CDTMilwaukee, Ernest Hemingway, vermouth and Spain will all come together in the latest project from Stand Eat Drink Hospitality Group. Hotel Madrid is the culmination of over a year of work, resulting in a restaurant, bar and hotel unlike any others.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:06:00 CDTIn the latest episode of Chef Talk, Kyle Cherek sits down with Chef Evan Greenhalgh of Easy Tyger to chat about trying to define Easy Tyger, the Milwaukee food scene and just what the heck the difference is between tapas, small plates and shared plates.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:10:00 CDTThe new owners of the Brady Street building that houses Mimma's met with the restaurant operator, Girolama "Mimma" Megna, and asked her what she wanted to do with the 28-year-old restaurant. Mimma has decided to retire and the future of the space is under consideration.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:06:00 CDTMeet Pilcrow Coffee: a new roaster that's settling into a new space on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in the Bronzeville Neighborhood. The company plans to roll out its coffee - including nitro-infused cold brew - to consumers in the next month or so.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 13:56:00 CDTTo celebrate 25 years in Oak Creek, Georgie Porgie's Treefort Restaurant is hosting a 25th anniversary community celebration on Saturday, Oct. 1 at its Oak Creek location at 9555 S. Howell Ave.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:01:00 CDTFrom its inception, Camino has consistently hit the mark with regard to both its craft beer list and menu, which has gained a reputation for its elevated bar fare. And now, they've taken things a step further by launching house-made sausages
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 11:01:00 CDTThe number of food trucks in Milwaukee has increased exponentially, showcasing offerings from Mexican, Filipino and Jamaican fare to burgers, barbecue and more. Now, the Fox Fire Food Truck wants to up the game with restaurant-quality offerings.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 10:01:00 CDTCelebrate National Cheeseburger Day with one of the best burgers in town.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 19:10:00 CDTJeno and Lorenzo Cataldo, the owners of Jo-Cats Pub, 1113 E. Brady St., bought the building next door that houses Mimma's. The future of the Italian restaurant, which opened in 1988, is yet to be determined.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 11:48:00 CDTEach year, the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board hosts a contest, the Grilled Cheese Academy Recipe Showdown, challenging home cooks to submit their best recipes for creative grilled cheese sandwiches. And we've got the goods on this year's winner.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 17:02:00 CDTWhen Rishi Tea opened shop in 1997, it cornered the market on local tea providers. In the past two decades, Milwaukee has welcomed numerous independent and chain tea retailers. This info should come in handy now that it's almost hot tea season.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 09:01:00 CDTBumstead Provisions is due to open in less than a week. And we've got the scoop on its offerings, which encompass a playful juxtaposition between high and low-end fare that will appeal to those who have a penchant for both the delicious and unique.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 10:18:00 CDTAfter 40 years of customers walking into Ma Fischer's restaurant and asking the staff, "Where's Ma?" there is finally someone to point to. Today, a 5-foot-8-inch statue of the former owner, Jackie Fischer, was erected outside the popular East Side diner.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 09:15:00 CDTFarm-to-table dining has become best practice among restaurants located in Metro Milwaukee over the past decade, and it's the inspiration behind a new West Allis restaurant called The Farmer's Wife, which could open to the public as soon as Oct. 1.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 17:01:00 CDTHibachi Boy, the Japanese fast casual restaurant located at 530 E. Mason St., has announced that it will close this week. The restaurant, which opened in April, specialized in Japanese style grilled items, rice and noodle dishes and sushi.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 15:15:00 CDTAn organic garden at the Osthoff Resort now begets plentiful produce for use at Lola's on the Lake, Otto's, The Elkhart Inn, as well as for hands-on classes at the Osthoff in-house French cooking school, L'ecole de la Maison.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 11:01:00 CDTIn this series, we ask chefs around the city to describe their restaurants in their own words and recommend three dishes that embody the best of what they offer. In this edition, we talk with Tyler Mason of Wayward Kitchen and Bar.
Sun, 11 Sep 2016 13:01:00 CDTIn just over a week, dinner won't be the only option at dandan, the Chinese American restaurant located in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. Read for details regarding the forthcoming lunch menu as well as other details you simply need to know.
Sat, 10 Sep 2016 13:01:00 CDTIf you haven't made it out to West Allis to try the wares at Double B's BBQ, 7420 W. Greenfield Ave., the restaurant is making it easy for barbecue loving customers to sample its wares with the launch of a new food truck.
Fri, 9 Sep 2016 14:44:00 CDTBrewers Organics will begin offering ready-to-eat meals for delivery beginning next week. The Wisconsin-based organic grocery delivery service has announced a partnership with Zak Groh, owner of Whisk Culinary, to bring fresh, ready to eat meals, directly to customer's homes.
Thu, 8 Sep 2016 14:06:00 CDTIn the latest episode of Chef Talk, Kyle Cherek sits down with Chef Andrew Miller of Merriment Social to chat about what he likes to cook on and off the job, as well as sticking out in the growing Milwaukee food scene.
Thu, 8 Sep 2016 12:12:00 CDTThe Chocolate Factory, long known for its ice cream and subs, has opened a new location in Drexel Town Square, the Oak Creek development that includes a new City Hall and library, as well as retail stores, restaurants, shops, businesses and apartments.
Thu, 8 Sep 2016 07:01:00 CDTAccording to a sign posted on the door at Bosley on Brady, the restaurant is closed. The sign at 815 E. Brady St. reads: "We thank you for your loyal patronage and look forward to seeing you in a few months as we remodel."
Wed, 7 Sep 2016 14:35:00 CDTIn his 100th pizza blog, Rick ventures out to Waukesha where, upon the recommendation of a friend or two, he tries pizza, garlic cheese bread and ponza rottas from Jimmy's Grotto. What's a ponza rotta? Well, you'll have to read to find out.
Wed, 7 Sep 2016 14:28:00 CDTThe East Side will soon have a new fast-casual restaurant. This time, it comes in the form of a fast-casual poke concept that's been sweeping the nation. FreshFin Poke is the name of the restaurant that's slated to open in November.
Wed, 7 Sep 2016 13:01:00 CDTGolden Rod Cottage, an urban farm in Milwaukee's Historic Cold Spring Park Neighborhood that supplies produce to area restaurants, wouldn't have been possible if it weren't for tragic circumstances that led Stephen Seefeldt to begin growing his own food.
Tue, 6 Sep 2016 11:37:00 CDTOne of Milwaukee's favorite Italian restaurants is celebrating 15 years in business. Siblings Tony and Teresa Balistreri opened Sala restaurant in 2001, with a commitment to serving Sicilian fare rooted in family tradition and fresh local ingredients.
Mon, 5 Sep 2016 11:01:00 CDTMilwaukee is filled with amazing people. And some of those people -- like Chris and Erica Stolarski -- are wild about food. 8 Questions is a series that focuses on food lovers in our midst. They aren't chefs. But, they know a thing or two about eating.
Fri, 2 Sep 2016 11:01:00 CDTThe recent "Taste of Hope" dinner brought together six chefs who donated their time to help raise funds to fight Leukemia and Lymphoma. But, maybe none had a more fervid motivation than Peter Sandroni, owner of La Merenda and Engine Company No. 3.
Fri, 2 Sep 2016 09:06:00 CDTTen years ago, StoneFire Pizza Co. opened in New Berlin as an upscale alternative to family-friendly restaurants and game centers. There have been a lot of changes in the past five years, and September is a particularly good time to check 'em out because the massive buffet costs only 10 cents.
Fri, 2 Sep 2016 09:01:00 CDTEat at Cousins and be a part of the fight against cancer. In September all Wisconsin-based Cousins Subs restaurants will donate a portion of every combo meal sold to Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation for local research and cancer care in the state.
Thu, 1 Sep 2016 15:01:00 CDTEast Siders have about a week to fit in a last visit to Van Buren's Whiskey Bar and Grill at 1682 N. Van Buren St. The bar and restaurant is in the midst of a remodel that will transform the space into a tropical Caribbean themed bar and restaurant.
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 19:26:00 CDTIn the latest episode of Chef Talk, Kyle Cherek sits down with David Magnasco of The Chef's Table to chat about the balance between serving one's customers and serving one's creativity, flying under the radar and the origins of The Chef's Table.
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 10:01:00 CDTItching to do some good as the harvest season approaches? Mark this date on your calendars. On Monday, Oct. 3 beginning at 6 p.m., Easy Tyger, along with six of Milwaukee's best restaurants, will serve up delicious eats to benefit for the Hunger Task Force.
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 11:01:00 CDTThe new ProStart program aims to engage students in the culinary arts while providing tools to jumpstart their careers in the growing food industry. And it could be one of the most exciting things to happen to Milwaukee's culinary scene so far.
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 09:01:00 CDTThere's a new executive chef at the helm at the Iron Horse Hotel. Chef Joshua Rogers joins the hotel from the Cheeca Lodge and Spa. Rogers will lead the hotel's team of culinary professionals at Smyth, Branded and The Yard as well as catering operations.
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 19:01:00 CDTThis edition of the OnMilwaukee #WeWant includes some of our favorite boozy picks. Bottoms up!
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 10:01:00 CDTThe weekly grind hardly allows time for a.m. bacon, eggs and hash browns, and if there is time to whip 'em up, they're usually scarfed down fast. That's why weekend brunches are such a relaxing treat. Check out our list of the local Sunday morning hot spots and take some time to savor simple and elaborate breakfast treats.
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:26:00 CDTThe window signs are up, and Chefs Michael Engel and Rachael Karr are preparing for a Sept. 1 opening of the new Downtown location of Pastiche in the Hotel Metro, featuring a dinner menu modeled after its former Bay View location's offerings.
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:01:00 CDTIn this series, we ask chefs around the city to describe their restaurants in their own words and recommend three dishes that embody the best of what they have to offer. In this edition, we talk with Chef Yollande Deacon of Irie Zulu in East Tosa.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:01:00 CDTBefore you gasp in disbelief that a restaurant specializing in Peruvian, Mexican and Ecuadorian fare serves sushi, we'd like to clarify it's not just any sushi. It's Nikkei sushi, a spectacular cross-pollination between Peruvian and Japanese cuisines.
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 11:35:00 CDTBest-selling cookbook author and Food Network star Ina Garten will be back in Milwaukee for a show at the Riverside Theater on March 8. Her performance will offer an insider view of her hit television show, "Barefoot Contessa," along with a QandA.
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 16:46:00 CDTIn this series, we ask chefs around the city to describe their restaurants in their own words and recommend three dishes that embody the best of what they offer. In this edition, we talk with Chef Adam Pawlak of Plum Lounge on Jefferson Street.
Sat, 20 Aug 2016 18:20:00 CDTCorner Bakery will replace the Baker's Square at 1305 E. Capitol Dr. in the Village of Shorewood.
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 09:07:00 CDTRecently, as part our Urban Exploring series that's underway this summer, OnMilwaukee went on a Milwaukee Food and City Tours in the Third Ward with host Karen Featherstone. The experience was filling for both the mind and stomach.