Published: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:16:03 CDT
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:05:00 CDTDuring today's Common Council meeting, Alderman Nik Kovac presented legislation to prohibit food trucks from parking on Brady Street.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:01:00 CDTChicago's Red June Cafe is slated to open a second location on Jefferson Street in Downtown Milwaukee later this spring. The cafe, known for its friendly neighborhood atmosphere, will offer coffee and espresso, along with a variety of breakfast and lunch items.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 09:01:00 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.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 10:01:00 CDTJarlsburg. Cardamom. Lingonberries. Aquavit. They're all flavors you'll find at the newly opened Valhalla, the much anticipated Scandinavian bar and restaurant owned and operated by Ken and Melissa McNulty of Wisconsin Cheese Mart and Uber Tap Room.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:03:00 CDTIt looks as if there's a new breakfast and lunch spot on the way for the Third Ward. A new restaurant called Sweet Diner is slated to open this summer at 239 E. Chicago St. in the vacant space next to Inspired, a gallery and home furnishings boutique.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:17:00 CDTA long-beloved classic is returning to Milwaukee's dining scene. Osteria Del Mondo, the Italian restaurant founded by Marc and Marta Bianchini, will reopen Downtown.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:01:00 CDTThe Big KC -- which we assume is named for Mr. Swan himself -- features a half-pound Black Angus burger topped with white cheddar cheese, grilled onions, shaved roast beef, bacon, pepper-jack cheese and mayonnaise on a sesame seed roll for $12.50.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:01:00 CDTThe opening for Maison has been a while coming. However, when the time comes, and it should be soon, Chef Michael Quinn and Sous Chef Joe Roethel will be ready to roll out a menu they've been working on for the past few months.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:01:00 CDTDoc's Commerce Smokehouse fired up its smokers and opened quietly this past weekend in the SpringHill Suites building. The bar at Doc's won't open to the public until later next week. However, there's plenty of barbeque, sweet tea and Sprecher to go around.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 11:45:00 CDTOn Thursday, veterans and employees will be treated to a cooking demonstration and free samples of food from award-winning chef Justin Carlisle and Milwaukee Veterans Affairs Medical Center dietitians.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:01:00 CDTOn my latest visit to Oscar's Pub and Grill, I ordered up the Oscar's classic, The "Big O" - a half-pound Premium Black Angus burger topped with chipotle jack, smoked gouda, hickory bacon, chorizo, fried onions, jalapeños and a side of house guacamole.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 16:01:00 CDTOak and Oyster is slated to open Friday at 4 p.m. in the lower level of Third Coast Provisions. And we've got a look at the menu, which includes some familiar favorites, but also a number of new additions including sandwiches and snacks.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:01:00 CDTBay View will soon have its very own burger joint in the form of Crafty Cow, a restaurant specializing in Jucy Lucy style burgers. In the meantime, you can get a preview at a special pop-up featuring the creative stylin's of Vanguard's Shay Linkus.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 14:01:00 CDTAccording to a report in BizTimes on Wednesday, Riverwest's Art Bar, 722 E. Burleigh St., has applied for a $187,000 loan from Milwaukee Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) to fund a restaurant in the building next door, formerly home to West Bank Cafe.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 13:15:00 CDTAfter a brief closure for renovations, the Lowlands Group announced today that its Café Benelux restaurant has reopened for business. The café, which has been operating in the Third Ward since 2011, closed for ten days to complete the renovation.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 13:01:00 CDTIt looks like Thai food will be returning to the Tuk's Thai Kitchen location in Riverwest. Thai Lotus - the long-time Silver City staple, serving up Thai and Laos cuisine for over ten years - is moving in.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 10:01:00 CDTChef Jason Gorman's career includes work at a variety of notable establishments, including The Iron Horse Hotel, The Art Institute of Chicago, Mangia Wine Bar in Kenosha and Dream Dance Steak. And now he'll bring his flair for bold flavors to the Ambassador Hotel.
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 12:07:00 CDTThe James Beard Foundation announced the final nominees for its 2017 awards this morning from a.o.c. restaurant in Los Angeles. For the third year running, Chef Justin Carlisle of Ardent and Red Light Ramen has made it to the next round for Best Chef Midwest.
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 09:01:00 CDTIt's common to see honorees from cities like Madison, Milwaukee and Minneapolis. But it's far more unusual for a small-town chef to hit the radar of the JBF team. That's just part of what makes Chef Luke Zahm of Driftless Cafe in Viroqua so special.
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 16:21:00 CDTRib tips, pulled pork, hot links and more will be waiting for you next week on Milwaukee's North Side. After being closed for a little more than six months, Ashleys Ashley's Bar-B-Que, 1501 W. Center St., will reopen Tuesday, March 14.
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 15:01:00 CDTCamino is casual and comfortable and always seems to be filled with a crowd of friendly faces. They have a great rotating selection of craft beers and ciders, so it seems there's always something new to try. As it turns out, it's also a great spot to grab a burger.
Thu, 9 Mar 2017 17:56:00 CDTIn the latest episode of Chef Talk, Kyle Cherek sits down for part two of his conversation with Mitchell Ryan Ciohon of Gypsy Taco to discuss the most frustrating part of owning a food truck and much more.
Wed, 8 Mar 2017 17:19:00 CDTAmong this year's James Beard semifinalists is Jorge Guzman, executive chef of the Brewer's Table at Surly Brewing Company, an in-demand chef-driven experience pairing exceptional food with beer. Get a taste of Guzman's skill on March 14.
Wed, 8 Mar 2017 10:06:00 CDTWild Planet Hospitality announced today that DiModa Pizza will move into the former Trocadero space, located at 1758 N. Water St, with a menu of wood-fired pizzas, modern takes on Italian classics and - for those who missed Trocadero - brunch.
Tue, 7 Mar 2017 21:14:00 CDTA new day is dawning for Bosley on Brady, 815 E. Brady St., which is slated to reopen this summer with a brand new identity.
Tue, 7 Mar 2017 11:03:00 CDTIt looks like the president will have the opportunity to order up a well-done Wisconsin steak beginning this fall. Noble Chef Hospitality, owners of Rare Steakhouse, signed a lease with the Laborers' International Union of North America in January..
Tue, 7 Mar 2017 10:31:00 CDTIt's an unfortunate week for Italian franchises, it seems. Yesterday we reported that Buca di Beppo on Van Buren had closed. And today, we've confirmed that Rosati's at 2238 N. Farwell Ave., is also shuttered.
Mon, 6 Mar 2017 17:02:00 CDTThe Van Buren location of Buca di Beppo has closed.
Mon, 6 Mar 2017 11:01:00 CDTLast week, we gave you a preview of the restaurant's interior, which offers up casually elegant digs that mix both modern and rustic elements. And this weekend we got a peek at the menu which is replete with shareable globally inspired dishes.
Fri, 3 Mar 2017 14:56:00 CDTAt Stack'd, I decided to tackle the most popular burger: The Hangover Stack featuring grass-fed beef smothered with fried onions, bacon, Wisconsin cheddar, lettuce, tomato and a fried egg. Because who doesn't love a burger with an egg on it?
Fri, 3 Mar 2017 12:01:00 CDTWhat's a meat-laden barbecue joint to do when Lent comes rolling around and every restaurant on the planet is serving up fish fry? If you're Chef Aaron Patin, you dig deep and come up with a succulent seafood dish with a bit of smoke.
Fri, 3 Mar 2017 10:48:00 CDTOak Creek's new Drexel Town Square development is filling up with delicious new tenants, including Pizza Man, Bel Air Cantina and soon Valentine Coffee. But the newest addition to the food and beverage line-up is a Downtown favorite: Cubanitas.
Fri, 3 Mar 2017 10:00:00 CDTIt's one of Milwaukee's most cherished and distinctive culinary traditions: the Friday fish fry. This long-lived ritual is alive and thriving in Milwaukee - especially, but not only, during Lent. It's a big list, so dig in and read on.
Thu, 2 Mar 2017 15:30:00 CDTA new fast casual restaurant might be coming to a unique location on Water Street. Three restaurant veterans have drawn up plans to open Gordo's, a casual spot serving up burgers, tacos and ice cream, in the space that formerly housed Moto-Scoot.
Wed, 1 Mar 2017 17:01:00 CDTHas it been a while since you've been to c.1880? If so, you might want to consider a visit. The restaurant just rolled out a brand new monthly "Flights and Bites" menu, which will be available Tuesday through Thursday evenings. And it's pretty delicious.
Wed, 1 Mar 2017 12:20:00 CDTThe Lowlands Group announced today that it will begin renovations on Café Benelux in Milwaukee's Third Ward. The restaurant will be closed beginning the evening of March 5 and will reopen with regular breakfast, lunch and dinner hours on March 17.
Wed, 1 Mar 2017 11:02:00 CDTKindred, the Bay View restaurant located inside the Kinn micro-hotel is swiftly approaching its opening date. And we've got a look at the plush new space, which aims to offer friends and strangers alike the opportunity to relax and enjoy a shareable feast.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:03:00 CDTHamburger Mary's - a gay-themed and LGBTQ-friendly burger chain, bar and performance venue - moved from its purple Bay View building to the former La Perla space in Walker's Point. Recently, OnMilwaukee stopped in for burgers and milkshakes.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 12:43:00 CDTAfter much anticipation, the second Fuel Cafe opened today at 630 S. 5th St. in Walker's Point. It offers a large selection of tap beer, a menu created by Chef Noe, craft cocktails and, of course, "killer coffee."
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 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 Chef Erik Hansen of Supper, Milwaukee's modern supper club.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 13:01:00 CDTNext week marks the beginning of Lent. And that means a host of Milwaukee bakeries are battening down their hatches and baking up a storm in preparation for "Paczki Day." We've got everything you need to know about the luscious butter-infused filled pastries.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:01:00 CDTThe fate of the former East Side Red Dot still hangs in the balance. In fact, as of today, the restaurant building is for sale. What could go into the popular East Side bar and restaurant? That depends on the buyer, says owner Martin Beaudoin.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:01:00 CDTAt Crafty Cow, you can order up any number of lavishly topped burgers featuring ingredients like prime rib, peanut butter, pork belly and a host of other options. But, we stuck to the basics and ordered the Lucy, an homage to the original Jucy Lucy burger.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:01:00 CDTBeginning this week, Ward's House of Prime in Delafield will begin a new chapter as PrimeOne Steak and Seafood. The new steak and seafood concept, owned by DJ Martin, will operate in partnership with Allen Brothers Steaks of Chicago to diversify the menu.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:08:00 CDTAccording to owners Mike Bodow and Devin Eichler, the time was right to expand the Crafty Cow brand to Milwaukee. So the over-the-top burgers and craft beer served at Crafty Cow in Oconomowoc will be available in Bay View beginning this spring.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 09:25:00 CDTOnce again, Usinger's neighbor, Old German Beer Hall, joins the City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee County in celebrating Feb. 23 - today! - as Fred Usinger Day. That means free brats, free beer, free live music and more.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 18:21:00 CDTLooks like you can grab a Ruckus burger tonight for dinner! After halting its dinner service in January to work out a few kinks, The Ruckus, 4144 N. Oakland Ave. in Shorewood, has announced that it will resume dinner service starting today.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:50:00 CDTIt looks like it might be a while before Milwaukee can enjoy Ashley's popular barbecue. On Tuesday afternoon, a grease fire in the kitchen at Ashley's Que in Walker's Point caused the restaurant to close.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:01:00 CDTIf it's a Philly cheesesteak, Reuben or steak and egg burrito you're after, you might just find your bliss at the window of the newly minted Heavenly Cuisine On the Go food truck, which serves up its wares to eager new fans near 16th and Wells Streets.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:01:00 CDTIn a world with so many intractable problems - homelessness, war, financial and political instability - joining a CSA is a small, but concrete act that improves our land, community, economy and quality of life. It's a small act with big consequences