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Published: Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:16:05 CDT

 



Fat Dan's Pizza and Sammiches offers scratch-made fare for diners of all types

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 11:01:00 CDT

There's something for virtually everyone at Fat Dan's, including indulgent carnivorous burgers, vegan dishes and a gluten-free fish fry.


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Local entrepreneurs launch Pintful protein-packed peanut butter

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:01:00 CDT

Peanut butter isn't as healthy as most people think. It's a realization that led two young local entrepreneurs to launch a product they're billing as "The World's Healthiest Peanut Butter."


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Summer is coming (really), and so is the Lakefront Brewery Curd Wagon

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 10:01:00 CDT

Seems there's yet another thing to look forward to during our Great Milwaukee Summer, and it has everything to do with beer, cheese curds and Wisconsin bratwurst.


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Updated: The Buddha Lounge is closed

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 19:28:00 CDT

According to a source and a sign in the window, The Buddha Lounge is closed.


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On the Burger Trail: The Fritzburger at Fritz's Pub

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 12:01:00 CDT

As of the writing of this article, there are exactly 24 more Fridays to enjoy Fritz's famous fish fry and just about 308 business hours to get one of their famous Serbian Fritzburgers. So we decided to get a jump on that.


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What Chefs Eat: Jonathan Manyo of Morel

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 09:01:00 CDT

Chef Jonathan Manyo of Morel in Walker's Point has made a name for himself with beautifully prepared seasonally focused fare using the best local ingredients available. But, when it comes to dining out, anything goes, says Manyo, including butter burgers.


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Milwaukee brunch guide

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 10:06:00 CDT

The 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.


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What chefs eat: Barkha Limbu Daily of the cheel

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 13:01:00 CDT

There's no shortage of articles and television shows that showcase the dishes that chefs love to cook at their restaurants. But, what do they love to eat at the end of their exhausting 16-hour days? Or on their days off?


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10 fun finds at the new Mo's Food Market on Clybourn

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 17:21:00 CDT

Mo's Food Market is filled with an impressive array of grocery options from basics like eggs and soy milk to specialty produce, snacks and housewares. But there are also countless fun finds, including those we found on our visit today.


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Milwaukee fish fry guide

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 17:01:00 CDT

It'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.


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Thank Cod it's Fryday: Polonez

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 11:01:00 CDT

In this series, we're trying out some of the city's most popular fish fries. You'll find commentary, pro tips and ratings of the three staples of a classic Wisconsin fry: namely the fish, the potato pancakes, and the classic Wisconsin style brandy old fashioned.


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Do This: ICC dishes up 23rd A Taste of Italy

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 09:06:00 CDT

Each April, half a block west of the Henry Maier Festival Grounds, at the Italian Community Center, 631 E. Chicago St., A Taste of Italy draws Milwaukee in to check out the ICC and sample tasty Italian-American treats. This year's 23rd annual event takes place Sunday, April 22 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Admission is free.


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#RaiseMKE by supporting Milwaukee Black Restaurant Week

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 13:28:00 CDT

Support locally owned African-American entrepreneurs and their businesses during Milwaukee Black Restaurant Week, which takes place April 15 - 21.


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The Appleseed Bakery slated for former Peet's Coffee in Wauwatosa

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 13:01:00 CDT

On Monday evening, the Wauwatosa Plan Commission approved plans for The Appleseed Bakery, a venue specializing in baked goods prepared with all natural and certified non-GMO ingredients.


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Dog-friendly bars and restaurants guide

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 12:01:00 CDT

Happy National Pet Day, Milwaukee! Man's best friend isn't always allowed everywhere. If you always want go out and bring your furry friend with you but are scared your pooch will be turned away because you don't know which eateries and bars are dog friendly, look no further than this guide!


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Alverno College Foodie Adventure offers cultural insights through food

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 11:01:00 CDT

It's eye-opening to consider how Belgium became famous for the creation of fine chocolate when the primary ingredients needed to make it are grown more than 3,000 miles away. And those are exactly the sorts of cultural insights being mined by a new program at Alverno College called Foodie Adventure.


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Do This: Newaukee's inaugural Food Prize Competition on Apr. 26

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 13:01:00 CDT

Food Prize is a culinary competition that puts local chefs to the test for the benefit of the food-loving public. And, if you love food, you'll probably want to go.


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Urban Spelunking: The Diplomat / Cataldo's on Brady Street

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 09:01:00 CDT

The 815-21 E. Brady St. property has seen bars and restaurants come and go since it opened in 1928. It's possible no one remembers Tony Cossy's, but I bet some folks have fond memories of Eddie Pitzo's Sunny Italy and, of course, Cataldo's remains firmly entrenched in the Brady Street psyche.


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Pizza Di Famiglia delivers New York-style pizza to Bay View

Mon, 9 Apr 2018 18:01:00 CDT

When we reported in February that Pizza Di Famiglia was coming to the former Jimmy John's at 2242 S. Kinnickinnic Ave. in Bay View, we had no idea it would be opening so soon.


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Stone Creek sets opening date for new cafe and kitchen on Downer

Mon, 9 Apr 2018 15:17:00 CDT

Stone Creek Coffee will be charting new territory with its new cafe and kitchen at 2650 N. Downer Ave. on Milwaukee's East Side.


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What chefs eat: David Magnasco of The Chef's Table

Mon, 9 Apr 2018 13:01:00 CDT

There's no shortage of articles and television shows that showcase the dishes that chefs love to cook at their restaurants. But, what do they love to eat at the end of their exhausting 16-hour days? Or on their days off?


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On the Burger Trail: The mushroom Swiss burger at The Gingerbread House

Mon, 9 Apr 2018 11:01:00 CDT

If The Gingerbread House is anything, it's quaint. And it's a no-brainer for delicious baked goods. But after hearing from numerous people that The Gingerbread House also serves a pretty mean burger, we decided to make a trek out to Muskego to check it out.


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Fish Cheeks now open in East Tosa

Sun, 8 Apr 2018 11:01:00 CDT

It's been five long years years of set-backs, delays and heated anticipation. But Fish Cheeks, the new sushi, seafood and hibachi restaurant has officially opened in East Tosa


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Take a bite out of Downtown Dining Week 2018

Fri, 6 Apr 2018 12:01:00 CDT

It's time to start making some room in your stomach for Downtown Dining Week, returning for its 13th year to several Milwaukee eateries this summer from May 31 to June 7.


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Thank Cod it's Fryday: Belly Up Bar in Menomonee Falls

Fri, 6 Apr 2018 11:01:00 CDT

In this series, we're trying out some of the city's most popular fish fries. You'll find commentary, pro tips and ratings of the three staples of a classic Wisconsin fry: namely the fish, the potato pancakes and the classic Wisconsin style brandy old fashioned.


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What chefs eat: Dave Swanson of Braise

Fri, 6 Apr 2018 09:01:00 CDT

There's no shortage of articles and television shows that showcase the dishes that chefs love to cook at their restaurants. But what do they love to eat at the end of their exhausting 16-hour days? Or on their days off?


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Little Duck Kitchen hosts inaugural Spring Foragers and Farmers Dinner

Thu, 5 Apr 2018 15:01:00 CDT

After three months of preparation, the team at Odd Duck has announced that it will host its first event in the space: a Spring Foragers and Farmers dinner showcasing some of the season's freshest and best ingredients.


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10 local spots to get your National Burrito Day fix

Thu, 5 Apr 2018 11:56:00 CDT

Today you have a reason - nay, an obligation! - to make the good, prudent and fulfilling decision to eat a burrito. That's because the first Thursday in April is designated as National Burrito Day. Here are 10 great local places to get your fix.


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Milwaukee salad bar guide, 2018

Wed, 4 Apr 2018 12:56:00 CDT

Looking for a solid Milwaukee salad bar? Try one of these.


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Do This: Eat, drink and celebrate at the Earth Day Birthday Eco Pop-up

Wed, 4 Apr 2018 11:01:00 CDT

Celebrate 48 years of environmental activism, social justice and economic growth at the Earth Day Birthday Pop-up. The event will feature delicious plates from local chefs and craft cocktails for a cause.


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Champagne, beignets and al fresco dining on the menu for Zisters in Elm Grove

Wed, 4 Apr 2018 09:01:00 CDT

"Champagne is the new coffee." That's the slogan behind Zisters, the new breakfast, brunch and lunch spot coming to the former Penelope's Restaurant in Elm Grove. But champagne isn't the only thing you'll find at this breakfast, brunch and lunch spot.


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Burning Through Brew City: Hooligan's homemade habanero hot wings

Tue, 3 Apr 2018 20:06:00 CDT

Nick and Matt spent the last month taking little detours on their quest for capsaicin, but as it turns out, one of those brief mouth-blistering diversions actually took them right to our next Burning Through Brew City destination.


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Grassroots Salad Company sets April opening date for Chase Tower location

Tue, 3 Apr 2018 14:01:00 CDT

In December, we announced that Grassroots Salad Company would open a new location in the former Capriotti's Sandwich Shop. We now know that the opening date for the fast casual salad restaurant is right around the corner.


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Cocina 1022 offers a new take on Mexican favorites

Tue, 3 Apr 2018 10:01:00 CDT

The menu at Cocina 1022 includes a variety of classic Mexican favorites like housemade guacamole and tacos to char-grilled entrees and street food-inspired specialties like pambazo filled with papas con chorizo and a guajillo-sauced bun.


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What the cluck?! Cluck N' Que debuts Milwaukee's first delivery-only pop-up

Mon, 2 Apr 2018 15:01:00 CDT

You've probably been to a pop-up dinner. Or shopped at a pop-up retail shop. But have you ever ordered crispy delicious fried chicken delivered right to your home from a pop-up concept?


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What chefs eat: AJ Dixon of Lazy Susan

Mon, 2 Apr 2018 14:01:00 CDT

There's no shortage of articles and television shows that showcase the dishes that chefs love to cook at their restaurants. But what do they love to eat at the end of their exhausting 16-hour days? Or on their days off?


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From spaetzle to spanferkel: More to love at The Schwabenhof

Mon, 2 Apr 2018 11:01:00 CDT

It's been a busy year at The Schwabenhof, the longtime fish fry destination in Menomonee Falls. And, beginning this week, there will be even more to love, including further expanded hours and a menu featuring German-American favorites.


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Thank Cod it's Fryday: Spitfires on State

Fri, 30 Mar 2018 11:16:00 CDT

In this series, we're trying out some of the city's most popular fish fries. You'll find commentary, pro tips and ratings of the three staples of a classic Wisconsin fry: namely the fish, the potato pancakes and the classic Wisconsin style brandy old fashioned.


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Rosati's Pizza opens April 9 in Bay View

Wed, 28 Mar 2018 12:06:00 CDT

It looks like the Milwaukee's Rosati's Pizza is migrating south. After closing their East Side location on Farwell, there's a new location opening in Bay View.


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On the Burger Trail: The Gorgie Burger at Jackson's Blue Ribbon Pub

Mon, 26 Mar 2018 11:01:00 CDT

The Gorgie Burger is a lovely thing, with its glossy bun and charred patty, topped off with a fresh green mound of arugula, a swath of drippy aioli and the prettiest of pink pickled onions.


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Hospitality and comfort food reign at Belli's Bistro and Spirits in Bay View

Mon, 26 Mar 2018 09:01:00 CDT

After months of preparation, Belli's Bistro and Spirits has opened its doors to the public. The restaurant, which resides in the former home of Pastiche Bistro, will spend the next couple of weeks introducing itself to the neighborhood before hosting its official grand opening on Saturday, April 7.


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OnMilwaukee's best dining of 2017-18

Sun, 25 Mar 2018 13:06:00 CDT

Find the best dining options of the 2017-2018 season.


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PODCAST: Restaurant closures and dining trends with Lori Fredrich

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 17:31:00 CDT

On today's episode of OnMilwaukee's Postgame Tailgate, Jimmy Carlton and Matt Mueller are joined by dining writer Lori Fredrich to talk about recent restaurant closings, local food trends and millennial eating habits before the podcast goes off the rails.


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All the delicious things you can eat this weekend at Dim Sum + Give Some

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:01:00 CDT

If you don't already have tickets for the Dim Sum + Give Some charity event this weekend, you're going to want them after reading about all the delicious things you'll get to eat at the event.


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Thank Cod it's Fryday: Klinger's East

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:01:00 CDT

In this series, we're trying out some of the city's most popular fish fries. You'll find commentary, pro tips and ratings of the three staples of a classic Wisconsin fry: namely the fish, the potato pancakes and the classic Wisconsin style brandy old fashioned.


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Public Table slated for late spring opening in West Allis

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 19:01:00 CDT

A West Allis storefront will soon be a new bar and restaurant that harnesses the power of generosity, the comfort of food and the spirit of community within its walls.


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The historic Silver Spring House to reopen under new ownership

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 16:37:00 CDT

After much uncertainty about its future, it looks as if the Silver Spring House will return even bigger and better than ever.


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Another WI first: Goddess and the Baker coming to The Corners of Brookfield

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:52:00 CDT

As things continue to come together at The Corners of Brookfield, the nearly one-year-old shopping destination has announced another Wisconsin first: The popular Chicago eatery Goddess and the Baker will open its first Wisconsin location there.


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The Baaree beer garden and community space is coming to The Cheel

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:01:00 CDT

As the weather warms, it's time to start dreaming of afternoons spent in the beer garden. And that's exactly what the owners of The Cheel have been doing. In fact, today marks the groundbreaking for an exciting new project called The Baaree.


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2Mesa Mexican Eatery opens in Martin Drive Neighborhood

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 12:17:00 CDT

2Mesa Mexican Eatery is officially in soft opening mode at 4110 W. Martin Dr. in the former home of Birdie's Cafe and Highland Pies.


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