Published: Wed, 26 Apr 2017 06:16:03 CDT
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:26:00 CDTLast time we caught up with Mary Pellitieri, co-founder of Top Note Tonics, it was 2014. But, as of this month, the beverage start-up has released its first ever ready-to-drink non-alcoholic craft mixers.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:01:00 CDTSummer is almost here, and that means more food trucks on the streets of Milwaukee. It also means more festivals bringing together trucks of all types. Among the first food truck events of the summer is the first ever Milwaukee Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:59:00 CDTBaba Ghanouj, 1888 N. Humboldt Ave., has closed. The restaurant, which specialized in fresh Mediterranean and Middle Eastern fare, opened two years ago. However, it seems a series of hardships made the closure inevitable.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:52:00 CDTNearly 40 of Milwaukee's best restaurants, chefs, bakers and caterers will come together for the annual celebration of KidShare: Milwaukee's Finest Culinary Event on Thursday, May 11 from 6 to 10 p.m. at The Pfister Hotel, 424 E. Wisconsin Ave.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:36:00 CDTGet ready to eat your way through West Allis! It's time for the second annual Dine and Dash, an event during which you and your friends are challenged to consume 15 different challenge dishes from participating restaurants.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:11:00 CDTImagine digging into a pint of deep, rich chocolate ice cream. It's velvety smooth, interrupted only by generous pieces of chewy, fudgy homemade brownies.That's exactly what you get when you taste the chocolate brownie ice cream from Scratch Ice Cream.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 14:01:00 CDTThere'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?
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 14:10:00 CDTAvocadoes. Pineapples. Mangoes. Rum. They're all players on the menu at Likkle Jamayka, the new Caribbean restaurant at 235 S. 2nd St. in Walker's Point., which opens tonight at 5 p.m. for its first dinner service. And we've got a sneak peek at the menu.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 12:02:00 CDTSummer is beer season in Milwaukee, it's true, but in spring, when the temps can fluctuate wildly, a nice glass of red wine can still warm the soul. Here are four Italian reds I've tasted recently that are worth scouting at fine wine purveyors around town ...
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:36:00 CDTThere's a new tenant on the docket for the the former Red Dot restaurant and bar space at 2498 N Bartlett Ave. The sale of the building is in the works, and a new upscale casual concept called The Original is set to move in as soon as late summer.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:01:00 CDTWisconsin is a treasure trove of quirky one-of-a-kind spots that seem to hail from another era. Among them is Kewpee, a burger joint that truly captures the spirit of a bygone era. And the burgers? Well, they're as classic as they come. Delicious, too.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:01:00 CDTIt's a rare occasion when you can eat brunch at Hinterland, 222 E. Erie St. In fact, it happens but once a year as a kick-off to Milwaukee Beer Week. And you won't want to miss this year's menu, which features a slew of delicious and innovative dishes.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:06:00 CDTThere'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?
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:01:00 CDTIt's scream-worthy news for Shorewood, as Indulgence Chocolatier's prepares to add Purple Door Ice Cream to its boutique. In preparation, the local chocolate shop will undergo renovations over the next month to add a dipping cabinet.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:01:00 CDTAccording to news released today, the second Valentine Coffee Co. location is slated to open Saturday, May 6. The Drexel Town Square cafe will be the first of its kind for Oak Creek, offering a full coffee program as well as a breakfast, lunch and dinner menu.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 17:01:00 CDTA new sandwich shop called Boo Boo's is expected to open in early May at 405 S. 2nd St. That's the former home of Philly Way, which closed last July. At the helm of the new restaurant is Richard Regner, owner of Soup Bros.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:16:00 CDTNBA fans are used to scratching their heads when it comes to former star and current TNT studio analyst Charles Barkley and his hot takes. And last night was no different - though not for those in the culinary know here in Milwaukee.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:36:00 CDTThough the owners are still eyeing a second location for The Ruckus burgers and ice cream stand, a plan to open in an old Tosa filling station on 84th and North is now dead.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 11:01:00 CDTDaniela Leon fell in love with Milwaukee after visiting from Venezuela. And now she's found her passion delighting Milwaukeeans with her homemade arepas, traditional corn flatbreads which can be filled with any number of toppings.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 17:01:00 CDTA new concept serving healthful vegetarian and vegan fare will be coming to the Milwaukee Public Market this June. And it's taking the form of a renovated 1971 Volkswagen Bus.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 14:56:00 CDTSince leaving his post as executive chef of Wolf Peach, Cole Ersel has been pursuing a variety of creative projects. Among them is an upcoming spring dinner collaboration inspired by foraged items like ramps, fiddleheads and mushrooms.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 12:06:00 CDTThe Westin Hotel at 550 N. Van Buren St. is taking shape in preparation for its opening during the first week in June. And, among its spiffs will be Stella Van Buren, a new modern Italian-American steakhouse.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 13:01:00 CDTMiss Molly's Cafe and Pastry Shop is slated to open by mid-summer in the former home of Pattaya Thai restaurant. The bakery and cafe will be owned and operated by Molly Sullivan, pastry chef at Black Shoe Hospitality, operators of Blue's Egg, Maxie's and Story Hill BKC.
Mon, 17 Apr 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 Mike Holz of Brunch, who released a new menu last week.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 10:01:00 CDTIt's never too early to start thinking about Festa Italiana. In fact, planning your visit early will save you $6 per ticket. In celebration of its 40th anniversary, Festa is rolling out a "$7 for 7 Days Spring Fever Ticket Deal." A deal for sure.
Sun, 16 Apr 2017 13:01:00 CDTThere's no shortage of articles and TV shows showcasing 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? This week, we ask Ana Docta of Great Lakes Distillery.
Sun, 16 Apr 2017 10:01:00 CDTChef Michael Feker has announced plans for a new philanthropic project based in the Park West and Amani neighborhoods in Milwaukee. The project includes a community focused restaurant, urban agricultural facility, grocer and training center.
Sun, 16 Apr 2017 07:45:00 CDTIf you don't want to do the cooking this Easter, a number of local eateries are willing to do the work for you and let you kick back and relax with family, friends or just that special someone.
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 10:17:00 CDTChef Zak Groh, an industry professional with more than 16 years of experience, has taken the helm at the Milwaukee Art Museum. As executive chef, Groh will oversee the museum's culinary program, including Café Calatrava and special events.
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 10:01:00 CDTWhat makes a classic fish fry? Well, that depends who you ask. For us, it's about a great old-school atmosphere, delicious fish and friends to share it with. Here are five to try on this Good Friday eve.
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 09:01:00 CDTThe long-awaited Caribbean restaurant, Likkle Jamayka, will make its debut next week. And Milwaukeeans can expect a casually elegant restaurant, which offers both an authentic taste of Caribbean cuisine and an experience that captures the essence of island culture.
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 17:01:00 CDTA new seasonal walk-up eatery is in the works for the former Brady Street lift station, located on Pearson St. just below Brady and across from the former Trocadero restaurant.
Wed, 12 Apr 2017 19:01:00 CDTIt's nearly taco and tequila time in Brookfield. BelAir Cantina's location at the Corners of Brookfield will open to the public on Monday, April 17. The location is located at 250 High St., within the lifestyle center adjacent to Market Square.
Wed, 12 Apr 2017 15:01:00 CDTMake the perfect grilled cheese for National Grilled Cheese Day - and every day!
Wed, 12 Apr 2017 11:01:00 CDTThere'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?
Wed, 12 Apr 2017 09:05:00 CDTMichael Rossi is a natural in the service industry. A year and a half ago, Rossi started working for The Swingin' Door and is happier and more invested in his job than ever.
Mon, 10 Apr 2017 13:26:00 CDTFor 47 years, Clean Wisconsin has worked to protect the state's clean water and clean air, and on June 8th the organization will host its 2nd annual Epicurean Evening fundraising gala at Discovery World.
Mon, 10 Apr 2017 11:06:00 CDTIdeally, when you get a gift card, you should use it as soon as possible. But, few people do. And in the time between purchase and redemption, sometimes, the worst happens. The restaurant where you have the gift certificate closes. What can you do?
Mon, 10 Apr 2017 09:01:00 CDTAs we announced Friday, a new Polynesian bar and restaurant called The Love Shack is coming to the former Wine Maniacs space at 106 Seeboth St. in Walker's Point. The city is abuzz with the news. But, what's The Love Shack? And why should you care?
Sun, 9 Apr 2017 13:01:00 CDTThere'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?
Sun, 9 Apr 2017 10:01:00 CDTYesterday evening Food Network star Alton Brown returned to Milwaukee for an installment of his new live show, "Eat Your Science," at the Riverside Theater. And we tracked his trip to the Cream City, as recorded via social media.
Sun, 9 Apr 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.
Fri, 7 Apr 2017 16:01:00 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.
Fri, 7 Apr 2017 14:15:00 CDTIt looks like Wisconsin is getting its first Shake Shack with a location coming to Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward neighborhood. Four local managerial jobs are listed on the company's website.
Fri, 7 Apr 2017 11:01:00 CDTThere are reasons to head to Kil@wat, a hotel restaurant you might ordinarily overlook. It's a great, easy spot for a business lunch. The food is accessible but also modern. And they possess a secret weapon: The Classic Big Boy burger.
Fri, 7 Apr 2017 10:20:00 CDTThe Love Shack, a high end Polynesian bar and restaurant, will move into the former Wine Maniacs On the River space, 106 W. Seeboth St.
Fri, 7 Apr 2017 09:01:00 CDTNeed a new spot for brunch or lunch this weekend? We've got some must-try spots, including a long-awaited lunch launch and a first-time, one-day only brunch especially for Mother's Day.
Thu, 6 Apr 2017 10:01:00 CDTThe weather is warming and there's no better time to support your local restaurants while indulging in an evening of delicious food and beverages. Whether you're going solo, dining with friends or taking mom out for an early Mother's Day feast, we've got a nice list of events to get you started.
Wed, 5 Apr 2017 19:11:00 CDTOn April 6, you'll 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 11 great local places to get your fix.
Wed, 5 Apr 2017 17:16:00 CDTDorsia is on track for a May 2 opening, according to co-owner Jeno Cataldo. Cataldo and his brother Lorenzo purchased the property last fall, and have been hard at work updating the space and giving it a personality all its own.