Milwaukee Restaurants

Holiday Hours at Milwaukee Area Malls

The biggest shopping day of the year is coming this week. We’ve checked with some area malls to find out what their holiday hours will be the rest of the year: Bayshore: Thanksgiving: Closed Black Friday: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Christmas Eve: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Christmas Day …

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Wisconsin restaurant serves one of the best Thanksgiving dinners in the United States

Who said you had to cook your own Thanksgiving dinner? We certainly do not subscribe to this idea. Preparing a Thanksgiving meal takes hours of hard work and patience, and not everyone has time for all that. If you’re one of those people, we suggest you try the best restaurant …

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New Libertyville restaurant makes a parent’s dream come true

Singh’s Kitchen, soon to be the newest entry to Libertyville’s restaurant scene, is the realization of a dream that faded years ago. Offering Indian dishes from traditional recipes served in a familiar style, the restaurant’s planned opening in downtown Libertyville in early December wraps up nearly a year of logistics …

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Some Popular But “Polarizing” Milwaukee Restaurants

‘Love ’em, hate ’em: Some popular but ‘polarizing’ restaurants in Milwaukee Molly Snyder of OnMilwaukee.com with the debates on some popular restaurants in Milwaukee Updated: 11:11 a.m. CST November 6, 2022 Hide transcript View Transcript DIANA: MILWAUKEE HAS A LOT OF RESTAURANTS, BUT IT ALSO HAS SOME THAT HAVE MORE …

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There’s a new restaurant in the old Tandem house

The Lindsay Heights property previously occupied by Le Tandem (1848 W. Fond du Lac Ave.) officially has a new identity. 1700 Pull Up, which held its soft opening on Tuesday, November 1, brings owner/chef Rosetta Bond’s specialties to a wider audience. The MATC Culinary Arts graduate originally launched the concept …

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52 Restaurants (Week 29): Story Hill BKC

It’s more important than ever to support our local restaurants. And there’s no better way to do that than to commit to hanging out with them year-round. To help guide you on your journey, I’ve compiled a list of 52 restaurants (one for each week of 2022) that should be …

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6 Ways to Celebrate Dia de los Muertos in Milwaukee

Dia de los Muertos – Day of the Dead – is quite different from Halloween even though the holiday falls within the same time frame. Unlike Halloween, Dia de los Muertos lasts two days – in 2022 it runs from November 1-2 – and is above all a celebration of …

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Vegan taqueria from Beard-nominated chef opens in Logan Square

James Beard Award-nominated chef Rodolfo Cuadros, owner of Bloom Plant Based Kitchen and Amaru, is opening a third restaurant — a vegan taqueria Logan Square. Bloom Plant Based Kitchen opened in 2021 in Wicker Park, spun off from a ghost kitchen established in 2020 after COVID restrictions suspended indoor dining …

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Dominic the Food Critic: Wolf

Last weekend, I was able to discover Loup: Soup with a Local Twist at 7505 Harwood Ave. in Wauwatosa. They have many tasty and healthy offerings, including homemade soups and sandwiches. I have to say the soup, sandwiches and bread with butter is the perfect meal. Some of the sandwiches …

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7 supper clubs located near Milwaukee

What makes a supper club a supper club? Killer steaks? Relish platters? Impeccable service? The possibility of mixing an average Old Fashioned Brandy? Maybe supper clubs are like porn and bullying: you know when you see it (#IYKYK). However, after discussing with friends the qualifications needed to justify the estimated …

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Milwaukee is America’s second most affordable ‘foodie’ city: report

The term “foodie” has meaning on many levels, the personal finance website wrote. Although people might use it to describe people who love gourmet meals, WalletHub points out that “foodie culture isn’t just about restaurants.” Foodies like to experience new and unique flavors wherever they can, WalletHub said, whether it’s …

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Why are people so crazy about Pine Cone?

Halfway between Milwaukee and Madison there’s a truck stop and restaurant called The Pine Cone Travel Plaza, and if you know, you know. For 49 years, this 24-hour restaurant, bakery, and gas station has built an insane following for people who pass Johnson Creek. But why? X “I’ve …

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New US National Triathlon Championships will return to Milwaukee in 2023

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado. – USA Triathlon, in partnership with the City of Milwaukee, today announced that Milwaukee will host USA Triathlon’s largest national championship event, USA Triathlon Nationals, August 4-6, 2023. This will be the third consecutive year for Milwaukee to host USA Triathlon’s National Marquee Championship. USA Triathlon Nationals …

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Recovery programs seek to solve food waste – and insecurity – in Wisconsin

Driving a van belonging to the university, Morgan Barlin, a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, crosses the campus and stops in three dining halls on a spring afternoon. At each stop, Barlin is greeted by kitchen staff who present her with various leftover food, from sweet potatoes to breakfast …

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By design or circumstance, outdoor dining on Wisconsin farms is growing in number and popularity.

The scenery and fresh food were part of the appeal long before COVID provided a new appreciation for outdoor dining. Whether it’s raising a glass of wine while touring the vineyard where the grapes were harvested, or dining in a field of hay as the evening stars come out, there’s …

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Deer District concert hall complex narrowly clears initial government hurdle

A proposed concert hall complex for the Deer District narrowly cleared its first government hurdle Monday night, winning a 3-2 recommendation from the Milwaukee City Plan Commission after a nearly four-hour discussion. CPD livea subsidiary of Madison Frank Productions, plans to build a $50 million development with two concert halls, …

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Charleston Place appoints Master Chef Olivier Gaupin as Culinary Director

Charleston Place, a newly independent historic hotel located in the heart of historic Charleston, is pleased to welcome Master Chef Olivier Gaupin to its team as Culinary Director, effective immediately. Master Chef Gaupin, one of only two chefs in South Carolina to hold this distinguished title, has followed the heritage …

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Community Message: Valley Week showcases urban nature and outdoor exploration

Editor’s note: Community posts are where community announcements and event posts are posted. If you have a community-focused event that you think our readers would be interested in, please submit it here. Valley Week, presented by the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino, returns September 24-October 1 and features nature in the …

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On-campus Farmer’s Market gives students a taste of South Bend

The Student Government Engagement Committee at Notre Dame, South Bend hosted the first on-campus Farmer’s Market on Friday, September 16. The event brought together local South Bend restaurants, artisans and vendors. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fieldhouse Mall, students could purchase food from Vegan Bites by Jas, Purple …

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UW-Milwaukee SDS stands in solidarity with AFT 3535

Milwaukee, WI – At the start of the fall semester at UW-Milwaukee, faculty and staff received an email from the Office of Student Services asking them to help cover staffing shortages in food services. Specifically, they were asked to “donate at any time [they] can find.” The office framed the …

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The 10 Best Restaurants in Chicago Right Now – Chicago Magazine

Photography: Lindsey Becker Schwartz 1 Daisy’s Po’ Boy and Tavern What:Erick Williams (Virtue) opens this tribute to New Orleans and his classic sandwich, with toppings ranging from BBQ Gulf shrimp to spicy sausage and fried green tomatoes.Why:If po’ boys don’t do it for you, maybe fried chicken and cookies, seafood …

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Mark Concannon, President/Executive Video Producer, Concannon Communications

In 20 years of anchoring Fox 6 Wakeup News, it has been a joy and a privilege to host many segments promoting local authors, musicians and theater groups. Crew members from the brand new Milwaukee Film Festival made regular appearances. And one of the highlights of my career was interviewing …

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Clock Shadow Creamery celebrates a decade in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE — It’s time for a toast, or cheese curd, to a Wisconsin cheese shop celebrating a big anniversary. Clock Shadow Creamery in the Walkers Point neighborhood of Milwaukee celebrates 10 years as the city’s first and only cheese shop. Since its opening, Clock Shadow has been known for its …

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Cincinnati-Milwaukee Races

Reds first. TJ Friedl hits to right field. Jonathan India triples to deep right field. Kyle Farmer chooses to right field. Jonathan India scores. Jake Fraley hit the pitch. Kyle Farmer second. Donovan Solano picks in shallow right field. Jake Fraley third. Kyle Farmer brand. Promenades of Aristide Aquino. Donovan …

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Looking for UWM ‘volunteers’ for canteens, staff emails

Looking for UWM ‘volunteers’ for canteens, staff emails A new UWM dining program lets students eat when and as often as they want, but the school doesn’t have enough staff, emailing faculty and staff asking if they’re would volunteer to staff and clean the mess halls. MILWAUKEE – For the …

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Milwaukee County’s Dine Out program pays small businesses to feed older residents

A volunteer picks up meals at Antigua Latin Inspired Kitchen as part of Milwaukee County’s Dine Out program. (Photo courtesy of Milwaukee County Department of Health and Human Services) By Sam Woods This story was originally published by Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, where you can find other stories about fifteen …

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Best of Milwaukee 2022 | Milwaukee Magazine

THIS IS JUST THE BEGINNING! GET THE BEST OF MILWAUKEE ISSUE TODAY Dane Baldwin won Editor’s Choice Best of MKE, read about him in the September issue of Milwaukee Magazine; Photo by Kat Schleicher GET YOUR COPY OF “BEST OF MKE” At our annual festival of love for the city …

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Mid-Way Bakery expands, transition from street vendor stalls

As 3rd Street Market Hall completes its first 8 months of business, vendors are making changes to improve efficiency and offerings. Mid-Way Bakery – which has made a splash with homemade hoagies, breakfast sandwiches, homemade soups, salads and sweet treats – will expand its offerings to better meet demand from …

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Chicago Cubs-Milwaukee Runs

Cubs first. Nick Madrigal flies out to deep right field towards Hunter Renfroe. Seiya Suzuki is walking. Ian Happ strikes while swinging. Franmil Reyes takes a walk. Seiya Suzuki second. Nico Hoerner chooses to right field. Franmil Reyes third. Seiya Suzuki scores. Yan Gomes flies into center field towards Garrett …

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A Food Critic’s Best Walks of a Dog, with Wine Pairings

National Dog Day, or International Dog Day around the world, is celebrated on August 26 every year. You probably see posts on social media stating that every day is a dog day, which is correct. It’s not, in fact, a federal holiday with paid time off, which leaves most of …

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4 teens injured in drive-by shooting near Schurz High School in Chicago

Four teenagers were shot in a drive-by attack outside an ice cream shop across from Schurz High School in the Northwest on Wednesday afternoon, Chicago police say. The shooting happened just before the dismissal of the third day of classes to start the new school year. The teenagers were in …

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The interview: Therese Nemetz

Since 2008, Milwaukee Food & City Tours has been riding a wave of momentum within the local tourism industry. With founder Theresa Nemetz at the helm, the company has taken off amid the growing COVID-19 pandemic… Since 2008, Milwaukee Food & City Tours has been riding a wave of momentum …

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Local businesses weather the storm of inflation

By Karen Stokes Jason Alston, owner of Heaven’s Table BBQ on North Avenue (Photo/Jason Alston) Businesses are facing major financial storms due to high inflation figures and the ominous cloud of COVID-19 that continues to hang over their heads. Jason Alston, owner of Heavens Table BBQ, 5507 W North Avenue, …

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It’s time to report to 1700 Pull Up, which is due to open in the old Tandem

Signs that once pointed to The Tandem restaurant at 1848 W. Fond Du Lac Ave. are officially down. And plans for the restaurant’s predecessor, 1700 Pull Up, are moving forward. But 2022 is a tough time to open a restaurant. Costs are high, staff are difficult, and even the most …

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WATCH NOW: Plans for Raising Cane’s, Taco John’s before Kenosha City Plan Commission | New

Two fast food restaurants almost unknown in southeastern Wisconsin, Raising Cane’s and Taco John’s, may be coming to Kenosha. An initial hearing on the plans will be heard Thursday by the Kenosha City Plan Commission. A rendering of the new Raising Cane restaurant, whose plans will go before the town …

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Meet three generations of women behind House of Flavas

MADISON, Wis. – At most gas stations, you can fill up on snacks and sodas. But at House of Flavas in Madison, in addition to getting gas, you can fill up on something tasty. Almost a year ago, on August 19, 2021, Jodie Jefferson left her job to devote herself …

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Music, food and culture at the Milwaukee Irish Fest

This year, Milwaukee Irish Fest is bigger than ever, with over 100 performers on 16 stages. The lineup features familiar names from the Celtic music world including Socks in the Frying Pan, Scythian, Eileen Ivers, The Elders, We Banjo 3, Lisa Canny and many more. Hunger? This year’s Irish Fest …

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Editors’ Choice: Week of August 8

1. Go to Madison for the great taste of the Midwest CHRIS DROSNER, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF The best beer event I’ve been to – and that includes the Great American Beer Festival in Denver – is this Saturday. It’s the Great Taste of the Midwest, a massive non-profit beer festival hosted by …

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GOP selects Milwaukee for 2024 Republican convention

On Friday, the Republican National Committee officially named Milwaukee as the host city for its 2024 convention. I am thrilled to report that the RNC has voted unanimously to select Milwaukee as the host city for the 2024 Republican National Convention! Milwaukee is a world-class city, and we can’t …

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Could a CO2 shortage cause problems for Wisconsin brewers?

MILWAUKEE – A shortage of carbon dioxide could spell trouble for Wisconsin’s beer industry. Brewers use carbon dioxide to make beer and other “sparkling” and carbonated beverages. Now, some news outlets are reporting carbon dioxide shortages — so far, mostly in Massachusetts and the East Coast. American Gas Products has …

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The Black Arts Fest MKE is back this weekend

article MILWAUKEE – Black Arts Fest MKE (BAFMKE) announces the return of its festival to Henry Maier Festival Park on Saturday, August 6, 2022, from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the family festival is back for the whole town to enjoy. Black …

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Late Summer Music Preview – Door County Pulse

Welcome to the Summer Music Preview (SMP) Vol. 2! Due to the high volume of live music events this year, August has been removed from the regular SMP issue and is now featured here. This mini version of the SMP includes live music events for the month of August and …

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Anti-Semitic meme posted by RI restaurant sparks backlash

Local Atlantic Sports Bar and Restaurant in Tiverton shared an article comparing recent hot temperatures to Nazi concentration camps. The Atlantic Sports Bar and Restaurant in Tiverton, RI Screenshot via Google Maps A Rhode Island restaurant is facing a massive backlash after posting an anti-Semitic meme on social media. The …

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Doug McDonald, President and Co-Founder of JOY ENGINE

It all started with a wish on a moon. In 2019, my co-founder Deb Kern and I saw an opportunity to leverage the city’s vibrant arts and culture community by expanding access to public art programming. As a visual artist and staunch supporter of the Milwaukee art scene, I knew …

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Dave’s Hot Chicken planned for the East Side of Milwaukee

Photo credit: Dave’s Hot Chicken The latest stage of its expansion into the Milwaukee area, Dave’s Hot Chicken plans a location on the city’s Lower East Side. The fast and casual hot chicken restaurant will be located at East Pointe Market Place. The mall at 544 E. Ogden Ave. is …

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6,450 more COVID cases in Los Angeles, hospitalizations top 1,300

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Another 6,450 cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Los Angeles County on Wednesday, while the number of virus-positive patients in county hospitals topped 1,300. According to state figures, there were 1,328 COVID-positive patients hospitalized in the county on Wednesday, up from 1,299 on Tuesday. Of these …

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A family’s dream unites Vietnam, Canada and Naperville in a new poutine restaurant

Thi Tram Nguyen had obvious reasons for opening a poutine restaurant in downtown Naperville. But what may seem obvious to her is a mystery to others. How does a Vietnamese woman with a background in pharmaceutical sales bring a Canadian delicacy to the western suburbs of Chicago? The answer is …

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The performing arts sector is already facing a deficit for next year

MILWAUKEE—The performing arts sector has been hit hard by the pandemic, and local arts leaders said it continues to struggle in the current economic climate. What do you want to know Members of the United Performing Arts Fund generate over $80 million in economic revenue Last year, 160,000 young people …

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Top 5 Amazing Historic New Jersey Restaurants You Must Try

In a recent “love food“, the national publication highlighted its selection of the most amazing and historic restaurants in America. Thirty restaurants were highlighted in the article and 5 were from here in New Jersey, the most of all the states of the country. We have a rich history here …

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Captain D’s restaurant reopens on northwest side of Milwaukee

Location of Captain D’s Restaurant. Fast casual seafood restaurant Captain D reopened on the northwest side of Milwaukee. Located at 7320 Good Hope Road, the stand-alone restaurant is one of the two captain D locations that originally opened in Milwaukee between early 2018 and late 2019, only to close following …

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Best Bloody contest raises money for bleeding disorders

GREEN BAY (NBC 26) — Several bars and restaurants in the Green Bay area have entered Green Bay’s Best Bloody contest to raise money for the Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation (GLHF). Green Bay bartenders showcased their signature Bloody Mary recipes while guests sampled beer chasers, appetizers and voted for their …

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Milwaukee Panthers help grow cricket locally

There’s a distinct bat crunch and lots of cheering on Saturday and Sunday afternoons at Tippecanoe Park. However, the roar does not come from the softball field, but rather from the strip of artificial turf in the middle of the grass field. The Milwaukee Panthers Cricket Club hosts a cricket …

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The new venue will bring a bar, restaurant and live music back to the former Vitucci site

Beginning in 1934, when Frank and Anna Vitucci opened the My Office Tavern there, the 1893 Corner Faucet at 1832 E. North Ave. on the east side stands for the name Vitucci. But since the family closed the long-running business in November 2019, the fate of this building and its …

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The Elusive Dream of Gun Control: America Should Brace for Another Decade of Schoolboy Slaughter

In 1977, Harlan Carter and a group of his friends staged a coup within the upper ranks of the NRA, transforming it from a sports club focused on gun safety into a lobbying and advocacy group. “uncompromising” public relations (Carter’s phrase) for the gun. industry. Carter was the right man …

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FreshFin gears up for grand opening in Hilldale

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – FreshFin is gearing up to hold a grand opening event for its second Madison location this month. FreshFin will open July 15 in Hilldale, bringing craft bowls of poke and cereal to the mall for shoppers to enjoy. There are 12 homemade bowls for people to …

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Bucks rookie Beauchamp overcomes adversity to reach NBA

MILWAUKEE (AP) — There was a period of homelessness growing up. A constant passage from one high school to another. The cancellation of a draft NBA training program due to the pandemic. A year to prove himself with a G League development team. MarJon Beauchamp’s journey to the NBA was …

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Wisconsin Democrats focus attacks on Sen. Ron Johnson in uphill battle – NBC Chicago

Wisconsin Democrats seeking to unseat Republican Sen. Ron Johnson focused their attacks on him on Sunday, not each other, as the eight candidates made their case to party activists at the state convention that was held six weeks before the primary. Democratic Senate candidates blasted Johnson for his attempt to …

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“I just wanted it to taste good”: Milwaukee Baker sells allergen-free cookie and brownie mixes nationwide

“I think everyone I’ve cooked for has been special in their own way,” Simmons says. “I remember baking a birthday cake for twins who were about to turn 5 and because of their allergies they had never eaten cake before.” (Photo provided by Nubian Simmons) By PrincessSafiya Byers This story …

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Lou Malnati will open a location in Oak Creek this summer

Lou Malnati’s deep pizza. Courtesy of Lou Malnati. Pizzeria by Lou Malnati plans to open its fifth location in the Milwaukee area in the past three years. The Chicago-based deep-dish pizza chain announced plans Thursday for a new carrier and delivery store, which will open mid-summer at 8171 S. Howell …

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Food Trucks and Street Food to discover in Milwaukee

This story is part of our summer guide to the June issue of Milwaukee Magazine. To read our complete guide to summer fun, order your copy today! 1. Legacy MKE A drop of fresh burrata cheese sits on an heirloom tomato and arugula salad with basil pesto, honey, truffle oil …

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Safe & Sound’s new executive director seeks to empower residents to solve problems

Bridget Whitaker, 43, was named executive director of Safe & Sound in April. “I want to amplify the voices of residents, especially young people, to address what they think is important and that’s how we can make a difference,” she says. (Photo courtesy of Safe & Sound) By Edgar Mendez …

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McDonald’s successor opens in Moscow

MOSCOW (AP) — Three months after McDonald’s operations in Russia were suspended, hundreds of people flocked to its famous former outlet in Moscow’s Pushkin Square when the restaurant reopened under Russian ownership and a new name on Sunday. . In March, McDonald’s halted operations at its company-run restaurants in Russia. …

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Review: Hercule Poirot unravels Milwaukee rep’s Orient Express murder scheme

Agatha Christie mystery fans will want to board the Milwaukee Repertory Theater production of Murder on the Orient Express, which opened last weekend in the largest of three stages at the Rep. Orient-Express closes the theater’s 2021-22 season. The play begins on a dark stage. Writer Agatha Christie’s most famous …

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Residents and business owners tired of a dangerous intersection after a high speed accident

MILWAUKEE — Sandwich God owner Michael Smith is worried about his staff coming and going from work at his restaurant in Teutonia and Vienna. “If you all had to sit there for a second [and watch], everybody uses that fire,” Smith said. “It is so poorly signposted. Doesn’t tell you …

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Dominic the Food Critic: Gus’s Deli

At OnMilwaukee, we believe in raising all voices and using our platform to support the dreams of others. And that’s what we hope to do for Dominic the Food Reviewer. When I first met Dominic almost two years ago, I was impressed by his passion, curiosity and interest in improving …

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The next generation of the Rochester restaurant family is ready to leave its mark

Nadia and Jordan Victoria have a vision to modernize their family’s restaurant brand in Rochester. The cousins ​​grew up watching their parents work at Victoria’s Ristorante & Wine Bar, long considered one of Rochester’s finest restaurants since it opened more than 25 years ago. The “restaurant kids” learned almost every …

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Art64’s guide to Tosa this weekend

This content is in partnership with Newaukee. Earlier this year, OnMilwaukee announced that a live paint tournament with a $20,000 cash prize was coming to Wauwatosa. And it’s happening this weekend. The City of Wauwatosa and NEWaukee will host ART 64, a unique bracket-style live paint tournament on …

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Saffron Modern Indian Dining opens June 4 in Milwaukee’s Third Ward

Saffron Modern Indian Dining will debut June 4 in the Third Ward, combining traditional Indian flavors with contemporary plating and cooking techniques from beyond India. Saffron will open at 223 N. Water St., where there will be a full bar and riverside patio for alfresco dining, as well as a …

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Chicago’s Absolute Best Italian Restaurants

When most people think of Chicago-style pizza, they probably think of downtown tourist spots like Pizzeria Uno, Gino’s East, and Giordano’s — from theme park-sized temples to thick lasagna pies stuffed with sausage. and cheese. However, despite the kitschy fun of these pizzerias, most Chicagoans head to Pequod’s when that …

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The ‘Alice in Wonderland’ cocktail experience is coming to Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE – Are you ready to jump down the rabbit hole? An Alice in Wonderland-themed cocktail will take over the historic Brown Bottle in Milwaukee this summer. “The Alice” will run Wednesday through Sunday from June 8 through August 7. Brown Bottle’s bar and patio will remain open to the …

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Restaurants Offered a Unique Feast of Custom Porcelain Dinnerware – Post Bulletin

While eating at a restaurant, have you ever wondered who was preparing the dishes? No, not just a china collector would do that. Have you ever taken the plate or saucer that your cup of coffee was resting on and checked it out? Some restaurants even have unique pieces of …

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You have to go to La Casa de Alberto

Walker’s Point has a number of good Mexican restaurants, and one of the best is La Casa de Alberto (624 W. National Ave.). All my friends had mentioned this place since I moved to the neighborhood, and honestly, it took me too long to make it a regular spot. Believe …

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The best things to do this week, according to our editors: May 16

1. Get instant pizza gratification ANN CHRISTENSON, SENIOR FOOD EDITOR So… pizza. One of nature’s most perfect foods. And nothing eases the pain of disappointment (oh, Bucks) than a pie. Flourchild (722 N. Milwaukee St.) recently joined the brick-and-mortar restaurant community, after a few years of operating as a pop-up. …

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Shocking video shows hundreds of terrified Bucks fans fleeing Deer District shooting after playoff game in Milwaukee

HUNDREDS of NBA fans were seen fleeing the scene after reports of shots being fired in the Deer district of Milwaukee after the Bucks-Celtics game ended. A man was shot dead while the fans were leaving the arena. He suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to Milwaukee police. 2 Fans ran after …

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Here is the lineup for the Tosa Tonight 2022 concert series

Summer 2022 in Milwaukee only sounds better and better – including the return of Tosa Tonight, which recently revealed its lineup of local musical performances on stage this season. On Wednesday nights (except one Monday night for July 4) beginning June 22, the free live music series Tosa Tonight will …

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Windows smashed in businesses in downtown Milwaukee

The windows of several businesses in downtown Milwaukee were smashed early Monday morning. It happened around 3:15 a.m. on West Wisconsin Avenue near North Plankinton Avenue. WISN 12 saw at least 10 damaged windows at TJ Maxx, Foot Locker, Subway, Walgreens and Milwaukee. Symphony Orchestra. “I’ve never dealt with this …

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Viking cruise ship arrives in Milwaukee for the first time

The 2022 cruise season officially kicked off on Friday with the first-ever arrival of the octanti viking cruise ship in Port Milwaukee. The newly built 665ft long vessel can accommodate up to 628 people – 378 guests and 256 crew. The ship’s arrival was the first of 33 scheduled cruise …

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Lessons from growing a small food business

I grew up on a farm in Greece and maintained a residence there that I and other family members continue to visit to this day. I came to America in 1967 and, like many of my fellow Greek immigrants, I was drawn to the restaurant business. I had the opportunity …

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North End set for influx of Celtics fans and customers

DAVID: THE TRANSFORMATION IS STARTING TO HAPPEN. IN ABOUT 48 HOURS PEOPLE WILL BE HERE ENJOYING THEIR FIRST OUTDOOR TASTE OF JOHN T AND KELLAN ONLY. — CHIANTI AND CANNELLONIS. BUT ALREADY TODAY, TEAMS HAVE INSTALLED PLASTIC BARRIERS ALONG HANOVER STREET, FILLING THEM WITH WATER AND DISPOSING OF TABLES AND …

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Bucks fans dream big after blowout win over Bulls sends them to second round

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) — The Bucks’ blowout win over the Bulls in Game 5 of the first-round series was exactly what thousands of fans wanted to see as the title defense entered the second round. Thousands of fans gathered throughout the Milwaukee area to watch the Bucks pick up another …

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Bob Chinn, whose Wheeling crab house is a destination for seafood lovers, dies at 99 – Chicago Tribune

Bob Chinn’s enormous crab house on Milwaukee Avenue in Wheeling has hosted thousands of diners over the years and was once ranked among the best restaurants in the country by sales. Chinn worked in the halls of his restaurants, talking to customers and making menu recommendations. “I’ve been in the …

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Mother’s Day 2022: Bring Mom to These Milwaukee Brunches

MILWAUKEE, WI – Why not take mom to brunch in Milwaukee after self-isolating from the COVID-19 pandemic for two straight years? Several restaurants in the Milwaukee area are open for reservations on May 8. Here are several Milwaukee-area restaurants available for Mother’s Day 2022. blue egg 317 N 76th Street, …

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The old clam house at Bayview will reopen in May and will remain the old clam house

The charming and quaint Old Clam House has been closed throughout the pandemic and the building has been put up for sale. But some familiar local restaurateurs bought it and will reopen the place, keeping it the same, but expanding the menu. When we announced last May that the former …

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Badger State Brewing expands beer distribution to Milwaukee, Madison

First, Badger State Brewing’s BRW-SKI broke into the craft beer lineup at American Family Field. Now the rest of Milwaukee is getting a crack at the Green Bay Brewery’s beer lineup. Same for Madison. And Lacrosse. Andrew Fabry, president and co-founder of Badger State Brewing, said the brewery has been …

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Milwaukee County Easter Restaurant and Event Guide: 2022

MILWAUKEE, WI – Happy Spring, Easter and Passover! As warmer air settles in and the holiday weekend approaches, you may be looking forward to planning brunch, egg hunting, or cooking Sedar meals. This year, Easter falls on Sunday, April 17, while Passover runs from April 15-22. As you plan your …

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Suburban restaurants are preparing Passover specials for the weekend

Now that things are a little closer to returning to normal, more suburban restaurants are offering Passover specialties this weekend for dine-in or take-out. Book now to ensure your place. The Continental 788 S. Buffalo Grove Road, Buffalo Grove, (847) 459-4095, continental-restaurant.net/passover.php. Passover dinner, which includes an appetizer of minced …

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Jackie Robinson befriended a young Jewish boy – The Forward

In the 1950s, Jackie Robinson befriends a Jewish child in Wisconsin, sings for him on his 10th birthday and congratulates him on his bar mitzvah. On Friday, when baseball marks the 75th anniversary of Robinson breaking the color barrier, Ron Rabinovitz will remember his childhood hero – as a civil …

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New York City announces improved food standards

In this edition of 5 Things, Food Management highlights five things you may have missed recently regarding developments affecting on-premises catering. Here is your list for today: New York City announces enhanced food standards for city agencies Related: 5 things: Sodexo North America sees revenue jump 27.1% in …

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Plant-based restaurant opens downtown Milwaukee

Plant-based restaurant opens downtown Milwaukee Make Waves, at 3rd Street Market Hall, offers an all-plant-based menu. Updated: 5:37 PM CDT April 3, 2022 Hide transcript View Transcript THURSDAY. A VEGETABLE-BASED RESTAURANT IS WNO OPEN AVENUE 3RD STREET MARKET HALL DOWNTOWN. IT’S “MAKING WAVES”. IT HAS AN ENTIRELY VEGETABLE MENU. IT …

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‘Wisconsin Cheese Queen’ seeks the best curds in the state

MILWAUKEE – It’s no secret that Wisconsin residents love their cheese curds. But a woman takes it to a whole new level. This is Sam Buschman, who also calls herself the “Cheese Queen of Wisconsin.” Since May 2020, Buschman has eaten thousands of curds at 149 different restaurants. She even …

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Veteran Milwaukee pastry chef launches bakery

Sarah Mironczuk has baked for Milwaukeeans at restaurants and bakeries for years. Now she’s on her own, with Bakehouse 23. “Being 40 kind of sent me into an existential crisis, and the pandemic didn’t help,” she said. After working for others for years, “it was time to make the choice …

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Odd Duck is back – almost!

Odd Duck, who last summer announced plans to move from his longtime Bay View home to new digs, is set to feed diners again. The globally oriented small-plate restaurant is taking dinner reservations — at the new space, 939 S. Second St. at Walker’s Point — beginning Friday, March 31. …

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10 Less Touristy Attractions to Find in Milwaukee

Milwaukee is full of sightseeing adventures, but when it comes to seeing what’s off the beaten path, there’s even more to discover. Traveling and exploring the world doesn’t always mean visiting typical tourist destinations. Sometimes it’s about discovering new things in an environment and in a simple way. Therefore, it …

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Remembering Downer’s Chancellery, preview of the building’s next life

This week on Urban Spelunking, we’re taking a trip to Downer Avenue to revisit the former home of the Chancery restaurant. The beloved Milwaukee restaurant closed in 2007, but many still remember its location at 2577 N. Downer Ave. as “the chancellery building” as it had welcomed the countess’s clients …

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You won’t believe how many toppings Domino’s Japan offers on a pizza

So what do you get if you order a Best 34 pizza, as Domino’s Japan dubbed this behemoth? Well, you get your standard meat toppings like sausage, pepperoni (large and regular) and bacon plus some less standard ones: prime rib, grilled beef, roast chicken, teriyaki chicken, pancetta, shrimp and a …

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Business owners hope for boost in St. Patrick’s Day revenue

MILWAUKEE — After two long years of COVID-related restrictions and closures, local businesses are hoping St. Patrick’s Day can bring a much-needed revenue boost. Experts say St. Patrick’s Day can make or break a bar’s year and after the ups and downs of the past two years, today is huge. …

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Toppers Pizza executives announce 70 stores in 70 days; System wide road trip to visit all Toppers locations

Founder and CEO Scott Gittrich and Vice President of Human Resources Robin Gittrich will begin the tour on March 14, with the goal of collaborating with everyone on the Toppers team, listening to feedback, finding ways to improve and celebrate the pizza industry as a whole. WHITEWATER, Wis., March 15, …

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Milwaukee Area’s Beloved Restaurant Solly’s Grille Wins Prestigious Award

GLENDALE, WIS (CBS 58) – On North Port Washington Road, you’ll find a Glendale staple. Solly grid. Inside you’ll find owner Glenn Fieber. He says the business started with his father-in-law in 1936. “Solly opened his little cafe on 3rd Street or Green Bay Ave or Martin Luther King Ave …

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Latino-owned restaurants are giving their own spin on Wisconsin’s fish fry tradition

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) — Fish fry season is upon us and it’s a great Wisconsin tradition. We decided to highlight a few Latino-owned restaurants that offer something a little different from the Badger State classic. Sabrosa Café & Gallery Address: 3216 S. Howell Avenue, Milwaukee Fish Fries: Friday evenings, 5:00 …

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Wisconsin Budget Surplus, $150 Reimbursement of Evers Killed in Senate

article MILWAUKEE – Democrats and Republicans can agree on one thing: there’s a lot more money in Wisconsin’s coffers than they anticipated. It’s how to spend that money that gets tricky. Democratic Gov. Tony Evers wants to give residents $150 as a tax refund, but Republicans say it’s an election-year …

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Tennessee State Alum partners with Marquette University to bring allergen-free desserts to the dining hall

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) — A local business is partnering with Marquette University to give students with dietary restrictions more food options in the dining hall. Thanks to Marquette’s Eat Local initiative, products from Pink Bakery Inc. are coming to Marquette. Nubian Simmons is the owner of Pink Bakery, which makes …

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Milwaukee Lakeside July 3 Fireworks Returning for 2022

item US Bank Fireworks along Lake Milwaukee (2019) MILWAUKEE – The July 3 fireworks display in Milwaukee is set to return in 2022 — after a two-year hiatus. A press release from Milwaukee County Parks says planning is underway to bring the event back this summer, and additional sponsors are …

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CEOs and school leaders call on legislature to use surplus for education

On stage at the downtown Pabst Riverside Theater on Wednesday, an unusual mix of delegates from Milwaukee Public Schools, the Milwaukee Bucks, private school supporters and major employers mingled before the house lights went out . John Kersey, executive vice-president of local real estate company Zilber Ltd., first took to …

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Tosa Restaurant Week features 12 Wauwatosa restaurants

Salmon from the Faroe Islands. Lamb shank. Grilled Hawaiian butterflyfish with ponzu butter. You can get these starters, and many more, at a special price during Tosa Restaurant Week. Twelve Wauwatosa restaurants are participating in the event, which will be held March 3-13. “Our goal is to inspire visitors to …

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Dominic the Culinary Examiner: Plan View

At OnMilwaukee, we believe in raising all voices and using our platform to support the dreams of others. And that’s what we hope to do for Dominic the Food Reviewer. When I first met Dominic almost two years ago, I was impressed by his passion, curiosity and interest in improving …

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Domestic woes overshadow European war for some US voters

BROOKFIELD, Wis. – From the Chinese restaurant he runs in the western suburbs of Milwaukee, Charles Yee watched with concern this week as Europe faced the greatest threat to its peace and security since the end of World War II. But, at least for now, he’s more troubled by the …

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9 Milwaukee restaurants, chefs named James Beard semi-finalists

MILWAUKEE — The James Beard Foundation announced the semifinalists for its 2022 awards Wednesday morning, and nine Milwaukee chefs and restaurants were recognized. Outstanding Restaurateur: Joe Muench, Black Shoe Hospitality This is the first time that Joe Muench has been a semi-finalist for the Outstanding Restaurateur award. Black Shoe Hospitality …

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‘No more history to make’: Decade-long effort to restore Bronzeville to Milwaukee glory gathers momentum

Located just 2 miles north of downtown, Milwaukee’s Bronzeville neighborhood has thrived for decades with vibrant small businesses and a nightlife that has attracted people of all races. But, as was the case with many minority neighborhoods across the country, urban renewal programs of the 1960s and 1970s destroyed much …

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Hong Kong says virus checks could be tightened

HONG KONG (AP) — Strict virus controls that prohibit public gatherings in Hong Kong of more than two people could be tightened to stop a spike in infections, the territory’s top health official said on Sunday, as 14 deaths and more than 6,000 new cases have been reported. Health Secretary …

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Taste & Toast returns to downtown Milwaukee

In March, downtown Milwaukee will soon be offering diners an affordable sampling platter of local cuisine, as Taste & Toast is set to return March 7-11. Coordinated by Downtown BID #21, the event offers a week of small plates and affordable bites to give Milwaukeeans a chance to explore the …

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Republican National Convention: Milwaukee mayoral candidates excited

MILWAUKEE – VISIT Milwaukee said Wednesday it is hosting a Republican National Convention committee in the city as they consider Milwaukee hosting the 2024 convention. From hotels, bars and restaurants to larger venues like the Fiserv Forum and beyond, VISIT Milwaukee will sell the city’s value. And while their political …

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David Marcus, from Big Boy to Benson’s Restaurant Group

Milwaukee is home to many family businesses. Among them is the multi-faceted Marcus Corporation, which was founded by Ben Marcus in 1935 and now includes a collection of cinemas, restaurants and hotels across the country. This week we sit down with David Marcus, CEO of Marcus Investment Group, the parent …

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Ex-teacher to plead for defrauding Chinese students

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A former University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee professor has agreed to plead guilty to federal crimes related to the fraud of Chinese graduate students and visiting scholars. The Journal Sentinel reported that prosecutors charged Yue Liu on Friday with wire fraud and conducting an illegal financial transaction. A plea …

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Menomonee Falls restaurant raises at least $6,000 for injured Milwaukee County deputy

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. (CBS 58) – On Wednesday evening, hundreds of people gathered at a restaurant in Menomonee Falls to raise money for injured Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Deputy Christian Almonte. 30% of Su Casa Grande’s proceeds will go to Deputy Almonte’s recovery efforts. Initial sales totals indicate that at least …

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