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1. Cousins Subs donates $50,000 to Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation
Through its annual Combos For A Cure fundraiser, Cousins Subs raises $50,000 for Wisconsin-based nonprofit - the Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation (VLCF).
2. Small Shops United gift pack gives back, helps you save
Just in time for the approaching holiday season, Milwaukee-based Small Shops United has partnered with Hunger Task Force to promote its 2017 Exclusive Gift Pack. And since it's Dining Month here at OnMilwaukee, I thought I'd tell you a bit more.
3. Rumpus Room hosts Rock & Roll Roots dinner series
Enjoy juicy tidbits of music history while indulging in four thematic courses during the new Rock & Roll Roots series at Rumpus Room. The three-dinner series will feature music and commentary from Steve Palec of WKLH and Wisconsin Foodie host Kyle Cherek.
4. Preview party planned for Milwaukee Beer Bistro's Travel Channel debut
Riverwest's Milwaukee Beer Bistro will host a preview party celebrating its national debut on the Travel Channel's "Food Paradise" on Oct. 30. The episode will feature eight "Super Sandwiches" from around the U.S., including one from the Riverwest spot.
5. Milwaukee's best bakery, 2016
It looks like there isn't just one bakery taking the cake this time around.
6. Delicious Wisconsin place names
My copy of Edward Callary's super interesting book "Place Names of Wisconsin" arrived this morning and I must've been really really hungry, because the names of some Wisconsin towns and villages just jumped right out at me.
7. Chef Talk: Jonna Froelich of I.d.
In the latest episode of Chef Talk, Kyle Cherek sits down with Jonna Froelich of I.d. in the Delafield Hotel to chat about working in a boutique hotel, cooking without ego and the lack of female chefs in the industry.
8. Select Cousins Subs locations participate in annual United We Dine fundraiser
On Oct. 5, select Cousins Subs locations will participate in the annual United We Dine fundraiser benefiting United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County.
9. Fuel Cafe transforms into Luke's Diner from "Gilmore Girls"
Ahead of the show's anticipated four-episode revival, Netflix is sponsoring the one-day conversion of approximately 200 cafes into the series' most recognizable dining spot. Milwaukee's own Fuel Cafe and Sherman Perk are included.
10. The Domes hosts Cupcake Fest MKE on Oct. 15
Kids of all ages are invited to a sweet day at The Domes on Oct. 15. Now in its second year, Milwaukee's first cupcake festival will offer a variety of attractions, including the new Cupcake Land and Cupcake Carnival, featuring kid-friendly carnival games.
11. Valentine replaces Colectivo at General Mitchell International
After 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.
12. Colectivo pulls out of General Mitchell Airport
Travelers 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, which has operated three kiosks in the airport since 2009.
13. McGriddles and biscuits added to Mickey D's All Day Breakfast mix
Beginning today, all 125 McDonald's restaurants in Southeastern Wisconsin have expanded All Day Breakfast menu items to include McGriddles and Biscuit breakfast sandwiches.
14. Victory Garden Initiative launches fifth annual orchard contest
For 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.
15. Chef Talk: Easy Tyger's Evan Greenhalgh
In 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.
16. Georgie Porgie's celebrates 25 years with anniversary bash
To 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.
17. Drum roll please: All-American grilled cheese sandwich winner
Each 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.
18. Hibachi Boy closing Sept. 14
Hibachi 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.
19. Dining and cooking classes showcase local bounty at the Osthoff Resort
An 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.
20. Brewers Organics adds meal delivery thanks to chef partnership
Brewers 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.
21. Chef Talk: Merriment Social's Andrew Miller
In 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.
22. The Chocolate Factory opens Oak Creek location
The 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.
23. In search of the perfect pizza: Jimmy's Grotto
In 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.
24. SALA Modern Sicilian Dining marks 15 years with Oct. 2 celebration
One 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.
25. Cousins Subs invites community to tackle cancer in September
Eat 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.