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Milwaukee's Daily Magazine for Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

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1. Richard's Cafe to open in Walker's Point
Richard Kerhin announced he will open Richard's Cafe in the Tannery Business Center, 700 W. Virginia St (suite 203). The cafe will offer primarily sandwiches and deli items.
2. A simple tweet helps takes down a tattered banner
The months old, "Now Open" banner was ruining the view, the street and the patio's look and feel. So, I tweeted about it. Respectfully, of course. And, nearly instantly, management responded.
3. Former Conejito's employees open La Casa de Alberto
La Casa de Alberto opened in the former Lopez Bakery space, 624 W. National Ave. The owners, Alberto and Laura Gonzalez, worked at Conejito's for 18 years. Alberto worked in the kitchen and Laura tended bar.
4. Tweet at your latte
The Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte (PSL) has its own official Twitter account @TheRealPSL. L to the OL.
5. Upcoming events feature 1920s Paris and Belgian brews
Transport yourself to western Europe with upcoming events showcasing the charm of 1920s Paris and rare beers from Central Waters and Préaris brewery.
6. Carson's named among best barbecue restaurants in America
Among mentions in OpenTable's recent awards is Carson's Ribs of Milwaukee, 301 W. Juneau Ave., a relative newcomer to the city's dining scene.
7. Wings Over Milwaukee landing on Brady Street
Wings Over buffalo wing franchise is moving into 1434 E. Brady St., a location in the Brady Place strip mall left vacant when UniPrice Cleaners moved to its new location.
8. Spanish restaurant Movida open in Walker's Point
Authentic tapas is coming to Walker's Point, thanks to three friends who grew up on the North Shore.
9. Oscar's On A Roll: Yes, he is
Milwaukee's favorite burger will soon be available in locations across town, thanks to the introduction of a brand new food truck.
10. Open Hearth is closed
For almost 40 years, Open Hearth, 2930 N. 117th St., served steak, seafood and German entrees. According to a neighbor, the restaurant and lounge closed for good around July 4.
11. YoFresh Yogurt Cafe coming to Hales Corners
YoFresh Yogurt Café will soon open at 5760 S. 108th St. in Hales Corners. This is the second YoFresh store in Wisconsin.
12. Esquire tells us what a decent restaurant meal should cost
Esquire is talking about Milwaukee again. This time it's Milwaukee dining costs. A reader from Milwaukee asked about meal prices and Esquire's Josh Ozersk threw down a great, Milwaukee-laced answer even adding that we have some of "the cheapest fine-dining places in America."
13. Frakes Honored with 2014 WRA Excellence Award
Executive Chef Brian Frakes has been named the Chef Honoree for the 2014 Wisconsin Restaurant Association (WRA) Education Foundation Salute to Excellence Awards.
14. Upcoming food events you won't want to miss
There's no lack of things to do here in Milwaukee, especially during the summer. But, here are a couple of events of which to take special note.
15. Onesto opens Monday in Third Ward
Casual Italian dining will soon grace the space which formerly housed Bourbon & Tunns.
16. Food Truck Week: Eats & Treats
Ever since my colleague Nick Barth hipped me to the waffle dog, I've been chasing after the Eats & Treats Truck and, yesterday, I finally caught up.
17. Food Truck Week: YellowBellies
Every day in Downtown Milwaukee you will see food trucks scattered throughout the area. Today, I feasted on YellowBellies. And what a feast it was!
18. Food Truck Week: Fast Foodie
Since I haven't eaten at The Fast Foodie in a few months, I decided to reach out to owner Jackie Valent and ask her a few questions about her business, the state of the food truck business in Milwaukee and other things.
19. Local chef to participate in Trotter Project fundraiser
Chef Justin Carlisle, owner and executive chef of Ardent, 1751 N. Farwell Ave., will create a dish inspired by the legendary Charlie Trotter. It will be available on Saturday, Aug. 16 and proceeds will benefit the Trotter Project.
20. Potawatomi announces chef for Locavore restaurant
This morning, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino announced that Chef Van Luu will run the kitchen at its new Locavore restaurant.
21. Cafe La Paloma reopens in Walker's Point
Cafe La Paloma, 606 S. 5th St., quietly reopened this week after it closed in April.
22. Food Truck Week: The "Baconmeister" from Burgermeister
I quite enjoyed the "Garlicmeister" last time, but I'm pretty sure I'm now partial to their $9 "Baconmeister" meal. With 1/3 pound of Angus beef, topped with bourbon bacon, onion, lettuce, tomato and cheese (I opted for cheddar), it's the brioche bun that makes the difference to me. It comes with homemade chips or fries and a drink.
23. Food Truck Week: Roll MKE
I think I've found my favorite brisket in Milwaukee, brisket that could possibly compete with the scrumptious supply down in Texas. And the best part? It comes surrounded by an equally delicious grilled cheese sandwich.
24. Food Truck Week: Falafel Guys
I could pretty much eat falafel every day of my life and never get tired of it. The fried chickpea dish is close to the perfect vegetarian dish, and whether you claim it's Israeli or Arabic, it's one meal that everyone in the Middle East can agree is great.
25. Food Truck Week: Meat on the Street
Welcome to Meat on the Street, the first place dedicated to Filipino food in the city and a place where it won't cost you an arm and a leg to try this delightful stuff. And you never have trouble getting a table because the service is one of a legion of food trucks cruising the city this summer.