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Milwaukee's Daily Magazine for Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

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1. Four guest Milwaukee chefs cook up four courses for Easter Seals
On Thursday, Nov. 6, four Milwaukee chefs - Harbor House executive chef Zachary Espinosa, Blue Jacket executive chef Matt Kerley, former INdustri Cafe chef Robert Klemm and Le Reve chef de cuisine Patrick Murphy - team up to cook a special scrumptious four-course dinner in honor of Easter Seals of Southeastern Wisconsin.
2. Milwaukee's best Thai, 2014
Milwaukee's Thai restaurants duked it out for the title of the best. Who came out on top? Read on!
3. Milwaukee's best Asian fusion restaurant, 2014
Milwaukee ushers in a new winner in the Asian fusion category for 2014. Curious as to who the big winner is?
4. Best Middle Eastern cuisine, 2014
Casablanca is not just the title of the classic movie.
5. Mr. Webo's appears closed
For part of September, Mr. Webo's Mexican restaurant, 2301 S. Howell Ave., had irregular hours. Then a sign appeared on the door saying it was closed for remodeling. Now the signs are off the building, there's paper on the windows and rumors of eviction.
6. Milwaukee's best Mexican restaurant, 2014
Milwaukee's race for best Mexican restaurant was a tight one! Who came out as the victor for the second year in a row? Read on!
7. Frightfully delicious events feature food, wine and free shaves
As October wanes and the holidays loom, it's the perfect time to get out and enjoy some of the city's best food events, including a frightfully good time at Lakefront Brewery, a wine tasting for a cause, and two delicious events at the Iron Horse Hotel, including free post-Movember shaves.
8. Grunau names official opening date and chef for new Brown Bottle
Schlitz Park President Gary Grunau has officially announced that the Brown Bottle Pub will reopen Monday, Nov. 17 in the former Schlitz Brewery complex at 221 W. Galena St.
9. Lombardi Food & Wine Experience celebrates 11 years
Through events taking place on Nov. 7-8, the Lombardi Food & Wine Experience will celebrate 11 years of raising money for cancer research and care. This year's line-up includes Nancy Longo, renowned chef and owner of Baltimore's Pierpont restaurant, and James Meehan, UW graduate and James Beard Award-winning mixologist and owner of the legendary cocktail bar, PDT, in New York.
10. Milwaukee's best Japanese restaurant, 2014
Once again, OnMilwaukee.com readers have again chosen Izumi's as their favorite Japanese restaurant. Our readers know what they like, because Izumi's wins year after year after year.
11. Milwaukee's best Italian restaurant, 2014
Even in a year full of surprises, OnMilwaukee.com readers have made sure the Italian cuisine crown stays put.
12. Fundraiser planned for Brown Bottle Pub
OnMilwaukee.com reported this summer that Brown Bottle Pub will reopen, and in an effort to make this happen sooner than later, the Historic Brewers Hill Association (HBHA) will hold a fundraiser at the Brown Bottle on Nov. 19, at 5:30 pm.
13. Milwaukee's best Indian/Pakistani, 2014
They say it's hard being the champ, with everyone trying to take the top spot from you, but one restaurant continues to dominate this category, winning for the eighth straight year.
14. Milwaukee's best Greek restaurant, 2014
Plentiful portions of tasty gyros, spinach pies and much more have captured Milwaukee's heart for lunch, dinner or late-night noshing, as a repeat winner holds on to its title as Milwaukee's best Greek restaurant.
15. Bregar, Bell combine forces to bring Company Brewing to Stonefly space
Bavette la Boucherie's Karen Bell has teamed with former Colectivo director of coffee George Bregar to open Company Brewing in the Stonefly space at 735 E. Center St., in Riverwest.
16. Influential food figures Allen, Pollan to speak at upcoming conference
This morning, Growing Power's third National-International Urban Agriculture & Small Farm Conference announced two speakers - renowned food writers and thinkers Will Allen and Michael Pollan - for the opening night of the three-day event, held Nov. 7-9 at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino.
17. Milwaukee's best French restaurant, 2014
Sometimes you like what you like, and Milwaukeeans have had a favorite French restaurant for years. It's good to be king, and even better to eat like one at this reader favorite.
18. Best Chinese restaurant, 2014
There are plentiful of Chinese restaurants in Milwaukee, but the best, as voted by you, rules all.
19. Updated: Major Goolsby's to take over Turner Hall restaurant
Last week, Major Goolsby's applied for a food and tavern license for the Turner Hall restaurant space. The restaurant most likely will reopen sometime in November.
20. Marcus launches 2014 Fall Chef Series
Taste-and-learn classes will allow guests to get to know some of the city's culinary leaders, enjoy perfectly paired beverages and sample each chef's seasonal preparations and take away great tips to use in their home kitchens.
21. Warm up with autumnal beer dinners
There's a chill in the air. So, it's time to put away the rose and pull out the heftier beverages. Get started with one of these creative beer dinners at Wolf Peach and c.1880.
22. Milwaukee's best wings, 2014
In our annual readers' poll it looks like last year's unseating of a repeat champion in the wings category might be permanent.
23. Milwaukee's best vegetarian, 2014
Once again, this popular restaurant won Milwaukee's best vegetarian restaurant.
24. Milwaukee's best sandwiches, 2014
It appears no category is safe from surprises in this year's best of dining poll, as the title of Milwaukee's best sandwiches - held for the past six years by Cafe Lulu - has been claimed by a new face. Or, rather, an old, familiar face.
25. Chef Talk: Sujeo's Tory Miller, part 1
The first of a two-part interview of Sujeo Madison's chef Tory Miller by "Wisconsin Foodie" host Kyle Cherek.