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Milwaukee's Daily Magazine for Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014

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1. Playboy likes Blue's Egg
Take it for what its worth, but Playboy Magazine has Blue's Egg as one of its 101 best breakfasts in America (don't worry, the link is reasonably safe for work). The restaurant at 317 N. 76th St. came in 21st place out of 23 Midwest selections, just behind Mickie's Dairy Bar in Madison.
2. Donate food at Cousins, get a free sub
Today through Dec. 8, participating Cousins Subs locations host a food drive to benefit the Hunger Task Force.
3. Nino's Southern Sides opens this week
Nino's Southern Sides will open later this week at 4470 N. Oakland. Ave. in Shorewood.
4. Two Wisconsin burgers make new "21 Juicy Burgers" list
Mackenzie Kruvant's new "21 Juicy Burgers That Will Ruin You For All Other Burger" includes a Milwaukee mention and one from Kenosha.
5. Give yourself the gift of smart eating
It's a given that this time of year includes an inevitable packing on of the pounds, but I am certain this is not just happening from a single meal at Thanksgiving or one Christmas dinner.
6. Anodyne Coffee Roasting Co. now serves pizza
Starting today at 4:30 p.m. you can enjoy more than just your typical caffeine jolt from Anodyne Coffee Roasting Co.
7. Vietnamese banh mi restaurant opening in former Arin Bert space
Vietnamese restaurant XANKIA will open later this year, giving Downtown Milwaukee a new option in dining.
8. Events feature doughnuts, wild game and wine
Craving doughnuts? Seeking a new adventurous experience? Or looking for great food-based events? Look no further. Here's a list of some of the great happenings coming up in Milwaukee.
9. No quarters needed for a Milwaukee birthday
What better way to celebrate a birthday in Milwaukee than taking on the parking meter gods with just one quarter, trying a new breakfast, then returning to a tried and true dinner favorite, then taking off to the woods for a ghost tour?
10. Coming soon to Downtown Milwaukee: Pizano's Pizza & Pasta
This afternoon, Chicago deep dish pizza restaurant Pizano's Pizza & Pasta announced that it will open its first Wisconsin location on the first floor of the MSOE Tower Apartments, 1150 N. Water St., across the street from McGillicuddy's and BarNone.
11. In search of the perfect pizza: Michaelangelo's
I am one of the many that participates in fantasy football leagues. One year, a league commissioner ordered pizza from Michaelangelo's, at 8330 W. Puetz Rd in Franklin, for our draft party, and I enjoyed it enough to add it to my list.
12. Travel Channel's "Food Paradise" points its camera at Cafe Bavaria
The German-themed restaurant will be featured in an upcoming segment on the TV show "Food Paradise," a 30-minute food tour show seeking out the best places to find various dishes and cuisines across the country, focusing on a particular type of restaurant or food specialty in each episode.
13. Blue Jacket makes changes
After a year at Blue Jacket, Chef Matt Kerley is moving on. Bittercube's involvement in the restaurant is also a thing of the past.
14. Soprano's Pizza opens in Times Square Pizzeria space
Rakesh "Ryan" Rehan opened Soprano's Pizza & Grill, 605 S. 1st St., in the former Times Square Pizza, next to the Mobile Gas Station in Walker's Point Plaza.
15. Potawatomi's Gebauer named Chef of the Year
This afternoon, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino announced that executive chef Peter Gebauer was named the 2014 Chef of the Year by the American Culinary Federation Chefs of Milwaukee.
16. Thrillist runs down Milwaukee's best bars, restaurants and breweries
Almost immediately after publishing a list of the nine best reasons to visit Wisconsin last week, Thrillist and author Jay Phillips - according to his bio, a Southeastern Wisconsinite for three decades - headed back to the listicle well, this time prattling off a "local's guide to the best eating and drinking in Milwaukee."
17. Plates, brews and brunch: Unique food events to tempt your tastebuds
If you're looking for something new to tempt your tastebuds, check out one of these upcoming events, including a new installment of the Plate Collective, brunch at Love Handle and a beer dinner featuring Leinenkugel brews at Miller Time Pub & Grill.
18. Il Mito East closes
According to an email from Michael Feker, Il Mito East, 1028 E. Juneau Ave., closed Saturday, Nov. 1.
19. Chef Talk: Sujeo's Tory Miller, part 2
The second installment of a two-part interview of Sujeo Madison's chef Tory Miller by "Wisconsin Foodie" host Kyle Cherek.
20. 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.
21. 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!
22. 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?
23. Best Middle Eastern cuisine, 2014
Casablanca is not just the title of the classic movie.
24. 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.
25. 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!