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1. Tulip will close this weekend
Down one for the Third Ward as Tulip closes this weekend.
2. Old Town Inn closes for renovation
A Germantown classic will be restored to its former glory in the month ahead.
3. Camino brings sandwiches and craft brews to Walker's Point
Another new restaurant is coming to Walker's Point. Camino opens on South 2nd Street in September.
4. Sven's Cafe on Water Street will become The Coffee Bean
Sven's Cafe on Water Street is under new ownership and changes are coming in August.
5. Colectivo name change celebrates two-year anniversary
Exactly two years ago today, first reported that Alterra Coffee was changing its name to Colectivo. Do you still call it "Alterra" or has the "new" name stuck?
6. Black Sheep announces new chef, management
Changes are afoot for Black Sheep, the wine bar and restaurant in Walker's Point.
7. Shorewood is the surprising home to genuine southern cooking at Nino's
Who would ever expect to find some of the best soul food in Milwaukee in the North Shore suburb of Shorewood? The answer may be nobody, but you'd be wrong, especially if you haven't visited Nino's Southern Sides on Oakland Avenue.
8. Chef Talk: Vanguard's Shay Linkus
In the latest episode of Chef Talk, Kyle Cherek interviews Shay Linkus, chef at Vanguard.
9. Paul Bartolotta departs namesake restaurant at Wynn Las Vegas
Bartolotta has confirmed his departure from his restaurant at the Wynn Las Vegas.
10. Kitchen copycat: Goodkind's breakfast poutine
I owe a great deal of my home cooking inspiration to social media. Take for instance, last weekend I ran across this post from Goodkind restaurant on Instagram.
11. Cookies and beer vinegar take home the gold in Hottest Kitchen Entrepreneur Chal
The winners for the Hottest Kitchen Entrepreneur Challenge were announced July 23 at Milwaukee Area Technical College's future Food Maker School.
12. 10 Milwaukee restaurants earn 2015 Wine Spectator Awards
This year, the Wine Spectator restaurant awards recognized more than 3,600 restaurants from all over the globe, including 10 in Milwaukee.
13. Chef Baier bids adieu to Dream Dance Steak
Matthew Baier, of Potawatomi Hotel & Casino's Dream Dance Steak, is moving on from his position to join the culinary team at Sendik's Food Markets.
14. La Masa opens Saturday
La Masa, the new empanada restaurant at 1300 E. Brady St., will debut on Saturday, just in time for the Brady Street Festival.
15. Water Street Brewery now open in Oak Creek
Oak Creek's Drexel Town Square will soon be hopping - with a Bel Air Cantina and a newly opened Water Street Brewery.
16. Curd is the word: Enter the awesomely squeaky cheese curd giveaway
... in which we tell you how to win an awesome box of cheese curds and cheese paraphernalia.
17. BelAir Cantina preps a new location in Oak Creek
This afternoon, the Cali-Mex taco restaurant BelAir Cantina announced that it will open the doors on a new location in the Drexel Town Square development in Oak Creek. The new location marks its fourth in the area in addition to its original spot on Water Street and following two on Downer and in Wauwatosa.
18. Blue Jacket announces closing
Blue Jacket announced their closing on Facebook this evening.
19. Melthouse Bistro is closed
The gourmet grilled cheese shop announced its closing on Facebook yesterday.
20. Meow: Take your photo with Bumstead's window cat to win
If you spy this cat in the window of the forthcoming Bumstead Provisions in Bay View, you owe it to yourself to strike a pose. Here's why.
21. Wisconsin Restaurant Association speaks out in favor of Bucks arena
The buzz has been strong lately about the new Bucks arena. Will it be built? Who will finance it? Will the team stay or will they go? And opinions about the matter are surfacing from every corner - showing just how widespread the impact of the new arena really is. This past week, the Wisconsin Restaurant Association took a stand on the matter, stating that the arena project and ancillary development will be a catalyst for economic growth in Wisconsin's largest city.
22. Blue Jacket chef departs, changes on the horizon for Walker's Point restaurant
In a Facebook post this evening, Chef Justice Neal of Blue Jacket, announced that he would no longer be working as executive chef for the restaurant.
23. Amilinda postpones opening until August
Due to construction and licensing delays, Amilinda has delayed its opening from July to August.
24. 35 Italian wines? Yes, please
I'm a fan of wine tastings, where I can really dig in and discover new favorite wines without risking a $20 or more mistake. And it's even better if I can talk to an expert who can give me tips about what to spend my money on. So, you can imagine my thoughts about a wine event that allows sampling of 35 of Italy's most exquisite wines, covering regions from Piedmont to Puglia.
25. Ownership changes at Comet, Honeypie and Palomino
Legalities were finalized yesterday for an amiable split between Comet Cafe owners Leslie Montemurro, Scott Johnson and Valerie and Adam Lucks.