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1. Point Burger Bar opens this week in Pewaukee
A new Pewaukee location of Point Burger Bar will open this week adjacent to the Veloce Indoor Speedway. The Las Vegas-style burger bar owned by restaurateur Brian Ward debuted its first location on the Northwest Side in fall 2015.
2. Chef Talk: Karen Gill of Down to Earth Chef
In the latest episode of Chef Talk, Kyle Cherek sits down with Karen Gill of Down to Earth Chef about choosing to be a personal chef, how to make the job work, how she gets to cook what she wants and loving the process of cooking.
3. Take a peek at updates & dishes at the refreshed Cafe Hollander on Downer
Sunday, Nov. 20 marked the re-opening of the original Cafe Hollander, located at 2608 N. Downer Ave., which got a spruce up for its 10th anniversary. We've got a peek at the updated interior as well as some new items on the restaurant's menu.
4. Growing Power's Allen joins Chef Alice Waters at food perspectives event Friday
Four renowned food leaders - including Growing Power's Will Allen and Chez Panisse Chef Alice Waters - unite Friday Nov. 18 to discuss how farming, social justice and the culinary arts can be powerful tools for economic and cultural development locally, nationally and internationally.
5. Wing nut: Pineapple habanero wings at Motor
Pineapple habanero is November's wing of the month at Motor at the Harley-Davidson Museum. We stopped in to try them.
6. Chef Talk: Story Hill BKC's Joe Muench
In the latest episode of Chef Talk, Kyle Cherek sits down with Chef Joe Muench of Story Hill BKC to chat about balancing all of the facets of life in and out of the kitchen, what he cooks off the job and the future of fine dining.
7. Good City launches brewery brunch starting Nov. 13
There's a new spot to try out for brunch this weekend. Good City Brewing will launch an all-day brunch menu beginning Sunday, Nov. 13. The menu, which will feature a combination of savory and sweet items will be available from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays.
8. West Milwaukee Sendik's to open Nov. 15
West Milwaukee residents will have a new place to shop for their Thanksgiving dinners, as the much-anticipated Sendik's location on the east side of Miller Park Way - between Mitchell and Burnham - opens Tuesday, Nov. 15.
9. Wisconsin cheesemaker named 2016 Martha Stewart American Maker
Award-winning Wisconsin cheesemaker Andy Hatch of Uplands Cheese has been named one of Martha Stewart's 2016 American Makers. The news comes on the cusp of the annual release of one of Wisconsin's most anticipated seasonal cheeses, Uplands' Rush Creek Reserve.
10. Angelic Bakehouse acquired by Ohio-based Lancaster Colony
Jenny and James Marino, owners of Cudahy-based Angelic Bakehouse, have announced plans today to sell their company to Lancaster Colony Corporation, a maker of specialty foods based in Ohio.
11. Milwaukee Winter Farmers Market begins Nov. 5
As regular season farmers markets pack up their tents and shut down shop for the year, people searching for a taste of Wisconsin can continue to support small producers and celebrate the tastes of the season at Southeast Wisconsin's premier winter farmers market.
12. Hollander on Downer gets 10th anniversary spruce-up
The Lowlands Group announced today that it will close Café Hollander on Downer Avenue for renovations on Nov. 6. When the restaurant reopens on Nov. 18, it will celebrate its relaunch with numerous events and offerings.
13. Curated #foodporn that'll make you hungry
I post a lot of photos of food, mostly because I'm guilty of the new axiom, "If you didn't put it on social media, it didn't happen." Judgement aside, whenever I look at my Instagram feed, I get hungry. So here are a bunch of photos I've taken from Wisconsin restaurants. Maybe after seeing them, you'll be hungry, too.
14. New George Webb opens today in Sherman Park neighborhood
The newest location for George Webb Restaurants opened today in the Sherman Park Neighborhood at 3528 W. Fond du Lac Ave., a location which previously housed numerous restaurants including Brown's Hospitality Cafe and Woody's Restaurant.
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15. BelAir Cantina announced as newest addition to Corners of Brookfield
There's another BelAir Cantina landing in the Milwaukee area. The new location will be a featured attraction at The Corners of Brookfield, a 750,000-square foot premier lifestyle center located at I-94 and Barker Road in the Town of Brookfield.
16. Chef Talk: Morel's Jonathan Manyo
In the latest episode of Chef Talk, Kyle Cherek sits down with Jonathan Manyo of Morel to chat about breaking the rules, cooking true Wisconsin farm-to-table food and the first year of opening a restaurant.
17. Point Burger Bar hosts job fair for Pewaukee location, opening Dec. 1
On Saturday, Nov. 5 from noon to 4 p.m., Point Burger Bar will be hosting a job fair for their new Pewaukee location. The company hopes to fill over 100 job openings including managers, bartenders, servers, kitchen and support staff.
18. Custard flavors of our wildest dreams
With so many flavors of day out there in the Milwaukee frozen custard landscape - did I mention my frozen custard book arrives in shops Monday? - it's hard to believe there are any untapped ideas anymore. But we've tried to come up with a few anyway.
19. 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).
20. 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.
21. 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.
22. 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.
23. Milwaukee's best bakery, 2016
It looks like there isn't just one bakery taking the cake this time around.
24. 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.
25. 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.