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126. Fresh Cooking at the Home & Garden Show: Andrew Muraski's Chimichurri
The Fresh Cooking Patio at this year's Realtors Home & Garden Show promises to enliven your taste buds with a packed selection of cooking demonstrations from area chefs and food experts. Here's a preview.
127. Chef Talk: Heritage Tavern's Dan Fox
In the latest episode of Chef Talk, Kyle Cherek interviews Heritage Tavern chef - as well as 2015 James Beard semi-finalist - Dan Fox.
128. Bartolotta's picks Urban Ecology Center as 2015 Care-a-lotta Spot-On partner
The Bartolotta Restaurants have chosen Milwaukee's Urban Ecology Center as their 2015 Care-a-lotta Spot-On Campaign partner. The restaurant group will spend the next six months helping the Urban Ecology Center raise awareness of its mission as well as funds and friends in a variety of ways.
129. Lucky Ginger prepares to open in Third Ward
Lucky Ginger, a contemporary Asian restaurant, will soon open at 221 N. Water St. in the space formerly occupied by Cynthia's.
130. Outpost Natural Foods plans to remodel flagship store
This morning, Outpost Natural Foods announced that, as a part of its 45th anniversary celebration, the co-op will begin remodeling its flagship location at 100 E. Capitol Dr.
131. The Dogg Haus opens first out of state location in Minneapolis
A new Dogg Haus spot opens in a FreeStyle Yogurt at 5315 Lyndale Ave. in Minneapolis on Thursday, March 19. It is the Chicago-style hot dog restaurant chain's eighth location and first outside of the state.
132. Chef Talk: Braise's Dave Swanson
In his latest episode of Chef Talk, Kyle Cherek interviews Braise chef/owner - as well as 2015 James Beard semi-finalist - Dave Swanson.
133. Pizza: Squares or triangles?
I grew up thinking there's a practical reason it's called a pizza pie. You don't cut your apple pie into squares do you?
134. Surprise: Rankings show Milwaukee really likes Lenten fish fry
Surprising no one, a new set of rankings from GrubHub placed Milwaukee in the top 10 of U.S. cities that eat the most seafood on Lenten Fridays.
135. Animal abuse video at dairy farm prompts policy change for Great Lakes Cheese
Great Lakes Cheese, one of the largest cheese producers in the country, has just announced a significant new animal welfare policy that will improve the lives of thousands of cows across its dairy supply chain each year.
136. Lake Park Bistro kicks off 20th anniversary with duo of wine dinners
Bartolotta's Lake Park Bistro will celebrate its 20th anniversary on Sept. 28, and to commemorate such an important milestone, the restaurant will celebrate with nearly a dozen special events in the months leading up to it.
137. In search of the perfect pizza: Cranky Al's
My first experience with Cranky Al's, 6901 W. North Ave., was during the Chili'n on the Ave event in Wauwatosa a few years back. Since then, I've been hearing about their pizza and their doughnuts - the crullers in particular.
138. Guinness potato chips appeal to most at Irish Pub
Happy hour drinkers at The Irish Pub weighed in on the new Guinness potato chips.
139. Fred Usinger Day means free suds and sausages
The eighth annual Fred Usinger Day at the Old German Beer Hall takes place on Monday, Feb. 23. It's a day to celebrate the legacy of Usinger's sausages by consuming free sausages and beer.
140. Bella Caffe co-owner Tim Talsky passes away
The Third Ward awoke to some sad news this morning. According to an email sent out by Nancy O'Keefe, executive director of the Historic Third Ward Association, Bella Caffe co-owner Tim Talsky passed away Thursday night.
141. Love Handle will close March 21
Love Handle sandwich shop on North Avenue on Milwaukee's East Side will close its doors March 21.
142. Chubby's Cheesesteaks preps second location
After eight years on the East Side at 2232 N. Oakland Ave., Chubby's Cheesesteaks is branching out. Yesterday, the sandwich shop announced that it will open a second location on Miller Park Way in West Milwaukee.
143. Botanas II sets March 2 as grand opening date
Last September, it was reported that Botanas II would open at the former Patio Banquet Hall at 1421 E. Howard Ave. Now, the Mexican restaurant has an official grand opening date.
144. Strada Pizza opening soon in Bay View
Strada Pizza will soon open at 2301 S. Howell Ave. in the former Mr. Webo's spot.
145. Chef Talk: Le Reve's Andy Schneider
In his latest episode of Chef Talk, Kyle Cherek interviews Le Reve's Andy Schneider.
146. Local Stone Creek barista heads to national coffee competition
With only two years experience "pulling shots" of espresso at Stone Creek Coffee, T. Benjamin Fischer is heading to the U.S. Coffee Championships in Long Beach, Calif.
147. 5 brunch cocktails to die for
Milwaukee takes its brunch seriously. Even more serious? The cocktails that come with it! Here are 5 options to try beyond the traditional Bloody Mary.
148. Butch's Steak House closing soon
After more than 30 years in business, Butch's Old Casino Steak House, 555 N. James Lovell St., is closing.
149. Keiser named new Culver's CEO
Phil Keiser, president and chief operating officer of Culver Franchising System, Inc., will become chief executive officer and president, effective June 15.
150. Artisan 179 opens today in Pewaukee
A new restaurant, Artisan 179, arrives today in Pewaukee, taking over the spot of the former Lakefront Grille and previously Piano Blu.