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Milwaukee's Daily Magazine for Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

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101. Bartolotta's hosts celebrity chef Mario Batali in October
The Italian chef, writer, restauranteur and former "Iron Chef America" star will come to town on Friday, Oct. 24 for a special cookbook dinner at Bartolotta Restaurants' upcoming Downtown Kitchen in the U.S. Bank Center.
102. In search of the perfect pizza: Tony Maronni's
I started working for my current employer six years ago. A few months after I started, one of my team members invited us all over to his Sussex home for a Packers party. Among the popular party foods were pizzas delivered from a nearby pizzeria. The pizza was good enough - and the name was catchy enough - for me to remember them both all of these years later.
103. The perfect chocolate chip cookie skillet
I'm on the search for the perfect chocolate chip skillet dessert in Milwaukee. Can you help?
104. Dates announced for second annual Milwaukee Cocktail Week
Milwaukee Cocktail Week is back for a second year this September. And tickets are on sale now for both the Kickoff Tailgate event and Cocktail College.
105. 600 East Cafe and Business Center to celebrate grand opening
The 600 East Cafe and the 600 East Business Center will celebrate the grand opening of the two new Downtown businesses with a ribbon cutting followed by refreshments on Monday, Aug. 4 at 2 p.m.
106. Chef Talk: Wolf Peach's Cole Ersel
In this installment of the Chef Talk series, Wisconsin Foodie's Kyle Cherek chats with Cole Ersel of Wolf Peach.
107. Making no duh no-knead pizza dough
With tomatoes and all sorts of mid-season vegetables coming into the markets, my mind immediately goes to pizza. We make at least two pizzas a week in my house, and I've got a no-knead dough that couldn't be simpler.
108. Anodyne Coffee replacing Cedarburg Roastery at Milwaukee Public Market
This morning, the Milwaukee Public Market announced that Anodyne Coffee will move into a space on the southwest corner of the market, across from Margarita Paradise and The Spice House, replacing Cedarburg Coffee Roastery.
109. Top Note Tonics and PoSaNa Organics win Hottest Kitchen Entrepreneur contest
Two winners were announced this past week in the Hottest Kitchen Entrepreneur contest.
110. Two new Mexican food options seeking licenses
It appears that two new Mexican restaurants are prepping to open soon in Milwaukee.
111. Another Pita Pit for Milwaukee
A Pita Pit will move into the space that was formerly a Quizno's, 229 E. Wisconsin Ave. This is the second Pita Pit to open in Milwaukee. The other is located at 2224 N. Farwell Ave. on Milwaukee's East Side.
112. Bayshore's Hom Wood-fired Grill will open soon and with a new menu
Last month, OnMilwaukee.com reported that a second Hom Wood-fired Grill would open at the Bayshore Town Center in mid-July. It was announced today that the restaurant, owned by the SURG Restaurant Group, will open at the end of July and will feature a new menu.
113. The Cheel will open this weekend
The area's first Himalayan restaurant will open in Thiensville this weekend.
114. Hawthorne Coffee reaches milestone
Steve Hawthorne, co-owner of Hawthorne Coffee Roasters, will step into his role with the company full-time this week.
115. The simple pleasure of sparkling water on tap
Not only is the Third Ward Colectivo full of great food, coffee and beer, it boasts something that really sets it apart and makes it even more of a destination - sparkling water on tap. I know, I know it's not that exciting. But it kind of is.
116. The Chef's Table features Champagne brunch and more
The Chef's Table is a private events destination in Walker's Point, which offers unique dining and cooking demonstrations, including an upcoming Champagne brunch on July 20.
117. Chef Talk: Bavette La Boucherie's Karen Bell
In this installment of the Chef Talk series, Wisconsin Foodie's Kyle Cherek chats with Karen Bell of Bavette La Boucherie in the Third Ward.
118. Antigua Coffee House now open
Eight years ago, Citlali Mendieta-Ramos and Nicholas Ramos opened Antigua Latin Restaurant, 5822 W. Burnham St. Recently, the couple opened a new coffee shop, called Antigua Coffee House, at 813 S. 60th St.
119. Tuk's Thai Kitchen coming to Riverwest
Antonio's Pizza, at the corner of Locust and Weil, quietly closed a few months ago. Tuk's Thai Kitchen will soon replace it.
120. Dogg Haus expands to Twin Cities
Milwaukee's homegrown sausage chain, The Dogg Haus, has reached an area development agreement with Minneapolis-based Freestyle Enterprises, LLC, to expand into the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area.
121. A trip into Thai cuisine with steamed dumplings
As the tiny shallots, baby bok choy and dried birds-eye chilis begin to appear in local markets, I start to get excited about Thai food. So this week, I thought I'd try a spin on steamed dumplings.
122. SURG hosts first annual MDA charity dinner
SURG on the Water, 102 N. Water St. will host the first annual SURG Cares Foundation charity dinner in support of the Muscular Dystrophy Association on Aug. 7..
123. Cafe Vocar is closed
After less than a year in business, Cafe Vocar, 932 E. Wright St., announced it was closing immediately.
124. In search of the perfect pizza: Capri di Nuovo
Rick's quest for the perfect pizza brings him to Capri di Nuovo, the revamped and renovated rendition of a recently closed popular West Allis Italian restaurant.
125. Bartolotta's begins work on Downtown Kitchen in U.S. Bank Building
Today, the Bartolottas took over The Lakeview Market cafeteria on the Galleria Level of the U.S. Bank Building and will begin renovating the space.