Milwaukee muddpie pizza debuts Friday at Bucks game
The Milwaukee Muddpie, a pizza featuring chicken, pepperoni, bacon, BBQ sauce, ranch, jalapenos and banana peppers will debut Friday at the Bucks vs. Heat game. It was created by five team members.
E-cookbooks will never replace the real thing
Dining Writer Lori Fredrich makes the case for the enduring value of print cookbooks, a medium she finds valuable even in a world that's become increasingly filled with e-books and online cooking apps.
Get diabetes by merely looking at these terrifying mega-milkshakes
It may be hard to tell, but these horrific weapons of mass diabetes, first unearthed in a Buzzfeed post Monday, are technically milkshakes, currently served up by Black Tap out in New York City - and currently going viral.
Making mozzarella at home
Zoe got her hands on one of Northern Brewer's cheese-making kits for the first time, and it was an interesting experience.
Crawdaddy's to open on Fat Tuesday
The significance of a Fat Tuesday (re)opening of Crawdaddy's won't be lost on fans of the popular cajun and creole restaurant, which always gussied things up for the Mardi Gras holiday at the old location.
Bad fat/good fat: Is it all relative?
There is a massive amount of nutrition misinformation to be found on the internet, especially when it comes to fat. But, is there really a fairly simple solution to the question of which kinds of fat we should eat?
Yo Mama! will close Shorewood location
Yesterday, Yo Mama! announced on Facebook that it will close its Shorewood location. The news comes on the back of an announcement that Yo Mama! will expand its offerings to include ice cream.
Anodyne Coffee Roasting Co. stands up for African farmers
Milwaukee's Anodyne Coffee Roasting Co. has announced support of Radio Lifeline, a Wisconsin nonprofit which aims to improve conditions for farmers in some of the most challenged coffee growing regions in the world.
Aladdin's City Cafe open in Zeidler Municipal Building
There's another convenient location to get food created by Azmi Alaedin, chef and owner of Aladdin - Tastes of the East in the Milwaukee Public Market, thanks to the new Aladdin's City Cafe in the Zeidler Municipal Building.
Blackfinn Ameripub on its way to Brookfield Square
As early as late February, Blackfinn Ameripub, a restaurant concept which bills itself as the "evolution of the American pub" will open in the new addition at Brookfield Square.
Kickapoo Coffee named among best coffee shops in U.S. by Gear Patrol
An article published today by Gear Patrol named one of Milwaukee's newest coffee shops one of the 25 best in America. The list focuses on unique shops with unique stories, something Kickapoo definitely has.
Milwaukee dishes highlighted in USA Today feature on Wisconsin cheese
Wisconsin is more than beer, brats and cheese. But, we've got to admit it, our cheese is pretty darned good. And "USA Today" thinks so too, judging from their slideshow of dishes from area restaurants.
In search of the perfect pizza: Nori's
Rick Rodriguez tries out Nori's Pizza, a New York-style pizza spot that opened on South 13th Street in July. The verdict? Even after just a short period, Nori's seems to be establishing a reputation for good 'za.
Marcus announces lead for SafeHouse rebrand
According to news released by the Marcus Corporation this week, brand development for Milwaukee's iconic spy-themed restaurant, the SafeHouse, will fall under the leadership of Peggy Williams-Smith.
Simmer announces closing
Simmer, the food truck and cafe operation specializing in soups, panini and salads, has announced its closing.
Amilinda listed among Thrillist's "Best New Restaurants in America"
Buzz buzz buzz. Milwaukee restaurant Amilinda made Thrillist's list of "Best Restaurants in America." Here's what writer Liz Childers had to say about the new spot in Milwaukee's Downtown.
Chefs' generosity goes national in AP story on Guest House
A feel-good story by Carrie Antlfinger of the Associated Press is making the rounds nationally this week. And the focus is on Chef Justin Aprahamian of Sanford and his work with the Guest House of Milwaukee.
U.S. Foods to purchase Waukesha-based Dierks Foods
Wisconsin will lose another locally owned food-based company, according to information released by U.S. Foods this morning. The Illinois based distributor will be purchasing Waukesha-based Dierks by the end of 2015.
New Palermo's Pizza aims to combat hunger
There's a new way to contribute to the fight against hunger in Milwaukee, thanks to Mission Pizza Company -- an homage to the generosity of Palermo's immigrant founders, Gaspare and Zina Fallucca.
Agave Southwest Bar & Grill rolls out new menu Friday
Agave Southwest Bar & Grill, which opened on Plankinton Avenue in May, will debut a new menu starting Friday, featuring a combination of American style favorites along with Southwestern inspired fare.
Jamba Juice opens Friday at East Pointe
Jamba Juice opened its first area location at Mayfair Mall in Wauwatosa in 2013, with a second following at the Brookfield Fashion Center. On Friday, it opens near Downtown Milwaukee.
Today in food atrocities: Mountain Dew-flavored wings
Chicken wings are good. Mountain Dew is good. The idea of literally mixing the two together, however? Um, less good ... unless you're Buffalo Wild Wings apparently, who introduced a Zesty Citrus sauce showcasing the caffeinated beverage.
How I ditched the Lean Pockets and learned to love cooking
Aside from the adventurous night where I'd concede to defeat over starvation and muster up the courage to throw a couple chicken strips in the oven, I had never legitimately made any sort of meal for myself ... ever. Until recently.
Milwaukeeans featured on Food Network's "Worst Cooks in America"
The new season of Food Network's "Worst Cooks in America" - a show on which hosts Tyler Florence and Anne Burrell help to reform seemingly hopeless home cooks - will feature two contestants from Milwaukee.
In search of the perfect pizza: Riverwest Pizza
Pizza lover Rick Rodriguez grew up in Riverwest and enjoyed pizza from two neighborhood restaurants. Since then, a void in neighborhood pizzerias developed. Fortunately, in December 2014, Riverwest Pizza opened.