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Featured chef: Blue Jacket's Justice Neal Image

Featured chef: Blue Jacket's Justice Neal

Published Friday, Nov. 21

Few likely know the idea of farm to table better than new Blue Jacket chef Justice Neal. Neal, after all, went from farm to table himself, having grown up on 40 acres near Beloit. Recently, Neal, who served as the restaurant's sous, was promoted to replace departing chef Matt Kerley, who had run the kitchen at Blue Jacket since 2013. Since he's already launched a new menu, we decided it was time to check in with him about his work in the kitchen.

Selecting the right wines can elevate your Thanksgiving feast Image

Selecting the right wines can elevate your Thanksgiving feast

Published Thursday, Nov. 20

Thanksgiving is on the horizon and you're hosting (or attending) a family dinner. What to do about wine? How to find something that pairs well with both turkey and cranberries? How to find a wine that appeals to you, your parents and Aunt Millie? It can be challenging, but experts say a few simple rules can help guide the way...

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Playboy likes Blue's Egg

Published Tuesday, Nov. 18

Take it for what its worth, but Playboy Magazine has Blue's Egg as one of its 101 best breakfasts in America (don't worry, the link is reasonably safe for work). The restaurant at 317 N. 76th St. came in 21st place out of 23 Midwest selections, just behind Mickie's Dairy Bar in Madison.

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2014 Thanksgiving dining guide

Published Tuesday, Nov. 18

Want to leave the stress, work and clean-up to someone else this year? Here's a guide to where you can find a great meal and good times on Thanksgiving Day in Milwaukee.

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Give yourself the gift of smart eating

Published Wednesday, Nov. 12

It's a given that this time of year includes an inevitable packing on of the pounds, but I am certain this is not just happening from a single meal at Thanksgiving or one Christmas dinner.

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Milwaukee Talks: La Fuente's Jose Zarate

Published Tuesday, Nov. 11

For Jose Zarate, restaurant ownership has been a series of ups and downs. The once-packed Walker's Point La Fuente has struggled over the past five years and is no longer a hotbed of nightlife for both urban and suburban dwellers. Whether or not La Fuente will spring back to what it once was is unknown, but Zarate is not giving up.