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Articles tagged with 'barbecue'


Milwaukee's best barbecue, 2015

Published Oct. 31, 2015

Smoke is a crucial ingredient in cooking up delicious barbecue, so it seems only fitting that smoke played a role in this year's best barbecue poll ... in that Atlas BBQ smoked the competition, including past winners Ashley's and Speed Queen.


6 things I learned about Miss Beverly's Deluxe Barbeque

Published Oct. 6, 2014

While I enjoy barbecue, I'm not such a huge fan that I have to immediately dive into any new place that opens. Hence, it took me until this weekend -- while in Greendale for other reasons -- to finally stop in and try Bartolotta's Miss Beverly's Deluxe Barbeque, attached to the southern outpost of Joey Gerard's.


First Look: Miss Beverly's Deluxe Barbeque

Published July 11, 2014

Craving old fashioned barbecue? Beginning today you can head over to Greendale, where you'll find a brand new fast casual spot to pick up finger lickin' ribs, brisket and fried chicken.


Featured chef: Kim Baldwin at Carson's

Published Oct. 22, 2013

Now that Dean Carson and his crew have had some time to get settled into their new Park East home, we caught up with Carson's Executive Chef Kim Baldwin, who has worked for the company for three decades, working her way up from table service, and has been in Brew City for a few months, helping to get the city's first Carson's up and running.


Milwaukee best barbecue, 2013

Published Oct. 14, 2013

Speed Queen has long been the winner in this category in our annual readers' poll but last year it was unseated by a newcomer. Who takes the smoky prize this year? Read on to find out...


Rosen's ribs promise a tailgate touchdown every time

Published Aug. 31, 2013

As the embers of one tailgating season begin to cool in Milwaukee, others are just bursting into flame up in Green Bay. We all know how to slap some burgers and brats onto the hot iron, but what if you want to take your stadium grilling to a new level? We asked barbecue chef extraordinaire, Zachary Rosen, who helms the kitchen at Big Daddy's Brew & Que at Bayshore Town Center for his advice on how to score a touchdown at every tailgate.


Atlas BBQ looks promising

Published May 7, 2013

Atlas BBQ opened at the end of 2012 and features the tagline "Beer. Bourbon. Barbecue." Located inside the Paramount Plaza in Grafton, Atlas offers food and sauces made from scratch.


Rapid Review: Smoke Shack

Published Feb. 13, 2013

I'm almost embarrassed to admit that until this week, I hadn't paid a visit to the not-so-new Smoke Shack, 332 N. Milwaukee St. It's been on my list, along with a zillion other places, and finally I can check it off with a juicy, delicious checkmark. It's never a bad idea to have lunch with the owner, and Joe Sorge made sure I left Smoke Shack in a food coma. We went nuts with the Kansas City eggrolls ($8.25), brisket sloppy joe sliders ($10.75), the brisket "sammich" with kettle chips ($13.50), sweet potato fries ($3.50) and corn bread ($1.75).


Simple food done right: Ashley's Que

Published Oct. 4, 2012

If you haven't taken the opportunity to wander over to Ashley's Bar-B-Que at 1501 W. Center St., I might be tempted to offer you my condolences. But, I might be just as tempted to recommend you stop over at their newest location in Walker's Point, just to see what all the fuss is about.


Lo-Cash Live to close, then reopen

Published Sept. 6, 2012

After Friday night, Lo-Cash Live, 124 W. National Ave., will close. But fear not barbecue lovers, because owner Jay Carter has a new concept cookin'.


Brew City: the end of an era

Published March 29, 2012

Dennis Eisenhauer, the current owner of Brew City Grill, notified employees on Wednesday that Thursday would be the last day. According to employees they were told that traffic at the restaurant wouldn't support the restaurant.


The Shack is smokin' in the Third Ward

Published Feb. 6, 2012

Slip inside the new Smoke Shack on Milwaukee Street in the Historic Third Ward, and you enter a world quite unlike anything else Downtown. Barbecue is the fragrance in the air. Recorded blues is the music in the room. And community is the style of dining.


On deck: Stubby's

Published Sept. 2, 2010

Andy Tarnoff and I sat ourselves down on the deck overlooking the Milwaukee River today for lunch at Stubby's Pub & Grub, 2060 N. Humboldt Ave.