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Articles tagged with 'cocktails'

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Chef Talk: Movida's Daniel Beres

Published Aug. 7, 2015

In the latest episode of Chef Talk, Kyle Cherek interviews Daniel Beres, a craft cocktail bartender at Movida.

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She said/she said: Happy Hour at Blue Jacket

Published June 11, 2015

She said/she said is a series of rapid reviews written by the intrepid duo, Lori Fredrich (the foodie) and Carolynn Buser (the socialite). Tune in weekly for our latest meanderings on hot spots around town. This week it's patio time at Blue Jacket in Walker's Point.

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She said/she said: Happy hour at Maxie's

Published June 4, 2015

She said/she said is a series of rapid reviews written by the intrepid duo, Lori Fredrich (the foodie) and Carolynn Buser (the socialite). Tune in weekly for our latest meanderings on hot spots around town. This week, we're at Maxie's for happy hour.

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Sprig + Spirit: Where vodka meets vigor

Published April 20, 2015

A new web site by Madison-based writer Andre Darlington and his sister Tenaya, also a writer, aims to change the way Americans feel about craft cocktails.

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Just say no ... to the cucumber

Published Feb. 24, 2015

Having given it an honest effort at several places around Milwaukee, I've come to a judgment: Cucumber is just a taste that doesn't belong in alcohol.

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Featured bartender: Wild Earth Cucina Italiana's Tammy Petoskey

Published Feb. 23, 2015

Tending bar can mean different things, based on the setting. Slinging drinks at a corner tap isn't anything like manning the wine station at an art museum event or concocting craft cocktails at a fancy restaurant. Milwaukee's Tammy Petoskey has worked at South Side saloons, but now she gets a different view from behind the bar at Wild Earth Cucina, the Italian restaurant in the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino.

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Our thoughts on day drinking

Published Feb. 21, 2015

"It's 5 o'clock somewhere" is an expression that came into existence for a reason - some people like drinking before sundown.

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7 Bar Month cocktails to take your mind off winter

Published Feb. 18, 2015

Doctors are very clear with their warnings that alcohol will not warm you up in the dead of winter. So, obviously, unless you have a Saint Bernard with a little flask of brandy, you should not drink to thaw yourself out during these subzero temperatures in Milwaukee right now. You may, however, drink to take your mind off winter. And it being Bar Month, we tracked down some excellent cocktail recipes from our sponsor brands.

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SoulBoxer Brandy Old Fashioned serves up Wisconsin in a bottle

Published Feb. 4, 2015

The Brandy Old Fashioned is quite possibly the state's signature drink and people are particularly passionate about how it's made. Doug MacKenzie and Jason Neu took this to heart while starting Black Fawn Cocktail Co., a new, local cocktail company that created the SoulBoxer Brandy Old Fashioned.

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Featured bartender: Mario Lanza from Fink's

Published Jan. 25, 2015

OnMilwaukee.com recently stopped in at Fink's for a brandy old fashioned and to talk with bartender Mario Lanza about music, travel, dogs and neck tattoos.