Results tagged with 'la merenda'
Published Nov. 7, 2016
Anyone who's had a rough day or week should consider swinging by La Merenda and sitting in Nikki Hildebrandt's section. Hildebrandt, a career waitress who started in the industry 26 years ago, is one of the warmest and most dedicated servers in the city.
Published Oct. 10, 2016
They may be small, but the Cream City's small plates incite big opinions. In fact, this year's poll was a race to the finish. But, after giving up their spot to MOVIDA in 2015, Milwaukee's tapas titan La Merenda is back with a vengeance
Published Oct. 6, 2016
When our readers go all-out for special occasion dining, they've got definite preferences for where they dine.
Published Sept. 2, 2016
The recent "Taste of Hope" dinner brought together six chefs who donated their time to help raise funds to fight Leukemia and Lymphoma. But, maybe none had a more fervid motivation than Peter Sandroni, owner of La Merenda and Engine Company No. 3.
Published May 18, 2016
She said/she said is a series of rapid reviews written by the intrepid duo, Lori Fredrich (the foodie) and Carolynn Buser (the socialite). This week, they visit La Merenda for their once-weekly happy hour.
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The favorite part of my journalism classes in college was broadcast photojournalism – taking the shots and editing them into a story. In shooting b-roll footage, I could visualize how I would build the story come edit time. Sitting at the edit bays, selecting footage and transitions, writ...
I always wondered how executive chefs of my favorite restaurants do it. How do they consistently plate tasty dishes to indulge? What is their philosophy? What is their management style which keeps the same servers happy day in and out, and the same line cooks behind-the-scenes? So I asked the exe...
Tapas - it's all the rage. Really, it's a brilliant concept for both your waistline and your wallet. Those Spaniards had it right all along.The trend has recently caught on in Milwaukee thanks to trailblazer Peter Sandroni and his restaurant La Merenda. Ginger also recently opened in the for...
Dining and sharing a good meal with friends is definitely one of the great pleasures in my life.
Last weekend, I went to La Merenda with some new friends, one in particular who is often known as the “Milwaukee Maestro.” He has a distinctive palate and true adoration for good f...
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