Cocktailing is a year-round sport in Milwaukee, but the peak season generally coincides with our all-too-brief flirtation with warm weather. We've enjoyed a pleasant spring, which has provided ample opportunity to visit some of the city's spots and check out a few new venues for al fresco drinking and fun.
Stack'd opened in 2009 and, because it is primarily a burger bar, beer was the focus of the beverage offerings. About two years ago, Andrew Hartzell got behind the bar and started to introduce more craft cocktail options to the staff and customers.
Winter means more than shutting yourself up at home with Rumchata'd weekend coffee. Just like many of you have plans to deck the halls and light up your homes with a little festive glow, there's no reason why your palate should go, well, un-lit.
I think it's important to start this blog by letting you all know that my family is from the south. My mom's family is from South Texas, while my dad's family - originally from the DC area - is from South Carolina. This means that we're very fond of our southern food and our stiff drink. Most of ...