By Maureen Post Special to Published Aug 18, 2008 at 2:02 PM

Omar Shaikh and Tom Wackman, owners of several Milwaukee Street bars and restaurants, are currently transforming Tangerine Nightclub into Charro, a Latin inspired restaurant. 

Charro will feature Latin fusion dishes that evoke flavors from Cuba to South America.

Predicted to open in eight weeks, Charro will serve lunch, dinner and a late-night menu, along with a full drink menu in newly remodeled upscale surroundings. The restaurateurs are also tentatively planning a lounge-style, late-night scene featuring Latin DJs.

Earlier this summer, neighborhing Eve nightclub closed and after extensive remodeling, re-opened as Umami Moto, a Japanese fusion restaurant and Apartment 720, a second-floor nightclub.

Maureen Post Special to staff writer Maureen Post grew up in Wauwatosa. A lover of international and urban culture, Maureen received a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

After living on the east side of Madison for several years, Maureen returned to Milwaukee in 2006.

After a brief stint of travel, Maureen joined as the city’s oldest intern and has been hooked ever since. Combining her three key infatuations, Milwaukee’s great music, incredible food and inspiring art (and yes, in that order), Maureen’s job just about fits her perfectly.

Residing in Bay View, Maureen vehemently believes the city can become fresh and new with a simple move across town.