By Bobby Tanzilo Senior Editor/Writer Published May 10, 2023 at 10:31 AM

Third Space Brewing, 1505 W. St. Paul Ave., in the Menomonee Valley, is adding food to its taproom beginning Thursday, May 11 thanks to a partnership with the woman-owned Nadi Plates food truck.


On Thursdays from 5 to 8 p.m., Fridays 4-8  and Saturdays, 2-7, Nadi will serve calzones, pizza, sandwiches and appetizers.

Among the menu items are arancini (rice balls), a meatball sub and a veggie panino.

meatball sub
Meatball sub.
veggie panino
Veggie panino.

On Thursday and Friday, May 11 and 12, Third Space will be give you a free pint of beer per day with any Nadi Plates food purchase. Through the end of June, customers who order food will get 15% off their beer tab that day.


Nadi Plates was founded by Nadia Santaniello Bucholtz, the daughter of Italian immigrants, and offers catering services in addition to the custom-built, 23-foot mobile kitchen that will serve food at Third Space.

"Now when people think of Third Space, they can think of balanced, flavorful beers and incredibly delicious food," says Third Space co-founder Andy Gehl.

Bobby Tanzilo Senior Editor/Writer

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., where he lived until he was 17, Bobby received his BA-Mass Communications from UWM in 1989 and has lived in Walker's Point, Bay View, Enderis Park, South Milwaukee and on the East Side.

He has published three non-fiction books in Italy – including one about an event in Milwaukee history, which was published in the U.S. in autumn 2010. Four more books, all about Milwaukee, have been published by The History Press.

With his most recent band, The Yell Leaders, Bobby released four LPs and had a songs featured in episodes of TV's "Party of Five" and "Dawson's Creek," and films in Japan, South America and the U.S. The Yell Leaders were named the best unsigned band in their region by VH-1 as part of its Rock Across America 1998 Tour. Most recently, the band contributed tracks to a UK vinyl/CD tribute to the Redskins and collaborated on a track with Italian novelist Enrico Remmert.

He's produced three installments of the "OMCD" series of local music compilations for and in 2007 produced a CD of Italian music and poetry.

In 2005, he was awarded the City of Asti's (Italy) Journalism Prize for his work focusing on that area. He has also won awards from the Milwaukee Press Club.

He can be heard weekly on 88Nine Radio Milwaukee talking about his "Urban Spelunking" series of stories.