By Lori Fredrich Senior Writer & Dining Editor Published Jan 26, 2021 at 4:31 PM

After operating for three months with strictly curbside pick-up, Trouble & Sons Pizzeria and Italian restaurant, 133 E Silver Spring Dr., will be welcoming diners back to their dining room beginning Feb. 12, just in time for Valentine’s Day weekend.

The restaurant, established in October of 2018 by Moxie owners Anne Marie Arroyo and Tamela Greene, will continue to offer and promote curbside service. However, they have also made the decision to open the restaurant’s expansive dining area at a 50% capacity.

“We will continue to maintain the high level of safety protocol that was in place prior to last November’s closing, including adhering to capacity and mask requirements,” notes Greene, “But we feel the time is right to begin a slow, steady and careful return to regular operations.”

Seating will be available for parties of six or less only. Reservations are recommended and can be made online.

Arroyo says that because of its limited space, the MOXIE dining room will remain closed for the time being. 

“However, our curbside service is still going strong,” she said, “And the MOXIE Speakeasy is a popular evening destination for guests who want to enjoy a warm drink on the heated patio while they wait for their food.”

Lori Fredrich Senior Writer & Dining Editor

Lori is an avid cook whose accrual of condiments and spices is rivaled only by her cookbook collection. Her passion for the culinary industry was birthed while balancing A&W root beer mugs as a teenage carhop, fed by insatiable curiosity and fueled by the people whose stories entwine with each and every dish. She’s had the privilege of chronicling these tales via numerous media, including OnMilwaukee and in her book “Milwaukee Food.” Her work has garnered journalism awards from entities including the Milwaukee Press Club. 

When she’s not eating, photographing food, writing or recording the FoodCrush podcast, you’ll find Lori seeking out adventures with her husband Paul, traveling, cooking, reading, learning, snuggling with her cats and looking for ways to make a difference.