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Dining - March 25, 2017
Valhalla brings Scandinavian flair to Old World Third
Jarlsburg. Cardamom. Lingonberries. Aquavit. They're all flavors you'll find at the newly opened Valhalla, the much anticipated Scandinavian bar and restaurant owned and operated by Ken and Melissa McNulty of Wisconsin Cheese Mart and Uber Tap Room.
Dining - March 24, 2017
Sweet Diner coming to Third Ward
It looks as if there's a new breakfast and lunch spot on the way for the Third Ward. A new restaurant called Sweet Diner is slated to open sometime this summer at 239 E. Chicago St. in the vacant space next to Inspired, a gallery and home furnishings boutique.
Dining - March 24, 2017
Osteria Del Mondo to reopen Downtown
A long-beloved classic is returning to Milwaukee's dining scene. Osteria Del Mondo, the Italian restaurant founded by Marc and Marta Bianchini, will reopen Downtown.
Dining - March 24, 2017
On the Burger Trail: The Big KC Burger at Swingin' Door Exchange
The Big KC -- which we assume is named for Mr. Swan himself -- features a half-pound Black Angus burger topped with white cheddar cheese, grilled onions, shaved roast beef, bacon, pepper-jack cheese and mayonnaise on a sesame seed roll for $12.50.
Dining - March 22, 2017
Provencal fish stew & more on menu for Maison in Washington Heights
The opening for Maison has been a while coming. However, when the time comes, and it should be soon, Chef Michael Quinn and Sous Chef Joe Roethel will be ready to roll out a menu they've been working on for the past few months.
Bars & Clubs - March 22, 2017
Free Pour: Cocktail classes for the home enthusiast
Free Pour, a new Milwaukee-based company, wants to de-mystify mixology for the home cocktail enthusiast. They do so using both public and private classes that teach average Joes how to make great cocktails in the comfort of their own homes.
Dining - March 21, 2017
Doc's Commerce Smokehouse now open Downtown
Doc's Commerce Smokehouse fired up its smokers and opened quietly this past weekend in the SpringHill Suites building. The bar at Doc's won't open to the public until later next week. However, there's plenty of barbeque, sweet tea and Sprecher to go around.
Bars & Clubs - March 21, 2017
No lie: You can make hundreds of cocktails with just 7 recipes
It's no mystery that proportions make the world of cocktails go 'round. But what most people don't realize is that you can make just about any cocktail with the help of only seven recipes.
Dining - March 21, 2017
Chef Justin Carlisle cooks for vets at Milwaukee VA Medical Center
On Thursday, veterans and employees will be treated to a cooking demonstration and free samples of food from award-winning chef Justin Carlisle and Milwaukee Veterans Affairs Medical Center dietitians.
Bars & Clubs - March 20, 2017
Take the bitter with the sweet: A word on apertifs
Last week, we dipped our toes into the world of bitter libations. And this week, we're wading a bit deeper with a brief overview of the deliciously elegant, and biologically functional, apertif.
Dining - March 17, 2017
On the Burger Trail: The Big O at Oscar's Pub & Grill
On my latest visit to Oscar's Pub & Grill, I ordered up the Oscar's classic, The "Big O" - a half-pound Premium Black Angus burger topped with chipotle jack, smoked gouda, hickory bacon, chorizo, fried onions, jalape├▒os and a side of house guacamole.
Bars & Clubs - March 17, 2017
Get into the St. Patrick's Day spirit with new chocolate mint brandy
It's St. Patrick's Day! So, it's the perfect time for the wearin' of the green and the drinkin' of any number of delicious beverages. And If you're a fan of dark chocolate and mint, you'll want to check out a new release from Kohler Original Recipe Chocolates: Chocolate Mint Brandy.
Bars & Clubs - March 17, 2017
Take the bitter with the sweet: The rebirth of astringent liqueurs
A trend towards bitter flavors is sweeping the nation. And it's playing out in the cocktail scene in fascinating ways. But to understand what's happening behind bars across the nation, it helps to have a bit of background about these intriguing elixirs.
Dining - March 16, 2017
Oak & Oyster opens Friday and it promises to be a pearl
Oak & Oyster is slated to open Friday at 4 p.m. in the lower level of Third Coast Provisions. And we've got a look at the menu, which includes some familiar favorites, but also a number of new additions including sandwiches and snacks.
Dining - March 16, 2017
Bumstead owners launch late-night Crafty Cow pop-up and passion project
Bay View will soon have its very own burger joint in the form of Crafty Cow, a restaurant specializing in Jucy Lucy style burgers. In the meantime, you can get a preview at a special pop-up featuring the creative stylin's of Vanguard's Shay Linkus.
Dining - March 16, 2017
Thai Lotus to open in former Tuk's Thai Kitchen in Riverwest
It looks like Thai food will be returning to the Tuk's Thai Kitchen location in Riverwest. Thai Lotus - the long-time Silver City staple, serving up Thai and Laos cuisine for over ten years - is moving in.
Dining - March 16, 2017
Chef Jason Gorman joins Ambassador Hotel as culinary director
Chef Jason Gorman's career includes work at a variety of notable establishments, including The Iron Horse Hotel, The Art Institute of Chicago, Mangia Wine Bar in Kenosha and Dream Dance Steak. And now he'll bring his flair for bold flavors to the Ambassador Hotel.
Dining - March 15, 2017
Chef Justin Carlisle among 2017 James Beard finalists
The James Beard Foundation announced the final nominees for its 2017 awards this morning from a.o.c. restaurant in Los Angeles. For the third year running, Chef Justin Carlisle of Ardent and Red Light Ramen has made it to the next round for Best Chef Midwest.
Bars & Clubs - March 14, 2017
Do this: March 16 Giornata Cellars dinner at Wolf Peach
If you're a wine lover with a penchant for Italian varietals, you may just find your bliss in an upcoming wine dinner at Wolf Peach. The dinner, which takes place March 16, will feature five courses with wine pairings from Giornata Cellars in California.
Bars & Clubs - March 14, 2017
7 can't miss spots for stellar non-alcoholic cocktails
Not drinking? No problem. Even in a drinking town like Milwaukee, there are plenty of places to get classy non-alcoholic beverages. We've got a list of spots that whip up some of the best mocktails around, along with some of their best offerings.
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