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Articles tagged with 'Eating'


What it's like to be tasteless

Published April 6, 2015

There is little, I've decided, more cruel than losing one's ability to enjoy the flavors of food.


Insect eating terrifies some, appeals to others

Published Oct. 16, 2013

It isn't easy for many Americans to stomach the thought of eating insects, but the practice is actually quite common around the world - particularly Mexico - and there are dozens of species that are a viable food source for millions of people. Many Milwaukeeans, however, are not on board with bug eating.


Longtime server reflects on the iconic Coffee Trader

Published June 17, 2013

Even though the Coffee Trader was notorious for slow service and mediocre food, people returned again and again. Many stayed for hours at a time. The restaurant / bar and bakery was also known for a steady turnover of employees, with the exception of Mary Beatty.


Downtown dining at Sake Tumi

Published June 13, 2013

We went to Sake Tumi last night to participate in Downtown Dining Week and because we never went there before.


Food enthusiasts weigh in on the term "foodie"

Published May 23, 2013

There are numerous terms that could be used to describe a person who is passionate about food and cooking. Like "food lover" or "gourmand" or "cuisine connoisseur" or even "food nerd." However, in our modern culture, "foodie" is the label that seems to stick like an al dente noodle on a wall.


Step back in time with Shorewood's Goody Gourmets

Published March 31, 2013

Goody Gourmets, a specialty popcorn and chocolate at 4425 N. Oakland Ave., has an old-timey, small-town flavor, from the staff friendliness to the small size to the number of repeat customers.


Local companies join forces and concoct whiskey ice cream

Published March 23, 2013

Lauren and Steve Schulz, the owners of Milwaukee's Purple Door Ice Cream, wanted to partner with Great Lakes Distillery for a while. Recently, they did and created a whiskey ice cream made with Great Lakes' Kinnickinnic Whiskey.


Usinger president shares sausage grilling secrets

Published March 12, 2013

Believe it or not, tailgating season is almost here, and in honor of it - and all quickly approaching events that include grills - we checked in with Fritz Usinger, president of Usinger's, and asked him for a little advice.


First look: Mr. Webo's Mexican Food & Drink

Published Feb. 20, 2013

The space on the southwest corner of Lincoln and Howell Avenues is destined to be a Mexican restaurant. Now that Guanajuato moved down the street to new digs, the latest Latin eatery to fill the space is Mr. Webo's, which opened last week.


Tossing peanut shells on floors remains good, clean fun

Published Jan. 23, 2013

This week, I took my kids to AJ Bombers for the first time and they were absolutely enthralled by the free peanuts and how it was customary to toss the shells on the floor. This experience reminded me of being a kid and going to the Ground Round on Port Washington Road.


Northerners get jambalaya right

Published Jan. 1, 2013

One thing that can be a problem with jambalaya is that people get so intent on ratcheting up the kick they overwhelm the flavors. That's not the case at this new pub and grill.


In search of the perfect pizza: Papa Joe's

Published Dec. 27, 2012

I've driven past Papa Joe's, 5601 W. Vliet St., several times while taking an alternate route to work. The building looked a bit like a dive on the outside, but that's never stopped me from patronizing businesses in the past and it wasn't going to stop me now. In fact, some of the best meals I've had have been in dives.


Sanford changes hands

Published Dec. 3, 2012

Sanford (Sandy) and Angie D'Amato sold their award-winning restaurant, Sanford, plus the family building in which it resides, to their Chef de Cuisine, Justin Aprahamian.