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Dining Out
Thursday, March 15, 2012
The National (839 W. National Ave.) is a nice neighborhood café that serves breakfast and lunch. The menu, listed on chalkboards, is friendly to vegetarians. Breakfast options include a vegan burrito and omelets made from organic eggs. Be sure to try a side of...
Dining Out
Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Short Orders

Salvatore's Pizzeria (2213 E. Capitol Drive), a simply furnished place with wooden floors, opened its doors in Shorewood last May. The restaurant is a venture by the owners of Sciortino's Bakery, a Brady Street classic. The pizza dough is prepared with...
Dining Out
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Lent is here, and the Friday fish fry is showing up at a surprising place: Le Reve, the French café and patisserie in the old heart of Wauwatosa (7610 Harwood Ave.). Atlantic cod is served with fries, coleslaw, rye bread and house-made tartar sauce...
Dining Out
Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012

Chef Thi Cao adds impressive touch

A “Chinese New Year” menu featuring Vietnamese food was spotted at a most unusual place this year—Buckley's, that charming bar and restaurant at the corner of Cass and Wells. The menu was courtesy of chef Thi Cao, who has been at...
Dining Out
Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012

Short Orders

In recent years the city has seen an increase in Vietnamese restaurants specializing in pho, the classic Vietnamese noodle soup served in huge bowls and in many variations. Most of the pho eateries are concentrated on Milwaukee's South Side. Toward...
Dining Out
Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012

Short Orders

Birdie's Café (4110 W. Martin Drive) is one of Milwaukee's gems, a former residence featuring a main room with a fireplace, a conservatory with slate floors and a few hideaways filled with bric-a-brac. In summer, amid singing birds and blooming...