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Dining Out
Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011
The Melthouse Bistro (1857 E. Kenilworth Place) is an appropriate name for a restaurant located in “America's Dairyland.” True to form, the menu is very cheesy, with 16 different grilled cheese sandwiches and a few salads. Not all sandwiches are solely...
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Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011

Milwaukee's go-to place for superb, authentic Japanese food

Since its founding in 1988, Izumi's has grown into a Milwaukee institution. Tatsuya Goto and Fujiko Yamaguchi, both natives of Japan, took over in 1993 and made sure that Izumi's stayed true to the Japanese concept of dining. In December 2003, the re...
Dining Out
Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011

Short Orders

Café Perrin (5901 W. Vliet St.), a new addition to Milwaukee's Washington Heights neighborhood, is a pleasant spot for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Morning diners will find fresh baked goods and the usual egg fare like quiche and omelets. The lunch menu...
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Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011

Asian cuisine leads the way at this undiscovered gem

In a neighborhood known mainly for Mexican restaurants such as La Fuente, La Perla and Botanas, the Asian-fusion restaurant Juto stands out from the pack. Located in a vintage building last occupied by Il Mito, Juto offers two dining areas...
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Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011

Short Orders

Don't be deterred by the lack of tables at Ashley's Bar-B-Que (1501 W. Center St.), or you'll miss out on one of Milwaukee's best barbecue restaurants. You will find all of the standard meats, including chicken, pork shoulder and rib tips, as well as exceptional...
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Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011

Second location opens on National Avenue

When La Isla opened near the intersection of Mitchell and Pearl streets, it became one of the only Milwaukee restaurants to focus on Puerto Rican food. The formula of authentic meals at good prices has proven successful enough that a second...
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Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011

Short Orders

Shiraz Persian Grill (2921 N. Oakland Ave.) is unique in the city for its devotion to Persian fare. This modest spot near UW-Milwaukee offers a handful of tables. Much of the food is pre-prepared and on display in glass cases, which makes...
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Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011

Milwaukeeans embrace Turkish food, ambiance

With its opening in 2007, Tulip introduced Turkish food to the area. The décor also brings a touch of Turkey, enhancing the restaurant's renovated Third Ward setting. A fireplace and leather sofas mark the center of the dining room, tables...
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Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011

Short Orders

Progressive restaurants are leading a movement toward locally sourced food. One place that takes this concept to heart is Mequon's Café 1505 (1505 W. Mequon Road, Mequon), a casual restaurant that serves breakfast and lunch from...