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Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012

Short Orders

 Parthenon Foods (9131 W. Cleveland Ave., West Allis) is located in a quiet residential neighborhood. The name implies Greek foods, but the items here have a far wider range. You will find jars of Serbian ajvar, Hungarian hot
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Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012

Chef Paz Brings South America to West Allis

 Peruvian restaurants have been in this area since the 1970s, but there have never been many of them. Some may still remember places like El Inca on Farwell Avenue or El Condor on Downer, but both closed many years ago
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Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012
 Milwaukee’s only Central American restaurant is the aptly named El Salvador (2316 S. Sixth St.), located in the shadow of St. Josaphat’s basilica. The menu includes Salvadoran specialties like salpicón, an interesting
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Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012

Special menu lets you enjoy the real thing

 The minimalist setting at Huan Xi may be modest, but its authentic Chinese food is something to brag about. First-time visitors will be handed a menu featuring standard carryout Chinese food. It is still a decent menu...
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Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012

New floor and balcony, same great qualities

Casablanca’s story continues to evolve. Jesse Musa opened the restaurant in the late ’80s at a modest location on Mitchell Street. It later moved to a larger place on... 
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Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012

Short Orders

 Given the city’s immigrant history, there are surprisingly few Polish restaurants in the area. One of them is the pleasing Polonez (4016 S. Packard Ave., St. Francis), which is owned by George and Aleksandra Burzynski, natives of Poland. The menu is filled with...
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Friday, Oct. 12, 2012

Vietnamese specialty continues to gain steam

If Vietnam designated a national dish, it would have to be the steaming bowl of broth and noodles called pho. Pho is a staple of street-food vendors in Vietnam, and many restaurants in the nation’s larger cities...
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Friday, Oct. 12, 2012

Short Orders

  Most people know the small community of St. Martins for its street fairs. Others know it as the location of Wegner’s St. Martins Inn, located in the heart of the village (11318 W. St. Martins Road, Franklin). Wegner’s St. Martins In...
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Friday, Oct. 5, 2012

Short Orders

Aliota’s (261 E. Hampton Road), the bar and restaurant formerly known as T.J. Aliota’s, has reopened without the first-name initials and with a completely new interior. Even the vintage bar is gone. Aliota’s still serves food...