Express Milwaukee - Eat & Drink http://expressmilwaukee.com/articles.sec-211-1-eat-drink.html Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EST en hourly 1 The Sharp Brothers Help Cooks Keep Their Edge http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24751-the-sharp-brothers-help-cooks-keep-their-edge.html Julia Child once said, “Knives are your life in the kitchen,” a philosophy that chefs live by every day on the job. For professionals and home cooks alike, maintaining sharp cutlery is important for precision and efficiency in the kitchen and the Sharp Brothers are the go-to service in the area. Started as a family]]> Bavette La Boucherie - Return of the Neighborhood Butcher Shop http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24713-bavette-la-boucherie-return-of-the-neighborhood-butcher-shop.html ]]> Osmanium Candy Introduces Gummy Old Fashioneds http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24676-osmanium-candy-introduces-gummy-old-fashioneds.html John Osmanski had no idea how quickly the market for caffeinated products would expand when he launched his Osmanium Candy company in the mid-’00s. The Milwaukee-area company’s first products were a line of chocolate-covered, caffeinated espresso beans called Jitterbeans and]]> So You Want To Be an Urban Farmer? - Growing Power classes begin in February http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24618-so-you-want-to-be-an-urban-farmer-growing-power-classes-begin-in-february.html Milwaukee’s best-known urban farm, Growing Power (5500 W. Silver Spring Drive), will offer a course in Commercial Urban Agriculture (CUA) running from February through June of next year. This is the perfect class for all aspiring urban farmers interested in learning the ins and outs of]]> Superior Equipment & Supply - Full service center for foodies http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24560-superior-equipment-supply-full-service-center-for-foodies.html
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Jane’s Simply Delicious - ‘Gourmet Popcorn’ with unique flavors http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24512-jane%25E2%2580%2599s-simply-delicious-%25E2%2580%2598gourmet-popcorn%25E2%2580%2599-with-unique-flavors.html Whether it’s popped in a kettle, an air popper or in the microwave, whether seasoned with salt, butter, brewer’s yeast or cayenne pepper, or consumed at the movies, at a desk while working or at a carnival, few snacks have as much versatility as popcorn]]> Fresh Milwaukee Salsa from That Salsa Lady http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24477-fresh-milwaukee-salsa-from-that-salsa-lady.html
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Becky’s Blissful Bakery - Locally made caramels maintain national exposure http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24438-becky%25E2%2580%2599s-blissful-bakery-locally-made-caramels-maintain-national-exposure.html Local caramel lovers are likely familiar with Becky’s Blissful Bakery in Pewaukee. What began as a hobby back in 2007 for Blissful Bakery’s owner, Rebecca Scarberry, has turned into a thriving candy business. The early days consisted of a lot of hard work and ingenuity, like selling from a kiosk at]]> ‘Oxford Companion to Food’ http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24439-%25E2%2580%2598oxford-companion-to-food%25E2%2580%2599.html It’s not a recipe book, but a reference book for anything culinary. Edited by BBC foodie Tom Jaine, the encyclopedic The Oxford Companion to Food is written engagingly with British flair and covers aardvark through zwieback. South Africans eat aardvarks, which reportedly taste like pork, not]]> Stress-Free Holiday Party Food - From cheese plates to seafood towers http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24390-stress-free-holiday-party-food-from-cheese-plates-to-seafood-towers.html
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Winter Farmers Markets - Friends and fresh food on a Saturday morning http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24373-winter-farmers-markets-friends-and-fresh-food-on-a-saturday-morning.html
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Where Milwaukee Eats and Drinks http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24329-where-milwaukee-eats-and-drinks.html A new listicle about Milwaukee food and drink is making the rounds in social media, this time from Thrillist.]]> What’s New at Sprecher? http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24311-what%25E2%2580%2599s-new-at-sprecher.html
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Joseph Campione’s Frozen Breads http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24256-joseph-campione%25E2%2580%2599s-frozen-breads.html Joseph Campione, Inc. prides itself on baking the same bread that its namesake founder did when he opened his first small bakery on Brady Street in 1960, albeit with one key difference: It’s frozen]]> Lionheart Spices - Add a pinch of local flavor to your cooking http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24215-lionheart-spices-add-a-pinch-of-local-flavor-to-your-cooking.html After years of being bored by the bland barbecue spice blends available at their local grocery store, brothers Luke and Peter Leonhardt began experimenting to create their own signature blend. The results were so popular with friends and family that they decided to package and sell their]]> Gluten-Free Flavors - The Lagrasse Girls’ guide to healthier cooking http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24216-gluten-free-flavors-the-lagrasse-girls%25E2%2580%2599-guide-to-healthier-cooking.html Gluten free surfaced with a slightly dowdy reputation a few years back not unlike the image of “health food” 30 years ago. Lingering doubts about gluten-free flavor should be put to rest by the latest cookbook from Jillian Lagasse and Jessie Lagasse Swanson. In The Lagasse Girls’ Big Flavor]]> The New Sausage in Town - Have You Tried SA Braai? http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24181-the-new-sausage-in-town-have-you-tried-sa-braai.html In a region so well known for a love of bratwurst, it may be hard for a newcomer to carve out a place of recognition. Peruse the aisle of local grocery stores, and you’ll ]]> New at Hi Hat Lounge - Expanded Brunch and Cocktail Menus http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24171-new-at-hi-hat-lounge-expanded-brunch-and-cocktail-menus.html
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Bunzel’s Family Tradition - West Side grocery going strong after 40 years http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24130-bunzel%25E2%2580%2599s-family-tradition-west-side-grocery-going-strong-after-40-years.html If shopping at big-box grocery stores depresses you and makes you long for a more personal, less utilitarian experience, maybe it’s time for you to visit a West Side ]]> Chef Irvine’s Cooking Challenge - Star chef’s Cream City debut at Milwaukee Theatre http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24103-chef-irvine%25E2%2580%2599s-cooking-challenge-star-chef%25E2%2580%2599s-cream-city-debut-at-milwaukee-theatre.html Everyone loves to watch a good cooking challenge, though most often we only get to enjoy the action on a TV screen. Well Milwaukeeans, here is your chance to watch an incredible chef take the stage in person. Robert Irvine, host of The Food Network show “Restaurant: Impossible” and ]]> Thai-namite at the Public Market http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24084-thai-namite-at-the-public-market.html ]]> Colectivo Expands with Troubadour Bakery, Keg Company Beer http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24061-colectivo-expands-with-troubadour-bakery-keg-company-beer.html
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Milwaukee Bars Recognized in National Poll - Blue Jacket, Goodkind and Lucky Joe’s for Best New Bar http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24020-milwaukee-bars-recognized-in-national-poll-blue-jacket-goodkind-and-lucky-joe%25E2%2580%2599s-for-best-new-bar.html ]]> Milwaukee Urban Discovery Farm - Growing veggies (and a stronger community) http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-23992-milwaukee-urban-discovery-farm-growing-veggies-%2528and-a-stronger-community%2529.html The local food movement is changing not only what we eat, but where that food is grown. Most of us live in cities or towns, and we purchase our fruits and veggies from a neighborhood grocery store. Idealistic and health-conscious shoppers]]> For Ramen Lovers - Creative recipes for the humble noodle http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-23993-for-ramen-lovers-creative-recipes-for-the-humble-noodle.html Ramen noodles are associated with dorm life—with saving money during the week for that weekend binge. Toni Patrick admits to her college-years emersion in ramen, but coming from a family of cookbook authors, she felt motivated to explore what can be done with the humble]]> Shepherd Express’ Final Street Eats of the Summer http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-23973-shepherd-express%25E2%2580%2599-final-street-eats-of-the-summer.html The time has come for this year’s final Shepherd Express’ Street Eats Mobile Food Fest. The Sept. 12 event will showcase Milwaukee’s growing food truck scene, offering some]]> Milwaukee: The Best City for Bacon? http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-23914-milwaukee-the-best-city-for-bacon.html Milwaukee's been on a ton of those “Best Cities” lists lately, and we've made the list yet again. This time it's Huffington Post's The 11 Greatest Foodie Cities in America. That's quite a ]]> Creativity Lives at Studio Lounge - Cocktails served with music and art http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-23903-creativity-lives-at-studio-lounge-cocktails-served-with-music-and-art.html Enjoying a drink and a night of dancing at Milwaukee’s Studio Lounge (2246 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.) is like being transported across the globe without having to leave the comforts of the city]]> Giving Chicken a Whole New Cluck - Marco Pollo food truck at September Street Eats http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-23865-giving-chicken-a-whole-new-cluck-marco-pollo-food-truck-at-september-street-eats.html Milwaukee’s food truck scene has steadily gained popularity over the last few years. Mobile restaurants continue to pop up each summer and the variety is becoming quite impressive. One of the newest is Marco Pollo Global Cluck Truck, which hit the streets for the first time this May]]> Focused on Environment and Community - Purple Door Ice Cream in Walker’s Point http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-23831-focused-on-environment-and-community-purple-door-ice-cream-in-walker%25E2%2580%2599s-point.html If you’re craving creamy ice cream and flavorful sorbet, Purple Door Ice Cream’s new retail location is unquestionably]]>