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Sunday, July 21, 2013

The 2013 Brady Street Festival

 Once a bastion of 1960s counterculture and the focus of a revitalization effort in the early ’90s that following a period of gentrification, the eccentric nine-block stretch of homes, storefronts, bars and restaurants known as
Wednesday, July 17, 2013

BelAir Cantina comes to Tosa

Nearly three years ago, restaurant veterans Scott Johnson and Leslie Montemurro—along with new partner Kristyn St. Denis—opened BelAir Cantina at the corner of Humboldt Avenue and Water Street. Johnson and Montemurro also own Balzac, Hi Hat, Palomino, Honeypie and the 
Thursday, May 24, 2012

Wine, cheese and small plates in tranquil setting

In 2005, Balzac helped to usher in the concept of “small plate” dining in Milwaukee. Today, “small plates” continue to gain in popularity. Balzac had veered away from that approach over the years, but a recent new menu returns the restaurant to its roots...
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Rebecca Berkshire, executive chef of Balzac and Hi Hat, is better known to roller derby fans as Becky the Butcher. The heavily tattooed powerhouse has been skating with the league since day one as a member of the Shevil Knevils, one...
Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011

Wine Selection at a Bar

With the help of its top-notch staff, Balzac has become a joyous, elegant and affordable Brady Street destination. The green curry mussels, the mac 'n' cheese, the great wine and beer list, the happy hour specials, the heavenly outdoor seating...
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

We talk to experts at Bacchus, Balzac and Hinterland

What would be a good choice of wine to go with a rack of lamb? How about with ahi tuna? Or would I be better off with a beer? Some choices are simple. The general rule says to go with red wines for red meat and whites for seafood. But today's menus are often complex, and a pricey meal should not be...
Friday, April 9, 2010

Metro Milwaukee Dining Guide

Bacchus is an expensive place that has it all: a setting overlooking Lake Park, a spacious luxurious interior, an innovative contemporary American menu and fine service to match. The small touches, like flatware being replaced at every course, justify the expense. Dinner entrees include a selection of steaks...
Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Balzac’s maturing menu

Nearly every restaurant on Brady Street offers outdoor seating. Most of the seats are very much amid the hustle and bustle, as diners share the sidewalk with pedestrians. But there is one place, Balzac, that provides tables with more privacy.
Monday, April 7, 2008

Balzac

Don’t let this trendy bar’s large and daunting wine list scare you off. Boasting more than 25 different varieties available by the glass, Balzac compares trying each wine on the list to “collecting baseball cards for adults.”
Monday, April 7, 2008

Balzac

Don’t let this trendy bar’s large and daunting wine list scare you off. Boasting more than 25 different varieties available by the glass, Balzac compares trying each wine on the list to “collecting baseball cards for adults.”

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