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11.14.2014 | 35 days ago | Posted at 04:00 PM

Three-course meal and music by Robin Pluer

By Amanda Sullivan
Beaujolais Nouveau Day, held on the third Thursday of November, is the biggest wine holiday of the year that honors the end of a harvest and celebrates the first taste of a new Beaujolais vintage. Chez Jacques’ La Fête Beaujolais Nouveau Dinner joins this long-established French tradition by celebrating Georges Duboeuf’s Beaujolais Nouveau Thursday, Nov. 20. 
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Sometimes in the city known for beer, wine aficionados may feel a little left out. But when you look at Milwaukee’s nightlife, you will see plenty of places to enjoy a glass (or bottle) of vino. Some have been around for a while
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012
 Top Picks: Nearly 1,200 Shepherd Express fans poured into the InterContinental Milwaukee Hotel’s grand ballroom for the newspaper’s annual Best of Milwaukee celebration. Editor and Publisher Louis Fortis
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Garlic may not have the glamorous cachet of strawberries or chocolate, both of which have inspired their own southeastern Wisconsin festivals, but it has its share of fanatics, which makes the food a worthy if eccentric theme for Braise's first street...
Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011

Fine bistro fare, moderate prices in relaxing setting

About 10 years ago Jacques Chaumet opened Jacques' French Café, not far from the Allen-Bradley complex. Chaumet, who hails from the south of France, brought some Gallic panache to Milwaukee's near-South Side...
Thursday, June 23, 2011

Short Orders

As many trendy restaurants closed their doors over the last decade, Chez Jacques (1022 S. First St.) endured for its unpretentious presentation of French food. One of the bistro's secrets, kept tightly under wraps by the climate for much of the year, is the wine garden out back. Enclosed on three sides by a high...
Friday, April 9, 2010

Metro Milwaukee Dining Guide

Jacques’ Café is roomy with a sunny barroom and a series of intimate dining rooms. The restaurant opens at 10 a.m.—a good time to sample the crepes. The tables near the bar are the place for a glass of wine followed with escargot or perhaps a charcuterie plate with pté and prosciutto. The onion soup...
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008
Award-winning artist Amanda Aquino talks animatedly about her recent 60-by- 20-foot mural for the newly built patio in the back of Chez Jacques (1022 S. First St.). With a French flag on the right side of the mural and an American flag on the left, Aquino’s artwork illustrates the personal story of restaurant owner Jacques Chaumet traveling from France to Milwaukee.
Wednesday, May 21, 2008

French Accent

The strongest coffee in town is one reason for stopping at Chez Jacques (1022 S. First Another is the wonderful croissants, flaky and made fresh each morning in a city where misshapen lumps of dough are routinely passed off as croissants. Jacques boasts series of rooms,...
Thursday, April 24, 2008

Coquette Cafe

Lunch, dinner or cocktail hour, this Third Ward mainstay is bursting with crowds and French flair. The angular, centrally located bar provides a prime vantage point for people-watching over a cheese plate and Cotes du Rhone;

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