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Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Milwaukee rock band Certain Stars never set out to be famous, but don't confuse that with a lack of ambition. When Kyle Hernandez's fake press release for a band named Cudahy unexpectedly began to gain traction among friends in 2000...
Thursday, June 30, 2011

Short Orders

With its womblike interior of curtains and kilims, Ilija's Place (3701 E. Squire Ave., Cudahy) is dark and comfortable. But come summer, light streams into the fenced-in patio where, every Saturday (weather permitting), a pig is roasted on a spit in a brick fireplace. The pigs come from a local farmer and are cooked...
Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009

Warm service, hearty food in quiet setting

Ilija’s Place is located in a quiet residential neighborhood away from the factories of Cudahy. It is easy to pass by this plain, red brick building with dark windows, though a neon sign and ornamental ironwork around the...
Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Serbian Lunch

Ilija’s Place (3701 E. Squire Ave.) is a former corner bar on a side street in Cudahy. It’s worth looking for. Inside is a friendly ethnic sensory overload with walls covered in icons, geometric patterned rugs, prints illustrating Serbian history and musical instruments. Most lunches (11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.) are $11 or less...
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008

Mexican fare for all tastes

When Jalapeno Loco opened in the mid-1990s, the restaurant occupied a modest spot near downtown Cudahy. It quickly proved successful, earning a solid reputation for its Mexican food and margaritas. Eight years ago, owners Hugo and Janet Saynes moved to a larger location near the airport. The bigger kitchen...
Thursday, Nov. 8, 2007

Great breakfasts on the South Shore

Cudahy has never been a destination for travelers, at least not in living memory. But a new boutique hotel, the Sheridan House, hopes to turn the South Shore suburb into a comfortable, casually luxurious stopover for visitors.