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11.14.2014 | 36 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. 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
 The Lagniappe Brasserie (17001 W. Greenfield Ave., New Berlin) serves some fine continental fare in a charming setting. The interior has a countrified French feel in a location surrounded by suburbia. The menu changes
Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012

Boston Camerata performs with Milwaukee Choral Artists

 Early Music Now marks the holiday season with “A Medieval Christmas” featuring the Boston Camerata and the Milwaukee Choral Artists. The concert traces the transformation of the Christmas story from the 10th through
Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014

Prometheus exciting concert series continues

For Prometheus Trio’s third concert in this season’s four-part series, Scott Tisdel (cello), Stefanie Jacob (piano) and Timothy Klabunde (violin) will perform Antonín Dvorák’s challenging Trio in F Minor, Op. 65, a set of quirky Viennese drinking song variations by Hans Gál, and Ned Rorem’s
Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Oscar-Nominated film comes to Milwaukee

Film, movie, review, Milwaukee, Canada, Oscar, nomination, Monsieur Lazhar...
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
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...
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Lent is here, and the Friday fish fry is showing up at a surprising place: Le Reve, the French café and patisserie in the old heart of Wauwatosa (7610 Harwood Ave.). Atlantic cod is served with fries, coleslaw, rye bread and house-made tartar sauce...
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...

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