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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

What’s up at the Iron Horse Hotel restaurant?

 Over the past several years Milwaukee has been blessed to see an ever-increasing number of “casual fine dining” establishments, places where the food is elevated and the service is top notch, yet the environment is relaxed
04.04.2014 | 117 days ago | Posted at 11:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
It’s not exactly news that sound shapes the way we perceive food. Restaurant owners have long understood that ambiance, including acoustics, can have nearly as much impact on the dining experience as food itself. Mostly the effect was thought to be psychological—when diners are in a good mood, they’re more likely to enjoy food and wine and everything in general—but recently researchers hav...
Monday, Nov. 19, 2012

Tim Dixon opens restaurant in the former Roots

 Roots restaurant was known for its unique setting, perched on top of Brewers Hill, and a kitchen
Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012
Funding Fun: SoundBites, a first-time 88Nine Radio Milwaukee fund-raiser, was top-notch. At the sold-out event in the Iron Horse Hotel, radio fans were treated to gourmet fare from nine top Milwaukee restaurants, while station DJs paired music...
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009

Developer bucks economic trend by opening Iron Horse Hotel, Stack’d Burger Bar

Developer Tim Dixon is gaining notoriety for his success in transforming stagnant parcels of land and antiquated buildings around the state into viable properties capable of supporting homes and businesses. Bucking an economic trend that finds more restaurants and bars closing than opening...
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009

But how does the burger bar stack up?

Stack’d aims for an interesting concept in billing itself as a burger bar. Located in the renovated foundry that once housed The Social, the interior of Stack’d has exposed brick and rafters. The bar remains with its bowling alley wood surface, but the new colors are mellower and the front dining room...
Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008

Milwaukee's Boutique Hotels

In recent years Downtown and Park East have received a rash of proposals for boutique hotels. Despite this zeal from the business community, you’d be forgiven for asking what exactly a boutique hotel is. It’s a term coined in the ’80s to distinguish chain hotels from more intimately sized luxury establishments, often...

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