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Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014
You’ll get cabbage and plantains for a side dish with your entrée at Irie Palace, and you’ll like it. OK, that’s not a demand. But steamy strips of cabbage flecked with carrot and fried slices of the banana’s starchier relative are staples at Irie Palace (7506 W. Appleton Ave.), Milwaukee’s
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014
 Though he claims Brian Wilson and Paul McCartney as inspirations, Waukesha native Ian Ash doesn’t quite as much encompass the simultaneous universality and specificity of The Beatles and The Beach Boys at their best (the latter band’s “Vegetables” inspired the album title). Instead, he
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Short Order

Soul food comes Downtown! Actually, Chic Cafe (770 N. Jefferson St., lower level) calls itself Southern American cuisine. But by whatever name, Chic’s sort of African American fare usually doesn’t appear on menus beyond the Northwest Side. Then too, the offerings here aren’t quite what
Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Short Orders

 Recent radio ads for Ashley’s Bar-B-Que (1501 W. Center St.) claim “We’re baaack!” and it’s good to have the city’s self-proclaimed king of grilled meat around again. You’re on your own as to where to eat it after you get your order