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Monday, Aug. 18, 2014

Peking House offers the usual (and so much more)

The first thing lunchtime visitors will notice at Peking House is a buffet. Those that request a menu will find that, at first, it looks just like every other Chinese menu
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

East Side hideaway with a fresh, understated menu

Ardent opened quietly on Milwaukee’s East Side in the latter part of 2013. It is a discreet setting, a bit isolated in an area better known for carryout pizza and Thai fare. You enter by walking down a
Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Short Orders

 The Smoke Shack (332 N. Milwaukee St.) is barbeque in its most casual form. The clever interior seems taken straight from rural Appalachia, but this time of year the
Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Breakfast and Lunch Only

There is a bit of a rising trend in places that are open only for breakfast and lunch. Places that come to mind are Blue’s Egg and the newer Simple Café. Now there is the Mad Rooster Café (4401 W. Greenfield Ave.), located 
Wednesday, July 17, 2013

BelAir Cantina comes to Tosa

Nearly three years ago, restaurant veterans Scott Johnson and Leslie Montemurro—along with new partner Kristyn St. Denis—opened BelAir Cantina at the corner of Humboldt Avenue and Water Street. Johnson and Montemurro also own Balzac, Hi Hat, Palomino, Honeypie and the 
Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Thinking Big with Small Plates

 Chef/owner Peter Sandroni opened La Merenda in February 2007. Customers were instantly wowed with his selection of international...
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
 Café Manna (3815 N. Brookfield Road) is a bit of a drive from Milwaukee, but for the serious vegetarian, the rewards are worth it. Symbols on the menu indicate items
Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Bosley a great stop for happy hour and entrées

 Walk by at 5 p.m. on a weekday and you will notice something about Bosley on Brady. The place is filled with customers, at least the front bar room and the
Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Short Orders

 While the Emperor of China (1010 E. Brady St.) has an extensive menu year round, their seasonal “special” menus—not available on all days—add even more depth

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