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Monday, Nov. 19, 2012

Alba Consort Crisscrosses the Mediterranean

 It was a Medieval and Renaissance journey around the Mediterranean with the Alba Consort at Wisconsin Lutheran College on Saturday, presented by Early Music Now. The name of the New York based ensemble comes from a
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012

Short Orders

Open since April, the North Avenue Grill (7225 W. North Ave., Wauwatosa) brings high quality and 21st-century variety to a classic diner format. The lunch counter is lined with swivel stools and there are comfortable booths along the facing wall...
Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2010

New dining addition to Wauwatosa’s North Avenue

Another eatery opened its doors on North Avenue in East Tosa in November, joining Daymaker Café and Café Hollander as Wauwatosa's newest restaurants. The a la carte menu at Cosmos Café features a balance of traditional Greek and American cuisine, with a couple of...
Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Balkan Nights

The hearty aroma of paprika and soulful sound of Balkan music are in the air at Old Town Serbian Gourmet House (522 W. Lincoln Ave.). One of Milwaukee’s favorite long-running ethnic restaurants, Old Town recently added some new attractions. On the culinary side is one of the city’s finest Friday fish...
Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Dino's: Music, Food and More

Chris Spheeris’ musical journey began in Milwaukee’s singer-songwriter scene in the ’70s and evolved in the ’80s into new age with a unique spin through the influence of Greek folk and spiritual traditions on his instrumental music. Spheeris is performing April 1 and April 3, 8 to 10:30 p.m., at one of Downtown's best...
Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009

Sustainable Cafe

Featuring a striking retro-modern environment of yellow-and-white printed drapes, silk-screen printed posters and clear bubble lights, The National (839 W. National Ave.) is a charming spot for a light meal in Walker’s Point. The cafe menu offers a variety of organic and local ingredients. Try the Mediterranean veggie wrap...
Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009

Casablanca’s Middle Eastern flavor

Casablanca provides a perfect example of a restaurant settling on the right location. Chef/owner Jesse Musa first opened Casablanca at Mitchell Street more than 20 years ago. He then relocated to Oakland Avenue, only to return to Mitchell Street a few years later. In 2001 the restaurant closed its doors, but in 2005...
Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008

Pasta Tree prevails

With 27 years under its belt, Pasta Tree must be doing something right. Over the years the restaurant has doubled in size. The current layout is an improvement over a dining area that for many years seemed crowded and cramped (some would call it “cozy and romantic”). Although the new area, which...
Saturday, April 12, 2008

Oakland Gyros

An East Side mecca, Oakland Gyros has become a right of passage for the after-bar crowd, UW-Milwaukee students and anyone who’s looking for delicious Greek food. Open until 3 a.m., Oakland Gyros has more than just their famous gyros and shish-kabobs...
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008

Yaffa’s modified menu

When chef/owner John Chitko opened Yaffa two years ago, he redefined the experience of Mediterranean dining in Milwaukee. The overall concept wasn’t new, but Yaffa made it different by focusing on Middle Eastern and Moroccan dishes, with a few touches from Europe.