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Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010

Sweet smell of the stockyards

When a pair of nostrils least expects it, a gentle breeze will drift through Milwaukee’s Menomonee River Valley and waft the foul stench of the Cargill Taylor Beef processing plant throughout the city. During the 1850s and ’60s, when Milwaukee’s first meatpacking plants and stockyards were being established, that repugnant odor was the sweet smell of success...
Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Sobelman’s Burgers Get Even Better

The name Sobelman’s Tallgrass Grill (1952 N. Farwell Ave.) will ring a bell with anyone who loves a good hamburger. In the ’90s, Dave Sobelman transformed his namesake bar at the rim of the Menomonee River Valley into a destination point on the strength of his burgers. The ones served...