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Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013

Greece, Mexico and U.S.A.

 Downtown Port Washington offers brilliant views of Lake Michigan, a picturesque Main Street with mom-and-pop shops and a variety of eateries. Tello’s Grille & Café (200 W. Grand Ave.) is a family owned restaurant nestled in a gorgeous Queen Anne-style building with a cozy patio and roomy
Monday, June 24, 2013

For great Mexican, try El Cañaveral

 El Cañaveral opened nearly three years ago, serving Mexican food in the classic Schlitz tavern some may remember as the original location
Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012

Short Orders

 Birria is a soup/stew found on the menus of many authentic Mexican restaurants. It can be prepared with any type of meat. Most local restaurants use goat, but El Canaveral (2501 W. Greenfield Ave.) prepares it with lamb.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Day trips to Milwaukee's southern neighbor

The next time you're zooming along I-94 between Milwaukee and Chicago, take the time to discover...
Thursday, July 21, 2011

Short Orders

The Mexican restaurant La Canoa (1520 W. Lincoln Ave., www.lacanoamilwaukee.com) specializes in seafood. Hand-carved chairs portray every type of sea creature and the bar is housed inside of what looks like a beached boat. Free starters are a major plus. In addition to chips and salsa, diners receive seafood empanadas and a small serving of tart fish ceviche...
Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010

Former Berkeley’s Café turns to Mexican fare

Berkeley’s Café, located in Whitefish Bay, seemed to have the right idea for the right location, serving breakfast, light lunches and an interesting international dinner menu in a North Shore village. After about a year in business, however, the café underwent a radical makeover. The new name is El Guapo’s and the focus is Mexican. Interior improvements...
Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Affordable haute cuisine

Brookfield is not the place where I would expect to find a good Mexican restaurant, especially one with the French-sounding name of Haute Taco. Moreover, this is a place that takes liberties like making tacos with duck breast and short ribs!