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Monday, June 11, 2012

Moon People (ESL Music)

Dance music, especially in places like New York City, draws from a global ocean of influences to keep the dance floor full. On Moon People, Brooklyn DJ-producer Nickodemus displays his range on tracks that filter echoes of reggae into dreamy...
Thursday, April 26, 2012
New vendors continue to open in the Milwaukee Public Market (400 N. Water St.)—by June, Nehring's Family Market will join the list. One business that has been in the market since Day 1, however, is Aladdin. The Middle Eastern deli became...
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Casablanca 728 E. Brady St. Casablanca has some of the best Middle Eastern food in these parts. Of special note are the...
Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010

Short Orders

The Middle Eastern food at Yum! Yum! (4125 S. Howell Ave.) lives up to the restaurant’s tasty name. At an earlier visit, Yum! Yum!, housed in a former neighborhood drive-in, offered just four seats at a counter, but a side dining room should be open by now. The menu includes Middle Eastern staples like beef and...
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...
Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008

Middle East Buffet

Casablanca (728 E. Brady St.) offers outdoor seating, a lounge where it’s possible to smoke from a water pipe, and a pleasant dining room. The large menu, which is strictly vegetarian on weekdays, sets high standards for Middle Eastern food. A first timer might want to try the weekday lunch...
Friday, April 25, 2008


Casablanca has become a bright spot in local dining, not only for its vegetarian buffet and its omnivorous Sunday brunch buffet, but also for its extensive menu of Near Eastern delicacies. The bar is a comfortable hideaway, usually with Arab music videos streaming quietly from a pair of screens.
Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008

Abu's Jerusalem of the Gold

The East Side’s landscape may evolve around it, but Wisconsin’s oldest Middle Eastern restaurant has changed little over time. Sure, they put in a new floor and changed the drapes in recent years, but the menu remains largely the same.