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Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Hidden in the colorful Mitchell Street neighborhood, Anmol is one of the few places in Milwaukee offering authentic Pakistani cuisine, reflecting both Afghani and Persian influences as well as the flavorsome cuisine of bustling cities like Karachi and Lahore...
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
As one of the planet’s most ethnically diverse nations, America is an ideal habitat for adventurous foodies. Immigrants who share their cultures’ culinary customs add another dimension to our country’s mosaic and offer the rest of us an opportunity to expand our palates. For Huma...
Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009

Pakistan on Mitchell

Mitchell Street was once known as the Polish Grand Avenue, the main drag for Milwaukee’s large Polish-American community. The Poles began moving away in the 1970s, making way for new chapters in the city’s immigrant story. Mitchell Street has enjoyed a Latino flavor in recent decades, but other groups have...
Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Cutting a rug at Pakistani weddings

A woman plays the dholak, a Pakistani drum, while other women surrounding her croon offbeat to a yesteryear Pakistani classic, “Teri meri jori barri fit rawai gi” (“Our couple would fit very well together”). A little girl bangs on a tambourine in her own little world. And the other side of the room starts booing. “Start the dancing! What is this oldie singing?” screams a boy. The “other side,” the groom’s side, wants to start the dance competition, while the aunts from the bride’s side want to sing their old classics.