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Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013

Corazon (Gn Musica)

 As prominent ambassadors of Puerto Rican culture, the band Plena Libre has played everywhere from the Lincoln Center to Morocco. Corazon continues along their familiar groove with music generically categorized as salsa but
Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012

In Trance (Real World)

 In Trance opens with “Nightwalk,” a roof-shaking roar of heavy blues-rock with Whirling Dervish fiddle, kind of like Cream on tour in Africa, jamming with the locals. JuJu is a superb confluence of British alt rockers and
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Most food trucks are restricted by their size; it's difficult, if not impossible, for a cramped kitchen on wheels to offer a very big menu. That's not a concern at Fast Foodie, though. If anything, the local traveling kitchen was too big: a...
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Cafe El Sol 1028 S. Ninth St. Located deep inside the United Community Center, El Sol's visibility is relatively low, even...
Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011

Second location opens on National Avenue

When La Isla opened near the intersection of Mitchell and Pearl streets, it became one of the only Milwaukee restaurants to focus on Puerto Rican food. The formula of authentic meals at good prices has proven successful enough that a second...
Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Tropical cuisine in Walker’s Point

Puerto Rican cooking, with influences as African as they are Spanish, can seem deceptively simple. Pork and seafood figure prominently and starchy plantains in the form of tostones and mofongo are commonly found on menus in this tropical island. There have been local restaurants serving...