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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Short Orders

 Recent radio ads for Ashley’s Bar-B-Que (1501 W. Center St.) claim “We’re baaack!” and it’s good to have the city’s self-proclaimed king of grilled meat around again. You’re on your own as to where to eat it after you get your order
Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Great eating, great folks at Brown’s Café

 One might reasonably expect friendly service from a restaurant going by the name of Brown's Hospitality Café. And hospitality is but one of the positive attributes of this Northwest Side African American soul food eatery
Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013

Terri Lynn’s Express offers Southern cuisine in supper-club setting

The "OPEN" sign wasn't lit up yet. A woman in the crowd gathering in the little strip-mall parking lot was bold enough to broach the lobby, seeing if she could walk in before the 1 p.m. opening time listed in the window
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Mr. Perkins Family Restaurant 2001 W. Atkinson Ave. Business at the long-standing, African-American soul food eatery rarely lulls, and with good...
Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Southern soul food in Milwaukee

Milwaukee has remarkably few soul food restaurants, which is surprising since Southern home cooking is so flavorful and enjoyable. One such restaurant that has passed the test of time in our city, however, is Mr. Perkins’ Family Restaurant, a small, modest diner that is open for breakfast and lunch...
Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009

The Bungalow’s Authentic Soul Food

Wood paneling and festive orange seat cushions make Bungalow Restaurant & Catering (3466 N. 14th St.) resemble a basement den as much as a crown jewel of the city’s soul food eateries. The authenticity of Bungalow’s Southern-styled menu— heavy on pork, chicken, beef and fish—has...
Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Downtown Soul

African-American soul food has come to Milwaukee’s Downtown, thanks to 311 Restaurant (311 E. Wisconsin Ave.). A hot spot for promotional visits from nationally touring R&B and hip-hop artists, 311’s stage in the back of its roomy, dimly lit space facilitates impromptu band and backing...