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Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

Comfort food, old-time ambiance

One look inside Alioto’s will bring back memories, bygone times, for anyone of a certain age and up. For younger people, it’s a taste of retro—a glimpse of what some supper clubs looked like in the 1960s and ’70s. The paneled walls in the enormous dining room and the authentic
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Sometimes in the city known for beer, wine aficionados may feel a little left out. But when you look at Milwaukee’s nightlife, you will see plenty of places to enjoy a glass (or bottle) of vino. Some have been around for a while
Monday, Feb. 18, 2013

Five O’Clock focuses on steak

 Coerper’s Five O’Clock Club was the local veteran of steakhouses, founded by the Coerper family in 1948. A few years ago, when ownership changed, the name simplified
Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012

Reviewing the hottest spots (and trends) of 2012

 2012 has been a very active year for local restaurants. As the year began, Braise Restaurant was the new place to go. The emphasis is on locally sourced produce and meats, which deserves to be called the Trend of the Year
Monday, Oct. 1, 2012

Stoneridge Inn creates a memorable experience

Supper clubs were once the places to go for a good meal in Milwaukee and surrounding areas. They didn’t serve fast food; they were sit-down restaurants with full bars but without an air of exclusivity. Supper clubs...
Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012

Quality shows in preparation of steaks

This is one of those “best-kept-secret” places you are glad to find. Located in a quiet residential neighborhood, Jackson Grill is a small place featuring a handful of tables in the dining room and near the bar. The setting is pleasantly retro. Jackson Grill...
Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Also: WMSE’s Radio Summer Camp returns

Milwaukee’s Goodnight Loving christened their new record, The Goodnight Loving Supper Club, with a title that they’ll probably have to explain quite a bit on the road. Supper clubs, for those who don’t dine out much in northern Wisconsin, are the rural Midwest’s vision of fine dining, plying diners with heaping portions of American comfort foods at tables with...
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008

South Woods’ timeless fare

Situated east of Mitchell International Airport in an area of low-rise office buildings, South Woods restaurant occupies a very unlikely location. The patch of mature trees lining its driveway and the sign announcing the restaurant will take you by surprise. The place, founded in 1970, seems like a bit of a relic, bringing the feel...
Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Supper at Bobu’s

It was sometime after World War II when the supper club became middle-class America’s choice for a night on the town. Supper clubs were neither four-star restaurants nor diners, but offered good food familiar to American tastes in a relaxed setting.