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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Come to Racine’s Olde Madrid

 Stepping into Olde Madrid in Downtown Racine on a busy Saturday evening, you’re met by a hospitable staff and some enticing aromas. The dining room seats just 60, but it features a bar where you can sample the eclectic wine list while awaiting your table. The bistro’s positive attitude
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013

La Merenda serves small-plate dishes with an international flair

 A Walker’s Point hot spot since 2007, La Merenda Bar & International Tapas was a pathfinder when it opened, marking the Milwaukee neighborhood’s emergence as the new foodie destination
11.05.2013 | | Posted at 10:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Bay View is about to get another unique restaurant. Lazy Susan will open at 2376 S. Howell Ave., about a block south of the busy Lincoln Avenue corridor, in early 2014, chef A.J. Dixon announced today on Facebook. Described as a "tapas bar and restaurant" on Facebook, Lazy Susan will feature "an ever changing collaboration of styles, tastes and talents," according to its website. "Expect to see mo...
Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Thinking Big with Small Plates

 Chef/owner Peter Sandroni opened La Merenda in February 2007. Customers were instantly wowed with his selection of international...
Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Distil serves craft cocktails and crafty dishes for lighter appetites

Distil first brought its craft cocktails to Milwaukee in the fall of 2010. The main room is long and dark, there are no windows and the bar runs nearly the full length of the
Thursday, July 5, 2012

Small plates should be large draw on the East Side

Tapas, anyone? Over the past year, the biggest trend among local restaurants is tapas—not necessarily the Spanish classics, but instead an international spectrum of small plates. The latest entrant into this field is Clutch, which opened recently on...
Thursday, April 19, 2012

Small-plate dining finds its roots

Many restaurants serve a version of tapas, the small-plate concept that originated in Spain, but most wander far away from tapas' roots in the Iberian Peninsula. Don Quijote was true to form, but it closed a few years ago...
Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Milwaukee author Jeanette Hurt explains eating the Spanish way

We could learn a lot from Spain. As it is, our culture in America is sagging under the consequences of a life made easier by a diet of fast and convenient food. This includes sending our country’s obesity rates into epidemic proportions, stamping out small businesses, undermining local food traditions...
Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Small plate, big flavors

Swig first opened on Water Street in the spring of 2005. Owners Joe and Angie Sorge developed a concept of “small plate” dining—basically an international version of tapas. Since then they have opened the wildly successful Water Buffalo in the Third Ward.

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