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Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013
 An instrumental Italian progressive-rock band with a cumbersome history and a cult following, Goblin built its vast reputation largely by composing scores for iconic horror films in the 1970s. Yet longtime keyboardist Maurizio Guarini prefers sci-fi movies
Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Rustic Italian, small plates, caring service

 Michael Feker opened his first Il Mito in Walker’s Point 16 years ago. It enjoyed modest success with a cuisine described as California-Mediterranean. His next location, open in Wauwatosa since 2007, proved
Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012

Rich, bold flavors in Italian food at its finest

Café Zarletti opened in South Milwaukee about 10 years ago, offering panini, Italian sandwiches and a few pastas. In 2004, the simply named Zarletti opened its doors at the corner of Mason and Milwaukee streets. Though Milwaukee Street was...
Thursday, May 31, 2012

Short Orders

Riverwest's Centro Café (808 E. Center St.) opened its doors in mid-2009 and quickly became a popular spot for casual Italian fare—so popular, in fact, that the small restaurant was overflowing with customers. An expansion allowed Centro...
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
It's a hit on the West Side, seldom less than crowded during peak hours, and the formula for its success is simple: great pizza, an array of Italian and Sicilian specialties, plus steak and fish...
Thursday, June 16, 2011

Elegance sets the tone at Brady Street mainstay

When Mimma Megna opened her café on Brady Street in 1989, the area was vastly different from today's scene of cute boutiques, wine bars and martini lounges. Far from being a coincidence, Mimma's Café helped to usher in the neighborhood's revitalization...
Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Gnocchi, pastas merit a visit

Walls of concrete block painted in a gold tone don’t make for an overly impressive exterior, but a large awning that marks the entrance to Casa Di Giorgio hints at the promise waiting inside...
Friday, April 9, 2010

Metro Milwaukee Dining Guide

It’s a hit on the West Side, seldom less than crowded during peak hours, and the formula for its success is simple: great pizza, an array of Italian and Sicilian specialties, plus steak and fish. Come in a suit, come in a baseball cap on your way to Miller Park, come as you are...
09.28.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Casings were busted, Sombreros were sprained - that damn Hot Dog showed his hated for Mexico and Poland - it was utter gluttony at Miller Park.Afterwards, the Italian was offered a UN post in reward for his humane efforts in reaching out to the other nation's sausages while Hot Dog and Brat raced to the finish.Chorizo was heard saying a prayer of thanks that Prince Fielder had become a vegetarian,...
Wednesday, April 29, 2009

The Grotto and the Olive

A two-block stretch of Old World Third Street between State and Juneau is crowded with restaurants and places to buy food. Here you will find Mader’s, Usinger’s, Asian Mart and the Spice House, to name a few. Recently a new restaurant opened at the site of the former Jewel of India. It goes by two names:

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