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Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011

Walker's Point has another gem in Milwaukee dining scene

The Walker's Point neighborhood seems to be an incubator for good restaurants, as evidenced by new options like INdustri Café and Juto. Another recent opening, Kafe Kultura, adds even more variety to the mix. The menu is all about Latin America...
Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011
Gas stations are not what they used to be—and for those looking for food, that's a good thing. One example is the Walker's Point Plaza Mobil station, located between First and Second streets. The site offers a convenience store, a car wash, a liquor store and two small restaurants offering...
Thursday, June 23, 2011

Short Orders

As many trendy restaurants closed their doors over the last decade, Chez Jacques (1022 S. First St.) endured for its unpretentious presentation of French food. One of the bistro's secrets, kept tightly under wraps by the climate for much of the year, is the wine garden out back. Enclosed on three sides by a high...
Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010

Walker's Point Bars included

...Participating bars include: Fat Daddy's Tavern, Ten Bells, 5th Ward, The Bottle, Monkey Bar, Just Arts & Straightshots...
Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009

Hot Opening:

Musician Paul (Reno Nevada) Jonas’ dream to own a bar has been realized with the opening of his trendy Tonic Tavern on South Kinnickinnic. Redoing a former garage, Jonas was aided by carpenter Bill Backes, Uptown Savages’ drummer, and Elm Grove designer Stephanie Berg. At his hot grand...
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...
Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Specials & Pub Crawl

...Walker's Point Pub Crawl starts at 11am, the Fatmobile is running and its free! The stops are the 5th Ward, Bomb Shelter, the Bottle, the Bubbler, and the Monkey Bar...
Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009

Fuzion’s eclectic taste

Though a number of Milwaukee restaurants have recently closed their doors, some areas of the city continue to show resilience. Take Walker’s Point: A few months ago the shuttered Barossa reopened as Ginger, and soon after Fuzion Cafe & Lounge opened in the former Wild Grove Roastery coffeehouse. Fuzion...
Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009

Winter Remedy

A cold, snowy winter seems like the right time for a good bowl of soup. A choice place to go is the aptly named Soup Bros. (209 W. Florida St.), a cozy Walker’s Point hideaway. The small dining area features lots of eclectic bric-a-brac, but just four tables. The kitchen is actually larger, and great attention is paid to the...
Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008

Conejito’s inexpensive allure

When it comes to Conejito’s Place, either you love it or you hate it. At the time that Conejito’s opened, more than two decades ago in a modest corner tavern in Walker’s Point, restaurants in the neighborhood were few and far between, and its simple, inexpensive menu proved to be quite an attraction. The restaurant's...

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