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Sunday, March 15, 2009
A couple of years ago, I was going to assemble my world-famous (or at least within the world of the household) Eggplant Parmesan. I knew next to nothing about Italian wine at that point. I headed directly to the Chianti section of the wine store and puzzled over racks full of wines ending in I's and O's. On a whim...
Thursday, March 12, 2009

A culinary tour

It is our nostalgic claim to Irishness that finds us in a smoky corner bar on St. Patrick’s Day...
Wednesday, March 11, 2009

A culinary tour

It is our nostalgic claim to Irishness that finds us in a smoky corner bar on St. Patrick’s Day, teetering, green beer in hand, before an aluminum serving tray piled high with lukewarm corned beef and soggy cabbage. While it is with good intent and a celebratory spirit that we serve and indulge in these stereotypical Irish...
Monday, March 9, 2009

Online Exclusive

Although winter often poses problems with obtaining fresh locally grown produce, Milwaukeeans are lucky to have Growing Power products available to them. Grown in greenhouses...
Sunday, Feb. 22, 2009

Online Exclusive

Since this column is starting now in February, I thought it would be nice to begin with one of my favorite fall/winter dishes: a classic chicken soup. Every year when the leaves start to change and there is a chill in the evening, I start to crave a nice, warm soup. This recipe is so basic, and once you've mastered it you can make your soup in about 45 min...
Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009

Tonight @ Stonefly - 6 p.m.

The members of Eating Liberally, a culinary-themed offshoot of Drinking Liberally, subscribe to a life philosophy of eat, drink and be merry—especially since the November elections have given them something to be merry about. Tonight beginning at 6 p.m., they’ll be chowing down and discussing politics at the Stonefly Brewery in Riverwest, a brew-pub...
Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2008

An airport landmark

General Billy Mitchell was predicting the future of aerial warfare when a restaurant opened near the airfield that would bear his name. Under different names and...
Monday, Dec. 22, 2008
Party Season: the stretch from Thanksgiving to New Year's. Most folks' dance cards fill up early with social engagements -- dinners with groups of friends, notorious office parties, and general gatherings for people to mingle, drink, and be merry. Custom demands you "bring something to the party," and wine's always a good choice. All you need is a corkscrew and a sound system -- you've got yourself an official shindig.
Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008

Today @ the Milwaukee County Zoo

The Milwaukee County Zoo isn't most people's first dining destination, but once a year it turns into a culinary powerhouse for its "a la Carte" event, which concludes today. Dozens of Milwaukee restaurants, including The Soup Ladle, West Bank Café, Texas Roadhouse and Robert's Frozen Custard, set up . . .