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07.10.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nancy Wilkes
You know what I love more than kibbles, more than table scraps even? The food at all of the bars and restaurants on the German Fest grounds, of course. I’ve got my eye on some new menu items, including a smoked beef sausage called the landjäger, and a giant Oktoberfest pretzel imported from the Fatherland in Bavaria. The combination of a nice salty, smoked landjäger and a warm pretzel is “...
Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Le Repertoire Culinaire & Vin

America may have had its differences with the French—think freedom fries—but we must give credit where credit is due: The French really know how to enjoy the delicacies of life. This year’s Bastille Days will give the rest of us four days to do the same. Milwaukee has one of the largest Bastille Days celebrations in the country...
05.25.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Joe Uchill
When presidential hopeful Barack Obama told Oregon, “We can’t…eat as much as we want…anymore,” most rational people understood it as a consequence of energy conservation. After all, it was in the easy-to-understand context of “We can’t drive our SUVs and eat as much as we want and keep our homes on 72 degrees at all times, whether we’re living in a desert, or living in the tundra, ...
06.23.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nancy Wilkes
  Calling all Foxy Doxies!My name’s Frankie, winner of last year’s Wiener Dog Races at German Fest.Here’s a topic near and dear to my heart.Registration is now open for the 2nd annual Wiener Dog Races on Saturday, July 26.We need 50 racers and 50 Doxies in dra…uh, costumes.The picture you see, that’s Skip, winner of last year’s costume contest.He’s a real hot dog.If you want to si...
07.01.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nancy Wilkes
  Frankie, here, with more news about German Fest. One of the things that gets me all fired up about racing is knowing that at the finish line, there’s always a treat waiting for me. Plain and simple, I love food. Despite the family resemblance, hot dogs, brats and sausages are among my favorites eats. “Naschen,” that’s German for eating, is one of the biggest reasons people come ...
06.20.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nancy Wilkes
Hey folks.My name’s Frankie, winner of last year’s Wiener Dog Races at German Fest.You might say I come from humble beginnings.My folks, Wendy and Joe, found me at the Midwest Dachshund Rescue in August 2004. Before that, I’d been wandering the streets of Chicago.They think I’m about 5 years old.All I know is racing is in my blood.I love chasing rabbits and squirrels and going for walks. T...
Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Today @ various downtown Milwaukee restaurants

If your pants are still fitting properly, then you have not been taking proper advantage of Downtown Dining Week. Through Thursday, restaurants all over the city will be offering special three-course menus perfect for foodies looking to sample new fare. Among the 30 restaurants offering $10-lunch and $20-dinner . . .
Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Today @ various downtown Milwaukee restaurants

If your pants are still fitting properly, then you have not been taking proper advantage of Downtown Dining Week. Through Thursday, restaurants all over the city will continue offering special three-course menus perfect for foodies looking to sample new fare. Among the 30 restaurants offering $10-lunch and $20-dinner . . .

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