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Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011

Short Orders

Don't be deterred by the lack of tables at Ashley's Bar-B-Que (1501 W. Center St.), or you'll miss out on one of Milwaukee's best barbecue restaurants. You will find all of the standard meats, including chicken, pork shoulder and rib tips, as well as exceptional...
Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011

Asian cuisine leads the way at this undiscovered gem

In a neighborhood known mainly for Mexican restaurants such as La Fuente, La Perla and Botanas, the Asian-fusion restaurant Juto stands out from the pack. Located in a vintage building last occupied by Il Mito, Juto offers two dining areas...
Friday, Oct. 21, 2011
My dad just turned 80. I could devote many column inches on the enormous impact my father has had on the fabric of so many people's lives over the years (google “John Rosenberg AppalRed” or “John Rosenberg...
Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011

New restaurant adds South American touch to Silver City

The intersection of 34th Street and National Avenue, part of Milwaukee's Silver City neighborhood, is home to a number of restaurants serving food from Southeast Asia. Latin America is also represented, with a Mexican and Puerto Rican eatery...
Monday, Oct. 10, 2011
Super Tuscan. Yet another WineSpeak term that can make a novice wine drinker feel over his or her head -- like "full malo" or "highly extracted." This term for certain Italian reds was all the rage for a few years, and I think has died down just...
Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011

The best Mexican restaurant to open in Milwaukee this year

Revolucion is a very ambitious Mexican restaurant in a modest location on Morgan Avenue. There are about a dozen tables surrounded by attractive décor featuring tasteful lighting and framed photos of Mexican revolutionaries. On every table is a...
Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011

Small plates, craft drinks bring Brazil to Milwaukee

The unique Sabor is Milwaukee's only restaurant with a Brazilian theme. The churrascaria offers an all-you-can-eat feast, complete with soup, side dishes, one of the best salad bars in the area, and a variety of grilled meats. Dinners typically...
Monday, July 11, 2011
Hangovers -- a hazard of the occupation. No one can work with wine without tipping back too much from time to time. The morning after. The headache, the nausea, and the sun, as Nicholas Klar once wrote, "is like God's flashlight." Nobody to blame but yourself...
Monday, July 25, 2011
Hand it to the folks at Planet Bordeaux. They're a creative bunch. As I've mentioned before, Planet Bordeaux is the marketing arm of the winemakers who produce Bordeaux and Bordeaux Supérieur wines. These are the wines that often get lost between the more inexpensive “vin de pays...
Thursday, July 14, 2011

Short Orders

Summer is the ideal time to visit Barnacle Bud's (1955 S. Hilbert St., barnacle-buds.com). That is, if you can find it—Hilbert Street only runs for two blocks. Just look for all the parked cars and a small building at the end of the street. The highlight is a large outdoor deck that overlooks the Kinnickinnic River...

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