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Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010

Mexican food worth a visit to this quiet suburb

South Milwaukee is home to large factories, but it doesn’t have much of a downtown area. There is a strip of about three blocks, but restaurants and even bars are few in number. One place, however, does stand out: Azteca, and its artificial saguaro cactus standing on the sidewalk with a sign announcing a lunch buffet and happy hour...
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010

Steakhouse fills Yanni’s spot in Downtown Milwaukee

It’s not likely that red meat is on its way out, but a few months ago there were two major, meat-centric restaurant vacancies: Yanni’s, located near Cathedral Square, and Cameron’s, at Bayshore Town Center. A Mexican restaurant recently replaced Cameron’s, but in mid-November, placing faith in the red meat concept, Ward’s House of Prime...
Monday, Dec. 7, 2009
If you've walked into a wine store anytime since November 16, you've undoubtedly seen a brightly colored display, proclaiming "Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrive!" filled with a bunch of fancy bottles, likely from Georges DuBeouf. I'd be shocked if you haven't seen it. A Vine reader asked me if I was going to write about this year's crop of Nouveaux, so let me...
Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009

Short Orders

Over the last few years, Brookfield has seen the most improved dining options in the area. Though new chain restaurants keep appearing, you can also find serious Indian vegetarian food and some excellent Asian options, especially Japanese. Wasabi (15455 W. Bluemound Road), open for more than a year now...
Friday, Nov. 6, 2009
There is nothing quite as satisfying as a good potato salad. Creamy, salty, crunchy and tender all at once. My mom makes it with a lot of hard boiled egg, and a little vinegar gives it the zesty flavor that puts it over the top...
Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009

Latin American dining experience in Milwaukee

Latin American dining options abound in Milwaukee, from numerous Mexican and Puerto Rican options to a Peruvian eatery. El Salvador Restaurant, named after the Central American nation, gives city diners a chance to further explore our taste for Latin fare...
Monday, Oct. 12, 2009
When I last wrote about Argentina, I mentioned chardonnay as their premier white grape. During a warm, albeit rainy and dreary stretch in January when neither of us really felt like leaving the house, we recently sampled a few bottles of Torrontés, long considered their signature white and now finally arriving in the States...
Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009

Impressive Mexican Menu

One of the area’s most consistent Mexican restaurants is located just a short distance from the airport: Jalapeno Loco (5067 S. Howell Ave.). Everything is good, whether your preference is pork enchiladas or a fine Oaxacan mole.
Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009

Warm service, hearty food in quiet setting

Ilija’s Place is located in a quiet residential neighborhood away from the factories of Cudahy. It is easy to pass by this plain, red brick building with dark windows, though a neon sign and ornamental ironwork around the...
Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009

Roast’s Urbane Coffeehouse Setting

The name Roast explains it all. This small coffeehouse located on the corner of Maryland and Locust (2132 E. Locust St.) near UW-Milwaukee features specialty coffee drinks and chai teas. The urbane setting also features artwork and photographs on display. Service is casual—all...

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