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Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012
 Since 2010, Off the Clock (4301 S. Howell Ave.) has occupied the handsome brick structure with leaded glass windows and dark wainscoting that has filled the corner of Bolivar and Howell for longer than anyone can...
Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012

Short Orders

 Peter and Maria Scardina recently opened Scardina Specialties (822 E. Chambers St.), a small deli in Riverwest. It is located in the building that was the original home of the Lakefront Brewery. Display cases are filled with a selection of homemade sausages and spiedini made with a variety...
Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012

New evening menu features tasty small plates

Ed Wahhab, a successful graduate of the Milwaukee School of Engineering, ultimately found the restaurant business preferable to nuclear engineering. In 2007, he opened Sababa, a casual café that mainly catered to...
Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012

Short Orders

Alterra adds to its growing café empire with a new location in Bay View (2301 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.). The building, which is also the new home of Alterra's baking operations, sits at a prime location where Kinnickinnic, Howell and Lincoln avenues meet...
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...
Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Here's to the friendly Franciscan

St. Francis, most noted for its Roman Catholic seminary, is one of the quieter suburbs. In recent years, however, it has shown signs of vitality. Newly built condominiums and apartments take advantage of sweeping views of Lake Michigan and offer a convenient commute to Milwaukee. New residents need new...
Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Le Cakery’s mouthwatering menu

Happy hour comes in the morning at Le Cakery, a charming bakery and cafe in the village of Elm Grove. When Hakan Hare purchased the business last year, he found the prevailing thought to be that Le Cakery made only cakes. If he could only get customers in the door, he thought, they would find that in addition to...
Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009

LuLu owners’ newest venture

Sarah Jonas and Cameryne Roberts know how to run a restaurant. Their Cafe LuLu, located in Bay View, continues to be a popular place for casual fare like salads, sandwiches and pizzas. Now the duo has added a second establishment, this time in Wauwatosa. The name is Juniper 61, and it opened last December...
Saturday, May 10, 2008

Cosmic Sandwiches

The independent grocery store is nearly a thing of the past. One of the rare survivors is Koppa’s Farwell Foods (1940 N. Farwell Ave.). The centerpiece, located at the rear of the store, is the Fulbeli Deli. Order at the counter from a menu of standardized sandwiches with many names from the solar system.
Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Best on the Block

Cafe Zarletti (1021 N. Milwaukee St.) may be the best restaurant on the Milwaukee Street strip, that two-block stretch of renovated 19th- and 20th-century buildings. The decor is spare and contemporary, the food lighthearted Italian.