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Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012

Short Orders

The outdoor deck at the Milwaukee Sail Loft (649 E. Erie St.) is located at the terminus of the RiverWalk. The many outdoor tables offer sweeping panoramic views of the Milwaukee River and the Hoan Bridge. As the name implies, the menu...
Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012

Quality shows in preparation of steaks

This is one of those “best-kept-secret” places you are glad to find. Located in a quiet residential neighborhood, Jackson Grill is a small place featuring a handful of tables in the dining room and near the bar. The setting is pleasantly retro. Jackson Grill...
Thursday, April 19, 2012

Short Orders

Devon Seafood + Steak (5715 N. Bayshore Drive, Glendale) was among the first restaurants to open in the revamped Bayshore Town Center. Devon is part of a chain, but its luxuriant seating and tranquil setting will make you feel otherwise...
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
American Serb Hall 5101 W. Oklahoma Ave. The Friday fish fry at Serb Hall is more than a meal—it's an event. Whether you're chowing...
Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010

Turkish touches add to Layton Avenue dining experience

About a decade ago I visited a small neighborhood in Istanbul, Turkey, where all of the restaurants specialized in seafood. At every doorway there was an assortment of whole fresh fish sold by the kilogram, and the fish would be prepared any way you chose. That type of dining experience has arrived...
Thursday, July 8, 2010

Short Orders

The St. Paul Fish Co. (400 N. Water St., inside the Milwaukee Public Market) combines a retail operation with table service and an oyster bar named Karen Jean’s. The oysters are always fine and the selection changes frequently. The well-known live Maine lobster special, served every day...
Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Fun, casual spot brings Polynesian touch to Milwaukee

Polynesian restaurants rose to popularity in the 1960s—in the Milwaukee area alone, there were places like Leilani, Paradise Garden, and Judges’ Beyond the Reef. But by the late-’70s, all of...
Wednesday, June 17, 2009

New seafood tavern brings inviting menu, ambiance

Despite their best efforts, some restaurants just don’t last very long. Kincaid’s opened its doors at the former Third Street Pier about 15 months ago. An extensive remodeling filled the interior with dark wood and added a second bar. But even with its new look, prime views of the Milwaukee...
Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Fratellos on the river

Fortunately for local businesses, all the talk of a recession doesn’t seem to be hampering area restaurants. More and more chains continue to discover Milwaukee, the latest of which is Fratellos. The first Fratellos opened in Oshkosh, with subsequent locations in Green Bay and Appleton.