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Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Smooth Summer

Shorewood’s Cafe Nation Smoothie Nation (1926 E. Capitol Drive) is a small, unique place to grab a cup of coffee or a dessert smoothie. The latter comes in many flavors. One favorite is the orange dreamsicle, so sweet and creamy that your taste buds will jump with pleasure. Also, try their super fruit smoothie...
Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Gastronomical Gala

Ever wonder when you’ll find the time to visit all those restaurants you’ve been longing to try? Those whose busy lifestyles seldom allow them to indulge their palates are being offered a way to make up for lost time. The Taste, Milwaukee’s own gastronomical gala, takes place June 26 at the Harbor Lights Room (909 E. Michigan St.).
Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Fueling the Hogs

With the 105th anniversary of Harley-Davidson barreling down on Milwaukee this summer, plus the opening of the motor company’s museum, thirsty minds turn to thoughts of the best beverage for the season.
Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Natural Makeover

The outdoor tables at the Hi Hat Lounge (1701 N. Arlington Place) are some of the East Side’s most coveted spots for casual dining. The lounge’s neighboring facility, The Garage, has now added a weekday lunch menu that will allow more time to sit in the sun or eat indoors.
Wednesday, May 21, 2008

French Accent

The strongest coffee in town is one reason for stopping at Chez Jacques (1022 S. First Another is the wonderful croissants, flaky and made fresh each morning in a city where misshapen lumps of dough are routinely passed off as croissants. Jacques boasts series of rooms,...
Saturday, May 10, 2008

Fine Philly

Many restaurants claim to serve Philly cheesesteaks, yet few prepare them as they should. The rules are simple. Begin with a soft roll, not a baguette. The beef is not sliced; it is chopped and heated on a grill. Onions and green peppers are optional, and the preferred cheese is Cheez Whiz...
Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Live and Local

Whenever I visit Hong Kong, I like to take one of the ferries to an outlying island. Cheng Chau is just 30 minutes away and the small harbor still has photogenic Chinese ships. The few seafood restaurants only use ingredients that are live, from finfish to scallops, crabs to spiny lobsters.
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.