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Thursday, May 24, 2012
Water 2 Wine, a small San Antonio-based franchise of custom wineries, opened its first location in Wisconsin this month. The winery, which opened in the Plaza in Brookfield (17135 W. Bluemound Road), will eventually offer about 90 varieties...
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
The Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts continued its diverse offering of performances by touring and regional groups with last Saturday's “Broadway Today!,” a show that deserved more than a single performance. The show's lackluster title...
Monday, May 21, 2012
The Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts began with the hopes of becoming a cultural beacon in Milwaukee's western suburbs. A grassroots committee inspired that dream in 1993. After several major revisions to their plans...
Thursday, April 5, 2012

Short Orders

Fujiyama (2916 S. 108th St., West Allis, and 17395D W. Bluemound Road, Brookfield) provides two different Japanese dining experiences. During the tableside grill experience (a la Benihana), the chef runs the show. These tables are typically busier...
Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012
Fish fries are a remarkably rigid local tradition. Reluctant to mess with a proven favorite, restaurants take few liberties with their Friday specials, so diners will find essentially the same meal regardless of where they go: fish, rye bread, coleslaw and...
Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011

Brookfield Native Penelope Spheeris' Latest Film

Balls to the Wall is the new comedy directed by critically acclaimed Penelope Spheeris. Spheeris' eclectic career includes directing the blockbuster Wayne's World, and writing the memoir of Janis Joplin The Gospel According to Janis...
Thursday, June 9, 2011

Inviting space, imaginative food make Brookfield restaurant stand out

Among the few area restaurants devoted to vegetarian food, most have basic settings. One exception is Café Manna, which opened in Brookfield Town Centre in 2008. Located in the building just east of Sendik's Market, Café Manna is an inviting place to dine...
Thursday, March 31, 2011

Good food meets comfort in Milwaukee, Brookfield locations

Charro opened on Milwaukee Street a little over two years ago. Its menu dabbled in the foods of Latin America and featured hints of Spain. Owners Omar Shaikh, Tom Wackman and Michael Polaski, part of the SURG Restaurant Group, soon added a second location in Brookfield. In early January, however...
Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011

Brookfield restaurant takes over for Sticks & Stones

Local foods and craft beers are among the themes of ParkSide 23, which opened in Brookfield in November. The meats come from Wisconsin producers and the beer list focuses on micros. A 10,000-square-foot kitchen garden is in the works so that vegetables and herbs can be grown just a few hundred feet away from the dining room...

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