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Friday, April 9, 2010

Metro Milwaukee Dining Guide

Jacques’ Café is roomy with a sunny barroom and a series of intimate dining rooms. The restaurant opens at 10 a.m.—a good time to sample the crepes. The tables near the bar are the place for a glass of wine followed with escargot or perhaps a charcuterie plate with pāté and prosciutto. The onion soup...
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008

The Village’s new bistro

The historic center of Wauwatosa is a far cry from Mayfair Road. Also called “The Village,” it houses a number of 19th-century buildings occupied by shops and restaurants, the latest of which is a cafe named Le Reve. Le Reve, which opened in June, is the dream of owners Therese Hittman and Andrew Schneider.
Friday, July 11, 2008
Who better to headline Friday night of Bastille Days, Milwaukee’s annual four-day, French-culture celebration, than Paul Cebar, the man who, with his Milwaukeeans, made danceable, New Orleans-styled R&B a staple of our city’s music scene? Tonight at 7 p.m., Cebar performs with his new outfit, Tomorrow...
Wednesday, July 9, 2008
I’m Art Kumbalek andman oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So listen, another Summerfest has come and gone, but right on its heels we’ve got the Bastille Days shebang Downtown this weekend—the Drink Beer on the Street and Oui-Oui in Le Boulevard fest, which begs the question: How do you get a French waiter’s attention?
Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Le Repertoire Culinaire & Vin

America may have had its differences with the French—think freedom fries—but we must give credit where credit is due: The French really know how to enjoy the delicacies of life. This year’s Bastille Days will give the rest of us four days to do the same. Milwaukee has one of the largest Bastille Days celebrations in the country...
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,...
Thursday, April 24, 2008

Coquette Cafe

Lunch, dinner or cocktail hour, this Third Ward mainstay is bursting with crowds and French flair. The angular, centrally located bar provides a prime vantage point for people-watching over a cheese plate and Cotes du Rhone;
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008

Tonight @ UWM Union, 7pm

The UWM Union Theatre’s ongoing Festival of Films in French may be heavy on new films, but it has also found room in its line-up for some classic ones. Tonight, for instance, the theatre hosts a free 7 p.m. screening of Jean-Luc Godard’s classic 1965 drama Pierrot le fou.
Sunday, Feb. 10, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 7pm

The UWM Union Theatre’s ongoing 2008 Festival of Films in French isn’t all glamorous shots of gorgeous people strolling through scenic Paris. Wesh, Wesh, What’s Going On?, screens at 7 p.m., and Samia, at 9 p.m.,
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008

When films speak French

Paris in spring is a place for romance, but what of the City of Light in the dark of winter? Coeurs (Private Fears in Public Places) is a bittersweet romance of overlapping couples and couplings, a drama flecked with humor. Snow is always falling outside and everyone’s overcoat is powdered in white. The action . . .

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