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Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012
Erica and Jamie Zdroik were well aware of the stigma surrounding bottled sangria— that most of it isn't very good—when they launched their own line this June. Much of the sangria on the shelves is thin to the point of being bodiless, and almost...
Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012

Rich, bold flavors in Italian food at its finest

Café Zarletti opened in South Milwaukee about 10 years ago, offering panini, Italian sandwiches and a few pastas. In 2004, the simply named Zarletti opened its doors at the corner of Mason and Milwaukee streets. Though Milwaukee Street was...
Monday, July 16, 2012

Fine dining inside the InterContinental Hotel

It used to be that hotel restaurants were avoided at all costs. But the past decade has seen great improvements in this area, with the likes of Metro, inside the Hotel Metro, and the Milwaukee...
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Short Orders

Sitting inconspicuously on the south shore of St. Francis, Bert's Bar (3907 S. Lake Drive) is the sort of place where everybody knows your name—real fast. Aside from the personable bartenders, Bert's features a comfortable patio facing the lake...
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...
Thursday, May 24, 2012

Wine, cheese and small plates in tranquil setting

In 2005, Balzac helped to usher in the concept of “small plate” dining in Milwaukee. Today, “small plates” continue to gain in popularity. Balzac had veered away from that approach over the years, but a recent new menu returns the restaurant to its roots...
Thursday, May 3, 2012

Word is spreading on Bay View restaurant

The trend of restaurants using locally sourced ingredients, such as Braise in Walker's Point, continues to grow. Add Bay View's recently opened Odd Duck to the list...
Thursday, April 19, 2012

Small-plate dining finds its roots

Many restaurants serve a version of tapas, the small-plate concept that originated in Spain, but most wander far away from tapas' roots in the Iberian Peninsula. Don Quijote was true to form, but it closed a few years ago...
Thursday, April 12, 2012

Vegan, gluten-free treats among the tasty offerings

Good pizza can easily be found in Milwaukee, a city that once had tight, thriving Italian neighborhoods in the Third Ward and Bay View. And while pizza ovens popped up all over town in the years following World War II, it took a more recent...

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