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Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009

Milwaukee Culinary History

The Silver Spring House (6655 N. Green Bay Ave.) is a vintage piece of Milwaukee County history with origins dating back to 1856. Although the current building was built later, it has abundant charm and beautiful oak woodwork. While the bar is a popular hangout, the Spring House is very much a...
Friday, Aug. 14, 2009

Pulp Fiction at Discovery World

Friday night Fish Fry has never seemed like such a good idea when you mix in a free outdoor movie! Even better are the great Point beer specials! Catch the Fish Fry and a Flick on Friday, August 14 when the outdoor movie is Pulp Fiction! Check out mo...
Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Surprises with Excellent Prime Rib, Fish Fry

First impressions can be deceiving. At Victor’s on Van Buren, the bar is an active meeting place, the music is loud and there is a metal dance floor straight from the ’70s disco era. But in the earlier, quieter hours, Victor’s reveals itself to be an enjoyable full-service restaurant as well.
Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Balkan Nights

The hearty aroma of paprika and soulful sound of Balkan music are in the air at Old Town Serbian Gourmet House (522 W. Lincoln Ave.). One of Milwaukee’s favorite long-running ethnic restaurants, Old Town recently added some new attractions. On the culinary side is one of the city’s finest Friday fish...
Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008

Devout Drinking

One of Milwaukee’s classic Irish pubs, The Harp (113 E. Juneau Ave.), has a new owner: restaurateur R.C. Schmidt, who also owns the Trinity Three Irish Pubs just a block to the east. The Harp has undergone renovation, but the character remains the same. A fresh coat of paint has been added to the exterior...
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008

Hearty portions at Crocus

The Poles poured into Milwaukee during the late 19th century and afterward, settling on the city’s South Side where industry flourished and factory jobs were plentiful. Before long, Polish-American business districts sprang up with shops, bakeries and restaurants catering to the tastes of the immigrants and their children.
Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008

Milwaukee and more

It’s a beautiful coupling really: Milwaukee’s ethnic diversity combined with our cherished Wisconsin fish fry. Just to get a grasp on our reverence for the almighty fish fry, know that restaurants in other parts of the country, if they offer them at all, often relegate their fish fries to Fridays during Lent, a mere 40 days, mind you.
Friday, June 20, 2008

Polonez ranks with Milwaukee’s best

For many years Polonez was a charming anachronism, a restaurant housed in a warren of little rooms that gave dining there the feel of a casual get-together in someone’s timeworn South Side flat. After leaving its South Sixth Street home near St. Josaphat’s Basilica, Polonez moved to a more conventional venue at...
Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Fishing at Webb’s

The twin clocks at George Webb have seen many diners, hash houses and hamburger joints come and go since 1948, when the first Webb’s opened in Downtown Milwaukee. Sixty years later, the nothing-fancy local chain nudges forward with the addition of fish to its burger-and-breakfast menu.