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Thursday, May 3, 2012

Oro di Oliva readies its third location

Freshness is key when buying olive oil. An olive is at its peak the moment it is picked from a tree, so every month that olive oil sits on a shelf, it breaks down, its flavor...
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Thanks to do-it-yourself (DIY) fashion, runway looks have become much more affordable. DIY style has gained widespread acclaim in recent years, as countless blogs and websites have devoted themselves to teaching others how to cost-effectively...
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Lent is here, and the Friday fish fry is showing up at a surprising place: Le Reve, the French café and patisserie in the old heart of Wauwatosa (7610 Harwood Ave.). Atlantic cod is served with fries, coleslaw, rye bread and house-made tartar sauce...
Thursday, March 31, 2011

Short Orders

There is no place quite like Le Rêve (7610 Harwood Ave.), located in the historic heart of Wauwatosa. It is a true patisserie, with expertly prepared tarts, tortes and gateaux on display in glass cases. This is a fine spot for breakfast, but the café also offers French lunches and dinners. Think of crepes, steak and frites...
Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Short Orders

Lamb is the type of meat that typically should be cooked on the rare side. In fact, in most cases a well-done rack of lamb seems almost criminal. However, it is possible to cook it thoroughly and still have a good, tasty piece of lamb. This is the case with the Turkish lamb pita served at Juniper 61 (6030 W. North Ave...
Friday, April 9, 2010

Third and Fifth Wards, East Side, Bay View, Walker’s Point, Wauwatosa, Downtown Milwaukee and North Shore

In Milwaukee’s Historic Third and Fifth Wards, just south of Downtown, sleek modern structures share real estate with century-old factories and foundries that have found new life as art galleries, condos, design firms, trendy boutiques and see-and-be-seen dining hot spots. The neighborhood’s renaissance during the mid-1990s was anchored by the presence of the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design...
Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Short Orders

The display cases at Le Reve, located in the heart of Wauwatosa (7610 Harwood Ave.), make for a wonderland of delights. Le Reve is a French patisserie and café, and its glass cases are filled with baked goods. Macaroons come in five pastel colors, madelines are in the shape of scallops...
Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010
Hopefully the days of admitting our aging loved ones into an “old folks home” to live out their golden years eating pre-made frozen lasagna and powdered mashed potatoes are coming to a close. As the senior living industry becomes more competitive, retirement communities are realizing they can gain an advantage by offering high-quality dining to their residents. By adjusting this one facet...
Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010

Short Orders

The urban modern (with retro flair) style of the Radisson Hotel (2303 N. Mayfair Road), its lobby decorated with colorful paintings of Milwaukee landmarks, was a striking addition to Wauwatosa when it opened in the late ’90s. Along with accommodating visitors to the metro area, the Radisson’s restaurant and bar (especially the bar) provided...

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