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Friday, Dec. 23, 2011

Wide-ranging entrée and sushi options add variety

Local restaurants continue to combine the food of many nations when it comes to Asian cuisine. Sushi bars have popped up in Chinese and Thai restaurants, and some places offer a little of everything. Add the recently opened NaNa Asian Fusion...
Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011

Milwaukee's go-to place for superb, authentic Japanese food

Since its founding in 1988, Izumi's has grown into a Milwaukee institution. Tatsuya Goto and Fujiko Yamaguchi, both natives of Japan, took over in 1993 and made sure that Izumi's stayed true to the Japanese concept of dining. In December 2003, the re...
Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011

Asian cuisine leads the way at this undiscovered gem

In a neighborhood known mainly for Mexican restaurants such as La Fuente, La Perla and Botanas, the Asian-fusion restaurant Juto stands out from the pack. Located in a vintage building last occupied by Il Mito, Juto offers two dining areas...
Friday, Oct. 21, 2011
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Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011

Short Orders

The outdoor patio at El Canaveral (2501 W. Greenfield Ave.) is a favorite summer spot, complementing the vintage corner tavern with a rare blue-and-white Schlitz mosaic...
Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011

Here's what's frying at this year's Wisconsin State Fair

The Wisconsin State Fair never fails to introduce at least one or two almost impossibly decadent food items each summer, so it's in typical fashion that this year's fair debuts a couple of head-turning additions to its fried-food menu: deep-fried beer and deep-fried butter...
Thursday, July 28, 2011

Short Orders

The main building of the Horny Goat Hideaway is undergoing renovation but the fun here still continues. Just enter at the north gate for a seat at the summer bar or one of the many outdoor tables. The bar has a roof and it converts to open-air when the weather is balmy. Many of the outdoor tables are located along...
Thursday, July 7, 2011

Short Orders

In addition to its original destination in West Allis and a second site at the Milwaukee Public Market, West Allis Cheese & Sausage Shoppe recently added a third location on the East Side (2974 N. Oakland Ave., in the former Bella's Fat Cat). This version differs from the others in that it offers a café and deli and tables...
Thursday, June 30, 2011

Gourmet brats are in, gator on a stick is out

Zaffiro's Pizza and Trinity Three Irish Pubs are the latest Milwaukee restaurants to set up shop at Summerfest. A newcomer to the festival's Ethnic Village, Zaffiro's will be serving 8-inch mini-pizzas, available in cheese, pepperoni, sausage or vegetable, as well as garlic and cheese bread and a hearty...

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