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Friday, July 27, 2012

Authentic Mexican food in family-friendly setting

The spot at the corner of Oklahoma and Chase, which formerly housed the Mexican restaurant Taqueria Azteca, had remained vacant for several years. Recently, however, a new tenant took over. It, too, is a Mexican restaurant, called...
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Friday, July 27, 2012

Short Orders

In the Chinatown neighborhood of big cities, you will always find a dim sum restaurant. They are usually busiest at lunchtime, during which servers push metal steam carts around the dining room and allow patrons to choose from any of the offerings...
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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...
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Monday, July 16, 2012

Short Orders

BelAir Cantina (1935 N. Water St.), just a few blocks north of Brady Street, has a prime RiverWalk location overlooking the Milwaukee River. The recently renovated outdoor patio now...
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Thursday, July 12, 2012

C. 1880 features local produce, succulent entrées and leisurely dining

Restaurants that use local sources for fruits, vegetables and meat are now gaining momentum in this area. The latest establishment to follow this trend is a place in Walker's Point named C. 1880, which chef Thomas Hauck opened...
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Thursday, July 12, 2012
Two Bucks may be a chain but it's a small one with only three venues, two in Ohio and now, one in Milwaukee. The newest Two Bucks (2321 N. Murray) is located in the former Dog's Bollocks and retains the same charm. Two Bucks refers to the price of...
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Thursday, July 5, 2012

Small plates should be large draw on the East Side

Tapas, anyone? Over the past year, the biggest trend among local restaurants is tapas—not necessarily the Spanish classics, but instead an international spectrum of small plates. The latest entrant into this field is Clutch, which opened recently on...
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Thursday, July 5, 2012
Revolucion (2901 W. Morgan Ave.), a Mexican restaurant that opened less than a year ago, stands out from the crowd. Regional Mexican fare is served here, but the real specialty is the fajitas de molcajete. A molcajete is a bowl of volcanic rock that retains...
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Thursday, June 28, 2012

Barbecue ribs, steak and fish fry among favorites

Many Milwaukeeans will recognize the name Pitch's from its booths at Summerfest and the Wisconsin State Fair. The menu has changed over the years, but the summertime booths still offer a hint of the food found at the restaurant...
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Thursday, June 28, 2012

Short Orders

Verduras Tea House & Café (181 N. Broadway) offers a unique setting in the Third Ward. You enter through the Artasia store, which specializes in Asian jewelry, artifacts and furnishings. This is such a suitable setting for a tearoom. There is no table...