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Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013

Milwaukee’s long-running Polish restaurant adds contemporary flair

The world keeps changing, yet without continuity, we’d be lost. The secret to a successful business often comes down to harmonizing change with familiarity. Take Google, still the ready reference of the Internet Age but still adding new lines, from Google Maps to the scary prospect of a
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012

Short Orders

 Given the city’s immigrant history, there are surprisingly few Polish restaurants in the area. One of them is the pleasing Polonez (4016 S. Packard Ave., St. Francis), which is owned by George and Aleksandra Burzynski, natives of Poland. The menu is filled with...
Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012
Fish fries are a remarkably rigid local tradition. Reluctant to mess with a proven favorite, restaurants take few liberties with their Friday specials, so diners will find essentially the same meal regardless of where they go: fish, rye bread, coleslaw and...
Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010

Short Order

Along with Crocus, Polonez is among the last Polish restaurants on the South Side of Milwaukee County, an area once dominated by Poles. Although it is a little off the normal dining path...
Sunday, Nov. 15, 2009

Polonez

Recently named Business of the Year by the St. Francis Association of Commerce and the city of St. Francis, Polonez proves that Old World cooking still holds its appeal. Favorites include the Friday f
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008

Pleasantly Polish

Although Milwaukee’s Polish-American population remains large, Polish restaurants have dwindled. The one with the nicest setting, Polonez (4016 S. Packard Ave.), is located in a quiet residential neighborhood of St. Francis. There you will find Polish standards like pierogies, stuffed cabbage and bigos. The bar is...
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...

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