WAUKESHA — A Waukesha favorite, Pat’s Rib Place, is headed to the Milwaukee Public Market to open the business’s second location and provide some Southern-style barbecue to the Milwaukee community.
MEQUON — After spending years working at their family’s popular Wauwatosa Chinese restaurant, Brian and Tom Wang took a break for several years and waited for just the right opportunity to come up on the culinary horizon.
HARTFORD — After being on the market for several months, Hartford’s Ponderosa Steakhouse, 1285 E. Sumner St., is still listed for sale online by Coldwell Banker Reality.
WEST BEND — Despite the many challenges presented throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, local bars and restaurants have adjusted to maintain the health and happiness of their clientele and staff.
THIENSVILLE — The Thiensville Plan Commission last week approved design plans for the new cheel restaurant and baaree, but not without several conversations about parking limitations.
WEST BEND — The owner of Culaccino Bar + Italian Kitchen, 110 Wisconsin St., announced the business will close at the end of the month. The restaurant’s final day of operation is March 27.
MADISON — Paying for your meal would be different, and potentially more expensive, under a plan being pushed by Democrats at the Wisconsin Capitol.
THIENSVILLE — The flavors of the cheel will be revived again at The River Club of Mequon Saturday, April 10 as part of a kitchen takeover. Reservations are highly recommended. A $25 deposit is required for a group of six or more. The deposit will be deducted from the total bill upon conclusi…
Paul Fehribach, owner of Big Jones in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood, has wanted to eliminate tipping at his restaurant for years.
WAUKESHA — Fuzzy’s Southside Pub & Grill reopened its location after a nearly year-long closure Monday, and is now owned by a 14-year-long employee.
Maybe it’s the record store where you bought your first LP or CD with your very own cash. Or the custard stand you loved when you were little and where you now treat your own kids (or grandkids). Or the new neighborhood speakeasy that’s a blast from the past from the moment you utter the refreshing secret password. Read on for ten retro-tastic Milwaukee area spots that are true classics — or new classics — for nostalgia buffs or just fans of good fun.
For area foodies, there is some good news amid the pandemic. First, ordering a vast variety of takeout food has never been easier. Second, some area restaurants have even found ways to open additional locations and business ventures in the crisis.
WEST BEND — As West Bend tap + tavern prepares to close its doors, a new restaurant is getting ready to take its place at 215 N. Main St. Dooley’s, a casual family friendly restaurant, is anticipating to open March 13, the weekend before St. Patrick’s Day.
TOWN OF BROOKFIELD — The Corners of Brookfield will be teaming up with some of the restaurants located in the mall to offer specialty soups, comfort food and beverages between March 1 and March 6.
OCONOMOWOC — Badger Burger Company is expanding to two new locations as it takes over the former Scramblers locations in Oconomowoc and Brookfield, owner Mark Weiss said.
MEQUON — Mr. B’s — A Bartolotta Steakhouse will re-open Feb. 4 in Mequon. The restaurant is one of the last of the Bartolotta restaurants to open following closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
WEST BEND — With the pandemic putting the Kiwanis Early Risers of West Bend annual Chili Cook Off on hold, the organization wanted to give back to businesses that have supported them. This year, the organization is hosting the Restaurant Road Rally between Jan. 29 and Feb. 7.
PEWAUKEE — The owner of The Crossings, a Pewaukee and Waukesha staple since 2007, has faced some hardship due to COVID-19, but she plans to continue prospering with her “restaurant family” as she enters another transition in the pandemic.Owner Tracey Evans started the breakfast and lunch res…
CITY OF PEWAUKEE — Just over a month after losing their iconic supper club to fire, brothers Rick and David Buckley are hoping to warm the hearts of their loyal customers with a string of Valentine’s Day dinners.
WAUKESHA — Good Harvest Market, 2205 Silvernail Road, announced they have completed the renovation of their 5-year-old Harvest Café and will be reopening their new restaurant today under the name Hop Harvest & Vine.According to a press release from Good Harvest Market, the renovations be…
BORING, Ore. — A line formed out the door during the lunch rush at the Carver Hangar, a family-owned restaurant and sports bar, and waitresses zipped in and out of the kitchen trying to keep up with orders as customers backed up in the lobby.
OCONOMOWOC — Lake House Cafe has opened in Oconomowoc. The family restaurant in the former Arby’s location at 662 E. Wisconsin Avenue opened on Dec. 29. Lake House Cafe’s hours of operation are Sunday to Thursday from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Friday and Saturday, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
CEDARBURG — A lot of Americans are finding themselves staying home and cooking meals these days rather than dining out. Brandywine in Cedarburg offers delicious pasta kit subscriptions for customers to pick up and make at home.
TOWN OF BROOKFIELD — The Corners of Brookfield and the town center’s BelAir Cantina restaurant are embracing the cold this winter season and calling Wisconsinites to come “chill out” at a brand-new ice bar that will be constructed in the coming weeks.
WAUKESHA — The $900 billion COVID-19 relief and $1.4 trillion omnibus spending bill passed by Congress aims to remedy a long list of issues, but one in particular is the pandemic’s suppression of the restaurant industry.
Outdoor dining has been the safer option when eating out during the pandemic, but the cold weather’s left people wondering how they’ll continue to visit their favorite restaurants.
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport announced they will be opening two new dining options — The Garden District Kitchen and Bar and Great American Bagel.
While many of us have been binging Netflix and drinking wine since mid-March, Marcela Lagos and Tamar Kaswan made their long-dormant entrepreneurial dreams come true. Their recipes for success? Start with a delicious product, add a huge helping of passion, top with hard work and serve.
WAUKESHA — Restaurants have struggled as the COVID-19 pandemic suppressed the industry, and some may not even survive, but there are ways for the community to help.
The hurdles facing restaurants nationally and statewide are significant, according to a survey done recently to gauge the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the industry.
It’s been a tough year for Wisconsin’s restaurants and the future doesn’t look much improved. To help give the restaurant industry a boost, the Wisconsin Restaurant Association has launched its “Ready to Serve Safely” campaign that showcases restaurants who are committed to employee and cust…
Diners looking for an American twist on a Nordic menu — particularly metro Milwaukee’s sizable Scandinavian population — will find their seafood and steak palates tickled at Wauwatosa’s Eldr + Rime.
Snuggle in (or venture out) this season with some soul-warming ideas on palate-pleasing food dishes and toasty seasonal beverages. We also have some ideas on dine-in or takeout options, ideal dinner-and-movie pairings from local restaurants, DIY drinks and dishes, taste of Milwaukee gift ideas and an easy way to host a safe holiday party. Happy holidays from the MKE Lifestyle team!
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