TOWN OF BROOKFIELD — A new option for burgers and shakes may be coming to Town of Brookfield residents since the Town Board is reviewing a proposal for a Shake Shack along North Barker Road.
Portillo’s, the fast casual chain known for hot dogs, Italian beef sandwiches and cake shakes, aims to raise up to $405.4 million with its initial public offering.
HARTFORD — Officials representing the local Culver’s franchise already have their eyes set on a new location to replace the one destroyed in a fire on Sept. 11.
WAUKESHA — A Mexican café by the name of Catrina Café is looking to open in downtown Waukesha soon, with the goal of providing an environment for all groups of people to enjoy coffee and baked goods.
CHICAGO — After 18 months of disruption, pop-up outdoor dining and improvised takeout, Diana Davila, the chef and owner of Mi Tocaya Antojeria, has had her fill of the pandemic pivot.
HARTFORD — This week, crews will be digging and removing items from the Culver’s site, 1570 E. Sumner St., to determine the original source of a Sept. 11 fire.
PEWAUKEE – The name of a new restaurant planned to have an intimate atmosphere, Mediterranean and American plates and a beach view has been announced: The Beach House Bistro.
NEW YORK — Wine Spectator, the world’s leading authority on wine, has unveiled the winners of the 2021 Restaurant Awards, which honor the world’s best restaurants for wine.
CHICAGO — Before the COVID-19 pandemic, patrons visiting Bronzeville’s Two Fish Crab Shack could expect to wait up to two hours for a table. When the pandemic forced the restaurant to temporarily close for two months, owner Yasmin Curtis realized she needed a new way to reach customers.
OCONOMOWOC — The persistent unemployment crisis has not spared Oconomowoc as local businesses — as well as many more in the Lake Country area — are struggling to find adequate staffing as the summer winds down and students go back to classes.
CEDARBURG — With frosts damaging massive shares of the annual global crop and supply chain issues plaguing the industry on an ongoing basis, the price of obtaining coffee beans is climbing.
WAUKESHA — With staffing already a major challenge for restaurants and bars, staffing difficulties are set to grow with the school year about to begin.
MILWAUKEE — Live music and comedy are coming back to the Northern Lights Theater along with dine-in service at three restaurants inside Potawatomi Hotel & Casino.
DELAFIELD — The smell of Italian cuisine wafting through a high-profile Lake Country thoroughfare is still a likely prospect, but firm details on when exactly it will happen are still off on the horizon.
MEQUON — Cream City Cluckery, the Milwaukee Bucks’ hugely popular chicken tender restaurant, has announced it will open its first brick-and-mortar store, and organizers chose Mequon.
TOWN OF BROOKFIELD – Bullwinkle’s, a long-time town restaurant and sports bar known for their varied menu and tasty wings, will likely change ownership and its location by the end of the year.
Comfort food is having a major moment. But for Paul Funk, executive chef at Saint Kate — The Arts Hotel, simple food beautifully prepared has always had its own cachet. It’s a philosophy carefully honed since Funk was a kid in Racine, cooking beside his grandma.
WAUKESHA – With the Milwaukee Bucks winning the third game in the NBA Finals Sunday night, Bucks fans are showing support for their team and are also patronizing local restaurants, bars, hotels and stores.
WAUKESHA – Waukesha deep dish pizza fans will have a legendary and delicious new place to check out as Lou Malnati’s announced they will open their Waukesha location July 12.
My dear friends, last year at this time we were all in survivor mode. The pandemic was still new and we were all trying to figure out what to do, how to deal with it, and how to protect ourselves, our families and our businesses.
Oconomowoc’s Patricia Kiefer knows what it’s like to hike among Italy’s fragrant lemon groves, olive trees and vineyards. She has dined in Michelin-starred restaurants in small towns in Portugal. She can find prime spots to picnic in the French countryside and recommend wines from a centuries-old vineyard in South Africa.
WAUKESHA – Hop Harvest & Vine, located at 2205 Silvernail Road inside Good Harvest Market, announced they will be hosting their grand reopening event on Saturday.
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — Owners of a group of restaurants, hotels and bars in Eau Claire have eliminated tipping and have raised their minimum wage to $16 an hour.
CHICAGO — Emilio Enriquez has climbed from busser to line cook during his seven years working in restaurants, and he still dreams of becoming a chef.
RICHFIELD — Badger Burger Company will now be closed on Tuesdays, dropping a day from its schedule to cope with a shortage of workers without overtaxing the people they do have.
BROOKFIELD — Salad and wrap restaurant Grassroots Salad Company has reopened in the Brookfield Square mall food court, according to its Facebook page.
Dan Jacobs and Dan Van Rite knew they’d have something new in the offing when they closed Fauntleroy, their acclaimed modern French restaurant, in summer 2020, after valiant attempts to pivot the business and keep their good people working. They just weren’t sure what that might be.
It's not just gasoline that some Americans may have to do without. Chick-fil-A is cautioning customers that it is facing shortages of some items, particularly sauces.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A conservative legal outfit on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against President Joe Biden's administration for its prioritization of restaurants and bars owned by women and certain minorities in its COVID-19 relief package, arguing white men are being “pushed to the back of the line" for aid for their eateries.
WAUKESHA — Chicken wings are a popular staple for those dining out or grabbing takeout, but a national wing shortage has bars and restaurants struggling to navigate a way forward.
OCONOMOWOC — Crafty Cow in Oconomowoc is going to be seeing some changes as the burger and beer restaurant announced it plans on building a patio on the back part of its location downtown.
OKAUCHEE — The Golden Mast Inn has announced longtime Executive Chef John “Moose” Moosreiner is stepping back into a supporting role and Trevor Clubb, also a Golden Mast chef, is serving as his successor.
CHICAGO — First came shortages of toilet paper and flour. Now, chicken wings are in short supply, forcing some restaurants to call off wing night specials and consider raising prices on the budget-friendly staple.