Amy L. Schubert

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Amy L. Schubert is a 15-year veteran of the hospitality industry and has worked in every aspect of bar and restaurant operations. A graduate of Marquette University (B.A.-Writing Intensive English, 1997) and UW-Milwaukee (M.A.-Rhetoric, Composition, and Professional Writing, 2001), Amy still occasionally moonlights as a guest bartender and she mixes a mean martini.

The restaurant business seems to be in Amy’s blood, and she prides herself in researching and experimenting with culinary combinations and cooking techniques in her own kitchen as well as in friends’ restaurants. Both she and her husband, Scott, are avid cooks and “wine heads,” and love to entertain friends, family and neighbors as frequently as possible.

Amy and Scott live with their boys, Alex and Nick, in Bay View, where they are all very active in the community. Amy finds great pleasure in sharing her knowledge and passions for food and writing in her contributions to

Recent Articles
 Dining - October 31, 2010
 The boxed brownie debate
 I'm normally a die-hard from scratch kind of cook, but as much as I love homemade brownies, my husband prefers the boxed version. This got me thinking about pre-fab foods and why we may love them.
 Dining - October 21, 2010
 Triskele's offers fall specials
 Triskele's is gearing up for the changing seasons with a fresh batch of specials.
 Dining - October 18, 2010
 Calderone Club has Italian cuisine and hospitality down to a science
 As far as restaurants go, few deliver the consistency of Calderone Club, the family-owned Downtown Milwaukee hangout known for terrific pizza and more.
 Dining - August 31, 2010
 Quick and simple cooking: Tarragon shrimp
 Give this easy recipe a try the next time you're looking for something different at dinnertime.
 Dining - August 30, 2010
 Can change be good at "new" Trocadero?
 Trocadero, 1758 N. Water St., underwent a major facelift earlier this year which not only changed the interior and patio, but pulled out much of the French influence from the menu and pulled in the trademarks that Diablos Rojos Restaurant Group has built into its Caf Hollander and Caf Centraal locations.
 Dining - August 16, 2010
 Prime rib done right at Ward's House of Prime
 Ordering prime rib can be hit or miss when dining out. At Ward's House of Prime, 540 E. Mason St., there's little need to worry. The upscale but low-key steakhouse gets things right.
 Dining - August 10, 2010
 Milwaukee Chop House wine list honored
 The Milwaukee Chop House has been recognized by Wine Spectator Magazine.
 Dining - August 9, 2010
 Mixed visits show Port of Call still finding sea legs
 A first weekday lunch visit brought excellent sandwiches, but a weekend stop at Port of Call had different results.
 Dining - August 2, 2010
 The Dubliner quashes skepticism
 It may not be a true gastropub, but The Dubliner offers diners a meal that's well above average bar fare.
 Dining - August 2, 2010
 North Star Bistro on the move
 North Star Bistro will close later this month to accommodate a move to a bigger location across the street.

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