In Poor Taste: Jimmy's Famous Banana Mush
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 22:24:00 CDT - Banana mush. The name says it all. Sort of. Not really, though. While the actual contents and nutritional value of Jimmy's Famous Banana Mush are far from gross, the name and appearance and overall presentation of the dish make it eligible to be featured in this series.
Watch: Rolling ice cream with Fro Zone
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:26:00 CDT - This afternoon on Facebook Live, we rolled into Fro Zone, the newly opened ice cream shop on Brady Street, to roll some special ice cream sundaes with the help of co-owner Mike Kaid. Or more like Kaid made ice cream rolls and I just made a mess.
Cyclocross racing returns to the Domes
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:06:00 CDT - GP Jo VanDeraffe brings epic, off-road cyclocross racing back to the Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory in Milwaukee on Oct. 21, thanks to race organizers, Palomino American Cyclocross (Pal/AX).
Fall offerings at MOVIDA showcase synchronicity between bar and kitchen
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:02:00 CDT - Cocktails have been historically overlooked as potential pairings for food. But in recent years, as craft cocktails have become a more popular choice for bar and restaurant guests, most quality bar programs have synced their operations to reflect a responsiveness to dishes on the menu.
Oh, the delicious irony: McDonald's owner dines out seven nights a week
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:02:00 CDT - On March 16, 1971, Marshall Chay - who was 16 years old at the time - reported to McDonald's for his first day of work. Fast forward 47 years, and he now owns two McDonald's locations, still works the drive-thru every morning and dines out in different local restaurants every night.
Kenny Chesney and country friends play at Miller Park on April 28, 2018
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:29:00 CDT - Kenny Chesney certainly seems to like playing at Miller Park. The country music star will perform at the stadium for the fourth time, and the third headlining show in five years, the Brewers announced, as he brings his "Trip Around the Sun" 2018 tour to Milwaukee on April 28.
Milwaukee's best vegetarian 2017
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:01:00 CDT - When it comes to best vegetarian, one restaurant has been your pick for nine years running.
3 Dishes: Chase Anderson of Dream Dance Steak
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:03:00 CDT - In this series, we ask chefs around the city to recommend three dishes that embody the best of what they offer. In this edition, we talk with Dream Dance Steak Chef Chase Anderson about his takes on their new dinner menu.
Milwaukee Film announces new attendance record, audience award winners
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:26:00 CDT - Anyone who attended the Milwaukee Film Festival earlier this month knows it was a hit. Today, however, Milwaukee Film released the official numbers to prove it, breaking records in attendance and sellouts.
Leon's wasn't the first custard stand, but it was one of the most influential
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:02:00 CDT - Leon Schneider wasn't the first to open a custard stand in Milwaukee, but he was one of the most influential. Even today, nearly a quarter century after Schneider's death, his Leon's drive-in on South 27th Street is a draw for locals and Milwaukee visitors alike.
"This Is Us" recap: The Pearsons battle chicken pox, racism and a big new twist
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:46:00 CDT - "Still There" was unfortunately the kind of episode that made me wary of watching "This Is Us" in the first place. But even when "This Is Us" is being very "This Is Us"-like, it can still result in a pretty good hour of TV.
Burning Through Brew City: Jonny Hammers' Too Hot For A Normal Person wings
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 19:46:00 CDT - This week, for the first time, we're going off the map and letting a random reader recommendation guide our way. His pick? Jonny Hammers and its Too Hot For A Normal Person wings. We'll see if they live up to that name.
Eric Thames is still really popular in South Korea
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 19:04:00 CDT - By now we all know the Eric Thames story. If you don't here is the spark notes version: MLB career went down the toilet, Thames goes to South Korea for four years and hits the cover off the baseball, finally gets another shot in MLB with the Brewers and delivers by hitting .247/.359/.518 with 31 home runs.
Milwaukee's best Italian, 2017
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:16:00 CDT - After losing the crown in 2015, Ristorante Bartolotta reclaimed its perch at the top of Milwaukee's Italian food heap last year. And if the 2017 results have anything to say about it, it doesn't look like it's letting go of that title anytime soon.
Mourn the loss of Aaron Rodgers with the Manitowoc Minute
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:16:00 CDT - It's been 48 hours since Aaron Rodgers' collarbone broke, along with the collective spirit of the Green Bay fan base, but we're still in a somber mood about the whole thing. But what better way to help us mourning Packer Backers "keep 'er movin'" than the Manitowoc Minute.
Harley-Davidson and Sailor Jerry rum put a partnership in ink
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 18:30:00 CDT - Harley-Davidson Motor Company and Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum announced a multi-year partnership today. Was it a penchant for freedom and tattoos that brought them together?
Allium closed, but hopefully not for good
Sun, 29 Jan 2017 21:50:00 CDT - Change is in the air again, this time for Allium, a cozy bar and restaurant at 2101 N. Prospect Ave. The owners announced within the hour on Facebook that the business will close - at least for now.
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German folk duo Milky Chance owned their time at Summerfest
Thu, 7 Jul 2016 02:56:00 CDT - Milky Chance may be a fairly new group, but its sound is sure to resonate with people for a while. The duo gave us a taste of its particular magic at the U.S. Cellular Connection Stage at Summerfest Wednesday night.
Sticks and stones? Should the Redskins change their name?
Tue, 18 Aug 2015 13:03:00 CDT - The Washington Redskins football team is starting the process of getting a new stadium, either in Maryland or Virginia or Washington. A reporter asked team president George Allen if he would be willing to drop the nickname in order to get support for the new stadium. "No," Allen replied.