Bayside Bruegger's closing Dec. 10

Published Dec. 1, 2017

Another Milwaukee-area Bruegger's is closing its doors. This time, it's the Audubon Court location, and according to employees there, its final day is Dec. 10. The Downtown Bruegger's on Mason and Water Streets closed a year ago.


A look at Stone Creek's new Harwood Avenue Cafe in Wauwatosa

Published Aug. 7, 2017

The new Stone Creek Cafe at 7954 Harwood Ave. in Wauwatosa officially opened its doors today. And when we arrived early this afternoon, the cafe was alive with folks getting their first peek at the new coffee shop.


Downtown's trails of bagels bewilder

Published July 15, 2016

Curious minds want to know who is behind a regular bakery bonanza in Downtown Milwaukee. Several residents in the neighborhood tell me that streets and bridges are consistently laced with multiple bakery items several times per week.


Pizza: Squares or triangles?

Published March 12, 2015

I grew up thinking there's a practical reason it's called a pizza pie. You don't cut your apple pie into squares do you?


What I crave from the Milwaukee dining scene

Published Oct. 15, 2012

I don't really have a lot of complaints about the Milwaukee dining scene. For a city of its size, Milwaukee has amazing restaurants, chefs and diversity. In fact, per capita, one would be very hard-pressed to find a city that's better. My biggest complaints, I guess, is that I don't have enough time to try everything. But if I had to nitpick, there are a few additions I'd like to see in town.


Begel's bagel blog

Published May 21, 2012

Milwaukee, like most cities, has two bagel chain places, Einstein's and Bruegger's. But both places leave me a little dissatisfied.