Barbecue

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FoodCrush: We talk smoked meat with Jason Alston of Heaven's Table BBQ

Published Feb. 19, 2020

Smokey. Tender. Mouthwatering. Great barbecue is all of those things. And Chef Jason Alston is serving up the goods at Heaven's Table BBQ in the Crossroads Collective. But what are the secrets behind the smoked meats that bring customers back time and time again?

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Your guide to lunch, dinner and post-game eats near Fiserv Forum

Published Feb. 18, 2020

There are plenty of great local eats to enjoy at Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee's premier sports and entertainment complex. But if you're looking for a nearby to grab lunch, dinner or post-game eats, we've got a list of great spots to try that are within walking or brief driving distance of the Forum.

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Hidden gem: Redbar

Published April 19, 2019

Redbar is an all-caps RED bar, a bright red bar that's redder than the devil's behind. The St. Francis (red) hotspot may be hidden, but it definitely doesn't blend in. But who would want to do that anyway?

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On the Burger Trail: The Double B Burger at Double B's BBQ

Published July 30, 2018

The bulk of the menu at Double B's BBQ is comprised of Memphis-style hickory smoked barbecue. There are ribs, brisket, pork and chicken, all prepared in an Ole Hickory pit smoker on the back patio. But, there are also burgers, reputed to be well worth the trip.

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There's more to love about the newly expanded Pat's Rib Place in Waukesha

Published July 10, 2018

Pat's Rib Place has operated for almost a decade a 1,200-square foot retail space in an unobtrusive strip mall. But thanks to a recent expansion, the venue now sports a beautiful new dining room, private dining area and enough space to accommodate occasional live music performances.

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Rollin' Smoke food truck ready to rock

Published May 30, 2018

Rollin' Smoke - a rectangular red trailer that looks like a caboose - will serve barbecue and other smoked foods starting next week at many locations in Milwaukee and beyond.

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New digs beget exciting changes for Iron Grate BBQ Co.

Published June 28, 2017

The former Quick Wok at 4125 S. Howell Ave. is undergoing a steady transformation. The exterior has been painted gray with yellow accents. And a brand new sign is waiting to be hung on the front of the building. It's all in preparation to become the new home for Iron Grate BBQ Co.

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Sap-Sap products and dinners highlight Lao cuisine

Published May 31, 2017

Ever had Lao-style barbecue? It's a rarity in Milwaukee, where Laotian fare like larb, green papaya salad sai oua (Lao sauage) often take a backseat to popular Thai dishes at area restaurants. That's something Alex Hanesakda is trying to change.

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UberEATS joins with local barbecue joints to celebrate National BBQ Day

Published May 16, 2017

It's National BBQ Day, and UberEATS has teamed up with a few fine Milwaukee barbecue restaurants to help the city celebrate this tasty occasion. Today only, users can get special deals from local favorites Ashley's Barb-B-Que, Famous Dave's and Mister Bar-B-Que.

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Doc's Commerce Smokehouse now open Downtown

Published March 21, 2017

Doc's Commerce Smokehouse fired up its smokers and opened quietly this past weekend in the SpringHill Suites building. The bar at Doc's won't open to the public until later next week. However, there's plenty of barbeque, sweet tea and Sprecher to go around.