Cupid is readying his arrows for Valentine's Day, which means it's time to come up with the perfect place to pitch some woo and wine and dine that special someone. From elegant restaurants to little holes in the wall, you'd be hard-pressed to run out of dining options in Brew City.
Wauwatosa's dining scene has evolved dramatically over the recent years, exploding with new options from the string of North Avenue eateries on the east to the options at the Mayfair Collection on the west and right down in the heart of the Village itself.
Spring is here and so is custard season, at least for the stands that still operate seasonally. Milwaukee's only remaining seasonal stand - Northpoint Custard and Burgers, at the lakefront near Bradford Beach - celebrates its kickoff with 200 free burgers.
Why pick one place to grab a Downtown lunch on the cheap when you can pick pretty much five different places all at once? That's the deal at Downtown Kitchen, located inside the U.S. Bank center.
This morning, the Bartolotta Restaurant Group announced that it will convert its Joey Gerard's Supper Club location in Mequon, 11120 N. Cedarburg Rd., into its second Mr. B's, A Bartolotta Steakhouse location.
Wine Spectator has released the winners of the 2016 Restaurant Awards, which honor outstanding eateries with extraordinary wine lists. This year, the program recognized 3,595 restaurants from all 50 states and 71 other countries, including 14 in Milwaukee.
Northpoint Custard and Burgers on the lakefront will reopen on Saturday, May 21 at 10:30 a.m. Get there early because the first 150 customers in line will get their burger for free.
As construction ramps up for the new Bartolotta-managed restaurants at the Mayfair Collection, things are beginning to move quickly, even in the kitchen as Harbor House chef Zachary Espinosa prepares to take the helm.
It's the 40th anniversary of the Milwaukee Rep's "A Christmas Carol." Celebrate with deals, events and even by seeing me in a small role during the Dec. 18 performance. Merry, merry!
While I enjoy barbecue, I'm not such a huge fan that I have to immediately dive into any new place that opens. Hence, it took me until this weekend -- while in Greendale for other reasons -- to finally stop in and try Bartolotta's Miss Beverly's Deluxe Barbeque, attached to the southern outpost of Joey Gerard's.
In 2012, Food & Wine Magazine named Mr. B's - A Bartolotta Steakhouse as one of 45 best steakhouses in the United States. Apparently, the readers of OnMilwaukee.com paid attention to that list, because two years later, you voted Mr. B's as Milwaukee's best steak for the first time ever.
The Bartolotta Restaurant Group and the Victory Garden Initiative will work together for a year to introduce more Milwaukeeans to the concept of sustainable, local food systems. To start a dialogue and further promote the mission, the Northpoint Custard building will feature three planters growing food to demonstrate the ease and necessity of urban farming.
There was a time, not all that long ago, when a hungry traveler at Mitchell International Airport could choose from Burger King, a spinning hot dog and Famous Amos cookies. And that was about it. But, kids, this ain't your daddy's Mitchell Field anymore.
Meet Bill Browne, bartender at Bartolotta's Rumpus Room on Water Street.
As the Bartolotta Restaurant Group readied its two new Joey Gerard's supper clubs to open in September, a chain reaction also affected other restaurants in the group. For example, when Chef Andrew Ruiz was hired to run the kitchen at the Mequon supper club, it left an opening in the kitchen at The Rumpus Room on Water Street Downtown. Enter Chef Matt Kerley.