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Romantic dining guide

Published Feb. 14, 2020

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.

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Wauwatosa dining guide

Published Oct. 12, 2019

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.

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Northpoint Custard opens for the season on Saturday

Published May 17, 2018

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.

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14 Milwaukee restaurants honored with 2016 Wine Spectator awards

Published July 8, 2016

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.

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6 things I learned about Miss Beverly's Deluxe Barbeque

Published Oct. 6, 2014

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.

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Milwaukee's best steak, 2014

Published Oct. 2, 2014

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.

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Bartolotta and Victory Garden Initiative get dirty to promote locally grown food

Published April 30, 2014

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.

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Airport food takes off: Mitchell International dining guide

Published April 14, 2013

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.

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Featured chef: Rumpus Room's Matt Kerley

Published Oct. 24, 2012

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.