After closing their dining room on March 20, Centro Cafe in Riverwest has announced that they are officially reopening for carry-out beginning today.
Last summer we announced that Bar Centro would be opening in the former home of the Peoples Books Co-Op. And, after months of hard work, the bar will open its doors to the public tonight at 4 p.m., offering a menu of wine, beer, cocktails, small bites and dessert.
A Bay View neighborhood favorite takes the crown of best Italian.
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.
It would only make sense that a neighborhood as eclectic as Riverwest would have a dining scene just as eclectic, providing a taste of something for all appetites. Here's where to check out next time you find yourself roaming through Riverwest with a rumbling gut.
Mamma mia! It wasn't even close: Calderone Club ran away with the voting for Milwaukee's best Italian restaurant.
The story behind Lazy Susan, 2378 S. Howell Ave., is a compelling one. And if you haven't eaten there, the food you'll encounter is just as irresistible (think great vegetable dishes and luscious wild game). As the restaurant celebrates just over a year in business, it seemed time to sit down with Chef AJ Dixon and find out more about what makes her tick.
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Beginning Feb. 23, you can learn about Italian wines while enjoying a four-course lunch at Centro Cafe.
Even if you're paying close attention, it's sometimes difficult to keep up with the latest in food news here in Milwaukee. So here's a taste of what's new and notable - including a brand new restaurant in Bay View, a restaurant closing in Elm Grove, the ARCW Holly Jolly Folly, a launch party for SURG's Brookfield restaurant, Armenian fare at Sanford and the return of tea service at the Pfister Hotel.
We all know to take advantage of happy hours for the drinks, but what about the food? Here are five in Milwaukee that you need to try.
For some local businesses, credit cards aren't worth the hassle or the cost. Consequently, more entertainment spots - particularly restaurants and bars - want payment in cold, hard cash.
She's intense, feisty, funny and friendly. Exasperated by an uncontrollable rat problem at a restaurant that once employed her - it is now closed - she beat one of the varmints to death with a hammer. Most of all, A.J. Dixon is passionate about food, and as the new executive chef at Centro Cafe, she has the opportunity to express that.
If you're looking for a low-maintenance, warm-your-heart pasta dinner and you aren't under time constraints, Centro Cafe, 808 E. Center St., may be a great find.
Today's quick review focuses on Riverwest's newest eatery, Centro Cafe. It's a cozy, Italian restaurant that's off to a great start.