Cheese

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Stare into the eyes of this cheese Carrie Underwood if you dare

Published June 21, 2019

I've heard of cheeseheads - but this is ridiculous. Before Thursday night's concert, Fiserv Forum greeted country star Carrie Underwood with a special gift that only Wisconsin could dream up: the singer's face, carved out of a block of cheddar cheese.

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Bar Centro will offer lovely spot for socializing in Riverwest

Published May 22, 2019

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.

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Milwaukee Bucket List: A visit to the Original Cheesehead Factory

Published Feb. 9, 2019

It is necessary as a Wisconsin resident to own a cheesehead; why not go to the Original Cheesehead Factory for a tour? That's also the place, completely open to the public, where the silliest hats and lots of other gear and knickknacks are sold. After a trip here, you can call yourself an official cheesehead.

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Praise Cheeses: Joe Mama's cheese curds & Lakefront Riverwest Stein

Published Jan. 20, 2019

In this series, we're focusing on one of Wisconsin's claims to fame: cheese. You won't be able to resist following along as we showcase some of the area's ooey-est, gooey-est and cheesiest dishes. And - during bar month - we'll be pairing them with complementary spirited accompaniments.

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Tusk is now open in Uptown Crossing

Published Nov. 18, 2018

Tusk - which offers a menu of shareable snacks, soups, salads, sandwiches and entrees - has officially opened to the public on the West Side.

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Drink, nibble and explore at the new Voyager wine and cocktail bar

Published Oct. 19, 2018

Wine lovers are in for a treat at Bay View's newest venue, Voyager, which opens later today in Bay View. It promises to distinguish itself as a casual neighborhood spot where guests can linger and socialize, enjoying wines new and old in the company of an educated - and engaging - staff.

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Food Fight: Are cheese curds the best cheese ever?

Published Oct. 4, 2018

Cheese comes in many forms, from milky, creamy brie to pungent limburger and sharp, funky Roquefort. But here in Wisconsin, we love our cheese curds. Eaten fresh and squeaky or fried to crispy perfection, they're a can't-miss item at area bars and restaurants.