If ever we could use some good, hearty comfort food, now is that time. That makes the publication of local author Jeanette Hurt's latest book, "Cauliflower Comfort Food: Delicious Low-Carb Recipes for Your Favorite Classics," perfectly timed.
After eight months, the new owners of The National Cafe have taken a new look at the menu, rounding it out with a variety of new vegan options, comfort food offerings and a small cadre of items that meet the demands of regular customers.
Mac Shack was originally forecasted to open Sept. 1; but owner Ashraf (Ash) Mustafa says that the opening was delayed with plans with his original contractor fell through.
It's really cold out. Let's discuss comfort-food makers. Which side are you on?
The Honeypie Cafe House Burger is a deliciously beautiful mess. Its biggest flaw is that it's filling enough you might not have room for a slice of pie.
Crawdaddy's restaurant could see a revival of sorts, thanks to efforts on the part of Troy Meyer, whose family owned and operated Meyers Restaurant for 45 years.
There is a new vegan eatery coming to the East Side. And if its tagline is any indication, it promises to be uniquely delicious.
In this series, we ask chefs around the city to describe their restaurants in their own words and recommend three dishes that embody the best of what they offer. In this edition, we talk with Chef Josh Peterson of Motor Bar & Restaurant at the Harley-Davidson Museum.
If it's homestyle comfort food you're after - pot roast, meatloaf, gumbo - you'll find it at The Farmer's Wife in West Allis. There are also little touches - like hand-cut fries and homemade desserts - that may become the hallmark of this newly minted spot.
The Winchester, 2321 N. Murray Ave., opened last month in the former Two Bucks space and the kitchen is now in full swing. The menu, developed by Chef Frank Harroun of Lucky Joe's Alchemy & Eatery, features bar food with a twist.
When it comes to Milwaukee comfort food, it seems our readers love the one with comfort in name (or at least used to).
Ah, the grilled cheese sandwich. The stuff dreams are made of. I've eaten them all over the world. But this one's the best.
I'm not a "foodie" by any stretch. I like food. I eat it. I enjoy it. But few dishes really make me happy. OK, only ONE dish makes me absolutely giddy. And that's the mac & cheese at The Comet Cafe.
As the weather grows chilly and the holiday season approaches, our desire for comfort food increases. I invited a few Milwaukee chefs to share some of their own favorites, and give me a sense of which dishes they're making in their restaurant kitchens that carry those same comforting qualities.
Though it was close, this year's winner of the Best Comfort Food category also won in 2010 and 2011. Can you guess who took home this comfy threepeat?