In this week's podcast, Chef Daniel Jacobs talks candidly about his diagnosis with Kennedy's Disease, the challenges of living with a genetic disorder about which so little is known, and the deeply personal impact it's had on his life and work.
The restaurant line-up alone should make you want to buy tickets for the upcoming Dim Sum + Give Some event. But the story behind the event is even more compelling. It begins with a local chef's sobering diagnosis and ends with an interminable sense of hope.
Dandan officially opens to the public today in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. And in case you're wondering what types of dishes it will serve, we've got a peek at some of the items - from dim sum and dumplings to full-on entrees - on the menu.
The wait for dandan, the new restaurant from chefs Dan Van Rite and Dan Jacobs - and one of the most anticipated openings of 2016 - is nearly over. And we have a first look at the space, menu and experience that awaits Milwaukeeans in the Third Ward.
New cooking classes, featuring Chef Justin Johnson of Sustainable Kitchens, will begin later this month at the Boelter Superstore.
Though I've yet to get the gumption to try and do my own feast of the seven fishes at Christmas Eve at my house, I do dream. And, this year, I asked seven of Milwaukee's best chefs to ante up a recipe that I could include on my menu, should I decide to take the plunge. Here's what they served up ...
What are you doing on Nov. 2? Planning to attend Serve Taste Give, I hope. The event, which takes place from noon to 4 p.m. at Milwaukee Rail Hall, 131 W. Seeboth St., sounds like it's going to be an afternoon of raucous fun, especially if the competing chefs have anything to say about it.
Don't miss upcoming events at the Blind Horse Winery, Salotto Zarletti and Odd Duck.
Sometimes the best things originate from collaboration. Such is the case with three upcoming beer dinners, which showcase the magic that partnerships can achieve.
New executive chef Cole Ersel showcases his personal style in a new menu at Wolf Peach.
Cole Ersel will be taking over for Executive Chef Dan Jacobs at Wolf Peach.
We always love to hear the stories others tell about gifts that really made them swoon. So, we asked a few chefs to share their favorite memories of holiday gifts.
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 beer cookbook, the skinny on brunch at Blue Jacket, autumn menu changes at Wolf Peach, a breakfast competition at The National, and a pork-tastic party at Milwaukee Brewing Company.
Here's the scoop on Anodyne's new roastery, the Milwaukee Cocktail Week Kick-Off Event at Horny Goat Hideaway, Chef Dan Jacobs' new cooking class at the Public Market, a new location for Miller Time Pub and the dill pickle flavored popcorn that's winning rave reviews.
Every chef has a "secret" passion. For Dan Jacobs of Wolf Peach, it's Asian cuisine. I coaxed him into taking me on a trip to one of his favorite grocery stores, Pacific Produce. And here's what we bought.