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Kennedy's Disease no match for chef's indomitable spirit

Published Feb. 14, 2017

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.

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First look: dandan menu

Published July 29, 2016

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.

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Nostalgia meets Asian inspiration at dandan, which opens next week

Published July 20, 2016

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.

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Feast of the seven fishes - Milwaukee style

Published Dec. 22, 2014

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 ...

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Upcoming beer dinners showcase collaboration

Published July 21, 2014

Sometimes the best things originate from collaboration. Such is the case with three upcoming beer dinners, which showcase the magic that partnerships can achieve.

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The Weekly Nibble: Beer cookbook author visits Lakefront Brewing

Published Oct. 7, 2013

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.

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The Weekly Nibble: Anodyne Roastery opens this week

Published Sept. 16, 2013

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.

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Demystifying Pacific Produce with Chef Dan Jacobs

Published Aug. 16, 2013

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.