A brand new Riverwest eatery is slated to bring new life - and plenty of from-scratch comfort fare - to the former West Bank Cafe in Riverwest.
The former c.1880 restaurant at 1100 S. 1st St. is in the process of being retooled to make way for a new restaurant from the owners of Stand Eat Drink Hospitality.
Enjoy feel-good favorites at this diner such as open-faced meatloaf and sandwiches such as the turkenstein, the french dunk and the reuben.
Glass + Griddle pub and restaurant will open inside Building 42 located in the former site of the Pabst Brewing Co., 1130 N. 9th St.
Once again, readers chose this cozy, comfort-food spot on the East Side as their favorite cafe. What is it? Click through to find out!
After 40 years of customers walking into Ma Fischer's restaurant and asking the staff, "Where's Ma?" there is finally someone to point to. Today, a 5-foot-8-inch statue of the former owner, Jackie Fischer, was erected outside the popular East Side diner.
After closing for the winter, the Nite Owl Drive-In opened for its 66th season today. OnMilwaukee.com was there to document the reopening and to devour a jumbo burger.
Once again, Milwaukee was recently ranked as the overall most segregated metropolitan area in the United States. This is something most of us would like to see change, and one way to do this is to recognize and support the truly diverse establishments in the city. Jo's Cafe, 3518 W. Silver Spring Dr., is one of these places.
George Webb Restaurants and Torke Coffee Roasting Company, based in Sheboygan, created a new blend of coffee that will be sold in the restaurants by the cup as well as the package.
Thirteen years ago, Cindy Girmscheid opened The Wild Breed, 11430 W. Swiss St., a biker bar and eatery in Franklin. When Girmscheid fell ill, her sons decided to keep it running, but with a few major changes.
Good news for hungry and / or artistic Milwaukeeans: If all goes well, the North Avenue Grill will open at 7225 W. North Ave. in Wauwatosa in April of 2012.
The Broken Yolk, 2040 W. Wisconsin Ave., will open a second location at 1617 W. Wells St. in about a month, according to an employee.
Six George Webb restaurants will open under the new name Griddlers Cafe on Thursday, Sept. 1. Griddlers Cafe, owned by Don and Robb Hensiak, is a 24-hour diner.
Three weeks ago, Cafe at the Plaza was closed for a few days and employees spent time cleaning while new equipment was installed. However, the biggest change at the cafe is new chef Karen Bell, who expanded on the menu.
When Sonic opened last month, Milwaukeeans came out in droves to check out the newest burger on the block, and eager customers waited up to two hours for a spot in the 20-stall drive-in. OnMilwaukee.com decided to see what all the hype was about and to find out if Sonic is worth the wait.