Diner

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Milwaukee's best cafe/diner, 2018

Published Oct. 6, 2018

Enjoy feel-good favorites at this diner such as open-faced meatloaf and sandwiches such as the turkenstein, the french dunk and the reuben.

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Glass + Griddle coming to Pabst complex

Published June 1, 2018

Glass + Griddle pub and restaurant will open inside Building 42 located in the former site of the Pabst Brewing Co., 1130 N. 9th St.

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Milwaukee's best cafe / diner, 2017

Published Oct. 7, 2017

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!

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Ma Fischer has finally returned to Ma Fischer's Restaurant

Published Sept. 13, 2016

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.

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Jo's Cafe keeps the sunny side up

Published Dec. 10, 2013

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.

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New joe for George Webb's

Published Nov. 26, 2013

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.

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Sons strive to save Auntie's - their mom's bar and grill

Published Sept. 24, 2012

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.

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North Avenue Grill coming to Tosa

Published March 2, 2012

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.

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The Broken Yolk to open second location

Published Dec. 18, 2011

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.

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Six George Webb diners to change name

Published Aug. 31, 2011

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.

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Cafe at the Plaza welcomes new chef, menu

Published Sept. 24, 2010

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.

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Sonic booms in Brew City

Published March 20, 2009

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.