A sweet so long to Dining Month: Our favorite desserts

Published Oct. 31, 2017

Dining month here at OnMilwaukee is sadly coming to a close - but like any good meal, let's wrap up with dessert! Here's the scrumptious sweet treats the OnMilwaukee staff savors long after their meals are over.


Sprocket Cafe perks up southern end of Bay View

Published Dec. 30, 2016

There are many non-chain coffee shops, but until last month, not one that was located on the far south end of Bay View. Until recently that is, when Gwenn Barker and Juliet Popovic opened Sprocket Cafe, 3385 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.


First look: Cream City Swirl

Published April 24, 2014

Cream City Swirl, 2663 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., opened on Sunday, April 20 - which was Easter - and owner Susan Nolan says it has been a whirlwind of excitement ever since.


Cream City Swirl to open in Bay View

Published Sept. 6, 2013

Cream City Swirl, 2663 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., will open this fall. The new business will serve frozen yogurt, crepes and gelato.


La Coppa's Italian gelato arrives, via Germany, at Bayshore

Published Nov. 21, 2012

When you think of gelato you might not think of Germany, but in a city with Teutonic roots like Milwaukee, maybe a gelateria with a German connection is perfect. La Coppa Artisan Gelato, located at Bayshore Town Center, is a partnership between Brookfield's Art Sawall and two Italian brothers - Maurizio and Alfredo Lincetto, who have a small chain of La Coppa gelaterias around the Munich area.


Sweettrio exudes peace, love and chocolate

Published July 10, 2012

Sweettrio is a Grafton shop specializing in the sweet trio of chocolate, caramel apples and gelato. Although most of its business is corporate gift packages and Internet shipping, owners Christine Steeno and Nedra Clague also provide a fun, family-friendly store in which to shop.


Chocolate vs. chocolate

Published July 25, 2011

When Andy Tarnoff said, "let's go grab a snack and talk about (insert work issue here)," I readily agreed. When we stopped in front of the gelato case, I decided to turn the snack into research. You know, "research."


Milwaukee is the perfect place to celebrate National Ice Cream Day

Published July 17, 2011

Since 1984, July has been National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday of the month - today! - has been National Ice Cream Day. Did you know that nearly 10 percent of all milk produced in the U.S. becomes ice cream? And 63 percent of that is consumed in Milwaukee? OK, I made that last stat up, but we sure do love our frozen dairy.


Glorioso's rooted in family, on Brady Street

Published March 20, 2011

In 1946, three brothers opened an Italian grocery business on Brady Street called Glorioso Brothers. It remained in the same space until last December, when the business moved across the street to 1020 E. Brady St.


Cold Spoons scoops up gelato on the West Side

Published Sept. 24, 2008

Cold Spoons, a gelato shop located at 5924 W. Vliet St., opened Wednesday, Sept. 17. Owners Sandy Murphy and Brett Swider also operate the nearby Highlands Café, 1413 N. 60th St.


Locker's chocolate cafe melts away from Stam

Published May 19, 2008

The chocolate shop adjacent to Alterra Coffee and Locker's Florist in the Locker's Square development at 9125 W. North Ave. in Wauwatosa has shed its relationship with Dutch, family-owned chocolatier Stam.


Stam appears inviting on a rainy night

Published Sept. 11, 2007

As the rain came down last night and the temperature dropped into the 40s, it felt like the perfect night for a hot chocolate and where better than the new Chocolaterie Stam in the Locker's Pointe development at 92nd and North, right?


Chocolaterie Stam inaugurates Locker's Pointe

Published Sept. 6, 2007

With a family tradition of chocolate that dates back to 1817 Holland, Chocolaterie Stam arrives in Milwaukee nearly a century after the company came to America.