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Milwaukee's best sandwich, 2019

Published Oct. 15, 2019

In one of the tightest races of this year's poll, Bavette hopped from bronze to gold, winning the title of Milwaukee's best sandwich by 11 total votes. And that's just part of it.

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8 perfect picnic spots (plus ideas for great grab-and-go grub)

Published July 23, 2019

It's time to make the most of summer. And that means outdoor dining on patios, but also picnicking in some of Milwaukee's glorious parks. Here are some ideas for grab-and-go feasts, as well as some of the best places to enjoy your meal al fresco.

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Fire Museum hosts big "reveal" of restored fire engine at fundraiser

Published Feb. 7, 2018

The Milwaukee Fire Historical Society has been working to restore a 1949 Mack fire truck that was in service for more than 30 years. You can be among the first to see it when The Milwaukee Fire Historical Society (MFHS) hosts a "reveal" event as part of a fundraiser Friday, Feb. 16.

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An insightfully irreverent guide to holiday wine

Published Dec. 20, 2017

We tapped the delightfully twisted minds of Vine Society co-owners Jordan Burich and Calvin Andersen for their suggestions on wines to pair with some traditional (and not so traditional) holiday fare.

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Milwaukee's best takeout, 2017

Published Oct. 15, 2017

It was a tight race in the best of dining poll between Glorioso's and Jake's Deli for Milwaukee's best takeout, but a few more voters picked the classic Brady Street sandwich shop, deli and Italian market as their top choice.

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Hot ham and rolls: 7 spots to get your fix

Published Oct. 8, 2017

Sunday hot ham and rolls is a long-held tradition for many Milwaukeeans. But, like many other things - including bubblers and Friday fish fry - it's something that often flummoxes visitors or those new to the area. Nonetheless, we love it. Here are seven spots to get your fix.

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Burning Through Brew City: Glorioso's Human Torch sandwich

Published Sept. 11, 2017

After last time swallowing a small tub of delicious pure napalm the Asian International Market calls papaya salad, it was a time for a bit of a cool down on the Burning Through Brew City beat - or not, thanks to a sandwich called the Human Torch.

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Hidden Gem: Regano's Roman Coin bowling lanes

Published July 14, 2017

Milwaukee is awash in rumors about secret bowling alleys, hidden tunnels and former rooming houses. But in the case of Regano's Roman Coin, a family-owned bar at 1004 E. Brady St., it's true. Well, most of it.

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Milwaukee's best takeout, 2016

Published Oct. 26, 2016

Last year, Ono Kine Grindz took home the inaugural title of Milwaukee's best takeout. But could the beloved Hawaiian takeout joint manage to defend its crown? Or did a classic Cream City staple swoop in for first place? Read on!

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Mangiate bene! Festa Italiana rolls out 14 new menu items

Published July 15, 2016

Festa Italiana is a little more than a week away. And if you're counting down the days until you can experience the largest Italian festival in America, you can keep on reading. We've got the lowdown on some of the new foods you can enjoy while you're there.

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Milwaukee's best takeout, 2015

Published Nov. 17, 2015

Another new category in this year's OnMilwaukee Best of Dining poll brings a new winner to the forefront, as the Tosa-based Hawai'ian market, deli and caterer Ono Kine Grindz took the prize for Milwaukee's best takeout.

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Milwaukee's best sandwiches, 2015

Published Nov. 16, 2015

It was another nail-biting contest for Milwaukee's best sandwiches with three restaurants vying for the top spot through the bitter end. Ultimately, Milwaukee's Italian grocer, Glorioso's, won the day.

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From Conejito's to church fests: A MKE native's annual summer return home

Published June 30, 2015

Steamy and stormy. That's how I think of Milwaukee summers. And incredibly hectic, too. Summer in the city is always crammed with more festivals, fairs and block parties than civically necessary or nutritionally advisable. But it's an integral element of my longtime summer routine - returning back home for 10 days of fun - and I'm too old to stop now.