Bay View is a serious contender within Milwaukee's food scene. Whether you are looking for an option that is classic or something new and exciting, nowadays the South Side Bay View neighborhood has it all.
There's no shortage of articles and television shows that showcase the dishes that chefs love to cook at their restaurants. But what do they love to eat at the end of their exhausting 16-hour days? Or on their days off?
Some people celebrate Cinco de Mayo with margaritas, tacos and other tasty Mexican traditions. OnMilwaukee's Molly Snyder and Matt Mueller, on the other hand, decided to celebrate by scalding their taste buds by testing some locally made hot sauces.
A dark restaurant on Monday evening led us to suspect that the newly minted Lombardi's Restaurant & Pizzeria had closed up shop. Verification from Ald. Tony Zielinski late this evening confirmed our suspicions.
The story behind Lazy Susan, 2378 S. Howell Ave., is a compelling one. And if you haven't eaten there, the food you'll encounter is just as irresistible (think great vegetable dishes and luscious wild game). As the restaurant celebrates just over a year in business, it seemed time to sit down with Chef AJ Dixon and find out more about what makes her tick.
Strada Pizza will soon open at 2301 S. Howell Ave. in the former Mr. Webo's spot.
The space on the southwest corner of Lincoln and Howell Avenues is destined to be a Mexican restaurant. Now that Guanajuato moved down the street to new digs, the latest Latin eatery to fill the space is Mr. Webo's, which opened last week.
The new Guanajuato in Bay View opens Wednesday, Jan. 16 at 10 a.m. Carolina and Julio Lopez closed their popular Mexican eatery of the same name in December, but only so they could focus on their new space.
Many Milwaukeeans pride themselves on the Mexican dining options in this town and, undeniably, there are some excellent South of the Border eateries. This week's Social Circle question, however, asks if Milwaukee's Mexican restaurants are truly better than those in other cities.
Julio Lopez, the owner of Guanajuato Restaurant at 2301 S. Howell Ave., has purchased and is renovating the vacant building at 2317 S. Howell Ave.
Los Paisa, 600 W. Brown Deer Rd., offers authentic and affordable Mexican food. Owner Manolo Ramirez is from Guanajuato, Mexico, and through his restaurant, strives to share his food and culture with the people of Milwaukee.
Guanajuato, 2310 S. Howell Ave., isn't a fancy, upscale destination for Mexican cuisine. It doesn't have to be, either. What it lacks in style and sophistication, it makes up with well-priced and filling meals.