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8 quotable dishes to relish at the Ambassador Hotel's The Fitz

Published July 19, 2017

The new restaurant at the Ambassador Hotel was named with a nod to F. Scott Fitzgerald, an author whose beautiful prose ruled during the roaring '20s. Interestingly, that same prose is an apt descriptor for some of our favorite dishes at The Fitz.

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Ambassador rebrands Envoy restaurant and lounge concepts

Published May 9, 2017

Ambassador Hotel owner Rick Wiegand announced this morning that Chef Jason Gorman will "reimagine" the hotel's food and beverage options. Envoy restaurant will become The Fitz, and the bar across the hall will become Gin Rickey.

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Chef Jason Gorman joins Ambassador Hotel as culinary director

Published March 16, 2017

Chef Jason Gorman's career includes work at a variety of notable establishments, including The Iron Horse Hotel, The Art Institute of Chicago, Mangia Wine Bar in Kenosha and Dream Dance Steak. And now he'll bring his flair for bold flavors to the Ambassador Hotel.

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On the Burger Trail: The Sconnie Cheese Burger at Cafe Calatrava

Published Feb. 17, 2017

Cafe Calatrava's "Sconnie Cheese Burger," features a Miller Bakery Pretzilla roll, short rib, a brisket and sirloin burger, American cheese, dijonaise, Maple Creek Farms smoked bacon, melted onions, house pickles and a side of malt vinegar chips.

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8 James Beard honorees' restaurants to put on your list for 2017

Published Dec. 28, 2016

Since 2002, Milwaukee has seen honors for 12 restaurants or chefs from the James Beard Foundation. And, if you're a food lover who wants to get to know our city better, put a visit to each of these restaurants on your list of things to do during 2017.

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Chicago Tribune offers Brew City tips for Big Gig-goers

Published June 28, 2016

It's no surprise that Summerfest is a draw for folks both near and far. After all, it's the biggest friggin' music festival in the world. But lately folks are seeing the city behind the Big Gig. And that's a very, very good thing.

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Cafe Calatrava ups its game with Mediterranean flavors

Published Nov. 23, 2015

The galleries aren't the only thing that has been rennovated at the Milwaukee Art Museum. The menu at Cafe Calatrava has also undergone a refreshingly delicious redux thanks to new Executive Chef Jason Gorman.

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Spring eats with Mangia Wine Bar Chef Jason Gorman

Published April 15, 2015

Next week, Chef Jason Gorman will be back in Milwaukee. And he's packing all that's best about spring in his suitcase. The James Beard Award-nominated chef will offer a cooking class at the Milwaukee Public Market on Monday, April 20.

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First look: Kenosha's revamped Mangia

Published May 17, 2014

When it opened in 1988, Kenosha's Mangia was big news because it was the baby of Tony Mantuano, who had made his name as chef at Chicago's respected Spiaggia, where he is now chef/partner. These days, Mangia is big news around here again because the recently revamped restaurant brought in former Dream Dance chef Jason Gorman, who had been hired away from Milwaukee by Mantuano in 2012.

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Gorman weds art with food at Kohler Food & Wine Experience

Published Oct. 14, 2013

Chef Jason Gorman, who many of us first met at Dream Dance Steak, left for Chicago a year ago now, but he's still got Wisconsin on his mind. Gorman, who now runs the food operations at the Art Institute of Chicago, returns to the Badger State to take part in the Kohler Food and Wine Festival this weekend. We caught up with him to find out what he'll be doing up at The American Club.