Ardent, the fine dining restaurant at 1751 N. Farwell Ave., is getting ready for some serious upgrades.
Milwaukee may not have taken home an award this year. However, our 2018 nominees, Justin Carlisle and Karen Bell, stand among numerous Wisconsin chefs who have made the journey from the James Beard semi-finals into the finals and beyond.
James Beard Award finalist Justin Carlisle will open a pair of restaurants in the Urbanite, slated to open in September.
This year's James Beard finalists include two Milwaukee chefs, each of which has made significant contributions to the growing Milwaukee dining scene.
Chef Travis Cook came to Milwaukee for love, but he found so much more. And now he's laying down roots in the Cream City and sharing his creative dishes with a new series of pop-up dinners at Amilinda.
Want to pull out all the stops this holiday? Throughout the month of December we'll share some of Milwaukee's most talented chefs' takes on holiday-worthy fare.
Life is complicated. Thank goodness that's not true for everything. Take, for instance, the tacos at The Laughing Taco, open now at 1033 S. 1st St. in Walker's Point, which are as simple as can be.
Tonight, at the 27th annual James Beard Awards in Chicago, Kevin Nashan of Sidney Street Cafe in St. Louis, was named best chef in the Midwest. Nashan, who also owns Peacemaker Lobster & Crab Co., is a five-time semi-finalist, and 2017 marked his third finals nomination.
On Thursday, veterans and employees will be treated to a cooking demonstration and free samples of food from award-winning chef Justin Carlisle and Milwaukee Veterans Affairs Medical Center dietitians.
The James Beard Foundation announced the final nominees for its 2017 awards this morning from a.o.c. restaurant in Los Angeles. For the third year running, Chef Justin Carlisle of Ardent and Red Light Ramen has made it to the next round for Best Chef Midwest.
It's common to see honorees from cities like Madison, Milwaukee and Minneapolis. But it's far more unusual for a small-town chef to hit the radar of the JBF team. That's just part of what makes Chef Luke Zahm of Driftless Cafe in Viroqua so special.
This morning, the James Beard Foundation announced the semifinalists for its 2017 awards. And Milwaukee has four reasons to be proud. Semifinalists will now move on to a voting body comprised of former Beard Award winners.
As "Wisconsin Foodie" prepares to enter its 10th year, creator Arthur Ircink is inviting fans to experience a smorgasbord of flavors from the chefs, farmers and producers who have been featured on the Emmy Award-winning television show.
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.
Plans are still in development for a new taqueria concept coming to Walker's Point. The restaurant is a collaboration between Chef Justin Carlisle of Ardent and his wife, Lucia Munoz, and is expected to open as soon as this spring.