La fuente

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Walker's Point dining guide

Published Oct. 25, 2019

Walker's Point is a highly diverse neighborhood offering equally as diverse cuisine. It may take some time to get through all of those options.

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Milwaukee's best margaritas, 2018

Published March 19, 2018

For the fourth year in a row, when it comes to Milwaukee's best margaritas, BelAir Cantina left the rest of the competition feeling salty, easily claiming the most votes from OnMilwaukee readers in our Best of Bars poll.

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Nomad Nacional to pop-up at former La Fuente in 2018

Published Jan. 5, 2018

In November, we brought you the news that La Fuente would close its Walker's Point restaurant and convert it into an event space. Turns out, one of the events in 2018 is going to be huge, and it may result in a permanent location for a new Latin-American inspired soccer bar.

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Farewell, La Fuente

Published Nov. 27, 2017

The super-cheesy Tex-Mex entrees and not-handcrafted margaritas served in glasses with cactus-shaped stems went out with first-run episodes of "Friends" for a lot of people. But I never stopped liking La Fuente.

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Our all-time favorite dishes in Milwaukee

Published Oct. 31, 2017

We've spent all of October writing about food, but we don't often get to share our own personal dining opinions. With that in mind, here is every OnMilwaukee editorial staff member's single favorite, all-time local-restaurant dish.

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Walker's Point welcomes inaugural 5th Street Fest

Published Aug. 10, 2017

On Saturday, Sept. 23 from noon to 10 p.m. the Walker's Point Association and Town Bank will host 5th Street Fest which is, surprisingly, the neighborhood's first signature street festival.

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What is Cinco de Mayo like for local Mexican businesses?

Published May 5, 2017

What's the economic impact of Cinco de Mayo in the Hispanic community? How do local establishments view a day that isn't really celebrated in Mexico but is an unofficial American holiday? What is May 5 like for Mexican-owned businesses?

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Milwaukee's best margaritas, 2017

Published March 20, 2017

With or without tacos, the margarita is a quintessential part of our great Milwaukee summer. And our readers agree - for the third year in a row - on the best place to find them in the Brew City.

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Milwaukee's best Mexican/Latin American restaurant, 2016

Published Oct. 31, 2016

The best Mexican/Latin America category is always a hotly contested one during of Best of Dining poll, and this year's results were no different, with the top five all landing within 100 voters of one another. But what restaurant emerged on top?

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7 photos of La Fuente's remodeling project

Published Dec. 27, 2015

In recent years, La Fuente owner Jose Zarate has made changes to his restaurant, from adding new items to the fare such as stuffed mushrooms and wings to, more recently, remodeling the space.

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Milwaukee Talks: La Fuente's Jose Zarate

Published Nov. 11, 2014

For Jose Zarate, restaurant ownership has been a series of ups and downs. The once-packed Walker's Point La Fuente has struggled over the past five years and is no longer a hotbed of nightlife for both urban and suburban dwellers. Whether or not La Fuente will spring back to what it once was is unknown, but Zarate is not giving up.