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On the Burger Trail: Le Bistro Burger at Le Reve Patisserie & Cafe

Published June 10, 2019

It was the excellent croque-monsieur that kept Lori Fredrich from even considering the proposition of eating a burger at Le Reve. But she broke her allegiance last week when she paid a lunchtime visit explicitly to eat one of their burgers.

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Wauwatosa bar guide

Published March 25, 2019

Slowly but surely, Wauwatosa is becoming a popular destination for thirsty Milwaukeeans in search of good drink and good times.

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Milwaukee's best French, Cajun or Creole, 2017

Published Oct. 30, 2017

After taking the crown yet again in best Southern/soul food just a few days ago, this Southern comfort king in Cream City also nabbed the title of best French/Cajun/Creole.

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What chefs eat: Ana Docta of Great Lakes Distillery

Published April 16, 2017

There's no shortage of articles and TV shows showcasing 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? This week, we ask Ana Docta of Great Lakes Distillery.

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Milwaukee's best desserts, 2016

Published Oct. 20, 2016

After two years on the throne, reigning supreme over Cream City's collective sweet tooth, Purple Door Ice Cream has been knocked off its sugary top spot. In 2016, there's a new king of the desserts - albeit a familiar face.

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Best restaurant service or waitstaff, 2016

Published Oct. 6, 2016

There are multiple aspects of a favorable dining experience: delicious food, well-curated beverages, pleasant atmosphere and courteous, attentive service. And when Milwaukee diners cast their votes for the latter, Lake Park Bistro racked up all the tips.

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Cook like a pro: Recipes from Milwaukee's best chefs

Published Oct. 7, 2014

There are tons of great restaurants and great dishes in Milwaukee. We talked to some of the best chefs in this town, asking for recipes that are unique to them and that can be made by a home cook without having to spend six years in a famous culinary school.

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A chat with world famous pastry chef Jacquy Pfeiffer

Published Nov. 27, 2013

I had the opportunity to propose a few questions to Chef Jacquy Pfeiffer about his life's work, his book, "The Art of French Pastry," which will be published in December, and his experience as a mentor to pastry chefs around the world. Here's what he had to say.

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Milwaukee's best desserts, 2013

Published Oct. 8, 2013

This year, we combined the dessert, custard and frozen yogurt categories into one delectable mega-category. Would Honeypie still be crowned champion? Or would Yo Mama or Kopp's claim the sweetest title of all Dining Month?

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Bread for greatness: 10 of Milwaukee's best sandwiches

Published Jan. 30, 2013

Far too many Milwaukee restaurants offer the same old tired takes on familiar classics. But, there are a few who excel at taking the basics to a whole new level, and still others who use ingenuity to take a good sandwich and make it great.