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Oggie's restaurant at Hotel Metro sets opening date

Published July 23, 2020

Oggie's is the name of the new venue, which promises a menu of accessible modern European fare served up with a hefty dose of Midwestern charm. And it will do so with a veteran Milwaukee chef at the helm: Thomas Hauck, former owner of c.1880 and more recent culinary director for the Lowlands Restaurant Group.

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Hidden gem: Nomad World Pub

Published April 2, 2019

If news that Nomad World Pub owner Mike Eitel had sold the building the bar's occupied since 1995 gave you a little scare, don't worry. Eitel says he's not going anywhere. In fact, next year will mark the popular Brady Street corner tap's 25th anniversary at 1401 E. Brady St.

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FoodCrush Podcast: Trappist monks are cool, but women in beer are rad

Published March 13, 2019

From 6,000 B.C. when women brewed "magical" elixirs at the behest of Ninkasi, goddess of brewing to the modern day, women have played an integral role in the the production of beer, both nationally and abroad. Why did things change? And how are women getting back into the industry?

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Cafe Benelux to add heated domes to its rooftop

Published Nov. 8, 2018

Cafe Benelux is routinely voted as having one of best patios in the city, and the Third Ward locale is hoping to make it even better - or at least certainly a bit more unique - with the addition of large heated domes this winter.