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You asked for it, you got it: Captain's Steak Joynt's cheese fondue recipe

Published Sept. 19, 2019

This weekend, OnMilwaukee posted a story about the Captain's Steak Joynt chains that were around Milwaukee and the state in the 1970s and `80s. Numerous people commented via Facebook that they remembered and loved the cheese fondue that was a staple at the Captain's salad bar. Here's the recipe.

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Cracking the code to the Safe House Chicago

Published July 8, 2019

Trying to recreate the magic of a quirky and beloved institution can be tricky, but based on a couple criteria, I think it's, ahem, safe to say that Marcus Corporation has done just that with the Safe House Chicago, in River North at 60 E. Ontario St.

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Dining flashback: Captain's Steak Joynt

Published May 24, 2017

Here's a look back at the Captain's Steak Joynt, a local chain of nautical-themed restaurants owned by the Marcus Corporation. Anyone remember 'em? The treasure chest filled with prizes? The salad bar shaped like a boat?

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Mission not-so-impossible: Infiltrate new Safe House

Published March 10, 2016

Calling all Milwaukee operatives: Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to infiltrate the newly revamped Safe House, thoroughly investigate its new digs and return with a full report.

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Marcus announces lead for SafeHouse rebrand

Published Jan. 4, 2016

According to news released by the Marcus Corporation this week, brand development for Milwaukee's iconic spy-themed restaurant, the SafeHouse, will fall under the leadership of Peggy Williams-Smith.

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Safe House founder Dave Baldwin dies

Published Dec. 21, 2015

Dave Baldwin, creator and long-time owner of the Safe House, Milwaukee's iconic spy-themed bar and restaurant, has passed at the age of 84. But his legacy lives on in the form of passwords and secret doorways.

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We made the Captain Steak Joynt's cheese fondue

Published Nov. 19, 2015

Recently, we posted a story about the now-defunct Captain's Steak Joynt chain of restaurants and many readers remembered its famous cheese fondue. We got the recipe and last night we made it.

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Milwaukee business leaders announce support for streetcar

Published Feb. 6, 2015

Milwaukee business leaders will gather Monday, Feb. 9 at 10 a.m. in support of the Milwaukee streetcar at a news conference hosted at ManpowerGroup's headquarters, 100 Manpower Pl., in Downtown Milwaukee.