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Milwaukee's best bar food, 2019

Published Oct. 8, 2019

This bar and restaurant, located in Bay View, specializes in house-made sausages, ranging from the familiar favorites such as bratwurst with pork, nutmeg, coriander and beer, to the adventurous links, such as the jalapeno cheddar brat and the Jamaican lamb currywurst.

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Tusk is now open in Uptown Crossing

Published Nov. 18, 2018

Tusk - which offers a menu of shareable snacks, soups, salads, sandwiches and entrees - has officially opened to the public on the West Side.

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Milwaukee's best bar food, 2017

Published Oct. 8, 2017

The best bar food category may only be two years old, but it's already become one of the most hotly contested competitions in our contest, as it sees its second winner in as many years.

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Thank Cod it's Fryday: The fish fry at McBob's

Published Oct. 6, 2017

In this series, we're trying out some of Milwaukee's most popular fish fries, serving up commentary, fun facts, pro tips and ratings of the three foundational elements of a classic Wisconsin fry: the fish, the potato pancakes and the classic brandy old fashioned.

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Some Milwaukee restaurants take segregation off the menu

Published Oct. 31, 2016

We all know Milwaukee is often identified as a segregated city - and, most of the time, it is. White and black folks have their favorite places, and they don't often overlap. But sometimes they do. And when they do, it works.

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Milwaukee's best bar food, 2016

Published Oct. 13, 2016

The readers have spoken and they've got something new in mind for Milwaukee's best bar food. There was plenty of change with this category, as three new establishments were voted into the top five this year and last year's winner fell to fifth.

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Milwaukee's best Irish pub, 2016

Published March 6, 2016

When it comes to Irish pubs in Brew City, OnMilwaukee readers really love County Clare. The Lower East Side hotel, bar and restaurant nabbed the title of best Irish bar for the umpteenth year in a row.

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Milwaukee's best bar food, 2015

Published Nov. 16, 2015

It was another close race for best bar food this year; but votes don't lie. Leff's Lucky Town, a bar named after Bruce Springsteen and home to the "Big Ass Pretzel," was your choice for the best pub grub.

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Social Circle: Favorite Irish bar?

Published Aug. 18, 2013

Irish Fest took Milwaukee by storm this weekend so we asked the Social Circle what's their favorite Irish bar and why. There are certainly plenty to choose from. Here's to shamrocks atop Guinness froth and hurling sticks on the wall. Sl√°inte, Milwaukee!

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A big beef with a recent review

Published March 22, 2012

Recently the dining columnist for the Journal Sentinel ran a long article about the best places for corned beef in Milwaukee. She left out Benji's.

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The Finn MacCools ramp it up for St. Patrick's Day

Published March 12, 2012

It's St. Patrick's Day and Milwaukee's own Celtic rockers The Finn MacCools have released their debut disc, "Rogue Nation." That's two reasons to celebrate. It's also two reasons to do ask the veteran quintet what they've been up to. Despite having to get ready for four gigs on March 17, singer and guitarist Dan Smars found the time to tell us a bit about the band, how it's spending St. Patrick's Day this year and more.

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Did your favorite bar close - or open - in 2011?

Published Feb. 1, 2012

Milwaukee's a tavern town, so while some places endure for decades, many bars tend to come and go in the course of a year. Sometimes the changes are so numerous that it feels nearly impossible to keep up. To help you get up to speed, here are some of the changes in the Milwaukee scene in 2011.