Mediterranean

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Fauntleroy to reopen with mouth-watering menu of Mediterranean dishes

Published May 12, 2020

After a six-plus week break from service, Fauntleroy in the Historic Third Ward has prepared for its return in the world of curbside pick-up. And fans of bright, fresh herb-infused Mediteranean dishes won't want to wait to get their first taste of the restaurant's brand new take-out menu

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3 Dishes: Joe Schreiter of Mistral

Published May 18, 2018

Chef Joe Schreiter notes that the menu at Mistral aims to showcase unique Mediterranean flavors. However, it does so in a way that's both flexible and familiar.

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Mistral slated for Dec. 11 opening in Bay View

Published Dec. 1, 2017

The former bar space adjacent to the Avalon Theater at 2473 Kinnickinnic Ave. has been under construction for the past few months in preparation for its transformation into Mistral, a new Mediterranean restaurant that promises a refreshing new dining experience.

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Tulip wilts my appetite

Published June 17, 2013

In support of last week's Downtown Dining Week, I decided to visit the Turkish restaurant Tulip, 360 E. Erie St., in hopes of discovering my new favorite Mediterranean eatery. I am in a serious and long-term love affair with hummus, so I couldn't resist a chance to eat a meal complementary to my favorite ethnic flavor.

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Daily dish: Chicken souvlaki

Published Oct. 3, 2008

A culinary tradition based around soft cheeses, crusty breads, true olive oil and fresh tomatoes; southern European staples epitomize my taste. Homemade marinades and yogurt sauce make this Chicken Souvlaki simply refreshing comfort.

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Yaffa's unique culinary spin is promising

Published May 8, 2006

A short walk from the Milwaukee Repertory Theater and other Downtown venues, Yaffa Lounge boasts unique and beautiful dƩcor. Several recent visits to Yaffa brought some interesting dishes and very good service.

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Shi Chai fires up Mediterranean comfort food, hookahs

Published March 27, 2006

Shi Chai opened quietly in Riverwest last week, and thanks to a cozy-yet-spacious atmosphere, stellar menu and "shisha" smoking, it's the most promising venture to open in the area since African restaurant and nightclub, Club Timbuktu.

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Yaffa restaurant to bring exotic flavors to Riverwalk

Published July 26, 2005

A long-vacant Riverwalk restaurant space in the Cawker Building, 108 W. Wells St., will be home to a new restaurant called "Yaffa" -- which means "beautiful" in Hebrew -- in September. Owner John Chitko promises exotic flavors and an easy vibe.