Milwaukee's Third Ward has lost its classic French bistro. Coquette Cafe served its last meals on Sunday, according to chef and owner Nick Burki, who expressed much gratitude to those who supported the restaurant over the past 19 years.
Want to pull out all the stops this holiday? Throughout the month of December we'll share some of Milwaukee's most talented chefs' takes on holiday-worthy fare.
The Realtors Home & Garden show is on its way, starting March 18. In addition to home improvement and design ideas, some of Milwaukee's best chefs will be sharing tips and tricks on the Fresh Cookie Patio stage.
Celebrity chefs have been called "the new rock stars." But how about the rock stars who eventually became chefs? Chefs Paul Zerkel and Nick Burki dish on their rockstar aspirations and how they led to the kitchen.
Almost all of us have gone to a restaurant at some point and said a version of, "Holy cow! I wish I could make this at home!" Well, wish no more. Milwaukee's top chefs ride to the rescue with another serving of delicious recipes to bring the taste of some of Milwaukee's best restaurants back to your home kitchen.
Whether you augment your stuffing with oysters or trade your traditional turkey for Cornish hens, everyone has their own recipes for making Thanksgiving Day special, including Milwaukee chefs, whose Turkey Day celebrations aren't so different from yours or mine.
Despite the fact that Sandy D'Amato sold Coquette Cafe, 316 N. Milwaukee St., in the past year, it once again edged Lake Park Bistro for the title Best French in Milwaukee according to OnMilwaukee.com readers.
Is it a surprise that Milwaukee's best-known chef is again picked as Milwaukee's best?
Welcome to a rarity -- a double chef profile on OnMilwaukee.com. When we approached Milwaukee native, Chris Hatleli, executive chef at Milwaukee Art Museum's acclaimed Café Calatrava -- and a veteran of George Webb and Sanford -- about taking part, he asked that we also include MAM chef de cuisine and his long-time partner in culinary adventure, Nick Burki.