We were curious about the inspiration behind the Blue Bat Kitchen's signature bowls, tacos and salads. So we talked with Chef Alex Sazama of Hospitality Democracy about the work that went into creating the Blue Bat Kitchen menu.
In this series, we ask chefs to recommend three dishes that embody the best of what they offer. In this edition, we talk with Patrick Murphy of Kindred about creating comforting, memorable fare that's appropriate for sharing.
Sometimes you get more out of a dinner than you might expect. Such was the case with the Le Reve Classic Cocktail Dinner, which provided a brief education in classic cocktails along with five courses of delicious fare.
On Thursday, Nov. 6, four Milwaukee chefs - Harbor House executive chef Zachary Espinosa, Blue Jacket executive chef Matt Kerley, former INdustri Cafe chef Robert Klemm and Le Reve chef de cuisine Patrick Murphy - team up to cook a special scrumptious four-course dinner in honor of Easter Seals of Southeastern Wisconsin.
There are tons of great restaurants and great dishes in Milwaukee. We talked to some of the best chefs in this town, asking for recipes that are unique to them and that can be made by a home cook without having to spend six years in a famous culinary school.
The upcoming weeks feature three unique dinners at area restaurants, including an evening focused on award winning wines and game, six courses of chocolate-inspired fare with French wines, and a very special Ale Asylum beer dinner.
I had the opportunity to propose a few questions to Chef Jacquy Pfeiffer about his life's work, his book, "The Art of French Pastry," which will be published in December, and his experience as a mentor to pastry chefs around the world. Here's what he had to say.
Though Patrick Murphy isn't new to Le Reve Patisserie and Cafe in Wauwatosa, he just assumed his new post as chef de cuisine last month. Now that he's top man in the kitchen at Le Reve, Murphy is working with sous chef Ashely Lamey to create a new dinner menu at the restaurant. Clearly, it is time to catch up with Murphy for this latest chef profile.
Since 1997, Gaelic Storm has been one of Milwaukee Irish Fest's biggest draws. Every year on Friday, Sunday and Saturday evenings the Miller Lite Oasis plays host to the biggest, loudest, most Irish party in town. Songwriter and lead vocalist Steve Twigger sits down with OnMilwaukee to explain what all the rumpus is about.
With the Lenten fish fry over at Le Reve, a new season brings another change at the Tosa French bistro. On Monday, the restaurant launched a new happy hour tapas menu that is available Monday through Saturday, from 3 until 5 p.m.