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Love burgers? Then you need to get to Crazy Water on Tuesday

Published March 23, 2019

Last fall I wrote about the sexy, grown up pub burger on the menu at Crazy Water, Chef Peggy Magister's charming little Walker's Point bistro. It was delicious. But now you can enjoy it at an amazing price on Tuesday nights.

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Eat this now: Lunch at Crazy Water

Published Feb. 15, 2017

When was the last time you dined at Crazy Water? If it's been a while, or you've never had the pleasure, take the time to set up a lunch date at the Walker's Point staple, which offers a modestly priced menu of lovely salads, sandwiches and entrees.

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8 James Beard honorees' restaurants to put on your list for 2017

Published Dec. 28, 2016

Since 2002, Milwaukee has seen honors for 12 restaurants or chefs from the James Beard Foundation. And, if you're a food lover who wants to get to know our city better, put a visit to each of these restaurants on your list of things to do during 2017.

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Featured chef: Daniel Pope of AP Bar and Kitchen

Published Dec. 13, 2013

Even at 15 years of age, there was something special about the way Daniel Pope made sandwiches at his local sub shop. These days he's delivering the goods at AP Bar & Kitchen in Walker's Point.

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The Weekly Nibble: Crazy Water to be featured on Cooking Channel

Published July 15, 2013

Details about a new episode of "America's Best Bites" featuring Crazy Water, movie night at Love Handle, fifth anniversary celebration for Thief Wine, new hours and menu at Bavette, a BBQ dinner at Bacchus featuring dishes from around the world, and an exclusive wine dinner at Milwaukee Chophouse.

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Milwaukee's best chef, 2012

Published Oct. 8, 2012

We'll give you one hint as to who OnMilwaukee.com voters picked as their favorite chef in the city: it's the same chef who won last year, too.

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Wisconsin cooks up Beard Award nominations

Published March 2, 2010

If you want expert confirmation that our culinary scene is moving in the right direction, the James Beard Award is your answer. In a category that encompasses eight Midwestern states, Wisconsin makes one of the strongest showings with four nominees for "Best Midwest Chef" plus nominees for "Rising Star Chef of the Year" and "Outstanding Restaurant."