The new La Merenda Market opens today. And it might be a cozy little shop; but it's filled to the brim with fresh delicious items from local farms and specialty purveyors.
There's a new boutique market and butcher shop coming to Walker's Point early next year.
More and more local restaurants are getting rid of plastic straws. Happy Earth Day, Milwaukee.
There's no shortage of articles and television shows that showcase the dishes that chefs love to cook at their restaurants. But, what do they love to eat at the end of their exhausting 16 hour days? Or on their days off?
For 47 years, Clean Wisconsin has worked to protect the state's clean water and clean air, and on June 8th the organization will host its 2nd annual Epicurean Evening fundraising gala at Discovery World.
The recent "Taste of Hope" dinner brought together six chefs who donated their time to help raise funds to fight Leukemia and Lymphoma. But, maybe none had a more fervid motivation than Peter Sandroni, owner of La Merenda and Engine Company No. 3.
It was a downright voting battle for Milwaukee's best chef. But, you chose multi-year James Beard nominee, Justin Carlisle, of both the refined Ardent and the casual late night hot spot, Red Light Ramen.
There's something about an old fire house. Even a crumbling one. Thirty years ago, the old Engine Co. No. 3 house at 217 W. National Ave. was already rough around the edges and sitting unused for the intervening decades did little to improve things. But, still, the place held an allure for restaurateur Peter Sandroni, whose acclaimed La Merenda sits just a block and a half east.
Bobby Tanzilo is slowly becoming a "collector" of old firehouses. Here he explores the first home of Engine Co. No. 4, located in the heart of Downtown.
There's plenty to love about Irishmen Duncan and Richard Blair, owners of the Blairs Inn in Blarney, Ireland - including the fact that they seem to love it in Milwaukee.
Milwaukee is filled with amazing people. And some of those people are wild about food. Take Bryan Peters, for example. He's a pork crazy locavore with a penchant for hats.
Chef Peter Sandroni of La Merenda will see a long-time goal come true this week, as he opens a long-awaited breakfast restaurant in Walker's Point.
Starting on Monday, La Merenda will add a new team member to its kitchen.
La Merenda's Peter Sandroni plans to open a breakfast and lunch restaurant at 217 W. National Ave., in a former, 1904-built fire station named Engine Company No. 3.
In this latest installment of the Chef Talk series, Wisconsin Foodie's Kyle Cherek chats with Peter Sandroni, whose Walker's Point restaurant La Merenda is now in its eighth year.