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View MKE to replace former Wolf Peach

Published May 7, 2018

View MKE, a new neighborhood restaurant featuring small plates, shareable platters and a local take on globally-inspired cuisine today announced it will open later this summer.

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Cloud Red forms in old Village Pub space

Published April 24, 2016

Next month, Rebecca Goldberger and Lis Duggan plan to open Cloud Red in the former Village Pub space, 4488 N. Oakland Ave. in Shorewood.

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Update on Roots Restaurant and Cellar space

Published Sept. 17, 2012

After eight years of business, Roots Restaurant and Cellar closed yesterday. Developer Tim Dixon, owner of the building, plans to open a new restaurant on Oct. 31.

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Milwaukee's best view, 2012: Blu

Published Feb. 19, 2012

When last year Blu, atop the The Pfister Hotel, was named bar with the best view in town, it had unseated perennial favorite Roots. This time around, you, the readers of OnMilwaukee.com have given Blu a repeat victory.

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Local eateries serve eclectic array of holiday desserts

Published Dec. 3, 2011

Decadent December delicacies range greatly, but many include chocolate, fruit, gingerbread and sometimes, booze. Here's a list of places for any budget that serve up some of the city's sweetest seasonal treats.

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SlowPig: It's "porktastic"

Published Oct. 13, 2011

For over four years, Chef Daniel Fox has been bringing world-inspired cuisine to the diners at the Madison Club, where he serves as executive chef. Although the flavors of his food span the globe, his heart lies closer to home, raising heritage hogs on a 110-acre farm in southwest Wisconsin. In an effort to spread the word about these noble beasts, Chef Fox has cooked up SlowPig, a glorious (and gluttonous) celebration of all that is "pig."

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Milwaukee's Best View, 2011: Harbor House

Published Oct. 9, 2011

Last year the then-new Harbor House, located in the former Pieces of Eight, toppled the long-reigning Roots from its pedestal as chronic winner in the Best View category of our annual Best Dining poll. This year, the seafood-focused Bartolotta eatery solidified its lead by taking the title once again.

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Milwaukee's best view, 2011: Blu

Published Feb. 20, 2011

Although it didn't win last year, it really does seem natural that Blu, atop The Pfister Hotel has won the top prize for bar with the best view, as voted by you, the readers of OnMilwaukee.com.