Milwaukee's best African / Jamaican / Caribbean restaurant, 2019

Published Oct. 30, 2019

Last year's runner-up takes the top spot from Irie Zulu, which closed last winter, but is on the verge of reopening. While first place was won by a relatively relatively wide margin, the difference between the second place winner, Sabor Tropical, and fourth place winner, Alem Ethiopian Village, was merely 7 votes.


Catching up with Chef Mitch Ciohon

Published Dec. 12, 2014

The past couple of years have held a lot in the way of adventure for Mitch Ciohon, former chef of Beta by Sabor, including a cross-country trek, a stint in Austin and establishment of a Door County food truck, which is now making stops in Milwaukee.


New Brazilian steakhouse opening Downtown

Published Nov. 20, 2012

According to a sign on the door, Rodizio Grill will open in Milwaukee at 777 N. Water St. - the former Sabor space - on Thursday, Dec. 6. The chain of Brazilian steakhouses features 11 other restaurants, but this is the first Wisconsin-based location.


Beta and Sabor closing their doors

Published Sept. 3, 2012

Sabor and Beta by Sabor, 777 N. Water St., have closed their doors, according to Executive Chef Mitch Ciohon, who posted a notice on Facebook yesterday.


Sabor adds small plates

Published Aug. 5, 2011

Sabor, the Brazilian steakhouse on Water Street, no longer requires its customers to arrive with a giant appetite. A new small plates concept, Beta by Sabor, was added two weeks ago, giving diners many more options in addition to the restaurant's traditional fixed-price menu.


Milwaukee small event planning guide

Published Oct. 8, 2008

"Where can I book a group gathering in Milwaukee?" We get that question a lot here at, and we started to compile some answers.


Heart-healthy dining: Sabor's salad bar

Published May 6, 2008

Nobody in his or her right mind could possibly envision a heart-healthy meal at a Brazilian steakhouse, right? But beneath all the hype surrounding the prime cuts of beef, there lies a piece of vegetarian heaven: the salad bar.


Sabor carves out unique steak niche

Published July 3, 2006

The long-vacant former home of the Stout Brothers, 777 N. Water St., now celebrates "a rich and powerful fifth element -- Sabor" with the appearance of the beautifully decorated and meticulously designed Brazilian churrascaria.


Sabor serves up Brazilian steaks

Published May 10, 2006

Sabor, Milwaukee's first Brazilian steak house, has opened at 777 N. Water St., former home of Stout Bros. The new eatery has long been talked about but began serving just last week.