Milwaukee's best sandwich, 2019

Published Oct. 15, 2019

In one of the tightest races of this year's poll, Bavette hopped from bronze to gold, winning the title of Milwaukee's best sandwich by 11 total votes. And that's just part of it.


Greatest Milwaukee sandwich ever? The Pabst Blue Reuben

Published Feb. 24, 2016

There are a lot of great sandwiches in Milwaukee. But I may have found one that blows away just about every other sumptuous creation you've ever eaten. And it's arrived just in time for St. Patrick's Day.


New Richard's Cafe stacks up

Published Nov. 2, 2014

After almost 30 years of working in the service industry, Richard Kerhin opened his own place, Richard's Cafe, in early October. Recently, swung by for coffee and a sandwich.


What is a sandwich?

Published Sept. 10, 2011

The first time I ordered a sandwich in Singapore was soon after I arrived in 2006. I almost broke out laughing when my ham and cheese came with one thin slice of ham and one slice of American cheese. I wrote it off to being in the wrong place for a real sandwich.


Great Milwaukee sandwiches

Published Nov. 22, 2010

This town has a plethora of sandwiches make on subs and hoagies -- as well as a multitude of fancy sammies made on fancy breads -- but where does one go to have a classic sandwich? You know, the classic kind with two pieces of bread and meat and / or cheese and / or various veggies and condiments in between?


Is this really the best sandwich in the United States?

Published April 23, 2010

People in Pittsburgh are justifiably proud of their sports teams, and the parks, arts and museums that enhance the quality of life. One of the biggest points of civic pride, however, is a sandwich. Not just any sandwich, but the famous Primanti Brothers sandwich that features meat, cole slaw and French fries piled high between two slices of Italian bread.


Rapid review: Backstreet Cafe

Published Oct. 10, 2009

Backstreet Cafe is a classic sandwich stop. Thick foccacia, whole grain, sourdough or classic white breads are topped with heaping piles of meats, veggies and cheeses. The atmosphere is casual and quaint; orders are placed at a walk up counter.


Hotch-A-Do makes a fresh and tasty sandwich

Published Oct. 24, 2007

Continuing with my recent plan to try new (to me) restaurants, the other day I walked the 100 yards from my office to Hotch-A-Do for a quick lunch. I didn't go in with any expectations, but I walked out full, satisfied and really pleased the restaurant replaced the laundromat I used to frequent when I was 22.


Koppa's bites into nostalgia with free Atari

Published Oct. 28, 2005

How long has it been since you have sat down to a nice game of Pac-Man? Now, while waiting for your sandwich to be made at Koppa's Fulbeli Deli, you can put your dot-eating skills to the test with some free Atari.


City Lunch's menu rings true to its name

Published April 18, 2005

Sarah and John Regner knew if they could provide quality food and make-you-return friendliness that City Lunch would succeed. And they've done just that with their one-and-a-half-year-old lunch nook that's nestled in the Tannery building.


Local sandwich enthusiasts vote mayo or Miracle Whip

Published Nov. 2, 2004

Take a break from asking yourself questions like "Bush or Kerry?" and focus on this one instead: Can a sandwich really be a sandwich without the tangy zip of Miracle Whip? Milwaukee's most seasoned sandwich makers cast their votes.


Comet's food is deliciously inconsistent

Published Dec. 30, 2002

Comet Coffeeshop's food sometimes takes up to twenty minutes to arrive and it's a little different every time. Mayo portions range from a light spread to a thick smear and chili is just as likely to be ladled over elbow macaroni as rainbow rotini, but this is one of the reason diners return again and again.