Soul food


Fine & Dandy Fried Chicken slated for 3rd Street Market Hall

Published July 2, 2019

Work on the 3rd Street Market Hall is currently in progress. The forthcoming food hall is expected to house as many as 20 tenants, including a fine (of high quality) and dandy (excellent) new concept which will serve up juicy, crisp fried chicken and accompanying sides.


New Thurston Woods restaurant offers residents American soul food

Published Jan. 13, 2018

Danicha Brown and Vishalla Davis have wanted to start a restaurant for several years. On Saturday, Jan. 6, they opened Shake N' Bake American Soul Kitchen inside Hibo Foods, 3432 W. Silver Spring Dr., Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.


First look: Snifters Tapas & Spirits

Published July 28, 2017

After months of anticipation, Snifters joined the burgeoning South 5th Street scene tonight with a soft opening in the remodeled space that was formerly home to Cafe La Paloma.


Growth begets new Harambee location for Daddy's Soul Food & Grille

Published Oct. 31, 2016

There's a long list of reasons why folks in the Harambee neighborhood (and beyond) should be counting down the days until Daddy's second location opens on Holton Street and Concordia Avenue. And it begins with the concept of genuine hospitality.


Daddy's brings soul food and parental support to SOHI neighborhood

Published Nov. 27, 2014

Bennie Smith's inspiration to open a restaurant came from two sources: his desires to have a home for his already-established catering business and to celebrate fatherhood. Earlier this month, Smith - along with his wife of 22 years, Angela - opened Daddy's Soul Food & Grille, 754 N. 27th St.


A chat with Milwaukee Film Festival honoree George Tillman Jr.

Published Sept. 26, 2013

Director George Tillman Jr. is bringing "Notorious" and his latest picture, the inner-city drama "The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete," to the Milwaukee Film Festival Saturday. Before the lights go down this weekend, OnMilwaukee talked with the Milwaukee native about films new, old and inspirational.


Mr. Perkins' still the place for soul food

Published Feb. 21, 2013

Apparently some of my friends who work Downtown was surprised to discover their favorite soul food restaurants was still open. As it turns out, they've been missing out on some wonderful food at Mr. Perkins' Family Restaurant, 2001 W. Atkinson Ave.


Soul food guide

Published May 2, 2010

It's amazing that one of the most despicable periods in American history inspired delicious foods like southern fried chicken, homemade macaroni and cheese, collard greens, chitlins, hush puppies, fried catfish, sweet potato pie, cole slaw and black-eyed peas. Lucky for us, Milwaukee has a few of the finest soul food restaurants in the Midwest.