The warmth of a fire makes a good drinking buddy, and toasting - or getting toasted - in front of a fireplace is perfect on a blustery night. Here's a list of some great places to warm you inside and out.
It's been a sweet, successful 15 years for Swig, an early pioneer of Milwaukee's modern dining scene. But, as they say, all good things must come to an end.
It's pretty tough for a restaurant to survive for a lengthy period of time. But when restaurants do, it's for good reason. Take Swig, for instance, which is celebrating 15 years in business thanks to a dedication to constant evolution.
When the news broke that Water Buffalo had closed, regular customers mourned the loss. Folks spoke fondly on social media of favorite dishes, date-night specials and memories of meals with friends and family. Meanwhile, the folks at Hospitality Democracy were listening.
If you're looking for another way to make our beautiful Milwaukee summer even better, you might find inspiration in the Thirsty Passport, which features 30 two-for-one drink offers at area bars and restaurants.
In the latest episode of Chef Talk, Kyle Cherek sits down to chat with Chef Alex Sazama of Hospitality Democracy about how he leaps from cuisine to cuisine in each of the restaurants under his watch and more.
I was more excited to get a slice of cheesecake on my 21st birthday than to drink an alcoholic beverage. I've never been much of a drinker, but that doesn't mean I won't be celebrating bar month in Milwaukee. This February, try some great foods with your brews. I've prepared a list of my favorites.
Small plate dining has become increasingly popular in the past few years, but not everyone is enamored with the concept of sharing their food. Here's what the Social Circle has to say about it and feel free to share your opinion, too.
As few as 10 years ago, you would have been hard-pressed to find a restaurant with outdoor or patio seating. Yet, these days, a restaurant without a patio is more the exception than the rule. But what makes a patio great?
Slip inside the new Smoke Shack on Milwaukee Street in the Historic Third Ward, and you enter a world quite unlike anything else Downtown. Barbecue is the fragrance in the air. Recorded blues is the music in the room. And community is the style of dining.
Work has finally begun at Smoke Shack, a new BBQ place in the Historic Third Ward at 332 N. Milwaukee St.
What if, instead of being a cute little fairy tale girl with no respect for property, Goldilocks had some sense and happened to be just a little bit of a lush? Well, that'd be me. I've decided to explore every bar, pub, lounge and dive Milwaukee has to offer - in sets of three, just to be cute.
At about 4 p.m. Saturday, Oprah Winfrey, her half sister and several others stopped in the Third Ward.
Joe and Angie Sorge, owners of Swig, AJ Bombers, Water Buffalo and the soon to open Smoke Shack, announced today that they've partnered with Milwaukee-based Marcus Investments.
Sara is sick this week. Thus, in a Vicks VapoRub haze, she asked some of her most trusted sources for their "Get Well Soon" drink recipes. Here are some of the best.