Tapas

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Milwaukee's best small plates, 2019

Published Oct. 29, 2019

For the fourth year in a row, this Walker's Point gem has won over your hearts, minds and stomachs to be called the best small plates restaurant in Milwaukee. Odd Duck gave La Merenda a run for their money this year, but last years winner stayed on top for another year.

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Milwaukee's best small plates, 2018

Published Oct. 28, 2018

Inspired by food from all over the world, this Walker's Point gem has won your heart for best small plates three years in a row, and for good reason.

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Eat this now: Churros at Movida

Published July 25, 2018

Movida has a small but delicious dessert menu, including chocolate cake, cheesecake, and churros. I tried the churros, which I first heard about when they started serving them initially and I have been waiting to try ever since.

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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.

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Milwaukee's best small plates, 2016

Published Oct. 10, 2016

They may be small, but the Cream City's small plates incite big opinions. In fact, this year's poll was a race to the finish. But, after giving up their spot to MOVIDA in 2015, Milwaukee's tapas titan La Merenda is back with a vengeance

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Chef Talk: Easy Tyger's Evan Greenhalgh

Published Sept. 23, 2016

In the latest episode of Chef Talk, Kyle Cherek sits down with Chef Evan Greenhalgh of Easy Tyger to chat about trying to define Easy Tyger, the Milwaukee food scene and just what the heck the difference is between tapas, small plates and shared plates.

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Social Circle: Thoughts on small plate dining?

Published Oct. 5, 2014

It's Dining Month on OnMilwaukee.com and so this week, Social Circlers were asked, aptly, a dining-related question regarding their thoughts on small plate / tapas dining.

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Movida to open in former INdustri Cafe space

Published June 10, 2014

INdustri Cafe closed its doors on South 2nd Street a few weeks back after being in the space for four years. Now coming into this space is Movida, a Spanish restaurant who will focus on reinventing Spanish tapas and cocktails.

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Stonefly, Ginger owners embrace transformation

Published Oct. 9, 2013

In the world of Milwaukee hospitality, Julia LaLoggia is a master of re-invention. LaLoggia, with partner Rose Billingsley, currently owns Stonefly Brewery and Ginger. Now with just two establishments, (LaLoggia is the former owner of Lee's Luxury Lounge and Redroom), they are able to make multiple changes and improvements.

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Social Circle: Your thoughts on small plate dining?

Published July 28, 2013

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.