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Milwaukee's best family-friendly restaurant, 2016

Published Oct. 18, 2016

There's nothing child's play about picking the right restaurant to take the whole family. It needs to balance a fun, playful atmosphere, while also offering up delectable dishes for palates young and old. This year, the voters went for an old favorite.

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13 kid-friendly fish fries

Published March 6, 2015

The Friday fish fry has become a popular tradition in Wisconsin, especially during the weeks leading up to Easter. Dining out with children, however, requires a little forethought. With child sized portions taken into account, families can dine out without breaking the bank. These family-approved fish fries will satisfy your cravings without the fuss.

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Karaoke bar guide

Published June 2, 2014

Some use it to practice singing in front of an audience. Some use it to embarrass their drunk friends. Whatever the reason, singing -- or watching someone sing -- karaoke can be quite entertaining, and now we've got a guide to some of the best karaoke bars in Milwaukee.

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Local meets cocktail in The Great Sconnie Sip-Off

Published Sept. 13, 2012

You don't need to be paying particularly close attention to the restaurant industry to realize that "farm to table" is becoming a way of life. So, it's no surprise that the local concept is also being applied to the cocktails that people are drinking.

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My unofficial, unsponsored, unsolicited "best of" food list

Published Oct. 17, 2011

By no means am I a "foodie." However, I do believe that I have a decent "working man's" palate and that I can easily discern between McDonald's and Kopp's. Since OnMilwaukee.com takes the month of October to discuss the many wonderful places to eat around Milwaukee, I'm going to do a completely unofficial and unendorsed blog about my favorite places.

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Milwaukee's best family-friendly restaurant, 2009: Buca di Beppo

Published Oct. 11, 2009

It makes sense that OnMilwaukee.com readers picked Buca as Milwaukee's most family-friendly restaurant. The chain Italian eatery features colorful decor, a lively atmosphere and "family style" meals that include kid favorites like pizza and spaghetti.