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From spaetzle to spanferkel: More to love at The Schwabenhof

Published April 2, 2018

It's been a busy year at The Schwabenhof, the longtime fish fry destination in Menomonee Falls. And, beginning this week, there will be even more to love, including further expanded hours and a menu featuring German-American favorites.


Build-your-own schnitzel is among new offerings at The Schwabenhof

Published Feb. 13, 2018

The Lenten season will mark another milestone for The Schwabenhof. After more than 30 years offering dinner service on Wednesdays and Fridays only, the kitchen will extend its hours to include both lunch and dinner service, along with dinner and lunch specials.


Breaking: Von Trier to remain a German bar and restaurant

Published Oct. 31, 2017

Thanks to an outpouring of support from the Milwaukee community, Von Trier will no longer be re-concepted. Instead, the historic venue will undergo a renaissance of sorts, similar to that taking place in the neighborhood it inhabits.


Fish fry resumes Nov. 1 at the newly refreshed Schwabenhof

Published Oct. 25, 2017

The Schwabenhof, a popular gathering place for Friday fish fries and events, closed this summer to accommodate both aesthetic improvement of the space and changes in operations for the restaurant. But, it will reopen next week, debuting a refreshed look and menu.


Milwaukee, meet your local tropical getaway: The Love Shack

Published April 10, 2017

As we announced Friday, a new Polynesian bar and restaurant called The Love Shack is coming to the former Wine Maniacs space at 106 Seeboth St. in Walker's Point. The city is abuzz with the news. But, what's The Love Shack? And why should you care?


The Love Shack opening soon

Published April 7, 2017

The Love Shack, a high end Polynesian bar and restaurant, will move into the former Wine Maniacs On the River space, 106 W. Seeboth St.


Former Plum Lounge chef Adam Pawlak joins Black Sheep

Published Feb. 7, 2017

Known for his creative small plates and inventive dishes, many infused with elements from his Italian heritage, Chef Adam Pawlak will continue bolstering the options at Black Sheep, which is driven by seasonal and local ingredients.


Black Sheep welcomes new chef

Published April 25, 2016

Changes are imminent at Black Sheep in Milwaukee's Third Ward as Chef Justice Neal moves on to a position that will allow him to spend more time with his wife and 2-year-old daughter.


Mi-Key's to host American Cancer Society benefit

Published May 18, 2009

Mi-Key's, 811 N. Jefferson St., is presenting "The Kick Off to Summer," a benefit for the American Cancer Society, at 8 p.m. Thursday. The program, which will take place in the Skylight Room, features The Color Truth, Jayk and comedian Wes Shaver. There will be complimentary appetizers and Absolut Vodka drink specials.