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Holiday Gems: Ernie's Wine Bar in Cedarburg

Published Dec. 20, 2019

Some bars celebrate the holidays with festive drinks, twinkling lights and festive decor. Still others are the sort of places where the warmth and spirit of the holiday season can be found all year long. Among those places is Ernie's Wine Bar in Cedarburg.

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Beer here: Your ultimate guide to beer at Summerfest

Published June 26, 2019

We've scoured Henry Maier Festival Park to bring you the ultimate guide to beer at Summerfest. Using our handy list, you can find the beer you're craving anywhere on the grounds, or even check out the selection at individual venues.

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3 dishes: Paris Dreibelbis of Black Sheep

Published May 29, 2019

What's in a restaurant? In this series, we ask chefs around the city to describe their restaurants in their own words and recommend three dishes that embody the best of what they offer. In this edition, we talk with Chef Paris Dreibelbis of Black Sheep.

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Drink, nibble and explore at the new Voyager wine and cocktail bar

Published Oct. 19, 2018

Wine lovers are in for a treat at Bay View's newest venue, Voyager, which opens later today in Bay View. It promises to distinguish itself as a casual neighborhood spot where guests can linger and socialize, enjoying wines new and old in the company of an educated - and engaging - staff.

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Wine with a feline: Milwaukee's first cat cafe Sip & Purr in the works

Published Aug. 30, 2017

Have you ever wanted to snuggle a Siamese while drinking your morning coffee? How about petting a Persian while sipping a nice glass of malbec? Well, if all goes well, you could be doing just that, thanks to new plans for Milwaukee's first cat cafe, Sip & Purr.

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Featured bartender: The Ruby Tap's Sarah Smith

Published Feb. 6, 2013

We've featured a lot of bartenders here at OnMilwaukee.com, but this one's a little different. Purists might argue that The Ruby Tap's Sarah Smith isn't even a true bartender. Because The Ruby Tap in Tosa Village is a self-serve wine bar, Smith doesn't make cocktails, but she serves bottled beer and wine from taps and by the bottle, dishes up snacks, deals with folks who have maybe had a little too much and works to keep her customers happy and satisfied like any other bartender.

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Check into The Hamilton for a drink

Published Dec. 23, 2010

The Hamilton, 823 E. Hamilton St., will open for a private event on New Year's Eve and then to the public soon after. Owner Kimberly Floyd says her new establishment will offer the neighborhood a classy but casual lounge that's reminiscent of a hotel lobby.

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Thief Wine secures Shorewood location

Published April 15, 2010

Owners Aimee Murphy and Phil Bilodeau say they've had such great success with their first Milwaukee venture that it's now time to grow.

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Pastiche Bistro brings French fare in Bay View

Published Jan. 8, 2010

Pastiche Bistro and Wine Bar, set to open at the end of January at 3001 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., will feature a menu packed with Mediterranean -- southern French, Italian and Spanish, to be specific -- specialties.