These are challenging times for businesses, including restaurants and entertainment venues, many of which have been forced to furlough countless employees. But the pandemic has also created fertile ground for cultivating chefs' creativity. Such is the case for Jerry's Kitchen.
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Zócalo Food Park will officially launch their first full summer season beginning Friday, May 1. That includes expanded hours, new food vendors and more.
Wisconsin Foodie will debut a new episode tonight featuring a variety of locally owned businesses at both Crossroads Collective and Zocalo Food Park.
Zocalo food park may have shorn down their hours for the winter season. But, thanks to its well appointed tavern and the ability to skip waiting in the cold for food (thanks to the CashDrop app), Zócalo has become a lively spot for whiling away the evening with friends old and new.
It's 20 degrees outside. You're sitting in your nice warm Downtown office and all you can think about is the delicious cheeseburger. Unfortunately, the idea of venturing out into the cold and standing in line to get it has zero appeal. Fortunately - as they say - there's an app for that.
On this week's podcast, Lori Fredrich and Matt Mueller explore the world of bagels with Daniela Varela, owner of Ruby's Bagels.
Food is often credited for its power as a unifier, as a tool to build community and for its ability to bring people from various backgrounds and walks of life together in community. On this week's podcast we talk to Jesus Gonzalez, a young entrepreneur and chef who has dedicated his career to building bridges.
Zocalo Food Park is definitely a good place to eat a burger, thanks to Fontelle's Eatery, a brand new food truck concept serving up globally inspired sandwiches and loaded fries.
Designed with the help of local artist and MIAD graduate Gloria Santos Ruiz, the tavern's look and feel was intended to capture both the aesthetic and welcoming vibe of Latina artist Frida Kahlo's La Casa Azul.
Hosted by the brand new food truck park, the Milwaukee Tech Bash brings together the city's tech and startup communities for a night of conversation, collaboration, thoughtful discussion, networking and, of course, food and fun.
Dinner is almost served, as Zocalo Food Park announced on Facebook that it will host its grand opening celebration on Saturday, July 13, at its home at 636 S. 6th St. in the former La Fuente and Nomad Nacional location.
Work on Zócalo, Milwaukee's first food truck park, is well underway in Walker's Point. In fact, the park has set its sights on a June opening, and unveiled the first of its vendors.
Founded by Daniela Varela, Ruby's Bagels is a business founded on family memories and a passion for cooking and sharing food with others.
Among the new concepts coming to the Zocalo Food Park is Fontelle's Eatery, a globally inspired burger and sandwich concept from the owners of Freshfin Poke. Here's what they will be serving up.
While Milwaukee has hosted a variety of food truck gatherings - including regular events at spots like the County Courthouse and Red Arrow Park - the Zocalo Food Park is likely to be quite distinct, and a first for the area.