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Cheap Cheeseburgers All Week!

Celebrating National Cheeseburger Day. Plus: more BBQ. And two new Crawdaddy's!

Wings Restaurant Opening on East Side

Good Land Wing Company, on Oak and Loc, promises healthier, non-greasy chicken wings.

Fuel Cafe Is a 5th St. Hangout

Good coffee, of course, but hip, spacious place also has mostly tasty chow.

Bay View Sushi Restaurant Closing

Sushi Go closed, its food truck still going through December, owners off to New Mexico.

New Restaurant, New Market for Downtown

Global Fusion restaurant and Maurer supermarket-deli opening.

Food Network Discovers Milwaukee Food

Five Milwaukee chefs featured in upcoming episode of network's new show "Bite Club".

City’s First Tequilaria Is Hot

And so is the food. Plus 160 different tequilas at Blue Bat Kitchen & Tequilaria.

Ted’s Is a 1950s Time Warp

Tosa diner has home-made soup, burgers, old-fashioned malts. Delicious and dirt cheap.

New Downtown Beer Hall at The 42

Plus: Two new Mexican places, East Side Korean spot and Walker's Point pizza place.

Goodbye, Downtown Cousins Subs

Shop at 324 E. Wisconsin Ave. has closed. City still has 18 others.

New Taco Place for West Center Street

Freddy's Tacos, on 45th and Center, is convenient for Sherman Park and Uptown residents.

Sub Sandwich Chain a Cure For Munchies

Colorado-based Cheba Hut has marijuana theme, will open several locations here.

East Town Restaurant Louise’s Closing

Italian restaurant located on Jefferson St. for 28 years will close next week.

New Vegan Bakery For Bay View

Plus: new health food restaurant for Downtown, new diner in Walker's Point.

Don’s Diner to Open in Walker’s Point

A new Stand Eat Drink venue, more restaurant than tavern, in former location of c1880.


Hamburger Mary’s Has 1877-Era Buildings

Many old Milwaukee touches in campy, gay-themed restaurant, bar and arcade.

Up-Down Milwaukee Is Arcade Heaven

Brady St. bar has 60 vintage arcade games, 59 beers on tap, great views and loud vibe.

Riverwest’s Club 99 Has 116-Year History

Old Miller tied house has had many different owners, now on Riverwest 24 course.

Nomad’s Worldly Beer Garden

The Nomad is a Brady Street fixture and its patio has become a destination in its own right.

The Speakeasy Was Exactly That

The surreptitious Bayside bar, opened during Prohibition, was one of the few in metro area.

The Cheel, Thiensville’s Best Bar?

Located on the Interurban bike path, hotel bar's history goes back to 1895.

Nomad Nacional is an Urban Marvel

Pop-up soccer bar in 125-year-old building a case study in urban revitalization.

Veggas Pub Is a Riverwest Survivor

Most taverns in area long gone; this 19th century-era bar is still unique.

Boone & Crockett’s New Digs

New bigger bar, still intimate and rustic like the old one.

Hop Over to The Wicked Hop

One of the few taverns on streetcar line, in one of few buildings to survive Third Ward fire.

Walker’s Pint Is City’s Oldest Lesbian Bar

In an 1885 building that's been a tavern for more than a century. A local classic.

A Bar That’s Also a Museum

Brew City MKE in Grand Avenue Mall serves only Milwaukee beers -- and brewing history.

Unique New Place for Craft Beers

Eagle Park Brewing Co. is now in the century-old former space of The Hamilton. It is solid.

Toni’s Is Strictly Old Bay View

Full name Toni's Moody Blues, style working class, history harking back to 1886.

A Gentleman’s Club for 134 Years

Downtown's Milwaukee Club, founded 1884, is the oldest and most exclusive bar in town.