Food & Drink

City’s Restaurant Grading System Threatened

City’s Restaurant Grading System Threatened

State board votes to prohibit system grading restaurants for food safety.

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Try Rocket Baby For Lunch

Yes, the pastries are fabulous. But the lunches are pretty tasty, too.

New Latin Restaurant on Burnham St.

Plus: a new cafe on Jackson St., new Fifth Ward bar, new Walker's Point brewery.

Marriott Phasing Out Millioke Restaurant

Downtown hotel's new restaurant will be the "multi-cuisine" East Town Kitchen & Bar.

Tavo’s Is Mexican With a Twist

The small family-run restaurant offers tasty food. And oh, that dessert!

More Mexican, Menus, Margaritas

Plus: new pulled chicken place, Art Museum's new top chef, new Cafe Hollander brunch.

City Ranks First for Food Entrepreneurs

Milwaukee has fewer restaurants per capita and higher average revenue for owners.

Best Mac ‘n Cheese in the State?

Plus: More Mexican for Bay View, more sausages for West Allis.

Three New Restaurants Coming

In Downtown, Walker's Point, East Side. Plus: new Bay View wine bar.

New Bar and Restaurant for East Side

Merge, a new establishment focusing on lighter snack items, plans November opening.

Brewers, Burgerim, Burger Mania!

Nation learns of Webb's freebies, AJ Bombers' new burger, Burgerim comes to town.

Brady Street Subway Closes

That leaves only about 70 others in the metro area.

Iron Grate Has Truly Texas-Style BBQ

Both the restaurant and food truck offer smoky, juicy meat. And oh, those grits!

More Tacos For Downtown

Plus: Pizano's finally opening Downtown, Antigua moves and a Starbucks says goodbye.

Food Hall Announces Vendors

Laughing Taco, Pedro's empanadas, Scratch Ice Cream and more.

New South Side Taco Restaurant

Plus: New Halyard Park taproom, East Side food hall and Bar Louie in Brookfield.


Tavern at Turner Hall Is 1882 Classic

New owner Mike Eitel has transformed the place yet respected the history.

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.