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New Downtown Coffee Bar Coming

Plus: new Mexican restaurant-banquet hall. And Glorioso’s Appetito has unique approach.

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New Downtown Coffee Bar Coming

Plus: new Mexican restaurant-banquet hall. And Glorioso's Appetito has unique approach.

Food Hall Opens Shanghai Speakeasy

Plus: New East Town cocktail parlor. And Buckley's new dining room opens.

Bay View Gets a Poke Restaurant

Yes, its first one, to be operated by proprietors of the Japanese restaurant Fujiyama.

Bay View Subway Shop Closes

Subway sandwich shop at KK and Becher closes, but could have new tenant soon.

The Return of the Ice Bars

Third Ward ice bars hope for cold. Chocolate Factory and Sprecher restaurants closing.

The Best BBQ In Town?

Double B’s BBQ in West Allis can compete with any other such restaurant in the area.

Don’s Diner Is A Bit Deluxe

Yes, comfort food and retro atmosphere, but dishes like scrambled eggs with truffles.

New Wine and Spirits for the Fiserv Forum

Plus: Umami Moto returns, a new butcher shop is coming to Walker's Point and it's last call for Mi-Key's.

Umami Moto Will Return

Sushi restaurant is seventh tenant announced for Third Street Market Hall.

New Pan-Asian and Taco Places

Lazo's Taco Shack eyes Downtown, Momo Mee opens in Walker's Point, At Random reopens.

The Tandem Has Good Southern Food

Charming interior, park views and delicious comfort food make this a winner.

Uncle Wolfie’s Breakfast Tavern Now Open

Brewers Hill brunch place offers beer and eggs seven days a week.

Mykonos Gyro & Cafe Will Close

Greek restaurant on N. Van Buren St. has been in business for 24 years.

3rd Street Market Hall Coming Downtown

Plus: new Brewer's Hill breakfast tavern, west side catfish restaurant and Drink Wisconsibly pub.

Food Hall Opening On December 17

Plus: WhirlyBall and dining! Heated domes at Benelux! And a new Walker's Point pop-up.


The Tracks Has Always Been a Tavern

Since building erected in 1906. With same owner since 1970, With volleyball for decades.

Top 10 Bar Exams of 2018

Most popular stories: neighborhood taverns, a gentleman’s club, a lesbian bar. And some surprises.

Izzy Hops Is Long on Beer, History

Former Rascals, Murray Tap, in 121-year old building, embraces new East Side.

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.