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Melanie Lawder

Melanie Lawder, reporter for the Wausau Herald.

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Now Serving: New Third Ward French Restaurant
Now Serving

New Third Ward French Restaurant

Plus: new East Side Pakistani restaurant, saving At Random and Crawdaddy's closes.

Now Serving: Bay View’s New Eco-Friendly Bar
Now Serving

Bay View’s New Eco-Friendly Bar

Plus: View MKE replaces Wolf Peach in Brewers Hill. And more Mexican fare at Westown Farmers Market.

Now Serving: City’s First Cat Cafe Opens
Now Serving

City’s First Cat Cafe Opens

Plus: Good City Brewing lands in the Live Block and three city eateries expand in the burbs.

Now Serving: New Downtown Mexican Restaurant
Now Serving

New Downtown Mexican Restaurant

Plus: French restaurant for the Third Ward, second Blue's Egg for Shorewood

Now Serving: Downtown Gets New Burger, Pizza Places
Now Serving

Downtown Gets New Burger, Pizza Places

And a new brewpub. Plus: The Farwell Ave. food hall.

Now Serving: Korean Fusion Place for Third Ward
Now Serving

Korean Fusion Place for Third Ward

Plus: funky spring rolls for Downtown, second Beans & Barley for Mequon.

Now Serving: New Sushi, New Syrian Places
Now Serving

New Sushi, New Syrian Places

Plus: New bar, more cookies for Bay View. And Buckley's expands.

Now Serving: Return of Coquette and Silver Spring House
Now Serving

Return of Coquette and Silver Spring House

Plus: two new Third War bars and McBob's plans a second place, Tusk.

Now Serving: Black Restaurant Week Offers Deals
Now Serving

Black Restaurant Week Offers Deals

Plus: New Eagle Park Brewing and AXE MKE opening and Buddha Lounge closing.

Now Serving: More Bay View Pizza, Tosa Sushi
Now Serving

More Bay View Pizza, Tosa Sushi

Plus: Stone Creek on Downer, vegan restaurant on Farwell, Blue's Egg in Shorewood.

Now Serving: New Mexican Place for Walker’s Point
Now Serving

New Mexican Place for Walker’s Point

Plus: More pizza for Bay View. More salad for Downtown.

Now Serving: Bay View Gets New Restaurant, New Bakery
Now Serving

Bay View Gets New Restaurant, New Bakery

Plus: the return of the Silver Spring House. And Public Table comes to West Allis.

Now Serving: New Downtown Mini-Bowling Bar?
Now Serving

New Downtown Mini-Bowling Bar?

Plus: a new West Side Mexican place. And C. 1880 closing.

Now Serving: New Bay View Pizzeria
Now Serving

New Bay View Pizzeria

New Latin American restaurant downtown. And bye bye Buca di Beppo.

Now Serving: Two New Downtown Casual Eateries
Now Serving

Two New Downtown Casual Eateries

Gyro MKE is Middle Eastern and Oak Barrel offers comfort food and 15 bourbons.

Now Serving: The Ice Bars Cometh
Now Serving

The Ice Bars Cometh

150 blocks of ice weighing 23 tons will create three ice bars in Third Ward.

Now Serving: Goodbye Izumi’s, Hello Kanpai 2
Now Serving

Goodbye Izumi’s, Hello Kanpai 2

A Vanguard spinoff? Izumi's closing after 33 years? And goodbye Kneisler's White House.

Now Serving: New Pizza, Middle Eastern Places
Now Serving

New Pizza, Middle Eastern Places

Plus: new Mexican place, meaty Birch + Butcher opens on Water St. and Rivalry bar dies.

Now Serving: Von Trier is Saved
Now Serving

Von Trier is Saved

Plus: Insomnia Cookies to open in Bay View, and is a brewery coming to North Avenue?

Now Serving: New Pizza, New Mexican Restaurants
Now Serving

New Pizza, New Mexican Restaurants

And a major upgrade for Italian Community Center.

Now Serving: New Brazilian Steakhouse, New Pizzeria
Now Serving

New Brazilian Steakhouse, New Pizzeria

And good bye Karl Ratzsch, Wine Maniacs.

Now Serving: New Thai Place in Riverwest
Now Serving

New Thai Place in Riverwest

Plus: Downtown gets new cafe and new tavern with beer garden.

Now Serving: New Tapas Place in Walker’s Point
Now Serving

New Tapas Place in Walker’s Point

And new Potbelly. Plus: Ashley’s Bar-B-Que and Benelux reopen.

Now Serving: New French Place, New Fuel Cafe
Now Serving

New French Place, New Fuel Cafe

Plus Crafty Cow comes to Bay View and new Pabst Taproom.

Now Serving: East Side Gets Monster Pizza
Now Serving

East Side Gets Monster Pizza

Plus: New Blue Water Grill in Bronzeville. And Buckley's will expand.

Now Serving: New Downtown Seafood Restaurant
Now Serving

New Downtown Seafood Restaurant

Plus: another Bay View sushi place and a third Pizza Man, this time in Oak Creek.

Now Serving: The Brewery Opens Food Court
Now Serving

The Brewery Opens Food Court

Former bottling house boasts six mini-restaurants. And Sushi Go opens Bay View place.

Now Serving: Goodbye Watts Tea Shop
Now Serving

Goodbye Watts Tea Shop

And say hello to new Spanish and new Mexican restaurants.

Now Serving: More Mexican, New Bay View Brewer
Now Serving

More Mexican, New Bay View Brewer

Matador Taco will be near Bucks' arena; 1840 Brewing Company is farmhouse brewery.

Now Serving: New Downtown Steakhouse Coming
Now Serving

New Downtown Steakhouse Coming

Plus: new Third Ward sandwich shop, new Jazz Estate, new strip club (maybe).

Now Serving: Rock & Roll Dinners at Rumpus Room
Now Serving

Rock & Roll Dinners at Rumpus Room

Plus: new soul food, new Five Guys and Potbelly restaurants.

Now Serving: New Cheesesteaks, New Chocolate Shop
Now Serving

New Cheesesteaks, New Chocolate Shop

And new George Webb in Sherman Park, despite the summer''s unrest there.

Now Serving: New Food Truck For Bay View
Now Serving

New Food Truck For Bay View

Fox Fire Food Truck serves up international street food. Plus: Silver City International Food and Art Walk is this weekend.

Now Serving: New Mexican and Guatemalan Dining
Now Serving

New Mexican and Guatemalan Dining

Plus a new sandwich and small plates deli in Bay View.

Now Serving: New Chinese, New Hamburger Mary’s
Now Serving

New Chinese, New Hamburger Mary’s

Plus: new microbrewery and Kasana pop-up dinners.

Now Serving: More Comfort Food for Milwaukee
Now Serving

More Comfort Food for Milwaukee

Potawatomi's new restaurant and Farmer's Wife in West Allis are all about comfort food.

Now Serving: New Seafood Restaurant for Downtown
Now Serving

New Seafood Restaurant for Downtown

Plus: new pizza place in Walker's Point, new coffeehouse in Bay View.

Now Serving: More Beer, More Sangria, More Cookies
Now Serving

More Beer, More Sangria, More Cookies

Good City Brewing, Sangria Bar, home delivered Treat Bake Shop cookies all coming.

Now Serving: More Pizza, More Bakery Coming
Now Serving

More Pizza, More Bakery Coming

Wy’east and Redbar will offer pizza, a new downtown Grebes and new Hollander for bikers.

Now Serving: Two Mystery Restaurants Opening
Now Serving

Two Mystery Restaurants Opening

One in Third Ward, one in Delafield, but the names are yet to be revealed.

Now Serving: Two New Breweries Announced
Now Serving

Two New Breweries Announced

Plus a third Pizza Man. And the menu at the new Karl Ratzsch's.