Milwaukee Downtown, BID 21
Press Release

Savor the flavors of downtown Milwaukee during Taste & Toast, March 5 – 9

Five nights of sipping and sampling at 30 downtown Milwaukee restaurants

By - Feb 8th, 2018 12:36 pm

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (February 8, 2018)—Restaurant junkies rejoice! Taste & Toast, a happy hour event
coordinated by Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21, returns March 5 – 9, 2018. The event features specially
priced small plates, appetizers and one-of-a-kind beverages, alcoholic and nonalcoholic, from 4 to 7 p.m.
at 30 restaurants, bars and lounges in the heart of downtown Milwaukee.

This year’s participants include: AJ Bombers, Bacchus, Blu, The Brown Bottle, Cantina Milwaukee, Carson’s Ribs, CLEAR Bar & Lounge, Coquette Café, Cubanitas, DOC’s Commerce Smokehouse, Flannery’s, Harbor House, The Knick, Lobby Lounge, Mi•key’s, Miller Time Pub & Grill, Millioke, Milwaukee ChopHouse, Monarch Lounge, Oak Barrel Public House, Onesto, Pastiche at the Metro, Pier 106, Point Burger Express, The Pub Club, The Rumpus Room, SafeHouse, Smoke Shack, Swig, and Who’s on Third.

“Taste & Toast is a unique event that highlights downtown Milwaukee’s evolving restaurant and nightlife scenes,” said Beth Weirick, CEO of Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21. “Offering smaller portions and lower price points provides guests the opportunity to sample several hot spots in one night—an experience that brings both first-time patrons and repeat restaurant-goers in the door.”

As a bonus incentive for participating in Taste & Toast, two diners will be awarded $375 in dining gift certificates. To enter, participants will be asked to complete a Taste & Toast survey about their experience at At the conclusion of the event, two winners will be randomly drawn.

Menus of 2018 Taste & Toast participants will be available for preview at in mid-February. Taste & Toast is a prelude to Downtown Dining Week, which returns May 31 – June 7, 2018.

About Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21
Milwaukee Downtown, Business Improvement District #21 is an organization established in 1998 to support the interests of the downtown Milwaukee business community. Created through private sector leadership, Milwaukee Downtown is a management district organization that oversees 150 square blocks representing approximately 500 property owners in the center of downtown Milwaukee. The organization funds specific initiatives aimed at creating a clean, safe and friendly downtown. More info is available at

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