Food/Drink

First Impression: Amilinda

For every thousand or so of the soulless calorie dispensaries that make up the corporeal restaurant world, there’s at least one Amilinda (315 E Wisconsin Ave., 414-369-3683): an ephemeral kitchen presence, lurk...

First Impression: La Masa Empanada Bar

Last Saturday, as thousands of people were enjoying music, beverages, BMX demonstrations, and seeing The Lizard Guy in his natural habitat at the Brady Street Festival, one business was celebrating its soft ope...

High Dive coming soon to former Impala Lounge

Since December 2014, the building at 701 E. Center St.—formerly Impala Lounge, and before that River Horse—has been empty. What was once a lively and quintessentially Riverwest-y Riverwest bar has been little m...

Pabst is coming back to Milwaukee (sort of)

Back in 2014, a grassroots effort sprung up with the aim of bringing Pabst Brewing Co. back to Milwaukee. The so-called “Bring PBR Home” campaign turned out to be more froth than beer, but the dream remained: b...

First Impression: The Thirsty Duck

For hundreds of years, mankind has willingly left the comforts of home no matter the conditions and resigned itself to the concept of paying inflated bar prices for drinks that sometimes take upwards of five mi...

First Impression: Company Brewing

When news broke last fall that Company Brewing would be replacing Stonefly Brewing at 735 E. Center St., it was greeted with a fevered enthusiasm usually reserved for new “placemaking” initiatives or Milwaukee ...