Food/Drink

First Impression: Tuk’s Thai Kitchen

The foodist winds of fate have not blown kind on the corner building at 1000 E. Locust Street. Native Riverwesterners scoff at the patchy history, and inactive Facebook pages whisper of yesterday’s discarded cr...

Tracklist: 9 excessive drink garnishes

// Lately, your Facebook feed has undoubtedly been cluttered with eulogies for Robin Williams, reactions to the abuse of power in Missouri, and videos of people courageously dousing their head with cold wat...

Last Impression: VIA Downer

More often than not, a restaurant closure comes as the result of some combination of factors like poor sales, health violations, or an irreparably bad reputation, or as a reaction to stiff competition sprouting...

First Impression: Goodkind

If the concept of a musical supergroup can be ported over to the world of food and drink, then the newly opened Goodkind (2457 S. Wentworth Ave., 414-763-4706) certainly fits the all-star bill. Owned and operat...

Defying “Dirty Dining” at No. 1 Chinese

By the time you finish reading this sentence, you will have ingested 20 milligrams of fecal matter. Okay, maybe that’s not accurate (THAT’S A HARD MAYBE!), but there’s no denying that most of us consume some pr...

Yelp Roulette: Prodigal Gastropub

For those who can’t handle the responsibility of perfectly catering to the differentiating palates of a group of people, choosing a restaurant can be a crippling experience. Many times in life, when faced with ...

Bar Rescue is scouting Milwaukee locations

According to a Redditor called Drunk Jesus, popular SPIKE TV series/thing you reluctantly watch when you’re still up at 4 a.m., Bar Rescue, was recently at longstanding North Avenue-adjacent tavern Y-Not III. F...

First Impression: Rocket Baby Satellite Café

It usually works the other way around. Traditionally, restaurants and bars test their mettle within Milwaukee's stringent city limits before casting franchise feelers to the suburbs. Bel Air Cantina opened in '...

New festival is the taco the town

The taco is a food that's deeply connected to Milwaukee's rich and distinct culinary tradition. With that in mind, Swarmm Entertainment Group—whose mission statement is "to ignite and fulfill the human imaginat...

First Impression: Who’s On Third

If Research & Development Pub taught us nothing else, we learned that sometimes a bar can overcome a stupid-ass name to prove itself a worthwhile establishment for one to spend time and money. April 19 mark...

First Impression: Cream City Swirl

Bay View is in the midst of a restaurant renaissance. The chunk of southeast Milwaukee—which already has such feathers as Odd Duck, Guanajuato, both DeMarinis, Palomino, Classic Slice, and Hué proudly stuck in ...

First Impression: Wild Bill’s Sports Saloon

Milwaukee’s south side isn’t for want when it comes to chain restaurants. The airport-adjacent slice of the city has no shortage of dining establishments to welcome visitors to town with a corporately standardi...