Food/Drink

MGD Day: In search of a dying domestic beer

Yes, I understand. There is a new brewery going in here. There is a new brewery going in there. Every bar you go to has a long tap list of all the new cool brews they have rotating in from all across the co...

Cream City Swirl is closed

Following more than two and a half years on the corner of Lennox Street and Kinnickinnic Avenue, Cream City Swirl will no longer be in business, at least not as a traditional shop. The Bay View frozen yogur...

Phở King changed its fucking name

If you're a frequent reader of Milwaukee Record, you're surely a mature and well-adjusted member of society who wouldn't lower yourself to acknowledge something as base and childish as wordplay. With that i...

First Impression: Good City Brewing

It's only August and 2016 can already be chalked up as a tough year for bars and restaurants on Milwaukee's East Side. After 11 years on Kenilworth Place, Yield screeched to an abrupt stop in May. Y-Not III's B...

Here’s The Vanguard’s new menu

// Since opening in October 2014, The Vanguard has been a boon to Milwaukee dining, while also doubling as a prime place to watch the Packers and pro wrestling, and serving host for a single-day Chinese res...

First Impression: Black Husky Brewing

// It's a story as old as time. A young man from a small northwoods town moves to the big city. He meets a woman. They fall in love. After starting a family and spending years in the city they met, the man ...

The Hotel Foster is closing

// Following what's been a summer of speculation, rumors, assumptions, and an overriding sense of uncertainty, The Hotel Foster will be closing Saturday, August 13. Wednesday evening, longtime Foster barten...

Jolly Good soda power rankings

// Last month, news came that Random Lake-based soda pop purveyor Jolly Good had resumed production of the beverage that kept the whistles of cost-conscious consumers in Wisconsin and neighboring states wet...

Milwaukee Record’s guide to $1 beer specials

With literally thousands of bars in and around Milwaukee vying for limited drinking dollars, business owners need to get creative to stay ahead of the competition. Some bar owners draw in customers with great f...