Food/Drink

A Monday in Cudahy: My third-shift bar crawl

There’s no getting around it: Cudahy is Milwaukee’s punching bag. If you live anywhere in southeastern Wisconsin, you’ve undoubtedly heard dozens of jokes, putdowns, and generalizations cast in the direction of...

First Impression: District 14 Brewery & Pub

For every Milwaukee-area restaurant that promptly opens without warning or anticipation, approximately one dozen land nowhere near the neighborhood of their projected launch date. It’s not as much a Milwaukee-s...

Bar Rescue is rescuing another bar, Packy’s Pub

//Last week, SPIKE TV’s premier non-COPS-reality show Bar Rescue came to town and transformed Y-Not III into a ’70s themed Smirnoff cocktail emporium called “Nick’s House.” However, when a city has as many...

First Impression: Morel

When chef Jonathan Manyo left his native Milwaukee to cut culinary teeth on the scene in California, Cincinnati, and Portland, Walker’s Point was but a hodgepodge of old Rust Belt decay, gritty artist types, an...

First Impression: Cafe India

If the name of Milwaukee’s newest Indian restaurant sounds familiar, it should. Perhaps you noticed the Cafe India sign while gassing up at the Walker’s Point Mobil station. Maybe you even threw caution to the ...

First Impression: Story Hill BKC

Joining the fashionable deep-fried downhome-ness of Maxie’s and the hash brown-y over-popularity of Blue’s Egg comes Story Hill BKC, restaurant number three from owner Dan Sidner and chef/owner Joe Muench. Here...

Changing of The Vanguard

As part of this weekend’s Bay View Bash, highly anticipated specialty sausage bar The Vanguard will be selling cased meats in front of its yet-to-be-completed property. The pop-up sausage station will grant eag...

Mike Brenner vs. Milwaukee

//Last month, upstart beer baron and longtime provocateur Mike Brenner (you may know him from such films as The Great Bronze Fonz Dust-Up Of 2007) stayed true to his shit-starting ways by penning a doozy o...

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...