Food/Drink

First Impression: City Lights Brewing Company

As encouraging as it is to see a sudden influx of brand new breweries, brewpubs, and the like opening up in Milwaukee (and nearby suburbs), the newfound allure of Brew City has also brought about the relocati...

Here’s The Vanguard’s new and improved 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 restaura...

First Impression: The Explorium Brewpub

Speculate at will about exactly when the steady stream of new microbreweries pouring into town will reach a head, and when the brewery bubble will finally burst, but the best byproduct of this sudden influx—b...

First Impression: The Ruckus

Shorewood is open for business. Not even 10 years ago, Milwaukee's well-to-do neighbor to the north mostly kept to itself. The majority of the 1.5-square mile lakeside suburb consisted of prim, sprawling home...

First Impression: Third Coast Provisions

Less than a decade ago, Milwaukee's restaurant scene—if you could call it that—was a spackling of stalwarts-turned-culinary linchpins. Most of these spots had clear and easily defined concepts (French bistro,...

Here’s the 2017 Traveling Beer Garden schedule

Do you like drinking? (Click here if you don't.) Do you like drinking outside? Do you like drinking in places you wouldn't normally expect a lot of (legal) drinking, like public parks? Then you're in luck, be...

The Philly Way will not reopen

Last July, The Philly Way's flagship (and last remaining) location closed without warning. Having been priced out of its 2nd Street site, owner Dave London set sights on reopening the 16-year-old cheese steak...

First Impression: Monster Pizza MKE

For every drinking and dining establishment that has stood the test of time near the corners of Locust Street and Oakland Avenue, there's an ill-fated endeavor that comes and goes with little fanfare. While S...