Food/Drink

First Impression: Broken Bat Brewing Company

Last month, a roster of new, largely-unknown Brewers took the field in Milwaukee. Days later, two more unproven brewers—Tim Pauly and Dan McElwee—made their way into an already stacked lineup of established vet...

Tucked Away: Chilango Express

Between beloved and well-established local staples and a steady wave of new bars and restaurants popping up in and around Milwaukee almost every week, worthwhile dining and drinking gems can occasionally get lo...

G-Daddy’s BBC is closed

More sad news for the East Side bar scene, as North Avenue stalwart G-Daddy's BBC, 2022 E. North Ave., abruptly closed today after more than 20 years in business. According to a reader tip, employees were notif...

This Is It! officially has a new logo

Last month, This Is It! asked patrons to redesign its logo that will be used in accordance with TITs’ 50th anniversary next year, and likely for years to come. Dozens of submissions were collected and those ent...

Tucked Away: Al-Yousef Supermarket & Restaurant

Between beloved and well-established local staples and a steady wave of new bars and restaurants popping up in and around Milwaukee almost every week, worthwhile dining and drinking gems can occasionally get lo...

Mader’s celebrity customers, ranked

Last weekend, Milwaukee dining was dealt a massive blow with the surprising announcement that Karl Ratzsch Restaurant had closed. The German mainstay had been a point of local pride since it opened in 1904, and...

Cast your vote for This Is It!’s new logo

Last month, This Is It! asked patrons to redesign its logo. The winning logo will be used next year in honor of TITs' 50th anniversary, and likely for years to come. After receiving oodles of submissions, Milwa...

Wisconsin Frozen Pizza Tournament: THE FINALS

Sixteen pizzas entered. Four pizzas advanced. Nobody seemed to give a shit.For reasons we can no longer recall, Milwaukee Record spent three weeks in March pitting locally-manufactured pizzas against one an...