Bartolotta Restaurants


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A French patisserie, Wahlburgers and a diner-taqueria are some of the new restaurants in town, along with a newly reopened Bartolotta restaurant. Read more

Dining Out

Milwaukee restauranteur Joe Bartolotta will be missed by anyone who loves good food. Read more



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The Rumpus Room in Downtown Milwaukee is so popular on weekends that, during a recent visit, the party ahead of us was told there was a two-hour wait. Read more

Short Order


Through the organization’s philanthropic arm, Care-a-lotta, the Bartolottas have become stalwarts in community outreach. Read more


Tom Dorairaj, founder of Milwaukee-based Patra Eco-Dinnerware, got the idea for his elegant, biodegradable line of plates, bowls, trays and flatware by watching his grandmother while growing up in India. Read more

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After 18 years in Brookfield, a second Mr. B’s Steakhouse has opened in Mequon in the site of the former Joey Gerrard’s. Read more

Dining Out

The menu has the classic steakhouse fare and a variety of offerings in every category. Read more

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Once November rolls around, everything starts exudingholiday spirit, including drink lists. So whether you're looking for somethingwarm and full of cinnamon, or something stronger so you can put up with yourin-laws, there's a holiday drink .. Read more


Once November rolls around, everything starts exuding holiday spirit, including drink lists. So whether you're looking for something warm and full of cinnamon, or something stronger so you can put up with your in-laws, there's a holiday dri... Read more

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Café Grace is just one component of a larger footprint of newer eateries at The Mayfair Collection in Wauwatosa. It is a quality take on the French bistro ethos. Read more

Dining Out

Care-a-lotta, the volunteer-driven charitable arm of Bartolotta Restaurant Group, announced its new initiative, Gal-a-lotta, which will provide a local nonprofit with an all-expenses-paid gala completely staffed by Bartolotta employees at t... Read more


Although Gloria’s Cake Shop and Cafe (2531 W. National Ave.) opened in 2015, Gloria Pereda-Sepulveda DeAngelo has been making cakes for many years. Behind the counter, she greets customers with her warm smile and a sparkle in her eyes. Behi... Read more


As food writer Lori Fredrich points out in her new book, Milwaukee Food: A History of Cream City Cuisine, Milwaukee is now in the culinary vanguard with urban farming, farm-to-table restaurants and locally sourced food. Fredrich provides a ... Read more



Photo Credit: Benjamin Wick

Despite the death of drive-in theaters, outdoor moviegoing flourishes in southeastern Wisconsin. Read more

Summer Guide



Themonthly blues brunch held in conjunction with WNOV-AM 860's Saturdaymorning “Blues Café” show (hostedby Mr. Deboe) moves to Geno's Bar and Grill, 3910 W. Fond du Lac Ave., 10 a.m.Feb. 14. Apart from the blues, Southern soul and old schoo.. Read more

Happening Now

Sheridan's (5133S. Lake Drive) has hired a new executive chef. Joe Schreiter previously workedfor the Bartolotta Group as executive chef of Joey Gerard's/Miss Beverly's inGreendale, where he worked with Adam Siegel to create a nostalgic supper .. Read more

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TheSunset Playhouse will be staging a production of Guys & Dolls thiscoming October. The beloved musical will be directed by Michael Stoddard.Rehearsals start on Sept. 8 for a show that will open Oct. 23.Fromthe announcement: “ Pleaseshow up .. Read more


Few things are better on a hot day along the lakeshore than a delicious burger and some refreshing custard. Northpoint Custard (2272 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive) at Bradford Beach is perfect for grabbing a quick Read more

Dining Preview

In 2009 Bartolotta Restaurants established Care-a-lotta, its philanthropic arm, to give back to Greater Milwaukee. Eight Bartolotta managers accepted the offer Read more


When planning a wedding there are so many decisions to make. Dresses, flowers, photographer—the list goes on. One of the most important choices bridal couples need to make is about food. Sit-down dinner or buffet? Read more

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