Shake Shack is a well-loved NYC burger joint that finally made its way to Milwaukee, and the menu doesn’t disappoint. Read more

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Café Calatrava is a hidden gem located on the ground floor of the Milwaukee Art Museum. The menu changes often and is seasonal, using many locally sourced ingredients. Read more

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Georgie Porgie's (9555 S. Howell Ave.) is celebrating National Burger Monthin May with a competition to create the best burger.The restaurant will selectfive of their favorite entrées and put them to a panel of local celebrityjudges, includin.. Read more

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Many people remember Albanese’s, located in a somewhat industrial area of Riverwest. It was a source for big plates of pasta and cheap beer. But Albanese’s has been vacant for a few years, a building waiting for someone Read more

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When the Milwaukee Ale House opened 15 years ago, the Third Ward was a very different place. Many of the buildings were half-occupied and the area wasn’t nearly as vibrant as it is today. In 2012, the Third Ward Read more

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During the building boom of the last decade, a pizzeria was tucked into the corner of a new condo in the heart of the old East Side. Now, the spot is home to Greek Village Gyros (1888 N. Humboldt Ave.), which serves an array... Read more

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Old World Third Street offers several attractions for the food lover. In addition to Usinger’s, the Spice House and the Wisconsin Cheese Mart, there also are many restaurants, with Mader’s being the oldest... Read more

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“Comfort food doesn't have to be unhealthy” is the motto at Dr. Dawg (6969 N. Port Washington Road), located in Glendale Market. This fast-food gourmet sandwich restaurant, with indoor and outdoor seating, goes out of its way to be invent Read more

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The exterior of Fritz's Pub looks like many corner bars in Milwaukee. And upon entering, it still fits the bill, with its dark, windowless interior, sheet-paneling walls and imitation brick. But Fritz's menu, which includes some Serbian ite... Read more

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It's always fun to debate which restaurant serves the best burger in town. Some places that come to mind are Solly's, AJ Bombers and Sobelman's. Another contender, quite unlike the others, is Elsa's—or, more formally, Elsa's Read more

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It's always nice to see restaurants improve over time, as is the case with Stubby's Pub & Grub. The restaurant, which opened in 2010, is a pleasant place with a large bar and a deck that overlooks the Milwaukee River. Right from the start, ... Read more

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Sobelman's may have been bested by another Milwaukee burger place on the Travel Channel's “Food Wars” contest, but that did nothing to diminish the local standing of this beloved burger hub in the Menomonee Valley. Sobelman's burgers... Read more

Best of Milwaukee 2011

Formed by two trombonists in Harry Connick’s band, Bonerama is a rock band disguised as a jazz band. Though their brass-based line-up suggests jazz, their repetoire leans heavily on classic-rock standards from acts like Led Zeppelin Read more

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With a try-anythingmentality where electric guitars are often traded for ukuleles, The Ma Awakens ,Local Music Read more

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