Chez Jacques


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Over the past several years there have been a lot of changes in Milwaukee’s Walker’s Point neighborhood. New restaurants and businesses are replacing many of the vacant, rundown buildings. The Walker’s Point Association and residents are wo... more

Apr 1, 2015 5:00 PM City Guide 1 Comments

Beaujolais Nouveau Day, held on the third Thursday ofNovember, is the biggest wine holiday of the year that honors the end of a harvestand celebrates the first taste of a new Beaujolais vintage. Chez Jacques’ La Fête Beaujolais Nouveau Dinner jo.. more

Nov 14, 2014 9:00 PM Around MKE

TheLanford Wilson comedy Talley’s Folly is a strikingly good fit foroutdoor theatre in the summer. There is so much about next month’s productionwith Summerstage that sounds like a really, really fun trip out of townfor an evening.Firstof all.. more

Jul 21, 2014 9:00 AM Theater

Top Picks: Nearly 1,200 Shepherd Express fans poured into the InterContinental Milwaukee Hotel’s grand ballroom for the newspaper’s annual Best of Milwaukee celebration. Editor and Publisher Louis Fortis more

Nov 28, 2012 3:37 PM Around MKE

Garlic may not have the glamorous cachet of strawberries or chocolate, both of which have inspired their own southeastern Wisconsin festivals, but it has its share of fanatics, which makes the food a worthy if eccentric theme for Braise's f... more

Jun 19, 2012 12:00 AM Dining Preview

About 10 years ago Jacques Chaumet opened Jacques' French Café, not far from the Allen-Bradley complex. Chaumet, who hails from the south of France, brought some Gallic panache to Milwaukee's near-South Side. But the original café... more

Sep 29, 2011 12:00 AM Dining Preview

As many trendy restaurants closed their doors over the last decade, Chez Jacques (1022 S. First St.) endured for its unpretentious presentation of French food. One of the bistro's secrets, kept tightly under wraps by the climate for much of... more

Jun 23, 2011 12:00 AM Dining Preview

Waupun’s Book Club is set to make the town known for more than its prison. Vocalist-guitarist Sam Sterk sounds a bit like Billy Corgan, but lyrically he is probably in a less-tortured place than the Smashing Pumpkins/Zwan frontman. Neo-psyc... more

May 17, 2010 12:00 AM Album Reviews

I, for one, would have been shocked had we not done so, but the longer it went on, the more everyone began to question whether we would. It's now official. Tom H has a bunch of quotes from Melvin and Cameron, so I'm giving you the whole thing:Brew.. more

Nov 3, 2008 5:00 AM More Sports

Award-winning artist Amanda Aquino talksanimatedly about her recent 60-by- 20-foot mural How did your artistic career begin? ,Off the Cuff more

Sep 17, 2008 12:00 AM Off the Cuff 4 Comments

Thestrongest coffee in town is one reason for stopping at Chez Jacques(1022 S. First Another is the wonderful croissants, fl,Dining Out more

May 21, 2008 12:00 AM Short Order 1 Comments

Coquette Cafe 316 N. Milwaukee St. 291-2655 Talley’s Folly ,Best Of The City - Dining more

Apr 24, 2008 12:00 AM Best of Milwaukee 2008

The Lobbyist's Legislature (LL) heads into the last days of this session without passing legislation providing public funding for Supreme Court races; without expanding health coverage for children with autism; without discussing how the $650 mi.. more

Mar 1, 2008 5:00 AM News Features

A hungry crowd turned up for the Mitchell Park Domes’ annual “Restaurants Unde If you have any tips for Boris and Doris, contact them at Their ,Boris + Doris on the town more

Jan 30, 2008 12:00 AM Around MKE