Chez Jacques

Walker’s Point’s has gained a new restaurant, Cocina 1022, in the space Chez Jacques used to occupy. Come for the large Mexican menu and delicious rotating desserts. Read more

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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... Read more

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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.. Read more

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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.. Read more


Sometimes in the city known for beer, wine aficionados may feel a little left out. But when you look at Milwaukee’s nightlife, you will see plenty of places to enjoy a glass (or bottle) of vino. Some have been around for a while Read more

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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 Read more

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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... Read more

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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... Read more

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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... Read more

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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... Read more

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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.. Read more

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

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

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Winners in the Best French Restaurant category for Best of Milwaukee 2008. Read more

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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.. Read more

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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 Read more

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