Comfort Food


Milwaukee’s best grown up takes on the simplest, most childish of caloric releases. more

Jan 30, 2018 12:18 PM Dining Out 4 Comments

The Tandem is a cozy and casual spot with some damn fine cocktails and a menu that has something for everyone. Their cocktail list is short and sweet, and the food menu is easy breezy: refined takes on classic, uncomplicated dishes. Visit o... more

Mar 21, 2017 3:56 PM Dining Out

It’s impossible not to sense the history of Mequon’s Range Line Inn even before pulling into the parking lot. Here, portions are reasonable, not huge, and entrees are bolstered by salad or soup du jour and choice of potato. more

Jan 3, 2017 2:29 PM Dining Out

Whether it's stewed, deep fried or on a biscuit, there are plenty of restaurants where you can get your comfort food fix in Milwaukee. more

Dec 15, 2016 9:30 AM Brew City Booze 1 Comments

Tucked away near Sunset Playhouse in a European-style shopping center built around a courtyard, Wall Street Drink Exchange (890 Elm Grove Road) is a hidden gem in the city’s western suburbs. more

Sep 13, 2016 3:08 PM Short Order

Tucked away on the second floor of the Milwaukee Repertory Theater (108 E. Wells St.), the Stackner Cabaret restaurant poses some unique challenges for its chefs. The restaurant keeps brief hours, ending service 15 more

Feb 12, 2013 10:50 PM Dining Preview

Since 2010, Off the Clock (4301 S. Howell Ave.) has occupied the handsome brick structure with leaded glass windows and dark wainscoting that has filled the corner of Bolivar and Howell for longer than anyone can... more

Oct 23, 2012 2:27 PM Dining Preview

John Hawks is a British-themed pub that has long been one of Downtown's most popular places for casual fare. Robert Bell founded Hawks in 1971 in a spot two blocks away from its current location. The move to today's spot on Wisconsin Avenue... more

Apr 5, 2012 12:00 AM Dining Preview

LeslieMontemurro and Scott Johnson know how to run an empire—a restaurant/barempire, to be exact. Since opening their first venture, Fuel Caf%uFFFD, theyhave added a growing number of venues to their,None more

Jul 22, 2009 12:00 AM Dining Preview 1 Comments