Foundation Tiki Bar

Trader Nick’s South Shore Inn (5483 S. Lake Drive) boasts a stylish mashup of nautical and Polynesian décor, and the tropical drink menu is a rum lover’s paradise. Read more


Cocktails are gaining steam in Milwaukee. Increasingly, bartenders are seeing cocktails as a way to experiment with flavors the same way chefs create new dishes. Restaurants are pairing food not only with beer or wine anymore, but cocktails... Read more

Brew City Booze

Let’s hope we live long enough to visit all the places described in 100 Things to Do in Milwaukee Before You Die Read more


"Honestly, I'm not a big drinker," says the British-born director who is lighting up the Rep, "especially now with a 17-month-old girl at home, but I'm partial every now and then to a finely crafted cocktail.” Where better to go than thi... Read more

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Ed Makowski hosts a series on public radio, tends bar in Riverwest and writes uniquely themed poetry. His latest gig as the Pfister Hotel's in-house story maven sounds like a good tale in the making... Read more

Off the Cuff

When we asked you, our readers, to vote for your favorite 30 bars as part of the Shepherd Express' 30th anniversary... Read more

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