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A bartender interrupted the oi band VexNation’s set to question their politics, having confused the oi subculture with that of racist, neo-nazi skinheads. Read more

Daily Dose

Mr. J’s Lounge is an immaculate gem of a space featuring a Spartan, albeit excellent, menu and some of the best rotations of live jazz, blues and R&B in town. Read more

Short Order

DiModa Pizza & Hot Spot maintains Trocadero’s expansive nature, and offers some truly excellent Roman-style pizza. Read more

Short Order

Crafty Cow’s relatively new Bay View location (2675 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.) features more burgers than you can shake a stick at alongside 16 craft beer taps. Read more

Short Order

Milwaukee’s StandEatDrink Hospitality Group’s most recent venture, the aggressively hip Yokohama—subtitled: A Ramen Joint—occupies the space of the defunct Yield bar in the East North Avenue neighborhood. It offers karaoke along with Asian ... Read more

Dining Out

Review of Milwaukee’s Great Lakes Distillery. Read more

Summer Drink Guide

Ardent is one of the finest dining experiences Milwaukee has to offer; something every Milwaukeean should put on their bucket list. Read more

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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... Read more

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Tucked away in an unassuming bodega on the corner of Farwell and Irving, Koppa’s Fulbeli Deli (1940 N. Farwell Ave.) features about three-dozen sandwiches, plus build-your-own options; there’s something for everyone here. Read more

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SALA is a gem of a spot just east of UWM’s campus, one where you could eat light or heavy, alone or with friends, in celebration or in confidence. Between the atmosphere and the modern Sicilian cuisine, it’s an East Side treasure. Read more

Dining Out

The Ruckus (4144 N. Oakland Ave.)—the new fast-casual restaurant from the owners of Colectivo—is like an amped-up 1950s burger and shake joint. Read more

Short Order

In a town known for its corner bars, Riverwest Filling Station is reimagining the model. While it’s still a place for the residents of the Riverwest and Harambee neighborhoods (and interlopers, of course) to hang out and have a pint and som... Read more

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Mr. Perkins Family Restaurant (2001 W. Atkinson Ave.) is in an elite group of Milwaukee’s long-lasting eateries. Established in 1969, the restaurant adheres to an old-school aesthetic and approach that works: fantastic food, excellent servi... Read more

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Tess is a lovely spot. Tucked away a few blocks northwest of the Lower East Side’s loudness, it’s a perfectly quiet spot tucked into an unassuming place in a primarily residential neighborhood. The menu offers three courses featuring upscal... Read more

Dining Out

Paddy’s Pub (2339 N. Murray Ave.) is a gem of a bar tucked away a bit from the rowdiness of the Lower East Side’s six-way intersection of bars and restaurants. Read more

Eat/Drink

Finks (1875 N. Humboldt Ave.) is a weird and fun bar, a really unique space in Milwaukee featuring excellent cocktails, eight taps and lots of board games and videogames to keep you occupied. Read more

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Black Husky started with a “life changing” Two Hearted Ale, co-owner and head brewer Tim Eichinger recalls, with a glint in his eye reminiscent of light bouncing off a mostly empty,Eat/Drink Read more

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Ashley’s Que, a barbecue restaurant at 124 W. National Ave., is an excellent spot to get excellent food with good vibes aplenty. Read more

Dining Out

Simply by walking in to the small, rustically designed Smoke Shack restaurant at 332 N. Milwaukee St. and breathing in deeply, you’ll catch the smoky, oaky smell of slow-cooked meats, which will be enough to make your mouth water in anticip... Read more

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Located inside the Good Harvest Market natural food store, the Harvest Café (2205 Silvernail Road, Pewaukee) is a fine place to take in a healthful, filling meal in a quiet, comforting space. Read more

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