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Friday Fish Fry

Mulligans Irish Pub in Franklin features a half dozen fish fry choices plus a combo platter year round on Friday but during Lent, the fryers are also working on Wednesday. Some of the catches, such as bluegill and beer-battered Canadian walleye ... more

Short Order

While there’s truth in the fact that our devout great grandparents probably helped create the tradition of fish-only on Friday, especially during Lent, what’s still keeping it alive now, when younger generations aren’t nearly so religiously strict? more

Dining Out

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Photo Credit: Rachel Buth

Many old-school restaurants and supper clubs, bastions of red meat, potatoes and a classic fish fry, have closed in recent years. But the old ways live on at Joe’s K Ranch, which features decent, no-nonsense fare and affordable prices. more

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As the days grow shorter and the nights colder, comfort foods become a priority for most of us. more

Dining Out

The world keeps changing, yet without continuity, we’d be lost. The secret to a successful business often comes down to harmonizing change with familiarity. Take Google, still the ready reference of the Internet Age but still adding new lin... more

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Elm Grove is thought of as a bird sanctuary, a bedroom suburb and home to one of the area’s longest-running community theaters, the Sunset Playhouse. The idea of a little colony of Ireland, flourishing on the village’s main street, might ha... more

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Come there once and it’s likely owners Tom and Ida Spack will remember your face. Nona’s Café (2206 S. 10th Ave., South Milwaukee) is that kind of place—friendly, genuine and warm. Open Monday through Saturday, Nona’s serves more

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In 2010 the restaurant at Turner Hall closed its doors. Quite a shame as the Hall, constructed in 1882, has a lot of charm. The restaurant reopened a few weeks ago and a few improvements have been made. The wood floors more

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Hooligan’s has been in business since 1936. The nearly triangular-shaped corner bar, just a stone’s throw from the Oriental Theatre, has evolved in recent decades. At one time it was a place to buy bottles of Thunderbird more

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