Merriment Social


A list for the everyman, for the family, for midweek, for those who prefer steak tacos to steak houses. more

Oct 30, 2017 4:40 PM Dining Out 5 Comments

The Shepherd Express profiles 10 great spots in and around Milwaukee for a trendy ice cream cocktail. more

Sep 12, 2017 2:00 PM Eat/Drink

Lacey Muszynski shares a Mother's Day dinner recommendation for moms of all tastes. more

May 11, 2017 9:07 AM Brew City Booze

Milwaukee has recently seen several great new restaurant openings—including Moxie, Third Coast Provisions and matador Taco + Tequila Bar—as well as the expansion of both local and national chains such as AJ Bomber, Smoke Shack, Holey Moley ... more

Dec 27, 2016 1:31 PM Dining Out

Milwaukee is a meat and potatoes town, with burgers andfrench fries being perhaps the most popular variation on that theme. No matterwhat kind of burger you like—smashed, buttered, pub-style, grilled—there areall kinds to choose from. Here are .. more

Sep 16, 2016 2:06 PM Brew City Booze 3 Comments

An overview of Milwaukee restaurants and bars opened in the last year. more

Apr 29, 2016 11:22 AM City Guide

Eleven ofMilwaukee’s top chefs will host a benefit dinner Monday, May 23 for the Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative.The chefs will create original gourmet dishes inspired by the menu of the popularsouthern chain Waffle House.Partic.. more

Apr 20, 2016 7:54 PM Around MKE


Photo by Lauren Kirsch

The word “merriment” is defined as fun, gaiety and enjoyment, and Merriment Social is just that. It’s more than dinner—it is a social, festive activity. The craft cocktails are creative libations that are a generous pour and have fun sig... more

Oct 27, 2015 8:37 PM Dining Out


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July and August have been busy months on the MKE restaurantand bar front. Here is some of the latest dining and drinking news.Ian's Pizzahas closed their North Ave. location in order to expand and remodel the space.Once reopened, they hope to.. more

Aug 21, 2015 4:35 PM Brew City Booze

Phil Cousineau, the San Francisco-based writer, world traveler and documentary filmmaker, will hold forth at Boswell Book Co. this Friday, Oct. 29. He’s well worth catching, no matter what subjects his latest books are addressing. He’s a co... more

Oct 25, 2010 12:00 AM Books

When it comes to playing mentally imbalanced characters, from a moody Hamlet to Macbeth to a semi-punk Mack the Knife, local actor Jeremy Welter is capable of conjuring a slick, appealing level of creepiness for his stage appearances. This ... more

Aug 25, 2010 12:00 AM Theater