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This past month saw a flurry in openings around Milwaukee, including a vegan plant-based restaurant, Latin fusion eats, and more poke in the Third Ward. Plus, Elm Grove gains a breakfast and brunch spot. more

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Still going strong after almost three years of operations, Brady Street’s La Masa Empanada Bar offers creative takes on the titular Mexican favorite at very affordable prices. Their happy hour specials are one of the best in town. more

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La Canoa stands out in Milwaukee’s crowded Mexican food arena for its excellent seafood. more

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Mara’s Grill is s quaint and cozy 10-seat eatery decorated with bric-a-brac from the proprietors’ Guatemalan homeland and with four Guatemalan entrées listed on a menu. more

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Step inside El Beso Mexican Restaurant in Greenfield and you will almost feel as if you’ve been transported to Old Mexico. It’s not just about the ambiance that makes this establishment a winner, though. El Beso is owned and operated by the... more

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Los Paisa takes the idea of home-style Mexican food fairly literally. The building it operates in is, after all, a home. The menu is traditional and offers many excellent options. more

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Botanas II willopen March 2 in the former Patio Banquet Hall at 1421 E. Howard Ave. OwnerMartha Navejar opened Botanas with her husband in 2000, but it no longeraffiliated with the original location. The menu will be similar to that of theorig.. more

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Chef and restauranteur Frank Sanchez is hoping to move into the former Mr.Webo's space on S. Howell in Bayview, which closed abruptly in September.Serendipitously, that is the same space where he had opened his originalrestaurant, Taqueria Azte.. more

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At most local Mexican restaurants seafood takes up little of the menu, and is usually limited to shrimp fajitas, maybe a seafood cocktail and, if lucky, a ceviche appetizer. But that changed dramatically in the autumn of 2009 more

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Riviera Maya opened its doors almost a decade ago when the intersection of Howell, Lincoln and Kinnickinnic was just beginning to bloom. This Mexican restaurant fits right in with a stylish décor that includes artistic concrete floors, a sl... more

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The spot at the corner of Oklahoma and Chase, which formerly housed the Mexican restaurant Taqueria Azteca, had remained vacant for several years. Recently, however, a new tenant took over. It, too, is a Mexican restaurant, called... more

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One of many popular Mexican restaurants clustered in the city's Latin Quarter, with its valet parking and endless army of waiters and busboys, Botanas offers some of the best service in the city. In the summer, sip margaritas and munch on ... more

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Milwaukee’s invaluable contemporary music ensemble Present Music loves to perform in places where the venue inspires the programming. The Wherehouse (818 S. Water St.) on Water Street at the east end of National Avenue is a cool nightclub w... more

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Bay Area punk songwriter Justin Champlin doesn’t hide his love of The Ramones—the cover of his 2008 debut album as Nobunny copies the aesthetic of the legendary punk band’s first record. He does, however, hide his face. He performs weari more

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