The menu at Vagabond, which features an A-Side of taco listings and a B-Side of assorted small plates and shareables, is chock full of fusion delights. more

Oct 3, 2017 3:13 PM Dining Out

At first glimpse El Tsunami (2001 W. Lincoln Ave.) is another of a piece in the unknowable strip of the greasy calorie corridor that is Lincoln Avenue. more

Jul 31, 2017 9:35 AM Dining Out

Todd Lazarski shares five great places to eat pastor tacos in Milwaukee. more

Nov 30, 2016 12:07 AM Eat/Drink 1 Comments

Mango’s Café East is an elevated take on a tiki lounge, mixed with an emphasis on Caribbean cuisine. more

Oct 27, 2016 3:27 PM Dining Out


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Going out to eat is great, you go somewhere and get served food of your choice with no preparation or clean up involved. The only downfall is that comes with a price. That price is usually high enough that many people limit their restaurant trips. more

Aug 20, 2015 8:03 PM Around MKE 1 Comments

Dating is hard. First you have to find someone, then youboth have to find time in your busy schedules, and finally you have to find anactivity you can both agree on. Because everyone has to eat dinner ends upbeing the go to date night move. Now.. more

Jul 28, 2015 8:12 PM Around MKE

Imagination and innovation will always be celebrated in the restaurant business. But just as creativity should be encouraged in hopes of breaking new culinary ground, traditional outlooks must also continue to ensure the consistent creation... more

Jul 29, 2014 11:51 PM Dining Preview

No one goes to Summerfest just to eat. That's what StateFair is for. But after eight hours of rockin' out, you're going to need alittle something to get you through those 10 p.m. headliners. I tried asmattering of offerings so you don't have to.. more

Jun 26, 2014 3:00 PM Around MKE

Two words are almost guaranteed to make Miller Park Executive Chef John DiMartini cringe: fast food. Since taking over the park’s kitchens, he’s pushed back against the perception that stadium food has to be junk food by more

Apr 3, 2014 5:31 PM Dining Preview

If I remembering reading about it correctly, the natives of the polynesian islands had the time to develop a really complex language that involved both spoken words and complex gestures that were not entirely unlike sign language. It was a languag.. more

Aug 18, 2013 10:00 AM Theater

On most weather-abiding afternoons, the streets of several South Side neighborhoods welcome a tempting assortment of taqueria trucks and elote (Mexican corn on the cob) carts. Convenient and affordable, these vendors more

Aug 7, 2013 1:04 AM Dining Preview

Puddle Jumpers BBQ (4939 S. Howell Ave.) is a casual spot near the airport with new ownership and a new menu. The specialties are obvious, with chicken, pulled pork, ribs and beef brisket among the smoked meats served here. more

Feb 27, 2013 3:25 PM Dining Preview

Botanas looks deceptively small upon entering, but the rambling space contains a number of dining rooms plus a large outdoor patio. Some of the rooms in this popular Mexican restaurant are quite elaborate. The front one has more

Jan 22, 2013 10:16 PM Dining Preview

Poco Loco Cantina (4134 W. River Lane) is a cozy Mexican restaurant located in the heart of the old village of Brown Deer. Two counters provide seating for about 20 patrons. In the summer, however, additional seating is available... more

Aug 24, 2012 12:00 AM Dining Preview

BelAir Cantina (1935 N. Water St.), just a few blocks north of Brady Street, has a prime RiverWalk location overlooking the Milwaukee River. The recently renovated outdoor patio now... more

Jul 16, 2012 12:00 AM Dining Preview

Most food trucks are restricted by their size; it's difficult, if not impossible, for a cramped kitchen on wheels... more

May 8, 2012 12:00 AM Dining Preview 1 Comments

The Turner Hall Ballroom is a perfectly fine place to release an album, but it doesn\'t have an arcade room or even a foosball table, so Jaill opted to have their album release party at Bay View Bowl instead. The Milwaukee garage-pop trio will pla.. more

May 1, 2012 3:30 PM On Music

A 1960s office building just south of Mayfair Mall is a very unlikely spot for an authentic Mexican restaurant, but Taqueria El Fogoncito (10425 W. North Ave.) makes it work. Look for the small bright awning, the only color on a pale yellow... more

Mar 29, 2012 12:00 AM Dining Preview 1 Comments

It was a disappointment to hear about the closing of Las Esmeraldas, a place loved for its birria, whole red snappers and tacos al pastor. But, fortunately, there is a worthy replacement. The exterior remains much the same, featuring stonew... more

Mar 7, 2012 12:00 AM Dining Preview