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Crumbl Cookies Will Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Introducing, Crumbl Cookies - the newest place in our North Shore to satisfy your sweet tooth. From classic and nostalgic cookies, to over-the-top, unique creations, Crumbl Cookies has perfected the best Chocolate Chip Cookie and continually imagines knew recipes that are unveiled weekly.

The Nor…

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Quality Dining in Just Two Words

It had been years since I had visited Grand Avenue Mall in downtown Milwaukee. To be honest, I am not the biggest fan of driving and parking in that location. Add to that for the last several years there has not been much to offer at that location. If you have not heard, that has changed. There has …

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Fine Dining in Shorewood at Buttermint

If you’re looking for a fine dining experience, then Buttermint in Shorewood could certainly be an option. Buttermint describes their menu as modern with a 1960’s influence focusing on Continental dishes that highlight French and Mediterranean cuisine.

A lot of what makes a restaurant “fine d…

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Daily Hand-Made Pasta From Egg and Flour + Pizzeria

Egg and Flour has two locations, one in Bay View and the other on Milwaukee’s East Side at 2238 N Farwell Avenue. It’s one of eight vendors in Milwaukee’s first food hall, Crossroads Collective, that prepare fresh food daily. Egg and Flour locally sources their ingredients and takes pride in their h…

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Rare Steakhouse

A change of plans on a recent dinner date took me to an unexpected place: a steakhouse in downtown Milwaukee called Rare Steakhouse.

I’ve been a lifetime resident of Milwaukee and only just heard about Rare Steakhouse after that night, but I’m glad I found out! I’m not sure how long it's been aro…

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Char'd - A sizzling Restaurant

Over in the historic Third Ward of Milwaukee, you’ll find Char’d, located at 222 E Erie Street. Char’d is a newer, modern restaurant that serves intricate and authentic Korean cuisine.

The atmosphere is sophisticated with a blue and gold theme. The cloth napkins and water glasses were blue,…

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Sushi, Sushi, Sushi... And Ramen

It was one of Milwaukee’s finer seasonal nights around dinner time when my boyfriend and I decided to go for a walk toward North Avenue to find a place to eat. We discussed what we were in the mood for and came to an agreement that something light and healthy would be nice - but also rich and flavor…

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Bee’s Cuisine Specializes in Preparing Authentic Southeast Asian Dishes

Drive by and you’ll miss it. This Southeast Asian restaurant is squeezed into the midst of superb restaurants and establishments on Milwaukee’s East Side. My boyfriend and I have come here several times, and have realized that Bee’s Cuisine is a restaurant you must try.

We live just two blo…

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Pizza and Pasta at Pizano's

Fresh ingredients, great hospitality, and a hearty portion are just some of the things you may look for in an Italian eatery. I found those things and more at Pizano’s Pizza & Pasta.

The brand-new location in Milwaukee is located in the heart of downtown on the kiddie corner of Juneau & Water S…

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A Downtown Brunch

Allow me to begin by saying I had zero intentions of writing this restaurant review. In fact, I had no intention of going anywhere to eat. It was my plans on this fine day to take in a Pow-wow in the middle of downtown Milwaukee. Margie and I arrived and parked with plenty of time to arrive at the P…

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Good Land, Good Wings, Good Beer

Good Land Wing Co. opened its doors last month on East Oakland Avenue, right off of Locust Street. Don’t let the name fool you, though, Good Land Wing Co. sells much more than just wings. In addition to their classic bone-in wings and boneless, they also serve wraps, salads, skillets, sides, d…

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Thai-Namite Explodes With Flavor

Located at 932 East Brady Street, Thai-Namite packs a vast array of options for any type of food enthusiast; from vegetarian to red meat to poultry and seafood, Thai-Namite has something for everyone. Thai food is made with emphasis on detail; it takes on simplicity while also enhancing the aromatic…

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The Brass Alley, A Taste Of New Orleans

I went to The Brass Alley on Old World 3rd Street for a Sunday brunch. The Brass Alley is part of a three-floor package with Evolution on the second floor, and The View on the rooftop. During the summer season, The Brass Alley serves brunch on the roof top with live Jazz music, calling it Brunch and…

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Di Moda Embodies True Italian Cuisine

What was once Trocadero, an East-siders go-to place for brunch, is now DiModa Pizza, located at 1758 N. Water Street in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Known for their variety of pizza’s, DiModa also serves up pasta, gourmet sandwiches, extravagant dinner dishes, and always uses locally sourced aged, cured It…

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Fresh Fin Brings Hawaii Home

New restaurant FreshFin Poké, located at 1806 E. North Ave., opened its doors on January 12. Its owners are Nate Arkush and a silent partner who prefers to remain anonymous.

The name was chosen to suggest the fresh vegetables and fish, and fresh house-made sauces being served, says Arkush. And t…

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