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Restaurant Reviews

Much More Than An Award-Winning Shop

I begin this article with a slight feeling of trepidation. I am about to reveal what I believe to be a hidden local gem. West Allis Cheese & Sausage Shoppe at 6832 w. Becher street. Personally, I came across this culinary jewel while on a bicycle ride around the neighborhood. I had driven by and not…

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It Takes A Family To Run A Village

Today’s review features another great new addition to the vast choice of Mexican restaurants available in the city. Only a few blocks

From our house, Mexican Village Restaurant has taken over the spot 3161 s. 92nd street. On the corner of 92nd and Beloit. This spot had previously housed the Asi…

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Because Great Food And Service Should Be A Tradition

There are few places I consider as venerable as Traditional Pancake House. It is located at 5121 s 76th street across from Southridge mall in Greendale. My earliest memories were going there as a young man with my grandfather. The owner’s daughter Sandra occasionally stopped to do business with me a…

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Paulie's Pizzeria

In my eternal quest for great pizza I decided to take my Margie on a date to the new Uncle Paulie’s Brick Oven Pizzeria. Located on 76th street just north of Layton Ave in the location of the old Mad Dog Saloon. Owned by Jack Riccobono along with his brother Dominic and business partner Scott Willia…

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New Sandwich Shop In Town

Today’s review is of Walt’s Sandwich Place. I heard of this restaurant courtesy of a food Facebook page my love, Margie, belongs to. Walt’s is located on 106th and Blue Mound. I decided to make a day of this excursion. So, I brought my mother and Margie along, as it is always easier to try more dish…

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Public Table, One For All

Today I visited the latest restaurant to open its doors in West Allis, Public Table. The restaurant is located at 5835 w. National avenue in a building that dates back to 1926. It had served as a store front and has undergone an extensive remodel. Partners Christopher Kuranz, Randy Brashier and oper…

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Sporkie Finalists

The Wisconsin State Fair is over. The tents have been taken down, the rides have moved on to their next destinations and, of course, restaurant owners have already begun to work on creations to wow next year’s fair goers. Every year a handful of these creations square off in a competition known as ‘…

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Krautland at State Fair

In terms of both fun and culinary variety the Wisconsin State Fair is by far my favorite location. Inside its fences you can find nearly any type of cuisine your heart desires. From sweet to savory it would seem whatever you are craving is merely a stand away. After attending the fair for 43 years s…

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Kegals Inn

I have always been a fan of history. In specific, I have always enjoyed the roaring 20’s and depression era culture. I am also interested in places that accent a specific culinary culture. It is with this in mind my lovely lady and I joined our friends Jen and Nick at Kegel’s German Inn. Located in …

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