Reunited with Wendy's Frosty
It had been years since I had a Wendy's Frosty. Years. So I went and bought one.
In search of the perfect pizza: Slice of NY Pizzeria
Slice of NY Pizzeria recently opened a second location in Milwaukee at 700 W. Wisconsin Ave., so I dropped by. The bad news is that its Entertainment Book coupon is only good at the Kenosha location. The good news is that I think the pizza is worth paying full price.
Milwaukee's best French restaurant, 2013
Sometimes you like what you like, and Milwaukeeans have had a favorite French restaurant for years. It's good to be king, and even better to eat like one at this reader favorite.
Milwaukee's best wings, 2013
Everyone can calm down and step off the ledge. For the first time, you've unseated Buffalo Wild Wings and voted Point's East Pub as Milwaukee's best wings.
Homemade pizza encourages experimentation
Although we don't make pizzas at home as much as we once did, we're trying to get back into it, in part because the kids love to chip in and make their own. While we always make a couple traditional basic fresh mozzarella, tomato sauce and basil pizzas, much of the fun is in trying different things.
Quick bite: Chicken cashew salad at La Delicatesse
If you read my last "quick bite" and then this one, you might think I eat a lot of salads. I wish I ate more of them. But there are a few in town that I really like, and at the top of the list is the chicken cashew salad at La Delicatesse in the Grand Avenue Mall.
Milwaukee's best Chinese, 2013
Year after year, readers pick Emperor of China as best Chinese restaurant in Milwaukee and 2013 was no exception.
Milwaukee's best vegetarian, 2013
Beans and Barley has long had a stranglehold on this category, dear readers. Do you think it held on for another year or did another eatery unseat this longstanding champ? Read on to find out...
Milwaukee's best sandwiches, 2013
Two whole votes separated first place and second place in our survey of the best sandwiches in the city. Would the readers give the edge to the five-time defending champ? Or is there a new champion?
Updated: Sherbrooke to reopen as Red Dot
According to an employee at the East Side's Red Dot, Wauwatosa's Sherbrooke will reopen on Monday as another Red Dot Tosa. OnMilwaukee.com spoke to the owner this afternoon and received new information.
Milwaukee's best food product, 2013
Milwaukee and Wisconsin are fortunate that so many of the food stuffs we consume on a regular basis are home grown, and we take pride in that - but which product took home the top honor as the "best."
First look: Sprecher's Pub
We stopped by just a few hours after Sprecher's Pub opened yesterday to get a first look at the new bar and restaurant located at Bayshore Town Center in the former Bravo! space.
In search of the perfect pizza: Balistreri's
Balistreri's Italian American Ristorante opened in 1968 as the family's fourth restaurant, situated in its current location on 68th Street. Balistreri's Bluemound Inn, 6501 W. Bluemound Rd., followed much later, in 1996, and remains one of the two restaurants still open, along with the Wauwatosa location. It's one tasty pizza in two locations, all wrapped up in a package for you.
According to a tweet, Graffito, 102 N. Water St., is officially closed.
Milwaukee's best romantic restaurant, 2013
Once again, OnMilwaukee.com's readers picked Lake Park Bistro as the city's most romantic restaurant.
A great veggie burger in an unexpected spot
There are many things to love about Three Lions Pub in Shorewood, but Friday night I discovered one that I didn't anticipate - a veggie burger.
The apple pancake lunch at a Milwaukee classic, Ratzsch's
Last month I went to My Office for the first time and on the way there, I passed another Milwaukee icon that I realized I'd never even stepped into. The place is one of the oldest restaurants in town: Karl Ratzsch's, 320 E. Mason St. I had to rectify that ... and quickly.
Milwaukee's best drunk eats, 2013
Oakland Gyros was again your choice for Milwaukee's best late-night drunk eats, taking the title by nearly 100 more votes than runner up, Ian's Pizza.
Another unappetizing restaurant name
I don't think this is the first time OnMilwaukee.com broached the subject of questionable restaurant names, but here's another good one.
Milwaukee best barbecue, 2013
Speed Queen has long been the winner in this category in our annual readers' poll but last year it was unseated by a newcomer. Who takes the smoky prize this year? Read on to find out...
Milwaukee's best street food/food truck, 2013
The food truck business is a highly competitive one. So it should come as no surprise that the battle for Milwaukee's best food truck/street food was tight. The results, however, are where the surprises lie.
Milwaukee's best pizza, 2013
Who will win the hotly contested and much debated best pizza category in this year's OnMilwaukee.com Best of Dining poll? Read on to find out!
My happy place: In a bowl of mac 'n' cheese at Comet
I'm not a "foodie" by any stretch. I like food. I eat it. I enjoy it. But few dishes really make me happy. OK, only ONE dish makes me absolutely giddy. And that's the mac & cheese at The Comet Cafe.
Milwaukee's best fish fry, 2013
As in previous years, OnMilwaukee.com readers picked this popular place as the city's best spot for a fish fry.
Five restaurants I "always" forget about
Allow me to list five area restaurants that I "always" seem to forget about. Holding my feet to the Dining Month fire, I'll do my best to get to these great spots again very soon.