There are numerous terms that could be used to describe a person who is passionate about food and cooking. Like "food lover" or "gourmand" or "cuisine connoisseur" or even "food nerd." However, in our modern culture, "foodie" is the label that seems to stick like an al dente noodle on a wall.
Brian Blochowiak has been a professional bartender for 18 years and used to have five Milwaukee bar jobs at one time. Today, he is a bartender and manager at The Mad Planet, where he has worked for 12 years, and a bartender at Hosed on Brady.
He owns some of the hottest restaurants in Wisconsin. Joe Bartolotta runs a company which consists of 11 businesses and 700 employees, operating in a fiercely competitive marketplace and enjoying success despite a sluggish economy. In this OnMilwaukee.com exclusive, we show you the many facets of running the Bartolotta empire.
With the holidays on the horizon, it's a natural time of year to contemplate culinary greatness -- the savory sensation of rosemary lamb chops infused with balsamic vinegar, the warmth of croissant bread pudding minutes from the oven, the tantalizing smells that fill a house and make it a home.
5th Annual East Town Market- Battle of the Chefs 10:30am-noon The Battle of the Chefs gives four featured chefs a total of 45 minutes to create a dish using only a basic pantry, a mystery basket and items that they can purchase from the farm market vendors. There are ...