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Dining
4:30 pm
Fri February 28, 2014

3 Places to Taste the Ramen Renaissance in Milwaukee

The Shorewood restaurant Tochi serves ramen with unique toppings, like a deviled egg.
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Lake Effect's Dan Harmon interviews dining critic Ann Christenson.

When you hear the words "ramen noodles," your mind may turn to those 39-cent friends to both college students and the thrifty alike. But the ones you’ll find at Milwaukee area restaurants these days are a cut above.

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Dining
6:00 am
Thu November 28, 2013

Bestselling Vegetarian Cookbook Author Eats Meat

Bestselling vegetarian cookbook author Mollie Katzen says she wants to help people rethink what should be at the heart of their plates.
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Lake Effect's Nathan Royster interviews cookbook author Mollie Katzen.

Since the late 1970s, The Moosewood Cookbook has been considered perhaps the most influential vegetarian cookbook ever written. But its author doesn't consider herself as a vegetarian.

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Dining
6:00 am
Thu November 28, 2013

Three Milwaukee Area Breweries Featured in 'American Craft Beer Cookbook'

Beer journalist John Hall has collected the best recipes from breweries and brewpubs across the country for his new book.
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Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews beer and travel writer John Holl.

With craft breweries growing in size and number, there are ever more offerings on tap. But for as hard as it is to pick a beer, it’s equally hard to find the right dish to pair it with.

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Dining
6:29 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

4 Reasons Why Milwaukee Diners Should Indulge in the 'Small Plates' Trend

Several Milwaukee restaurants offer small plate-exclusive menus, while others offer many small plate options.
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Lake Effect's Dan Harmon interviews dining contributor Ann Christenson.

Small plates are making big inroads in Milwaukee's dining scene.

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Dining
10:21 am
Tue November 19, 2013

Chef Sanford D'Amato Looks Back on Career, Helping Build Milwaukee Dining Scene

Chef Sanford "Sandy" D'Amato (front row, third from left) in front of his former restaurant, Sanford.
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Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews Chef Sanford D'Amato.

One of the key people responsible for the rise of Milwaukee’s fine dining scene over the past three decades is Chef, and Milwaukee native, Sanford D’Amato.

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