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.
Credit Good Stock Farms

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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Food & Dining
7:04 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

How Milwaukee Dished Up a Top-Rated Dining Scene

Milwaukee diners feasting at Sanford Restaurant.
Credit Dinah Sanders/Flickr

Milwaukee's dining scene is growing up.

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Arts & Culture
3:54 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

To Tip Or Not to Tip? How Much is the Question

When deciding how much to tip, some customers go with "not at all."
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Quickly – what’s 17 percent of $55.50?  Or maybe 20 percent? 

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Arts & Culture
3:11 pm
Wed August 21, 2013

Where to Eat on the Cheap in Milwaukee

Our dining critic says you can eat out cheaply - and well - in Milwaukee.
Credit J. Stephen Conn/Flickr

Is it possible to eat out and not break the bank? Dining contributor Ann Christenson says yes - and you don't even have to eat fast food, or at the buffet restaurant, or even at a church supper.

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Arts & Culture
10:00 am
Wed July 31, 2013

Diners Debate Breastfeeding at the Table

A mother breastfeeds her child at a restaurant.
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Few topics seem to galvanize public debate quite as much as breastfeeding in public.

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Arts & Culture
11:38 am
Fri June 28, 2013

Supper Clubs are More Than Just Food: They're About the Stories

Smoky's Club in Madison
Eleanor Petrson WUWM-Lake Effect

It’s a Friday night – or it will be in a few hours - and you’re looking for a place to eat. Some place that you want to escape to, to have a nice, filling meal, a refreshing drink or two, and conversation. Fast food or a lively chain restaurant just doesn’t sound like it will hit the spot.

The Wisconsin solution might be a supper club.

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Arts & Culture
1:17 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

Four Rules for (Polite) Outdoor Dining

Dining al fresco is refreshing - so long as patrons behave.
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Eating outside often feels more casual than sitting in a restaurant, or like you're partaking at a fancy barbeque.

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Arts & Culture
1:12 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

Who's Who Among Milwaukee Chefs

Milwaukee chefs seem to have their fingers in a lot of pots.
Credit Dale Frost/Flickr

For such an unassuming culinary city, Milwaukee is gaining steam in the trendy restaurant scene - thanks to its chefs.

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