Food

Food
5:49 pm
Thu December 19, 2013

ESSAY: We Must Ensure Access to Good Food Throughout Milwaukee

Essayist Kyle Cherek talks about a food desert in his former neighborhood.
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In 2011, Growing Power's Will Allen had this to say about Lake Effect contributor Kyle Cherek:

"Eating food is what we all have in common. It’s important that everyone has access to the same good food, regardless of their economic standing. This is about social justice. Kyle gets this."

It was a very nice thing to say, but two years later, Cherek isn't quite so sure he did get it:

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Economy & Business
1:47 pm
Wed December 4, 2013

RECIPES: Business Owner Adds African Flavors to Wisconsin-Grown Food

Afron Fusion Cuisine's Mama Cita All Purpose Seasoning
Afro Fusion Cuisine Brands

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich talks with Yollande Deacon of Afro-Fusion Cuisine.

Combining African cooking traditions with Milwaukee's local food movement is Yollande Deacon's mission.

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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.
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Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews dining contributor and "Wisconsin Foodie" Kyle Cherek.

Milwaukee's dining scene is growing up.

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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.
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Lake Effect's Dan Harmon interviews dining critic Ann Christenson.

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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Regional
11:11 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Wisconsin Cleans Up at American Cheese Society's Competition

Nearly 1,800 entries were found at the American Cheese Society competition in Madison, Wisconsin last week.
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Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci speaks with Lake Effect's Jeanette Hurt.

A week-long conference includes and awards cheese makers from all over the world and Wisconsin comes away with the most awards.

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Arts & Culture
5:26 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

Forget the Brats - Veggies Take Over the Grill

Peppers are just one delicious vegetable that gets new life on the grill.
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Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews Milwaukee chef Michael Feker.

For many of us, summer cuisine means steaks, or chicken breasts, or kebabs, or brats, outside, over an open flame.

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Arts & Culture
7:05 pm
Mon June 3, 2013

Chef Curtis Stone Mixes Busy Life with a Dollop of Home Cooking

Chef Curtis Stone
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Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews Chef Curtis Stone.

Many cookbooks claim to speak to our busy lives and the need to simplify cooking without compromising quality and flavor.

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Arts & Culture
5:23 pm
Mon May 20, 2013

Nigella Lawson's Italian Romance: New Cookbook Flirts with Traditional Recipes

Nigella Lawson's newest book explores the home cook's approach to Italian food.
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Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews cook, author and TV host Nigella Lawson.

Nigella Lawson may be a household name, bestselling author and TV show host, but she describes herself quite simply as "a food enthusiast."

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Regional
11:31 am
Thu May 16, 2013

Food Lovers Guide to Milwaukee: Finding that Unique Taste

Milwaukee Public Market is a great place to find a variety of unique flavors.
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Milwaukee is in something of a food renaissance, for restaurants, ingredients, and simply for the interest of people in what goes onto their plate.

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Arts & Culture
10:16 am
Thu May 16, 2013

Edible Milwaukee Celebrates Local Food Scene

Jen Ede, Young Kim, Justin Johnson and Venice Williams.
Credit Susan Bence

This month, a new quarterly magazine launches with a specific focus on food in Milwaukee.

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