Food

Arts & Culture
1:00 pm
Fri January 3, 2014

Have These Food Trends Become Stale?

What's wrong with having cake?
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Lake Effect's Bonnie North talks with Kyle Cherek, host of Wisconsin Foodie.

Even though Festivus is over, Lake Effect contributor Kyle Cherek still has some food-related grievances to air.

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Food
5:49 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

Say Cheese! Nine Picks for Your Party Plate

Beehive's Barely Buzzed cheese is infused with coffee and lavender.
Credit Beehive Barely Buzzed

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews cheese writer Jeanette Hurt.

If you're planning a holiday or New Year's party in Wisconsin, chances are a cheese plate is in order. But what to put on it?

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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.
Credit Dinah Sanders/Flickr

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

Milwaukee's dining scene is growing up.

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