Food

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When most people think about French cuisine, multiples courses, immaculate preparation and presentation, and maybe even intimidation comes to mind.

The fine French meal is often a night out that people aspire to. Many steps above that impulsive trip out to Applebee’s, or even the night on the town at the brewpub. 

It turns out that much of what we think of as the fine French meal can trace its history back to a single source – Auguste Escoffier. 

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If cabin fever has you feeling a bit restless and you're not into outdoor winter sports, there are still activities that can get you out of the house - but keep you staying warm. Any guesses? How about a cooking class?

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A couple of years ago, we spoke with Joe Bartolotta, one of the two brothers at the heart of the Bartolotta restaurant group, whose presence and influence in Milwaukee has been steadily increasing. He offered some thoughts about why his restaurant business has been a success for 20 years:

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As 2014 winds to a close, we typically look back at the year that was and look ahead at what the year to come might hold.

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There’s been a lot that’s been written and said about the wealth of good new restaurants that have opened around the Milwaukee area in the past few years. 

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A Wisconsin woman’s new book of recipes is a tribute to her Austrian grandmother.

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After you spend the holiday cooking, or spending time with people who were cooking, and eating.  What are you going to eat aft​er the leftovers are gone?

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Gabrielle Hamilton has attained a level of fame that extends beyond her New York restaurant, Prune

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Dorie Greenspan is considered a culinary guru.

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A few weeks ago, we had a brief conversation on this show with our outdoor adventure contributors about the enjoyment of pickling and preserving things.  It was a thumbnail sketch on how to take that first step into making your own pickles, or jam.

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Fresh produce is coming at us fast and furious as the last of the summer crops are coming out of the ground, and we’re getting ready for all of the things fall has to offer. 

Sit Back, Relax, and Enjoy a Nice Milwaukee Breakfast

Jul 30, 2014
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One could argue about the importance of eating breakfast, but most of us would agree that it’s one of the best, and cheapest, meals to go out to eat for. 

And as Lake Effect dining contributor Ann Christenson tells Dan Harmon, the greater Milwaukee metro area offers some wonderful options, even for weekday breakfasts.

Some restaurants on Christenson's breakfast list are:

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It was a Wednesday afternoon when my phone beeped with a text from my husband that read, “Wanna go out to eat tonight?”

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The Milwaukee co-op opened its fourth store this week; this one in Mequon.

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Milwaukee's Justin Aprahamian of Sanford restaurant has been named Best Chef in the Midwest by the James Beard Foundation.

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