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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:

Afro Fusion Cuisine Brands

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

How Milwaukee Dished Up a Top-Rated Dining Scene

Nov 15, 2013
Dinah Sanders/Flickr

Milwaukee's dining scene is growing up.

The United States has not revised its food safety laws in more than 70 years. Change is coming – in the form of the Food Safety Modernization Act. Many local growers fear its impact.

simmermilwaukee.com

Back in June, Steve Perlstein visited Lake Effect to introduce us to The Simmer Truck. Five months later, the truck is thriving.


Where to Eat on the Cheap in Milwaukee

Aug 21, 2013
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.

Wisconsin Cleans Up at American Cheese Society's Competition

Aug 9, 2013
Smabs Sputzer, Flickr

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

Forget the Brats - Veggies Take Over the Grill

Jul 23, 2013
WoodleyWonderWorks/Flickr

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

Who's Who Among Milwaukee Chefs

Jun 26, 2013
Dale Frost/Flickr

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

Essay: The Badger State's Junk Food Debate

Jun 6, 2013
Bill Branson

Lake Effect essayist Young Kim say coercing food stamp recipients to buy only “healthy food” is the wrong way to go about it.

(Curtis Stone)

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

TLC

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

Flickr

Milwaukee is in something of a food renaissance, for restaurants, ingredients, and simply for the interest of people in what goes onto their plate.

Susan Bence

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

Susan Bence

Michael Pollan is no stranger to the murky world of food production and how we humans fit in the chain.

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