Race to the Finish
The Brewers Racing Sausages are an indelible image in my mind. In fact, two years ago the Sausages broke from their busy schedule and posed for our June City Guide cover. Very down-to-earth links, particularly Chorizo.… In honor of these most hallowed personalities, Miller Time Pub is offering the Racing Sausage Platter on its menu (through October). It’s either a meal for a group or one really hungry person. The five sausages (brat, hot dog, Polish, Italian and chorizo) come with a pound of French fries ($22). The 100-ounce Miller beer tower ($20) sounds like an appropriate accompaniment. (Hilton Milwaukee City Center, 509 W. Wisconsin Ave., 414-271-2337)
You think I’d post a long list of restaurants just for grins? No, Mother’s Day (May 13) is the next Hallmark holiday. Will it be an FTD bouquet or a restaurant meal? Such weighty decisions. But figure it out soon, because restaurant reservations are necessary. Here are some local places offering brunches and the like:
Polaris Restaurant & Lounge: Revolving rooftop restaurant at the Hyatt Regency Milwaukee. Brunch buffet featuring omelet and waffle stations, prime rib, salads and desserts. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Adults $39; seniors $30; children 3-12 $19. (333 W. Kilbourn Ave., 414-270-6130)
Golden Mast: Champagne brunch buffet, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Adults $27.95; children 10 and under $12.95; children 3 and under $5. Dinner, 3:30-6 p.m.; entrées from $23. (W349 N5293 Lacy’s Ln., Okauchee, 262-567-7047)
Harbor House: Brunch buffet, 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Adults $44.95; kids 12 and under $19.95 (550 N.
Harbor Dr., 414-395-4900)
Ristorante Bartolotta: Three-course Italian brunch, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Adults $35.95; children under 12 $15.95. (7616 W. State St., Wauwatosa, 414-771-7910)
Andrew’s: Brunch buffet with build-your-own omelets; chef-carved pork and sirloin; quiche and eggs Benedict; salads and desserts. Seatings, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Adults $32; children 6-13 $13; children 5 and under, free. (Delafield Hotel, 415 Genesee St., 262-646-1600)
Envoy: Buffet brunch, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (All-you-can-eat small-plate brunch, available, too.) Adults $25.95; children 12 and under $14.95. (Ambassador Hotel, 2308 W. Wisconsin Ave., 414-345-5015)
Bartolotta’s Lake Park Bistro: Three-course brunch, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. From $37.95. (3133 E. Newberry Blvd., 414-962-6300)
Bacchus: Brunch and dinner: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and 4:30-6:30 p.m., respectively. Three-course brunch, adults $39.95; children 10 and under $19.95. Dinner menu served from 4:30 p.m. (Cudahy Tower, 925 E. Wells St., 414-765-1166)
Lake Lawn Resort: Buffet-style Champagne brunch, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Featuring harpist and complimentary flowers. Adults $31.95; children 5 to 12 $12.95; children under 5, free. (2400 E. Geneva St., Delavan, 262-725-9155)
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