Wauwatosa’s The Mayfair Collection has Pizza Man and Corner Bakery. Now comes Osgood’s (11500 W. Burleigh St., 414-988-6044), the Bartolotta counter-service restaurant serving hot dogs, Italian beef, burgers, ribs and lots more. Rather, Osgood’s comes officially to fruition on Tuesday, Nov. 3. The joint offers dine-in, carryout and drive-through service. (A private dining area is available, too.) Back to the menu items, if it’s easy to carry out, it’s pretty much on the menu: pulled pork, grilled cheese, fried shrimp basket, beef chili, Greek salad, brats and Italian sausage, fried cheese curds, smothered fries and tater tots, plus a medley of frozen custard creations (sundaes, shakes and malts, banana splits and so on). Hours: Daily 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Click here to access the website.
Ann Christenson has covered dining for Milwaukee Magazine since 1997. She was raised on a diet of casseroles that started with a pound of ground beef and a can of Campbell's soup. Feel free to share any casserole recipes with her.