Jefferson Street's Peking House doesn't shy away from flavors -- or the signs of authenticity.

The guy knows his way around a pair of chopsticks. He lands a two-top right in the middle of Peking House, slaps his newspaper down on the table and orders without looking at the menu. Twenty minutes later, he’s hunched over a bowl as big as his head.

I lean over the back of my chair to face him.

“What is that?” I ask, looking at the saucy mixture in his bowl.

See the full story using Milwaukee Magazine‘s Member Pass for 25 cents.

‘Hot House’ appears in the August 2015 issue of Milwaukee Magazine.
The August 2015 issue is on newsstands August 3.
Purchase a copy on newsstands at one of 400+ locations throughout Wisconsin.

Be the first to get every new issue. Subscribe.



RELATED  Restaurant Review: Uncle Wolfie’s Breakfast Tavern Brings Buzzy Breakfast