A sharp focus on meats, including the great Milwaukee Rib. Grits and mac and cheese are among the sides.
The aroma emitted by Edna cannot be denied. “She” perfumes Iron Grate BBQ Co., overriding the smell of roasted coffee beans. Edna’s 10-foot-long, 500-gallon, mostly recycled self is the force behind half of this unusual business model. Iron Grate shares 8,000 square feet of real estate with roaster-café Hawthorne Coffee.
Like sitting in an upscale fish house in New England ?? that??s the intention. Windows on three sides present an impeccable view of Lake Michigan on a clear day. Serves a stellar buffet-style, all-you-can-eat Sunday brunch. The oyster bar and caviar service are highlights.
You??d expect a restaurant inside the Quadracci Pavilion to be bright, modern and anti-cafeteria. The menu??s verbiage touches on art (the Kandinski cookie, Bauhaus brat burger). Enjoy a chopped salad or trout with fingerling potatoes as you gaze out at the wide-blue yonder.
Square lines, leather booths and an elegant bar define this Cudahy Tower space, a sure bet for foie gras, Strauss veal and the porterhouse for two. Desserts are definitely worth a look.
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Pub and guesthouse offering expecteds like house-roasted corned beef and cabbage, bangers and mash, Guinness pot roast and shepherd??s pie. A vegetarian menu offers meatless versions of some of those Irish classics. Drink Guinness and you??ll fit in well here.
Milwaukee old-style pizza, cracker-thin. Light and crispy. Sausage and cheese is a standby, but experiment and find your favorite. The lowbrow dining room is often packed elbow to elbow with ‘za eaters, leaning on the red-and-white checked tablecloth. The tasty house red wine is served in jam jars, of course.
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