Confusion may ensue upon entry. Is this Milwaukee or a farmhouse in France? Calling your name, in French: fried frog lags, ratatouille and cassoulet.
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If you’re looking for something that’s a little bit higher up on the epicurean scale, this one’s for you. Maple-glazed, seared and thick-sliced duck breast is the bomb on its own. Layer it inside a warm, sturdy flour tortilla with queso, lettuce and the delicious chipotle salsa and the stars really align. One pro tip: Order the pureed black beans and scoop them into your taco! Head to Poco Loco Cantina in Brown Deer for this masterpiece.
Scrambled eggs, potatoes and salami; the “super” HP adds vegetables and cheese. Corned beef hash rarely disappoints. Nor does my Jewish deli fallback – a bagel topped with lox, cream cheese and red onion.
Build-a-pie workshop. Pick Roma tomato and strips of fresh basil with your sausage add fresh mushrooms, and you conjure summer. Add jalapenos and it’s a party. Cracker crust plus square shape for its medium and large pizzas equal old school.
Sweet breakfast items include a luscious raspberry-stuffed challah French toast with raspberry jam and mascarpone. If you’d rather something savory, the build-your-own frittata is a winner.
Sister of the MKE Street Zarletti, this place offers brick-oven pizzas. Try the arancini, house-made burrata cheese, seafood stew and braised short ribs.
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