Best of 2005

For more than two decades, we have dared to find the very best of this fair city, and are we tired of it? Heck no. If anything, Milwaukee gets richer and more varied each year in its splendiferous assortment of superlatives. Our only problem is narrowing down the list to the sweetest of the sweet, the greatest of the gewgaws, the neatest of the novelties. Looking for a Moscow Mule, a hookah hangout, a world-class sandwich or the perfect lampshade? As it happens, that’s just what we found, along with lots, lots more. Edited by Mario Quadracci With Tom Bamberger,…

Best of 2007

Edited by Mario Quadracci with Dustin Beilke, Lauren Burke, Kurt Chandler, Ann Christenson, Jenn Danko, Katie Ingmire, Kevin Kosterman, Howie Magner, Judith Ann Moriarty, Bruce Murphy, Julie Sensat Waldren and Mary Van de Kamp Nohl Once again, the staff of Milwaukee Magazine stalked the greater metro area for Best Ofs, challenging our five senses, becoming tourists in our own town. We washed down some scorpions with tequila, got geared-up for a punch in the nose, hosted an “American Idol”-style competition with singing telegrams and gorged some hungry lumberjacks with pancakes. It’s just how we roll. In addition to distilling the…