Farm to Table

We’ve got farm-to-table. We’ve got roof-to-table. When you eat local in Milwaukee, everywhere from food trucks to fine dining, your food is closer than you think. Milwaukee chefs are leading a growing "locavore" movement with unstoppable momentum.The skills of these creative culinary masters guarantees that “back to basics” is anything but.

James Beard Foundation Awards

Milwaukeeans have always known that our restaurants have something special, but you don’t have to take local…

Milwaukeeans have always known that our restaurants have something special, but you don’t have to take locals’ word for it – just ask James Beard! You’ll get a taste of some of Milwaukee’s best when you visit these restaurants recognized by the Restaurant and Chef Awards Committee for the James Beard Foundation Awards.

Patio Dining

From riverside patios to rooftop decks, al fresco dining is a summer favorite in Milwaukee. A cool beverage, g…

From riverside patios to rooftop decks, al fresco dining is a summer favorite in Milwaukee. A cool beverage, great food, sunshine, a warm breeze…what could be better? Check out one of our picks for Milwaukee’s top patios during your visit!

Brunch

What's not to love about brunch? The best of breakfast and lunch combined, plus a free pass to enjoy an adult …

What's not to love about brunch? The best of breakfast and lunch combined, plus a free pass to enjoy an adult beverage before noon. From the traditional well-stocked brunch buffets to restaurants putting their own funky spin on favorites, Milwaukee is a city that loves its brunch. Try one of these favorite local spots to start a lazy day off right.

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Dining

A world of culinary traditions, farm-to-table, small plates, pub food to fine dinning — see why we're known for our vibrant restaurant scene. Visit Milwaukee. You'll…

Café Calatrava

Chef Micah discusses menu pairing with Kandinsky Exhibition at the Milwaukee Art Museum.

Sobelman’s Bloody Mary

Owner Dave Sobelman creates the famous Sobelman's Bloody Mary!

The SafeHouse

Have you been to the secret restaurant, The Safe House, in Milwaukee yet?

Red Light Ramen

Check out Milwaukee's underground Ramen spot, then get out there this Friday or Saturday!

Coffee Roasting in Milwaukee

Beer isn't the only thing we're brewing in Milwaukee! Local coffee is a big deal here, and you won't want to miss trying a cup or…

DearMKE presents: “COOKING WITH KUMAR”

Join the late actor Kumar Pallana from multiple Wes Anderson movies on the quest to cook the perfect somosa with La Merenda chef Peter Sandroni. Kumar…

Things to Do

Spend a carefree weekend without spending a fortune. No matter what you're looking to do, experience, or enjoy ---- you'll find it easy in Milwaukee. Visit…

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