The Blog

 

Our blog is a digital compass that guides you through the experiences, stories, and insights that make Milwaukee truly special. With every post, we invite you to explore the hidden gems that await your discovery, immerse yourself in the local culture, and embark on virtual journeys that spark your wanderlust. Whether you're planning your next adventure, seeking insider tips, or simply indulging in armchair exploration, let us inspire, inform, and ignite your curiosity. Start exploring now and dive into a world of endless possibilities. 

Q&A with Chef and Bravo's "Top Chef" Guest Judge Dane Baldwin

Dane Baldwin is the chef and owner of The Diplomat in Milwaukee's Lower East Side neighborhood, and the 2022 James Beard Foundation's Best Chef in the Midwest. Bringing approachable American fare with flare, Baldwin shares his thoughts on what makes the city's culinary landscape so unique…

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Tosa Restaurant Week 2024

The Milwaukee area has grown into a foodie haven and one of the country’s premier culinary destinations. One of Eater’s hottest dining cities for 2024, Milwaukee was also recognized in 2023 as Midwest Living’s top culinary destination and will soon be featured prominently in “Top Chef” Season 21…

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St. Patrick’s Day in Milwaukee

Top 'o the morning to you! This St. Patrick's Day, find your pot of gold at the end of the rainbow in Milwaukee. From the hue of your favorite amber brew to a golden-brown pot of mouthwatering cheese curds, all signs point to the Brew City as your hub for this annual tradition. Celebrate the day…

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Q&A with Shary Tran of "Good Things Brewing"

Featured in episode two of the second season of "Good Things Brewing," Shary Tran is an incredible advocate for DEI efforts in Milwaukee with over 27 years of experience in DEI leadership, which includes major organizations such as Generac, Amazon, Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin…

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Q&A with Pete Cooney of "Good Things Brewing"

Featured in episode two of the second season of "Good Things Brewing," Pete Cooney is Milwaukee's foremost popsicle purveyor. Pete started pushing his pops in 2014, and it didn't take long for Pete's Pops to become a Milwaukee summer institution. You can find Pete's Pops' tasty treats from 15+ push…

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Q&A with Shari Black of "Good Things Brewing"

Featured in episode one of "Good Things Brewing" Season 2, Shari Black serves as the Executive Director and CEO of Wisconsin State Fair Park. Her career began at the Waukesha County Fair, where she worked for 20 years, including 15 as Executive Director. In 2016, she transitioned to State Fair Park…

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Q&A with Chef and Bravo's "Top Chef" Contestant Dan Jacobs

Dan Jacobs, a Chicago native who has lived in Milwaukee since 2011, is a chef who stays true to his Midwestern roots while incorporating the global culinary influence he has sought out all his life. He is now the co-owner and chef of DanDan and Esterv, two award-winning, Milwaukee favorites…

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'Top Chef' Announces Premiere Dates for Season 21 in Wisconsin

Bravo’s “Top Chef” serves up new flavors this season when host Kristen Kish joins head judge Tom Colicchio and perennial judge Gail Simmons at the judges’ table as they head to the Midwest to call Wisconsin home. Season 21 premieres Wednesday, March 20 on Bravo with an entire season of supersized…

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New Kids on the Block

A hub for culinary creativity and innovative chefs, Milwaukee is positively bursting with new local flavors. Spanning cultures and cuisines, let your taste buds be your guide at these new Cream City restaurants. Dining While exploring the Historic Third Ward, The Edison is a can't-miss spot for…

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Milwaukee's Jerk Chicken Trail

Variety is the spice of life, as the old saying goes, and lucky for you, Milwaukee’s jerk chicken scene has plenty of variety and spice. Some journeys are their own reward. This one just so happens to be paved with mouthwatering jerk chicken. Your delectable adventure awaits! Begin your chase for…

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