Today, Eater returns to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to focus on 10 newish restaurants that have been garnering some serious buzz. Once again, local writer Todd Lazarski has offered up his picks for the hottest openings of the past 12 months.
“With a fresh downtown arena — Fiserv Forum, home of the NBA-leading Bucks — a gleaming new streetcar, and next year’s Democratic National Convention on the horizon, the city feels like it’s turned a page on its Rust Belt past,” says Lazarski.
Among his picks for this year is everything from soup dumplings and high-end Korean fried chicken to rock ’n’ roll French fare, Vietnamese tacos, neighborhood-centric food halls, and activism-minded community collectives. “But of course,” says Lazarski, “we still have plenty of beer, cheese, and sausage.”
Without further ado, and in geographic order, here’s the Eater Heatmap to Milwaukee.Read More