I came across this Mama Mia! Pizza Beer in the Sprecher Brewery gift shop and just couldn’t resist buying a bottle to try. The beer (invented by a husband and wife in their home brewery, but bottled by Sprecher) is flavored with oregano, basil, tomato and garlic. Although it wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be it really wasn’t all that great either, and I’ll tell you why.
I’d never seen lamb tacos offered at a Mexican restaurant before I decided to stop at Poco Loco Cantina one day for lunch, so when I noticed them on the menu I knew that I had to give them a try.
Even though I eat tons of meat I felt bad about eating lamb for some reason, but Poco Loco serves free range lamb that are never tethered or raised in confinement, so at least I know that the lamb … Continue Reading »
Most people simply view farmers markets as places to stock up on locally grown healthy food such as fruits and vegetables. Don’t get me wrong here, they’re great places to shop for stuff like that (if you’re into that sort of thing), but you can usually also find plenty of deliciously unhealthy foods at them as well. To give you some examples of what I’m talking about I took a trip down to the Wauwatosa Farmers Market on a recent … Continue Reading »
In case you haven’t noticed, people from Milwaukee love cooking with beer. Back in April I held a contest to see who could make the best grilled cheese sandwich and the winner (from Milwaukee) used Schlitz and Pabst as part of his recipe. A couple weeks ago I wrote about the Napoleon Dynamite from Cafe Centraal; a pile of pancakes layered with bacon, two eggs and a Belgian beer cheese sauce. Most recently I stopped at Stonefly Brewery for … Continue Reading »
How have I gone through life for this long without ever trying a Monte Cristo sandwich? I’ve heard of them before, but never really knew what one was until recently. From what I can gather the Monte Cristo differs based on where you get it, but the main premise is that it’s a ham and cheese sandwich (with turkey also added on occasion) that is dipped in egg batter and then fried.