Banana and Date Smoothie

One of the first items I carried over to my new apartment last week was my Magic Bullet Blender. I’ll admit, I’m not sure why I did that, since I use it a lot and hadn’t actually brought any food with me to the new place, but there it was, sitting on an empty counter,…

Shaking up the Third Ward

HELLO! I’ve only been to Shake Shack once, but it sure was enough to get me excited when I read that the chain would be opening its first Wisconsin location in the Historic Third Ward by the end of the year. Actually, it’s kind of a funny story how I even ended up waiting in…

Derby Dishes

After two years of working in Louisville and producing dozens of hours of Derby coverage, this was the first time experiencing the Derby as purely a spectator, well-rested, sans headset or hat. I’ll admit, it was a bit strange not setting foot on Churchill Downs at all. In 2015 and 2016, the track was my temporary…

Cafés and Cantinas

An impromptu exploration of Milwaukee’s fried avocado tacos (and other delicious plates)