Key Milwaukee

February 2012

An A-Z visitors guide to Milwaukee Wisconsin. Sponsored by Key Magazine Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Drinks and dessert take the edge off winter weather COME INfromthe cold and discover the drink and dessertmenus of local establishments. The following are just a sampling,withmore information about these spots in the KEYDining section. In theHistoric ThirdWard, theMILWAUKEEALE HOUSE offers seasonal brews thatwarmbeer-lovers to their toes. For dessert, the chef has created a bread pudding that is servedwith a caramel- molasses sauce. At CARINI'S LACONCAD'ORO onMilwaukee's upper east side near the UW–Milwaukee campus, you'll think you've hopped a jet and escaped to Italy for a drink or dessert. Themade-on-the-premises limoncello iswonderful on the rocks or in amartini. Satisfy a sweet toothwith homemade tiramisu, can- noli, cassata cake or lava cake. TRINITY THREE IRISHPUBS has an authentically decorated interiorwith three different eating and drinking areas, allwith their own unique character. Irish Coffee and Bailey's Cheesecake is a great dessert combo here. LOUISE'S has convenient locations inMilwaukee's East Town and in Brookfield. TheHot Sangria is a favorite--it's spiced, steamed like an espresso drink and served in a glassmug. On the dessert side, find a luscious triple chocolate truffle cake. At the SAFEHOUSE, drink ingredients remain "classified," but the ever-popular "Spy's Demise" has been joined by the "Chata-Hari,"with the secret ingredient of RumChata, produced in nearby Pewaukee,Wis. If dessert for youmeans crepes, visit CHEZ JACQUES in theWalker's Point neighborhood just south of downtown. Owner Jacques Chaumet has created a French oasiswhere dessert crepe choices include caramelized apples, bananaNutella, poached pears or vanillawith berries. Espresso drinks are beautifully served, or try a dessertwine. Also south of downtown (off 6th Street) is GREAT LAKES DISTILLERY,where visitors can try distinc- tivelyMilwaukee concoctions using the distillery's popular products – theMilwaukeeMulewith Rehorst PremiumVodka, theMilwaukeeMai Tai with Roaring Dan's RumorWard 5with KinnickinnicAmericanWhiskey. METRO BAR & CAFÉ is located in the heart of downtown.Hot drinks include the BananaNut Coffee, compared towarmbanana bread pudding by enthusiastic fans. POTAWATOMI BINGO CASINO'S Bar 360 is locat- ed in the heart of the gaming floor and slightly ele- vated, offering a viewof the entire gaming floor. Heat up your nightwith the sights and sounds of the casinowhile savoring a signature drink like the Jack Pot. At JOEY'S SEAFOOD & GRILL in Brookfield,warm up by thinking of beaches,warmbreezes and Caribbean islands.Made-from-scratchmojitos and Jimmy Buffett's Landshark Beerwarmup patrons. Adding to the topical feel is the yummy, homemade Key Lime Pie. Venture furtherwest toWEISSGERBER'S SEVEN SEAS to enjoy the romantic lake country in Delafield.Withmore than 500 different selections in thewine cellar, thewine list is a delight. For the sixth consecutive year, Seven Seas has been awarded theAward of Excellence byWine SpectatorMagazine. Dessert choicesmay include the Black Forest Torte – sour cherries, Kirsch liqueur, rum, chocolate and whipped creambetween layers of yellowand German chocolate cake. 57 Palms Bistro & Bar, Historic Third Ward

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