Going East & West On Brady Street

Easy Tyger | Milwaukee, Brady St.

Supper Club on a Sunday night. Maybe I’m getting old, but I cringed when the restaurant picked was on Brady Street…I hate trying to find parking on Brady Street. But we had heard good things about the food at Easy Tyger so I happily got out of my jammies at 5PM Sunday evening and got ready to meet the girls out on Brady.

Easy Tyger was almost true to its word…it “blends Asian and American cuisines in a fun, casual atmosphere, with a focus on seasonal and locally inspired ingredients”. A night out with the Supper Club ladies is always fun, but our server wasn’t having it. She was a real sour-puss and really put a damper on our experience.

The menu is set up for sharing – best for two, in my opinion. Lindsay wasn’t feeling 100% so it kinda worked out that Becky & I shared three dishes (sorry, Lindsay…your veggie udon noodle soup did looked good). Continue reading

Buon Afternoon at Tre Rivali

Tre Rivali at the Kimpton Journeyman Hotel | Milwaukee, Third Ward

On a snowy weekday afternoon a few days after Christmas, my mother & I had a relaxing lunch at Tre Rivali. We were seated in a comfy leather corner booth with a view of the snowy intersection of E Chicago & N Broadway Streets.

The hotel itself is uniquely beautiful, which Tre Rivali enhances with its clean & bright interior, a mix of industrial & contemporary design with a splash of Mediterranean flair. My favorite part was the Hipster Cocktail Party playlist in the background, adding to the coolness. I imagine this is the type of restaurant where chic NYC magazine editors & fashionistas lunch.
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