Friday, April 15, 2016

You're Invited: 2016 Walker's Point Food Crawl

MKEfoodies and OnMilwaukee would like to invite you to join us to experience the delicious, revitalized community of Historic Walkers Point and South 2nd Street.
Saturday, June 4, 2016 from Noon to 3 pm (11 a.m. for VIP passholders).

Attendees will have the opportunity to stroll through the Historic Walker's Point neighborhood at their own pace tasting delicious small plates from some of Milwaukee's finest restaurants and food venues.
Reserve your tickets today to guarantee admission!

Back again for 2016:  ** SOLD OUT **
VIP level includes an extra hour for food-crawling (you may arrive at 11 am, rather than Noon), a swag bag filled with great offers and promotions from neighborhood establishments, and TWO tickets for the Bloody Mary Happy Hour, which takes place between 11 am and 12 pm.

The Bloody Mary Happy Hour is sponsored by our partners at Central Standard DistilleryGreat Lakes Distillery and Steny's Tavern.
Walker's Point Food Crawl participating venues include:
Tickets are limited. Day-of tickets may be available onsite beginning at 10:00 am on Saturday, June 4, 2016 -- but are not guaranteed.
A list of small plate offerings being served by participating venues will be provided 2 days prior to the event via email to all pre-registrants.
Vegetarian items will be offered at most establishments.
If you would like, you can share a plate/divide the vouchers between guests.
While well-behaved children are welcome on the food crawl, please note that the event is not stroller friendly. Many of the establishments are in older buildings, and strollers need to be lifted up stairs.
Upon check-in, attendees will receive their small plate vouchers and a map of participating restaurants, which span a 2-mile stretch of Walker's Point, concentrated around South 2nd Street.
Two complimentary Bloody Mary sample tickets per VIP ticket purchase will provided; ticket must be redeemed by Noon on June 4, 2016. Although additional beverages are not included with the cost of the ticket, many restaurants will be offering drink specials for attendees.
Tickets do not include gratuity. Please be a good guest and tip your servers!

Monday, September 21, 2015

Milwaukee Cocktail Week, Day 6 & 7: Thatcher's Dinner at Wolf Peach

Monday, September 21

Distil has an amazing 4 course whiskey dinner planned with Heaven Hill -- but it is sold out! This is why you need to act fast and make reservations right away. Sorry.

What you can do tonight is go to Boone & Crockett at 9 pm. Celebrate Bay View at Boone & Crockett with cocktails made with Bay View’s own Twisted Path Distillery and Bittercube Bitters. Enjoy a specially crafted one-night-only cocktail menu during this Milwaukee Cocktail Week SIN-oriented event.

Date: Monday, Sept 21st
Time: 9 pm – 2 am
Location: Boone & Crockett – 2151 S Kinnickinnic Ave
Price: Free event, special cocktail prices
RSVP: Not Required

Tuesday, September 22

Don't miss the Thatcher's dinner at Wolf Peach. Take a look at this menu and then call to make your reservation before it's too late!

Thatcher's Cocktail Dinner @ Wolf Peach

Time: 6:30 pm cocktail reception; 7:00 pm seating
Location: 1818 N Hubbard St
Courses: Cocktail reception plus 5 course menu with cocktail pairings
Price: $70 + tax & gratuity
RSVP: (414) 374-8480

Friday, September 18, 2015

The Best Cocktail Weekend in Milwaukee

Photo by Milwaukee Cocktail Week

We are looking forward to this fun-filled weekend! Saturday is the Milwaukee Cocktail College and Spirit Festival. There's still time to get your tickets ($40 + tax and service fee online) or you can pay at the door ($45 + tax and service fee). Even better -- get the Weekend Pass ($65 + tax and service fee) because you'll want to go to the Tailgate Party on Sunday and the Weekend Pass gets you in to both events!

Milwaukee Cocktail College and Spirit Festival

All ticket holders get unlimited tastings, a complimentary tasting glass and snacks provided by Indulge at Skylight. There is also a Wisconsin distillers round table discussion that seems extremely interesting featuring 5 of the owners/distillers located in Wisconsin. Also, attendees get to experience the very special Bombay Sapphire/Bittercube Tonic Lab.

Here's a list of the spirits that will be available*:
  • 45th Parallel -- Border Bourbon, New Richmond Rye, Vodka
  • American Born Moonshine -- Original White Lightning, Apple Pie, Dixie Sweet Tea
  • Aviation Gin
  • Batch 206 -- Counter Gin , Old Tom Counter Gin, Barrel Raider Bourbon
  • Bombay - Bombay Dry Gin, Bombay Sapphire Gin, Bombay Sapphire East Gin
  • Brown Jug Bourbon Cream
  • Central Standard -- Vodka, Gin, White Whiskey
  • Copper & Kings -- Immature Brandy, Craft Brandy, Vapor-distilled Absinthe
  • Dingle Gin
  • Great Lakes Distillery -- Gin, Vodka, Roaring Dan Rum, KK Whiskey
  • Great Northern Distilling -- Potato Vodka, Herbalist Gin, Vanguard Whiskey
  • Maison Rouge VSOP
  • New Holland Distillery -- Clockwork Orange, Hatter Royale, Barrel-Aged Knickerbocker, Amber Rum
  • Panther Distillery -- Spiked Apple, Minnesota 14 Whiskey, Pike Street Bourbon
  • The Real McCoy Rum
  • Soul Boxer Cocktails
  • Thatcher's Organic Liqueur -- Blood Orange Liqueur, Elderflower Liqueur
  • Twisted Path Distillery -- Vodka, Unaged Rum, Aged Rum
  • Vikre Distillery -- Juniper Gin, Spruce Gin, Cedar Gin, Voyager Aquavit
*subject to change, based on availability

Time: 1 pm – 4 pm (VIP tickets 12:30 pm - 4 pm)
Location: Broadway Theatre Center – 158 North Broadway
Price: $40 Advance Tickets, $45 at the door, or $65 for the Weekend Pass (admission to both College and Tailgate)
RSVP: Buy tickets here!

Milwaukee Cocktail Tailgate Party

Photo by Milwaukee Cocktail Week
This all-inclusive, ticketed event features food sampling from some of the best restaurants in town paired with cocktail samples created by some of the best bartenders in town.
Meet and greet local restaurateurs, chefs and bartenders, mingle with other cocktail enthusiasts and indulge in all the great Milwaukee food and drink as you play classic tailgate games and watch the football game on Horny Goats giant TV! Additional beverages will be available at the Horny Goat Hideaway cash bar.

Participating Resturants Include:
BelAir Cantina
The Cheel
Harbor House
Ono Kine Grindz
Holey Moley
Horny Goat
Mekong Cafe

Photo by Milwaukee Cocktail Week
Participating Bars Include:
The Hamilton
Boone & Crockett
Story Hill BKC
La Masa

Time: 11:30 am – 3:30 pm
Location: Horny Goat Hideaway Tent – 2011 South 1st Street
Price: $40 Advance Tickets, $45 at the door, or $65 for the Weekend Pass (admission to both Tailgate and Cocktail College)
RSVP: Buy tickets here!

Photo by Milwaukee Cocktail Week