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Suggestions: Milwaukee, not so pricey Good Healthy Food

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madtowner Aug 22, 2006 11:52 AM

Hey there, I am taking my wife down to Brewtown for a day at the Art Museum and Milwaukee Public Museum, and needed some ideas for decent not so pricey restaurants around that area. BTW: I have high BP and cholestorol, so it shouldn't be the typical Wisconsin fare..fried foods etc...I love it, trust me if I could eat it, I would..Any Ideas? Thanks

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    mike_d RE: madtowner Aug 22, 2006 09:26 PM

    You might want to try Beans and Barley on North Ave. The food is good, not strictly vegetarian at all. It's a nice room as well. I'd check the menu to see if it's "dinner-like" enough. Or, the Pasta Tree, very nice restaurant, lots of good pasta dishes without a lot of "weight".

    http://beansandbarley.com/

    Sorry, can't find the url for the Pasta Tree at the moment.

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      madtowner RE: madtowner Aug 23, 2006 11:03 AM

      Thanks Much, I will check that out!

      1. jrsmoltz RE: madtowner Aug 24, 2006 04:09 PM

        I highly recommend the African Hut. I wrote this on a previous post:

        "The African Hut is a fantastic Nigerian restaurant in downtown Milwaukee. All of the vegetable dishes are great (with or without chicken). Be adventureous and try some fufu or pounded yam with a stew. The Peanut Stew-Banfi is so good it will surprise you. They have the hottest chicken wings I've ever had. and the Mindinmindin is a very decadent dessert that you really need to try.
        1107 N. Old World 3rd St. (right near the Bradley Center)
        Milwaukee, WI"
        http://www.africanpresentations.com/h...

        The owners are really nice too.

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          jrsmoltz RE: jrsmoltz Aug 24, 2006 08:10 PM

          oops...I should have removed the Mindinmindin advice. It is definately not healthy.

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          madtowner RE: madtowner Aug 24, 2006 05:46 PM

          Awesome, thanks, it sounds like another great place, and since they are in the same vacinity of the museums, walking wouldn't be to hard..

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            Bonn RE: madtowner Aug 26, 2006 04:27 AM

            My favorite is Trocadero on north Water Street.
            www.ztrocadero.com
            They have a great patio too.

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              madtowner RE: madtowner Aug 28, 2006 11:16 AM

              Man, Trocadero is pretty nice too, nothing like that in Madison at all, well, with the smoking ban etc. The lunch menue looks pretty affordable too, thanks for the recommendation!

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