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marcreichman May 8, 2012 07:44 PM

I have never been a major force on this board, just a post here and there and a many-year lurker. We are picking up and moving to the Milwaukee area, so the great lakes board will be my new home :)

I will be back in town a couple of times a year for work, so I will have to catch up on local developments when I do!

Thanks everyone, keep eating.

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    hckybg RE: marcreichman May 8, 2012 08:05 PM

    Have a good move, and good luck! Look out for Cranky Al's Doughnuts, Maxie's Southern Comfort, Benji's Deli, and Gilles Frozen Custard in Milwaukee.

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      emannths RE: hckybg May 9, 2012 06:06 AM

      Gilles, eh? I'll have to try it. Kopp's has been our frozen custard of choice on our drives up from Chicago for many years. When they had the audacity to raise their prices to $2.25 for a single (gigantic) scoop we almost considered defecting. ;-)

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        hckybg RE: emannths May 9, 2012 07:38 AM

        Gotta love those Midwestern prices! I haven't been to Kopp's, but Gilles was great.

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          Splendid Spatula RE: hckybg May 11, 2012 11:22 AM

          And those burger at Kopps! Good lord, they are tasty. I have in-laws in Milwaukee, it is one of my favorite places. Friday fish fries and Usingers for all your wurst needs, makes me hungry just to think about it.

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          overproofed RE: emannths May 14, 2012 01:03 PM

          Gilles was usually a third choice behind Kopp's and Leon's. But each of the custard stands has it's fans, often seeming to depend on which one happens to be closest to where they live.

          Have a good move, marcreichman. You'll find better German and Central European food there than here. But you may miss the Asian and seafood offerings of New England (amongst other things).

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        pemma RE: marcreichman May 9, 2012 05:53 AM

        Best wishes to you on your big move.

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          opinionatedchef RE: pemma May 15, 2012 03:19 PM

          same here, marc. at least you're moving to a pretty state, and not in the middle of winter!

          And some great architecture in milwaukee (City Hall esp!)

        2. Bob Dobalina RE: marcreichman May 9, 2012 05:58 AM

          It was the great portrayal of Milwaukee in the movie Bridesmaids that did it, right?
          Thanks for your good feedback here on the board - have enjoyed your posts.

          1. CocoDan RE: marcreichman May 9, 2012 06:03 AM

            Good Luck and Good Dining!
            Enjoy,
            CocoDan

            1. Gio RE: marcreichman May 9, 2012 06:06 AM

              Ciao, Marc. Safe Travels and Good Luck for your new venture...

              1. hiddenboston RE: marcreichman May 9, 2012 06:22 AM

                Best of luck, Marc! I'll miss you on the board!

                1. Dave MP RE: marcreichman May 11, 2012 11:06 AM

                  We'll miss your posts on the Boston board....looking forward to seeing what you'll eat in Milwaukee!!

                  Dave MP

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                    bear RE: marcreichman May 11, 2012 12:49 PM

                    All the best, Marc. I've enjoyed your posts as well. Here's to finding the best chow in WI.

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