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5 Classic Kid Treats Reimagined created by Milwaukee bakers

Each Friday at 8am on 88Nine, Milwaukee Magazine’s dining critic, Ann Christenson, and 88Nine foodie Tarik Moody discuss Milwaukee’s culinary and restaurant culture.

On this week's episode, we talk about bites of nostalgia - five classic kids treats reimagined and where to find them in Milwaukee. We also talked about Marquette’s Kantian Dinner Party Initiative, Bayview’s Bumstead Provisions, Purple Door’s Waffle and Ice Cream Brunch, and more.

5 Classic Kids Treats Reimagined

In the latest issue of Milwaukee Magazine, Ann wrote a story titled "Bites of Nostalgia." The story was inspired by grocery store snacks from childhood and featured reimagined treats by local bakers.  You can find treats like nutter butter cookies at West Allis Cheese & Sausage; pop tarts at Stone Creek Coffee and more.

Marquette's Kantian Dinner Party Initiative

The Kantian Dinner Party Initiative (KDPI) was formed in 2016 in Milwaukee, Wis., with the goal of hosting a series of public dinner parties in accord with guidelines established by the Enlightenment philosopher Immanuel Kant.
The aim of the initiative is to provide a forum that enables participants to engage new viewpoints and discuss timely topics in a manner that promotes the virtues of respect and civility necessary for effective and productive discussion and democratic debate.

There will be six dinners that will take place at Story Hill BKC and Cafe Benelux. The deadline to apply is Oct. 3 at 5pm. The dinners are free.

The new Bumstead Provisions in Bay View

Opened early this week, Bumstead Provisions is a new restaurant/deli/small grocery in Bay View.  The menu is very eclectic featuring items such as Duck Bacon Swedish Meatball Hero, Lobster Cheesesteak, Pork Belly Cinnamon Buns, Carne Asada Fries, and more.

Purple Door's Ice Cream and Waffle Brunch

This coming Sunday from noon to 3pm, Purple Door Ice Cream will host an Ice Cream and Waffle Brunch. The European style street waffles will be provided by Wafel Straat.

Vanguard's Southern Fried BBQ on Oct. 3

As part of Milwaukee Cocktail Week, Vanguard will host Southern Fried BBQ event this coming Sunday beginning at noon. Menu will included Hot Fried Honey Chili Chicken, Black Garlic Ribs, Fried Pickles and more.


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