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Love bites: 4 ways to celebrate Valentine's day in Milwaukee

Valentine's Day

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 show, we talked about Valentine's Day and anti-Valentines' Day events. We also talked about Maxie’s Wild Turkey whiskey dinner.

Listen to the podcast below.

Motor Bar Valentine’s Day on Feb. 14

Enjoy a multi-course dining experience this Valentine’s Day led by Chef Josh of MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant with our special someone, Good City Brewing. Reservations are $55/person and include an H-D Museum ticket. H.O.G® member reservations are $45/person and do not include a Museum ticket (H.O.G. members receive free Museum access). Make your reservation at MOTOR or call (414) 287-2778. Click here for the menu.

ANTI Valentine's Tour & Tasting on Feb. 12 at Great Lakes Distilery

Great Lakes Distillery will host its annual ANTI Valentine's Tour & Tasting on Feb. 12.  The $10 tour & tasting will feature a glass of their "Unlovable" Punch!

Galentine’s Day meetup at Draft & Vessel on Feb. 13

Galentine's Day meetup is all for the ladies that love beer. The event is from 6-8pm and is hosted by Milwaukee Girls Pint Out.

Girls Pint Out is a national craft beer organization for women. Our mission is to build a community of women who love craft beer and who are an active, contributing part of the greater craft beer community.

Anti-Valentine’s Day at Jackson Blue Ribbon pub on Feb 14

Jackson Blue Ribbon pub will host Anti-Valentine's Day which will feature specials on food and drink plus Bocce Ball. 3pm-11pm.

Gluten Free Aphrodisac dinner at Lazy Susan on Feb. 14

Regular menu available and a prefix 4 course Aphrodisiac Gluten Free Dinner for two available for $60.00, and it’s half price wine night! Here is the menu:

  • Lobster & Avocado Toasts (Each) - Poached Lobster, Lemon, Chives, Smoked Pimenton, Tarragon & Avocado
  • Flatbread (Shared) - Artichokes, Basil, Roasted Garlic & Almond Pesto
  •  Fig Salad (Each) - Buttermilk Honey Dressing, Lavender Goat Cheese, Pine nuts, Arugula & Figs
  •  ¾ Pound Seared Rosemary Rib-Eye (Shared) - Chili & Cocoa Nib Mashed Winter Squash, Tri- Color Carrots
  •  Banana Hazelnut Bundt Cake (Shared) - Carmel, House Made Frangelico Ice Cream, Toasted Hazlenuts

Wild Turkey Whiskey Dinner at Maxies on Feb. 13

Maxie's will host a four course dinner with each course paired with whiskey from Wild Turkey.  $75 includes four courses plus reception and drink pairings (tax and gratuity not included). Call Maxie’s at 414-292-3969 to reserve. Reservations required. Click here for the menu.


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