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DanDan will host a festival that celebrates Milwaukee music and food

DanDAn Iron Grate Little Gig

Each Friday at 8 am 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 the upcoming music & food festival from DanDan called the 'Little Gig.' We also talked about The Bacon Co. sandwich pop-up at Great Lakes Distillery, Eat on Vliet food crawl, and a Game of Thrones themed cocktail and chocolate pairing class.

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Listen to the podcast below.

DanDan's "Little Gig"

On June 25 from 12 pm - 7 pm, DanDan will host a celebration of Milwaukee food and music called "The Little Gig" outside of their restaurant. There will be food from:
Iron Grate Bbq Co.
Hello Falafel
Foxfire Food Truck
Beers from Pabst Brewery and Lakefront Brewery

And Live Music from:
Dramatic Lovers
Midnight Reruns
Dana Coppafeel
Maiden Milwaukee
DJ Why Be
Christopher Schulist

The Bacon Co. sandwich pop-up at Great Lakes Distillery

The Bacon Co. that specializes in roast bacon sandwiches will be hosting a pop-up on June 16 and June 25 at Great Lakes Distillery from 2 pm - 5 pm.  They will be serving roast bacon sandwiches. There will also be a bacon and lobster sandwich available as well.

Eat on Vliet

Tomorrow from 11 am to 8 pm, you can sample some amazing food along West Vliet Street for the annual Eat on Vliet food crawl.

Featuring restaurants and specials on West Vliet Street. Check out the new restaurants, classic favorites and delicious offerings.

Wy'east Pizza
5601 W. Vliet – open from 4-9pm
Wy’east will be donating10% of proceeds to Groundwork Milwaukee, showing the film Planting Seeds (a short film about Groundwork’s Young Farmer program) at 6pm and 8:15 and having a raffle for Groundwork and Wy’East merch.

Caradaro Club
5010 W. Vliet – open from 4-10pm
4pm Music by South Rampart Street Paraders (tentative).
6pm Short narrated session where you will hear the full history of pizza!
Plus!! From 4pm-til close, get free10” pizza when you mention Eat on Vliet!

O’Briens Irish Pub
4928 W Vliet St – serving from 11:30-9pm
Stop in and mention Eat on Vliet and receive $2 off a wrap with the side of your choice!

Eat Cake!
Eat Cake will be busy delivering wedding treats but they’ll have cake samplings at Studio Barcelona 5706 W. Vliet). When planning your wedding or special event, remember Eat Cake! 4303 W. Vliet. Home to delightful wedding cakes and other cakes created to meet your unique vision. Our cakes are lovingly crafted with the finest, freshest ingredients, along with an extra dash of artistic whimsy.

Kettle Range Meat Co.
Kettle Range Meat Co. will be setting up a grill next to Swoon (5422 W. Vliet) – from 11-2. They’ll be grilling up delicious, tasty grass-fed burgers and gourmet brats!

5921 W Vliet St, open from 11 to 10 p.m.
Maison will be offering their Apero menu from 11-5 and full dinner service from 5-10pm plus 15% off all bottles of Rose’ all day long! Enjoy some wine and dine on their beautiful patio.

Fred’s Drive-In
4726 W Vliet open 11-9pm
Mention “Eat on Vliet” and get a 25 percent discount.

Valentine Coffee
5918 W. Vliet open 10-6pm
Will be running a "beer & a shot" special: Buy a bottle or can of any of their coffee/beer collaborations and get a shot of espresso on them! Also in conjunction with Cold Spoons Gelato, Valentine will be offering a affogato special: Bring a scoop of gelato into the Tasting Room and they'll pull a shot of espresso over it for a dollar off.

Game of Thrones Cocktails & Chocolate Pairing Class

On July 19, Milwaukee's Indulgence Chocolatiers will host a Game of Thrones themed cocktails & chocolate pairing class - and if you wear a costume, you get an extra cocktail for free! $30 per person. Pre-registration required. Please call us at 414-223-0123 to register..

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