Cuisine - Mexican, Places - Milwaukee

New La Fuente location opens today

Carol Deptolla, restaurant critic from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, reports that the new Tosa location of La Fuente will open today at 10 a.m.

La Fuente on Blue Mound will have a menu identical to the south side restaurant’s, an employee said. Look for items such as shrimp soup ($4.10 a cup), fajitas ($14.95) and a selection of vegetarian dishes, including mushroom chimichangas ($11.35).

Learn more about the new location – read the full post on JSOnline or visit

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Food - General, Places - Milwaukee

Wine & Dine Wisconsin

If you’re a foodie in Milwaukee, you must seriously think about attending Wine & Dine Wisconsin. This weekend-long event will be held Saturday, Oct. 2, and Sunday, Oct. 3, at the Frontier Airlines Center in Milwaukee.

The event features more than 100 exhibitors including Cedar Creek Winery, Cold Spoons Gelato, Il Mito, Kil@wat, Maxie’s Southern Comfort, Old Town Serbian Restaurant, Tastefully Simple (click the link to reach my friend Mary’s Tastefully Simple page), Pampered Chef (click the link to reach my friend Rhonda’s Pampered Chef page) and more. Exhibitors will offer tastings of their artisanal foods, cheeses, wines, microbrews and spirits.

There will also be more than 40 stage presentations by outstanding chefs, culinary experts, brewers and mixologists. New to this year’s event are 11 food/wine/beer/spirit seminars plus a special area featuring a number of Milwaukee Journal Sentinel food critic Carol Deptolla’s Top 30 restaurants.

Tickets are required to attend. The cost is $39 in advance or $49 at the door. Seminars and the Top 30 restaurant area require separate tickets. Wine & Dine Wisconsin is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 2, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 3.

For more information, visit

See you there!