Cafe at The Pfister Press Coverage

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Frakes’ food mixes innovation with The Pfister’s rich history

For the seventh straight year, October is Dining Month on OnMilwaukee.com, presented by the restaurants of Potawatomi. All month, we’re stuffed with restaurant reviews, delectable features, chef profiles and unique articles on everything food, as well as the winners of our “Best of Dining 2013.” For years, Chef Brian Frakes said he would move back […]

The Weekly Nibble

Café at The Pfister Refines Menu You talked, and the Café at The Pfister listened. The menu is updated to focus more solidly on the restaurant’s popular soup, salad and sandwich offerings. Executive Chef Brian Frakes has expanded the sandwich options to include a buttermilk fried chicken sandwich and firecracker guacamole burger. A brand new […]

Marcus-owned Pfister Cafe, Kil@Wat update menus

Two downtown Milwaukee restaurants owned by The Marcus Corp. have updated their menus. The Cafe at the Pfister, advice in The Pfister Hotelat 424 E. Wisconsin Ave., and InterContinental Milwaukee at 139 E. Kilbourn Ave., announced new menus late last week in news releases. The Cafe at the Pfister has new sandwiches, including a buttermilk fried-chicken sandwich and firecracker […]

Afternoon Tea Service Returns to the Pfister

It’s never easy to upset a decade’s old tradition, prescription particularly one as deep-rooted as afternoon tea, but several years ago, after decades of hosting winter tea service in its grand Lobby Lounge, the Pfister Hotel moved the service upstairs to its 23rd-floor Blu Lounge. “We heard some negative reactions from longtime patrons who were […]

Milwaukee pastry chefs showcase their favorite desserts

Milwaukee pastry chefs showcase their favorite desserts

Host of Wisconsin Foodie Kyle Cherek stops by Real Milwaukee to show off some of Milwaukee’s best pastry chefs. Annie Ghobrial from the Bartolotta Group shows off her tasty lemon tarts.  Jennisher Carlson from the Pfister shows off her Key Lime Pie, look and adds extra garnishes to top off her dessert. Kurt Vogel from […]

Some Like It Hot

Yo Patio When I placed my bowl of soft, stuff fresh froyo on the patio table today, the blistering sun would have wasted no time turning my peanut butter-chocolate swirl into a drinkable dairy mess. It was just there long enough to snap the above photo (with two froyo friends) on the brand-new patio at […]

The Best Egg Dishes at Popular Destinations Across America by Los Angeles Times

The Best Egg Dishes at Popular Destinations Across America by Los Angeles Times

For me, the egg hunt didn’t stop when I became an adult. Some people hunt eggs, but I prefer to eat them. As a kid, I thrilled more to the feast than the hunt — as in the feast of hard-boiled eggs and leftover egg dishes that remained in the wake of annual visits from […]

Travel story calls Milwaukee “one of America’s hottest food cities”

Here’s a nice, random Milwaukee mention. The Morning Call (mcall.com) toasts The Pfister Hotel in a travel story, syndicated from the Los Angeles Times, featuring popular egg dishes. It opens its segment calling Milwaukee “one of America’s hottest food cities.” In a story titled “The best egg dishes at popular destinations across America” the site notes […]

Fresh-Brewed Revenue by Lodging Magazine

Fresh-Brewed Revenue by Lodging Magazine

General Manager Joe Kurth says the Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee had it all: a prime downtown location, medicine a strong local following, a rooftop bar with views of Lake Michigan, a reputation for catering memorable galas and elegant weddings. But one thing was missing. “What it didn’t have was a great cup of coffee to […]

Hotel Of The Day: The Pfister Hotel by Forbes

Hotel Of The Day: The Pfister Hotel by Forbes

What: The historic Pfister Hotel combines Victorian charm with modern-day luxury. The Milwaukee hotel’s original nine-story building and attached newer tower make up the property, which houses WELL Spa + Salon. The contemporary cocktail lounge, Blu, delivers potent drinks such as the Blu Heat martini and raspberry ginger mojito along with views of Lake Michigan. Where: With a location […]

October 2023