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Mar 5, 2019, 3:57 PM

The only thing better than finding a great wine you love, is to find the perfect pairing of food to go with it! There are a few simple rules of thumb that can help you make choices that will enhance both the wine and the food when combined. One approach is to pair dishes from a specific region to wines that are native to that region. Another good tip is that opposites often attract. For example, a dish heavier in cream or butter might pair well with an acidic, clean tasting wine. Ultimately,…

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French Wine 101

Mar 5, 2019, 3:37 PM

Isn’t it intimidating to go to a restaurant and get handed a wine list as thick as a novel? Perhaps you know you like red wine or prefer Champagne but you have a moment of confusion when presented with the wine list. Mariana Popescu, Sommelier at Bartolotta’s Lake Park Bistro, breaks down a French wine list by region, and then by reds (rouge) and whites (blanc), explaining the importance of each wine’s origin or “terroir.”

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At Your Service: Mariana Popescu, Sommelier, Bartolotta's Lake Park Bistro

Mar 5, 2019, 3:17 PM

Get to know Mariana Popescu, Sommelier at Bartolotta's Lake Park Bistro

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‘Tis The Season for Romance

Jan 9, 2019, 6:16 PM

With the chilly weather not going away anytime soon, our restaurants are the perfect place to cozy up with a loved one. Here are some suggestions on how to make any evening a romantic escape from the doldrums of winter.

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Wedding Planning Tips from the Pros at Bartolotta Catering & Events

Jan 9, 2019, 6:02 PM

We live and breathe events and in 2018 alone helped plan over 100 weddings. With years of experience paired with the understanding that each couple’s vision is unique, our team works to ensure that every last detail is right. Our catering managers share some of their advice, tips, and trends for 2019/20 planning.

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Party With The Pig!

Jul 6, 2018, 8:52 PM

Every year in late summer, Bartolotta’s Lake Park Bistro takes advantage of its prime location w it h a party in the park and everyone is welcome to join in a fantastic feast that highlights the hog as its main course. This lunchtime event invites Milwaukee locals and tourists alike to indulge in a complete afternoon of great food, entertainment, and libations. This year’s 8th Annual Pig Roast takes place on Sunday, August 12.

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At Your Service: Dan Wustrack, Catering Manager at Lake Park Bistro

Jul 6, 2018, 7:18 PM

Meet Dan Wustrack, Catering Manager at Bartolotta’s Lake Park Bistro.

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