Chinese restaurant classics such as egg foo young and savory moo shu pancakes are a specialty at New China Restaurant, as are boldly flavored recipes from the Sichuan and Hunan provinces. Diners can indulge in unlimited courses at an all-you-can-eat lunch buffet from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on weekdays, or opt for health-conscious entrees made with fresh seafood and steamed vegetables.
• For $20, you get $40 worth of Asian fare and drinks during dinner. • For $10, you get $20 worth of Asian fare and drinks during lunch. The skilled chefs at Meiji Cuisine, which serves Chinese and Japanese dishes, sear entrees over hibachi grills, roll fresh sushi, and craft Chinese specialties. Prepare for midnight Battleship games against an old sea captain with the War Bar dinner combination, a maritime medley of shrimp, scallops, crabmeat, and squid ($17.95). Hibachi entrees serve up Japanese-style grilled eats with a choice of vegetables and meats, including chicken ($16) and swordfish ($21). During lunch, sample maki sushi combos ($9 for two rolls, $11 for three) that include the eel cucumber roll, smoked eel wrapped in a blanket of eel sauce and lounging on a bed of sticky rice. Or feast on a plate of Chinese-style sweet-and-sour shrimp ($12.75), which leaves diners sweet on their lunch and sour on their afternoon return to work.
Lee Asian Bistro’s seasoned chefs help patrons to sink chopsticks into a pan-Asian panoply of authentic Chinese, Vietnamese, and Thai delicacies. Diners arm themselves for dinnertime treks with skewers of grilled chicken satay ($5.95) or pairs of gòi cuón ($3)⎯overstuffed shrimp, pork, and vegetable summer rolls ready to bounce across tongues or act as makeshift sleeping bags during midnight snacks. The Mongolian Triple Wonder ($10.95) scares off boring meals with a toothy trio of shrimp, beef, and chicken sautéed in mandarin brown sauce, and squid, crab, shrimp, and scallops keep submersed taste buds company during visits to the seafood in black bean sauce ($10.95). Tangle tongues around pho’s steaming noodles, hobnobbing with a savory soup dotted with beef, chicken, and Asian vegetables ($7.50–$7.99). Postnosh, diners trade chopsticks for straws and drink in a fresh-fruit smoothie in exotic flavors such as kiwi, honey-dew melon, or mango ($3.95) or delight luxury-loving teeth by adding pearls of chewy tapioca to the refreshing beverage ($0.50).
We Offer Hunan, Szechuan and traditional Style cooking, we hand picks only the finest meats and freshest vegetables, cooked in pure vegetable oil to bring out the true flavors of authentic Chinese cooking. Our extensive menu offers a wide selection of dishes ranging from traditional to modern recipes.
Asian Bowl's menu is loaded with both iconic and unique dishes from Thailand and Japan. The roasted duck, a boneless slab of poultry slathered in homemade soy sauce and escorted by pineapples and steamed broccoli ($10.95), represents Thailand's cuisine more effectively than Ms. Thailand dressed in a gown of rice noodles. Patrons can taste the Land of the Rising Sun noodle by noodle with the Japanese tempura soba, which arrives at the table submerged in a seasoned fish broth and accompanied by shrimp and veggie tempura ($8.95), or let their uvulas high-five the seafood delight ($10.95), loaded with fresh shrimp, squid, crab, and scallops, then stir-fried to perfection with veggies and garlic sauce.
In 1892, a grand Victorian hotel hosted traveling gentlemen in luxurious $1-a-night rooms supplied with fine liquor and cigars. The proprietor’s sons, prominent Milwaukee businessmen, brought 20th-century celebrities such as Liberace to the hotel for evening performances; today, the piano he played is still displayed in the building’s grand lower level.
The carefully restored building now also houses Koehring's Grand Central House, which is both a restaurant and a bed and breakfast. Bartenders pour signature ice-cream drinks from behind a replica of the original front desk as diners eat butter-grilled steaks and seafood beneath elegant chandeliers. Despite the changes, antique dishes and photographs hang throughout the entire restaurant, and ghost hunters claim that the eatery is still overbooked with the spirits of the unquiet dead.