June 17, 2024


Free For All Food

8 Milwaukee dining establishments closed forever in 2020 after 25-moreover years

Company for Milwaukee-place dining establishments declined markedly in early 2020 when coronavirus struck and shelter-at-house orders were issued. A lot of shut for great, together with some that experienced been open up at the very least 25 yrs.

A restaurant that survives for a quarter-century means a whole lot to its homeowners, its prospects and its community.

“We have so quite a few reminiscences,” said Johnny Vassallo, whose parents opened Johnny V’s Classic Cafe in West Allis in 1992. “Anyone that’s been there has grow to be our extended family members, and we hope to see them all in the near foreseeable future.”

In Waukesha, the owners of Matteo’s Italian Ristorante made a decision to step absent immediately after 34 many years, leaving clients these as Stephanie Edgar with only reminiscences. The restaurant was a Christmas period custom for her, her mom and dad, her sister and her grandparents.