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Sneak peek: Wolf Peach

OnMilwaukee.com

November 2012

When a favorite restaurant closes, there are always mixed feelings – sadness over the loss of a beloved dinner destination, confusion regarding the how and the why of the closing, and trepidation over whether or not the new spot will live up to expectations.

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King of the Hill

MilwaukeeMag.com

November 2012

This weekend, the pitter-patter of new restaurant feet will sound. Chef Dan Jacobs’ prediction that Wolf Peach – the successor to Roots Restaurant and Cellar – would open by the end of October was pretty much on target. The restaurant serving “rustic European cuisine” is open for dinner this Friday and Saturday night (Nov. 2 and 3), then moves into its regular lunch/dinner hours starting on Monday, Nov. 5. Since Roots’ closing in mid-September, the space has undergone some renovations.

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Sneak peek: Wolf Peach

Milwaukee City and Press

November 2012

Roots Restaurant and Cellar carved out a special place in the hearts of many in Milwaukee. Chef Dan Jacobs, who spent a year and a half running the kitchen at Roots before taking over as executive chef for Wolf Peach, says he understands what diners might be feeling about the restaurant’s recent transition.

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Business Journal Report (VIDEO)

The Business Journal

November 2012

There’s a new restaurant open for business in Milwaukee. And there’s talk of a plan to find financing for a new downtown basketball arena. Wendy Strong tells you about both in the FOX6 Business Journal Report.

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Because they can: Milwaukee chefs prep their pantries

OnMilwaukee.com

October 2012

If you’d like to take stock of how serious Milwaukee chefs are about their food, you might want to begin by counting their collections of Mason jars.

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Wolf Peach to replace Roots, focus on European cuisine

The Business Journal

October 2012

Tim Dixon’s new restaurant, Wolf Peach, will focus on “rustic European cuisine” when it opens Oct. 31 in the former Roots Restaurant and Cellar space, according to a news release issued Monday night.

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Wolf Peach now opening Nov. 2; menu in place

JS Online

October 2012

Wolf Peach, the restaurant that Iron Horse Hotel owner Tim Dixon is opening in the former Roots space in Brewers Hill, now will open to the public Nov. 2. Its original opening date was Oct. 31, pushed back because of remodeling — which included moving the bar from the middle of the dining room to the side, and installing a wood-fired oven.

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First Impressions: Wolf Peach

AV Club Milwaukee

November 2012

A homerun in the ballgame of foodie culture is to take something simple, ubiquitous, and pleasant, and deify the fuck out of it. Maybe call it “organic,” raise the price, or source it “locally.” In this case, “it” is the almighty tomato. In 1519, Hernan Cortes discovered the plant in the Costa Rican gardens of Montezuma and took the first seeds back to Europe. The bulbous red balls were used ornamentally, were long thought poisonous, and eventually became embraced as rightfully delicious by poor folk. It was German lore that associated the plant with witches and werewolves, birthing a term that translates to—cue dramatic Robert Pattinson voice—“Wolf Peach.”

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Wolf Peach Starts Strong

ExpressMilwaukee.com

November 2012

Roots restaurant was known for its unique setting, perched on top of Brewers Hill, and a kitchen that was a pioneer in “local source” ingredients. So it was quite a surprise when Roots closed its doors in September. Earlier this month, the restaurant returned with a new owner and a new name. The owner is Tim Dixon, who also owns the Iron Horse Hotel, and the name is Wolf Peach.

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Wolf Peach replaces Roots

OnMilwaukee.com

October 2012

As we bid adieu to the last of the succulent tomatoes of summer, developer Tim Dixon has announced the arrival of his newest restaurant concept. And it’s coming to the location that formerly housed Roots. Steeped in the same culture of storytelling as the Iron Horse Hotel, the restaurant at 1818 N. Hubbard, which will open Oct. 31, will be called Wolf Peach, an homage to the fruit we now know as the humble tomato.

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Former Roots restaurant to reopen as Wolf Peach

620 WTMJ News Radio

October 2012

The former Roots restaurant, in Milwaukee’s Brewers Hill neighborhood, will have a new name. Wolf Peach will open on Halloween. It will have a casual atmosphere, and owners will give an emphasis to using regional ingredients.

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Former Roots restaurant to reopen as Wolf Peach

JS Online

October 2012

The former Roots restaurant, in Milwaukee’s Brewers Hill neighborhood, is being replaced by a restaurant that features “rustic European” cuisine. The new eatery, Wolf Peach, will open Oct. 31 at 1818 N. Hubbard St. The name refers to the German word for tomato, which translates literally to “wolf peach,” according to a statement from restaurant owner Tim Dixon.

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Lone Wolf

MilwaukeeMag.com

October 2012

The closing of Roots Restaurant and Cellar (1818 N. Hubbard St.) last month did not result in an abandoned Brewer’s Hill building. Who likes an empty restaurant space? Work immediately began on Roots’ successor, whose name, just revealed to the masses, is Wolf Peach. Wolf Peach?

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