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Jamaican food again!! Oxtail, red bean rice, and cabbage. I really enjoyed the freshness and texture of everything on my plate! Seems higher quality than the place i tried prior! As far as flavor goes, I feel Island Jam has the Pepper Pot beat!! Its spicier. And you get meatier pieces at Island Jam too for a lower price. Thank you for the recommendation @rrehdej. Go try Island Jam if you haven't yet! And let me know if i should try any other places! #jamaicanfood #islandfood #mkeexplore #mke #mkefoodie #mkeblogger #midwestblogger #milwaukeefood #foodofinstagram #oxtail #pickyeatermke #potd #myfab5

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Look how jammed pack those cups are!! Sea salt caramel. Blueberry. Mango. 😋 the sea salt was way too sweet for me. It shocked my taste buds. I really loved the blueberry and mango. The blueberry reminded me of Greek yogurt. The mango reminded me of Japanese hi-chew candy! Those seem to have a quarter of the sweetness the caramel had! #gelato #icecream #mke #mkeexplore #milwaukeefood #myfab5 #foodofinstagram #foodblogger #mkefoodie #mkeblogger #pickyeatermke #mke #sweettooth #dessert

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Pigged out today at the Public Market!! St. Paul Bouillabaisse. Steamed Pei Mussels. Ceviche. Live Maine lobster. The star of everything was the bouillabaisse! It was tomatoey, herbal, and light. I drank all the juice! My least favorite was the ceviche. It wasn't bad, but its just not like others that ive had. Quite plain. #sundayfunday #seafood #pig #milwaukeefood #mkefoodie #mkeexplore #myfab5 #midwestblogger #lobster #mussels #clams #pickyeatermke #foodofinstagram

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pickyeatermke. Ive been wanting to try this place for quite some time! As always when

Ive been wanting to try this place for quite some time! As always when trying a new Mexican place, I had to try the 'la parillada' It was okay. The flavors were quite bland. Leaning towards tex-mex. There was no pic de gallo served with this, so be sure to request for some lime. It helped bring out the flavors more and make everything seem more authentic. The protein by itself not wrapped into a taco was shockingly the dryest Ive ever had and it was barely seasoned. Aside from that, the staff was friendly. The place was clean and really pretty! And drinks were delicious. Their poloma was probably the tastiest I've ever had. Su Casa seems like a great place for a quick bite and to catch up with friends. But that's about it! If I want a good taco / Mexican fix, there's definitely better options to choose from else where. #parillada #mexicanfood #tacos #mkeexplore #mkefoodie #mke #mkeblogger #pickyeatermke #foodofinstagram #foodblogger #midwestblogger #mnfallsfood #milwaukeefood #mnfalls #menomoneefalls

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My first time trying kao mu dang - Chinese bbq pork over rice. Served with a side of pho broth and fresh sliced chilies drenched in Maggie soy sauce. Not my most favorite thing in the world, but it wasn't bad. The fresh veggies balances out the sweetness of the pork. The pho broth was delicious - very refreshing and cleansed my palette throughout the meal. I didn't care much for the chili concoction. #thaifood #laofood #mke #mkeexplore #milwaukeefood #mkeblogger #mkefoodie #midwestbloggers #foodofinstagram #potd #pickyeatermke

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pickyeatermke. Shrimp mofongo. Pretty much fried plantains mashed up with garlic,  sa

Shrimp mofongo. Pretty much fried plantains mashed up with garlic, salt, and a Caribbean sauce. Topped with a bit of pork rind. It was $18. It was okay. The flavors reminded me of potato chips. The portion wasn't very filling. More like an appetizer/snack. The place was packed! And the wait for a table was long. So I opted to sit at the bar. From personal experience, service is always amazing dining at the bar. But that wasn't the case here. My friend never received any water and no one ever checked in with us to see how things were going. The bartender was anxious to get our orders out of the way. Wait for food was also extremely long. They are a new business so I'm sure they are still working out some kinks. They have a lot of exotic dishes I want to try as well so I'm willing to give them another try. #mofongo #mke #mkeexplore #milwaukeefood #foodofinstagram #foodblogger #midwestblogger #pickyeatermke #mkeblogger #mkefoodie

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Camarones A La Plancha - grilled shrimp with hot sauce, rice beans and salad. It tasted very barbecue-y and americanized. A bit disappointed because of what I had and loved previously at GTO. It wasn't bad. Just not what I expected. #mke #mkeexplore #milwaukeefood #myfab5 #foodofinstagram #foodblogger #mkefoodie #mkeblogger #pickyeatermke #tacos #mexicanfood

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pickyeatermke. I started a new job this year.  And Im so happy to be closer to this l

I started a new job this year. And Im so happy to be closer to this little gem! I want to try everything on their menu! For my 2nd visit, I tried their blue majik smoothie bowl. It was so delicious and so filling! #smoothiebowl #healthfood #pickyeatermke #mke #mkeexplore #milwaukeefood #mkeblogger #mkefoodie #midwestblogger #myfab5

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pickyeatermke. Ive been on a food hiatus lately! Life  has gotten to me and I just ha

Ive been on a food hiatus lately! Life has gotten to me and I just haven't been feeling adventurous to be able to make exciting posts. However, I was able to try a new Jamaican place recently out in Brown Deer. It was a strange little place inside of what looks like use to be a train themed pub. Much of the decor was left behind. My foodie in crime and I both ordered oxtails (of course!) One regular order and one large. Both came out looking not much different from each other. Possibly the smallest portion Ive ever received everywhere else in the city. I didn't care much for the flavor. My partner did not mind it. It was very tomatoey. Reminded me of sloppy joes. The oxtails weren't very meaty either and did not come out hot. The server didn't seem happy to be there. I would rate the food and experience 6/10. #pickyeatermke #jamaicanfood #oxtails #mke #mkeexplore #mkefoodie #mkeblogger #foodblogger #foodofinstagram

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pickyeatermke. Dessert nachos.  I've been wanting to try this for the longest! But I'

Dessert nachos. I've been wanting to try this for the longest! But I'm always too full to fit it in at the end 😄 everything was extremely sweet, but oddly soooo delicious! #dessertnachos #bw3 #bdubz #pickyeatermke #milwaukeefood #icecream #dessert #sweettooth #foodblogger #mkefoodie #mkeblogger #midwestblogger

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pickyeatermke. If your looking for Korean bakery, this place is your closest option t

If your looking for Korean bakery, this place is your closest option to Milwaukee! There aren't as many bakery or coffee options as similar places Ive visited during my travels, but they had enough options to keep me happy and help me not go overboard 😄 The green tea croissant and beef rib bread was to die for! The blueberry yogurt cake was amazing as well! I have yet to dig into the others! #touslesjours #pickyeatermke #koreanbakery #cake #bread #mkeexplore #mke #napervillefood #chicagofood #mkefoodie #mkeblogger #midwestblogger #sweettooth

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pickyeatermke. LONG POST 😂 I am not one to look forward to the holiday season.  It t

LONG POST 😂 I am not one to look forward to the holiday season. It tends to be a time of stress for me. I tend to overthink and focus too much on all the things I wish was different. Today I needed to go for a drive. I figured why not try Goddess and the Baker to get my mind off of things. It was quite the drive for me. But I've been wanting to try the place forever now. It was colorful, full of people and energy. I was hoping some of it will rub off on me. Lol. There was almost no seating available. I was lucky enough to find a spare chair off on the side. I had the chicken banh mi, acai berry bowl, and strawberry matcha latte. The bowl was delicious. No complaints there. The banh mi didn't taste authentic, not that I expected it to. The chicken was kinda dry but otherwise quite delicious. I was hoping the latte was going to look like the one I've been seeing all over ig (with the pink flakes) I felt like the strawberry over powered the matcha flavor. It reminded me of Hershey strawberry syrup from childhood. I wanted to try their regular coffee too. I didn't really feel energized from the latte. Ive also been curious about dark matters coffee! The line became insanely long at that point. I figured it was time to leave. No regrets coming to try the place out. I definitely wanna come back to try more on their menu! #goddessandthebaker #mke #mkeexplore #milwaukeefood #mkeblogger #mkefoodie #midwestblogger #pickyeatermke #matcha #acai #banhmi #myfab5 #coffeejunkie

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Porchetta and arugula pizza. Yum!! Simple but so delicious. I thoroughly enjoyed it! #pizza #pickyeatermke #mke #mkeexplore #milwaukeefood #myfab5 #foodofinstagram #foodblogger #mkefoodie #mkeblogger #midwestblogger

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pickyeatermke. I've been dying to try this place! I had the UB Poke Bowl.  It was qui

I've been dying to try this place! I had the UB Poke Bowl. It was quite delicious and refreshing. I loved the textures and flavors of each individual ingredient. I just wish the portion was more filling 😭 it wasn't as large as it appears in the photo. It was more like a snack/appetizer. It was my first meal of the day as well and I was still very hungry. I felt like the very hungry Caterpillar 😂 maybe I should've chose something different. Aside from that, I am glad I gave it a shot. I would love to try more. The place is beautiful, bright/inviting, busy, and the staff was really friendly! #veganfood #mke #mkeexplore #milwaukeefood #myfab5 #foodofinstagram #foodblogger #mkefoodie #mkefood #mkeblogger #pickyeatermke #pokebowl

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pickyeatermke. Kani salad. Shredded crab,  cucumber,  spicy mayo,  eel sauce, and mas

Kani salad. Shredded crab, cucumber, spicy mayo, eel sauce, and masago. It pretty much tastes like sushi, but in shredded form 😆 A family favorite. Definitely a must for us with every visit! #seafood #kanisalad #mke #mkeexplore #milwaukeefood #myfab5 #foodofinstagram #foodblogger #mkefoodie #mkeblogger #pickyeatermke #japanesefood

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pickyeatermke. Can't remember what this was called. And I can't seem to find it onlin

Can't remember what this was called. And I can't seem to find it online, but it was delicious!! Seafood was fresh. Broth was simple, comforting, not too salty. The noodles had a good bite to them. Soft yet chewy. Always a great experience here! #noodlesoup #mke #mkeexplore #milwaukeefood #myfab5 #foodofinstagram #foodblogger #mkefoodie #mkeblogger #pickyeatermke #japanesefood #seafood

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If you must know, I feel Pho Viet has the best bun bo hue in the city! It's bursting with flavor, protein portion is really generous, and you can actually taste the lemon grass in it. I love when I'm able to get a crunch of it with a sip and bite! Everytime I've had it here, the quality has been consistent. I have yet to be disappointed. The pho is amazing and one of the best in the city as well! 😋🤤 I use to enjoy Pho Cali, but its always so inconsistent. Some days its good, others opposite. I'm iffy on returning there as well after the attention they received on social media. #pickyeatermke #mkefoodie #mke #mkeexplore #milwaukeefood #mkeblogger #myfab5 #midwestblogger #foodofinstagram #vietnamesefood #pho #bunbohue #bbh #noodles #noodlesoup

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I haven't been to Phans Garden since they still allowed smoking 😂 during those days I was easily impressed by everything I ate as well 😂😂 I totally forgot how it looked inside and how their food tasted! I've been meaning to go back to freshen my memory. But mostly to try their bun bo hue! I was so surprised by all the options on their menu. They offered Chinese and Vietnamese options which I do not recall at all. My foodie-in-crime and I started off with spring rolls. They were okay, but you could tell they were premade and sat around for too long. They were really cold and parts of the wrapping was hard. The pho broth was very beefy, a bit bland. I couldn't detect any of the traditional herbs you'd expect in pho. And there was nothing to season it with but hoisin and sriracha. The bbh wasnt bad, but I could tell that it was just pho broth with a paste added into it to make it taste like bbh. No blood cakes were in it. No traditional greens were given to garnish it. I alternated between the two dishes. As the meal went on, both begin to become tasteless. Both broths were so greasy, the extremely dry lips I walked in with were then very moisturized 😂 (and they still are) I used two spoons while alternating between the two. One for each dish! And the oils/fats solidified on them as I went back and forth 😬 The pho did it more than the bbh did. The place appeared clean and the server was very kind. And it was fun strolling down memory lane. No regrets here. But I don't think I can go back again. #pickyeatermke #mkefoodie #mke #mkeexplore #milwaukeefood #mkeblogger #myfab5 #midwestblogger #foodofinstagram #vietnamesefood #pho #bunbohue #bbh #noodles #noodlesoup

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Tum mour from Vientiane! Not as good as Eesanes! But it certainly satisfies the craving and is ALMOST as good! This one is made with vermicelli rice noodles rather than egg noodles. It also has broccoli and bamboo in it. The thought of the two in papaya salad makes me uncomfortable 😂 so I requested them to be left out of mine! This tum mour also has chopped bak choy thrown into it. I don't think Im a fan of that in this either! The beef meat balls in it was delicious! #papayasalad #laofood #thaifood #mkeexplore #mkefoodie #mkeblogger #pickyeatermke #mke #foodblogger #foodofinstagram #milwaukeefood #myfab5 #potd #addiction #noodles #foodporn

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pickyeatermke. First time trying bun bo hue at Pho Ever! And my first time going back

First time trying bun bo hue at Pho Ever! And my first time going back since my first visit! It was standard. Tasted just like any other I've had in Milwaukee so far, except the broth was oily and a bit bland. It didn't have any blood cakes in it. Im a little disappointed because I was hoping to be blown away like when I first dined there 🤣 but its okay! #bbh #bunbohue #noodles #mke #mkeexplore #milwaukeefood #foodofinstagram #foodblogger #mkefoodie #mkeblogger #pickyeatermke #vietnamesefood

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Stopped by Madison today to run some errands and was dying of hunger! Graze was the first restaurant we were able to get into. I saw on the menu that it was quite Korean inspired. Im not a fan of fusion styles, but my hunger made me not care for the moment 😂 I chose the bibimbop burrito and had their "Bloody Maria" (made with tequila) while I waited. Im no expert with liquor, but now I know, I DO NOT like tequila! It was sooooo weird in a bloody. I think it only belongs in margaritas. I tried my best to finish it 😂 when the burrito arrived, I was shocked by how huge it was. And it tasted very much just like bibimbop except that the veggies were fresh and the rice was different. It was actually sushi rice! I loved everything about it! I left feeling really full! Overall, staff was friendly, venue was clean. I wouldn't mind coming in again! #pickyeatermke #mkefoodie #mke #madisonwi #madisonfood #madisonexplore #mkeexplore #myfab5 #foodblogger #foodofinstagram #bibimbop #koreanfusion #burrito

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Recently tried the empanada bar on Brady St while catching up with a friend. I didn't know what an empanada was but when I realized they were like adult hot pockets, I wanted to leave. I was hangry and wanted a more filling meal. 😂 My friend insisted that we give it a try. I can't recall what I chose but they were quite plain, smaller than I expected, and all tasted very similar to each other. The only one that I could recall is the mushroom truffle parmesan because I love mushrooms and the flavors were similar to a hot pocket. That one was okay. Aside from that, it was a busy trendy place! Professional and friendly staff. Fusion / texmex is not my cup of tea so I won't be coming back. The price was a bit much for what it was as well! 3-4 bucks a piece. But I guess it was good to try at least once. #pickyeatermke #mke #mkeexplore #milwaukeefood #mkeblogger #mkefoodie #midwestblogger #foodofinstagram #empanada #texmex

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My first time having a lobster roll! It was soooo delicious! I was afraid the lobster was going to be overly dressed or mayo-ey. But it was perfectly seasoned. The bun was lightly buttered. The flavor and texture reminded me of fluffy croissant. I think the bun was my favorite part! But the two together = heaven!! Bread to protein ratio was perfect! #lobster #lobsterroll #pickyeatermke #foodofinstagram #mkeblogger #mkefoodie #midwestblogger #mke #milwaukeefood #myfab5 #sandwich #classic #firsttime #yum #seafood #mkeexplore

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pickyeatermke. Koolaid pickles.  Im not a fan of sweet pickles,  but I just had to tr

Koolaid pickles. Im not a fan of sweet pickles, but I just had to try this! It tasted weird at first, but surprisingly tasty the more I chew 😂 they should make these in different colors / flavors. That'll be amazing! #koolaid #koolaidpickles #mke #mkeexplore #milwaukeefood #myfab5 #foodofinstagram #foodblogger #mkefoodie #mkeblogger #pickyeatermke #pickles

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Lao style suki yaki. Pretty much a pho broth garnished with seafood, beef, veggies, egg, and bean thread noodles. It comes with a side of peanut buttery bean curd sauce that you add in to your liking. This is the only place I've ever had this dish. I don't know if there is better out there or who else serves it in town. Its a bit bland. I don't mind it. Its refreshing and something different. But if you're expecting an explosion of flavor, you should pick something else on the menu. #laofood #laosukiyaki #noodlesoup #noodles #foodporn #mke #mkeexplore #milwaukeefood #myfab5 #foodofinstagram #foodblogger #mkefoodie #mkeblogger #pickyeatermke

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pickyeatermke. Quick bite today at Aloha Poke! To me poke is all the same, but I appr

Quick bite today at Aloha Poke! To me poke is all the same, but I appreciate the fact that they have options on marinated or not marinated (naked) protein. All ingredients tasted fresh and clean. The environment was also very clean and trendy. Staff was extremely friendly. Id definitely dine here again if im in the area. #alohapoke #mke #mkeexplore #milwaukeefood #myfab5 #foodofinstagram #foodblogger #midwestblogger #mkefoodie #foodblogger #mkeblogger #pickyeatermke #ahituna

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pickyeatermke. Chicken and waffles.  With the 414 fire. I know I mentioned the 414 fi

Chicken and waffles. With the 414 fire. I know I mentioned the 414 fire in my previous post on Hot Heads becoming unspicy. But man this was so perfect this time! 🤤 everything was perfect! #chickenandwaffles #friedchicken #mkefoodie #mkeexplore #mke #mkeblogger #milwaukeefood #myfab5 #foodofinstagram #foodblogger #midwestblogger #pickyeatermke

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pickyeatermke. Cucumber salad from O So Good.  A bit too sweet for my liking (somethi

Cucumber salad from O So Good. A bit too sweet for my liking (something Im gonna have to learn to live with if I'm gonna go out for this 😂) but its still pretty delicious! This is currently the best papaya/cucumber salad on the north side of Milwaukee! If you disagree, please tell me where I should go next 😄 #hmongfood #mkeexplore #mkefoodie #mkeblogger #pickyeatermke #mke #foodblogger #foodofinstagram #milwaukeefood #myfab5 #potd #addiction #noodles #foodporn #cucumbersalad #papayasalad #salad

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pickyeatermke. Hope everyone had an amazing Monday! I know I did! I stopped in Hungry

Hope everyone had an amazing Monday! I know I did! I stopped in Hungry Sumo this weekend and was reunited with the spicy miso ramen again 😍🤤 look at how beautiful it's arranged! #spicymiso #ramen #noodles #noodlesoup #foodblogger #foodofinstagram #milwaukeefood #myfab5 #potd #mkeblogger #midwestblogger #mkefoodie #pickyeatermke #mkeexplore #beauty #yum

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pickyeatermke. I happened to be in Kenosha today and was in need of a quick bite!! Iv

I happened to be in Kenosha today and was in need of a quick bite!! Ive been to all the Chicken Palace locations in the area but this was my first time in this location, and it was different for some reason! Fries, rice and beans we automatically served with the taco order. They didn't come with any jalapenos. The mangonada was not layered the same and lacked some ingredients. All in all, everything still tasted pretty much the same 😂 what I loved about this location though is their salsa bar!! They have everything labeled by spice level. Of course, I took all the super spicy ones. And man were they good. They took the tacos to the next level! #tacos #tacotuesday #kenosha #mke #milwaukeefood #mkefoodie #foodblogger #foodofinstagram #pickyeatermke #mangonada #sorbet #dessert #mexicanfood

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Sunday funday!! Trying this beauty again today! And its so damn good!! Tastier than last time for some reason! Will be posting about the rest of my meal later. Love you all! #bloodymary #drank #milwaukeefood #mkeexplore #mkeblogger #midwestblogger #mkefoodie #foodblogger #pickyeatermke #lobster #seafood

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