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2 New Kosher Restaurants in the MidWest: Chicago & Madison, WI

Milts-BBQ-for-perplexed-kosher-lakeview-chicago-ILA new Barbecue place has opened in the hip area of Lakeview, Chicago. Milt’s Barbecue for the Perplexed gets its name from the famous text written by Moses Maimonides. The eatery offers all sorts of barbecue goodies like ribs, smoked chicken, fried okra, beef bacon, Romanian hot dogs, and infused bourbon. Also you can feel good while you eat good,  since 100% of the resturants profits go to a different charity each month. Phone: 773-661-6384


When you’re in need of a good lunch or a hearty dinner and happen to be in the area of University of Wisconsin, then pop in to Cafe Osher (“Cafe O”) at UW’s Hillel House (UW Hillel, The Barbara Hochberg Center for Jewish Student Life). They offer dairy sandwiches for lunch and meat sandwiches for dinner as well as coffee, tea and desserts. In addition they also cater in Madison, Milwaukee, and Southeastern Wisconsin. They are certified by Wisconsin K.



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4 Responses to “2 New Kosher Restaurants in the MidWest: Chicago & Madison, WI”

  1. It’s amazing that Madison is finally getting a kosher place! Great news!

    March 5, 2013 at 9:37 am
  2. LilMissCakes #

    it’s so great that the proceeds go to charity!

    March 14, 2013 at 4:43 pm
  3. Sam Adler #

    Just ate at Milt’s BBQ, and, WOAH. It was amazing. I know good BBQ, too, as I grew up in Atlanta. Had the Brisket Sandwich with cole slaw, and a side of fried okra. It all came with 4 sauces for dipping, and they were also worth mentioning.. really tasty. It was a perfect accompaniment to my daily Rambam learning :)

    May 7, 2014 at 12:12 am


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    […] BBQ Championship, where professional and amateur BBQers battled it out. Outside of the NYC area, Milt’s Barbecue for the Perplexed opened in Chicago to rave reviews by both Jews and non-Jews, truly a boon for the local Jewish […]

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