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The Sunday Slice - 1.17 The Event-O-Rama Edition

Updated: Oct 18, 2019

The Sunday Slice - 1.17

The Sunday Slice

The Event - O -Rama Edition

Bonjour, Charles here…

I understand you Americans have a hyphenated suffix of sorts that expresses an act, event, situation, or place that is remarkable, extraordinary, or extreme. So I believe Fromage- O-Rama is the correct use of the suffix to describe Charles E. Fromage during the next few weeks. Cancel that dental appointment, hire someone to watch whoever it is you usually watch, and tell those committees you are taking a hiatus. You will want to be on West Vliet Street for the events mentioned in this week’s Slice-O-Rama.

Currently on Tap

Enjoy a flight of these outstanding, local beers for $10.00. Of course, we also have a nice selection of locally produced canned beers and Lost Valley Ciders.

1840 Alt Fest - Altbier 5.5% ABV

Vennture Super Dope - New England IPA - 6.3% ABV

Third Space Upward Spiral American IPA - 6.5% ABV

Gathering Place Brewery - Little Bjorn Table Beer - 4.7% ABV

BEST OF MILWAUKEE - deadline Oct. 17th

I am not accustomed to asking for praise. I am just a humble, unassuming

and modest French fellow if I do say so myself. But this Best of Milwaukee thing has my beret in a twist! What better way for the greater Milwaukee area to get to know Charles E Fromage? So, I must ask! If you could please use this Link and go to the Out And About section, you will see a number of categories. Please vote for us under Best New Bar, Most Romantic Bar, Best Wine List, Best Sandwich, Best Place to Eat Alone, Best Patio, Best Chef, and Best of Bar Food. You know our gratitude will be tres, tres!!

Friday, November 1st

Day of the Dead Card Readings

On Friday, November 1st we will welcome the talented Ms. Valerie to Charles E. Fromage to do your card readings on the very night that the veil between the spiritual world and humans is at its thinnest. The readings will begin at 6:00 and end at 10:00. Each card read will cost $5.00 up to a 3 card reading. Sign up will be on a first-come-first-served basis. Hope to see you in good spirits! Brought to you by Charles E. Fromage - Where an adult can spend their money any way they choose.

Wine Events

Sunday, October 27th 2:30


Join us as we welcome Dan Bieser, owner of Wauwatosa’s Tabal Chocolate for a wine and chocolate pairing! Tabal Chocolate is one of two sustainable chocolate producers in Wisconsin, and Dan will be speaking about his experiences in the sustainable chocolate world. The event will begin at 2:30 following the Milwaukee Film screening of Setting the Bar: A Craft Chocolate Origin Story.

Buy Tickets Here - $35.00

Thursday, November 14th


The next of our quarterly crowdsourced wine events will be Thursday, November 14th. Participants will identify the wines we will be adding to our ever-growing wine list. So mark your calendars The evening will begin at 7:00 and include wines selected for the upcoming holidays. The wines will also be available for purchase that evening for your Thanksgiving table.

Reservations Required: $45.00

Thursday, November 21st


Ah, I remember the lovely times we enjoyed in Beaujeu celebrating the first wine of the season. Well, we can’t take you all to France, but we welcome you to join us in our tiny little bistro to mark this November tradition. We will be tasting a number of wines from the region and will have a little snack to go along with your beverage! Bottles will be on sale, so plan on stocking up for the upcoming holidays. 7:00 P.M. By reservation only. $25.00

November 29th


What fun is shopping if you can’t stop for a little refreshment and more shopping? On Friday, November 29th, we will be open for wine flights, local beers, and snacks. Gift certificates, t-shirts, private wine or beer tastings and assorted snacks will be available for gift giving. Plan on making a day of it and visit all of our friends on West Vliet Street!

Milwaukee Film Festival: October 17th-31st

Finally, it’s that time of year when many Milwaukeeans visit West Vliet Street to take in the great cinema that is the Milwaukee Film Festival. The Times Cinema is the host, but the entire staff of Charles E. Fromage wants you to know that we will be open for your snack and beverage needs. We will also be hosting talkbacks and events, so get your tickets for these films and plan on coming across the street afterward to hydrate, satiate and talk film.

Fri., Oct. 18th - Midnight Traveler 1 PM

Mon., Oct. 21st - Sword of Trust 6 PM

Wed., Oct. 23rd - Mister America 7 PM

Thurs., Oct.24th - 1 Angry Black Man 4 PM

Fri., Oct. 25th - 17 Blocks - 3:45 PM

Sat., Oct. 26th - Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am 10 AM

Sun., Oct. 27th - A Colony 10 AM

Sunday, October 27th SETTING THE BAR: A CRAFT CHOCOLATE Origin Story 1 PM

Join us after the film for a very special wine and chocolate event.

Wed. Oct. 30th - Ernie and Joe 1 PM

Grab a catalog from CEF and plan your fest!

We’re Nuts For Our Neighbors in Murray Hill

Come on in Monday, Oct. 21st and enjoy a complimentary serving of Moroccan Spiced Cashews or Rosemary Marcona Almonds per party with purchase. What? Free nuts? Yep.

Oct. 21st - Murray Hill

Oct. 28th - Olde Hillcrest

Nov. 4th - Concordia

Nov. 11th - Enderis Park

Nov.18th - Lowell Damon

Nov. 25th - Ravenswood

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