Tony’s La Pizzeria cited by food inspector | Local News

In the past month, state and county food inspectors have cited Iowa restaurants and grocery stores for hundreds of food-safety violations, including excessive amounts of cockroaches, moldy cauliflower, bugs inside bottles of liquor and the lack of a restaurant license. One Iowa restaurant was cited for preparing diners’ food on top of a trash can inside the kitchen. Two others were cited for selling sushi that was deemed unsafe by the inspectors. The findings are reported by the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals, which handles food-establishment inspections at the state level. Listed below are some of the more serious findings that stem from inspections at Iowa restaurants, stores, schools, hospitals and other businesses over the past four weeks. The state inspections department reminds the public that their reports are a “snapshot” in time, and violations are often corrected on

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Cooking classes and more things to know in Milwaukee food and drink news

Pappardelle is one of the varieties of pasta carried at Semolina. Pasta-making classes held there fill up quickly, but you can sign up to be notified of future events.

Pappardelle is one of the varieties of pasta carried at Semolina. Pasta-making classes held there fill up quickly, but you can sign up to be notified of future events.

The winter brings a variety of food and cooking classes to broaden your culinary skills and palette.

While cooking classes at Glorioso’s Appetito have been canceled through January, other businesses are modifying class size and making changes in accordance with COVID-19 safety regulations. Classes are subject to change, but here are a few classes still scheduled.

New series of Korean cooking classes

Milwaukee Recreation is offering a new series of classes in traditional Korean cooking.

Learn how to prepare bulgogi, a Korean barbecue, rice cake soup and dumplings, kimchi pancakes and jjigae, a Korean stew, fried noodles, a spicy rice cake or bibimbap, a traditional dish of rice with vegetables and chili paste. The classes are 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays

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Here’s what vendors will be in Southern Market’s food hall | Local News

The long-awaited completely revitalized Southern Market opens to the public this Thursday. The first-floor food hall encompasses 3,000 square feet, with seating for 250. On opening day, you will have nine food and drink options, from coffee and wine on tap to cuisine from five parts of the world. 

Here’s what vendors will be cooking up fare in Southern Market’s food hall. 

— 4 E’s Latin Cuisine: Flavors of the Dominican Republic.

Flavors of Morocco: Moroccan and Indian fusion.

— Layali el Sham: Middle Eastern classics including hummus, tabbouleh, falafel, kibbeh and shawarma.

— Made by Lolo: Tapas-style small bites, with gluten-free options.

— Pho Life: Vietnamese pho, banh mi sandwiches and salads.

— Savoy Truffle Cakes: Creatively decorated cupcakes and whole cakes, also available by the slice, plus pie and macarons.

— “X” Marks the Spot: A modern take on soul food classics that includes collard

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