Thursday, October 3, 2013

United We Dine Begins

The United Way in Waukesha County has started it's third year of the United We Dine program. How the program works is that local area restaurants join forces with United Way in Waukesha County to donate part of their proceeds on a selected day to the organization. This year the program has expanded to run thru December!

I participated last year by specifically choosing to go to certain places on certain days just to support the United Way in Waukesha County. And yes, I am specifically writing out their full name each time because the proceeds of United We Dine go directly to the Waukesha County affiliate of United Way. The money stays here folks!

On top of the select restaurant featured each day, Moe's Southwest Grill in Pewaukee is donating 20% of all the catering orders received in October to United Way in Waukesha County. (One catch - you must mention United Way when placing the order!) If you haven't eaten at Moe's, definitely check it out and then consider it for a catered event later this month :)

So let's break down these places to get you more familiar with them. For the full schedule in a nice neat form, click here.

10/3 - Moe's Southwest Grill (Pewaukee) - They catered the Hospitality Tent at the Waukesha County Fair this year for one of the Main Stage shows and the chicken was so flavorful and delicious.

10/4 - Double D's Pub & Eatery (Mukwonago) - Small bar with great food and fun bartenders.

10/7 - Sprizzo's (Waukesha) - I am a regular here - the sandwiches are excellent and I love the dill mayo!

10/8 - Gyro's West (Waukesha) - Another staple in Waukesha with a delicious gyro and taziki sauce

10/9 & 10/16 - Armeli's Restaurant (New Berlin) - My family used to have all its get togethers here. Great pizza

10/10 - Hardee's (Waukesha) - Huge burgers at a fair price.

10/11, 10/18 & 10/25 - Cafe Esperanza (Waukesha) - I was only here for a catered holiday party but the food was really tasty.

10/14, 11/11 & 11/15 - Denny's (Pewaukee) - Grand Slam anyone?

10/15 - Nashotah Clubhouse (Nashotah) - sorry, I know nothing about this place.

10/17 - Trysting Place Pub (Menomonee Falls) - Great sports bar with a really juicy burger that the spot after Brewer's opening day a few years ago.

10/21 & 11/18 - Chuck E. Cheese (Brookfield) - Where a kid can be a kid, right?

10/22 - San Laurio Coffeehouse (Muskego) - Great chai

10/23 - Lakefront Grille (Pewaukee) - Haven't been but have heard amazing things

10/24 - Kim's Lakeside (Pewaukee) - I know nothing, sorry!

10/28 - Alpine Lanes (Muskego) - Great appetizers

11/6 - Buffalo Wild Wings (Pewaukee) - Wings, Burgers, Salads - it's all good and you can play trivia.

11/7 - Uno Chicago Grill (Menomonee Falls) - I love the deep dish pizza. I miss the one by Brookfield Square Mall.

11/8 - First Watch (Brookfield) - only open thru lunch, but get a fabulously healthy, wholesome breakfast with the cheeriest waitstaff I have met.

11/12 - Max Meier's Hartland Inn (Hartland) - Just checked this place out last week for a client meeting - old school German feel with amazing sandwiches.

11/13 - Yo Mama! Frozen Yogurt (Brookfield, Shorewood & Wauwatosa) - Serve your own yogurt with all your favorite toppings :)

11/19 - Rochester Deli (Waukesha) - Best Reuben and you must check out the dessert case - PB dipped cookie and lemon bars are my weakness.

11/21 - Brisco County (Pewaukee) - It's been years since I have been here but delicious!

11/23 - Endter's Sports Grill (Hartland) - I know nothing but it looks fun! And a mug club? OK!

11/27 - Ally's Bistro (Menomonee Falls) - Hmm - haven't even heard the nam. Panini's, Wraps and Sandwiches are right up my alley :)

12/2 - Picnic Basket (Nashotah) - again nothing :( Website shows breakfast, Mexican entrees, subs, sandwiches, pizza and catering - they have it all covered!

12/3 - The Chocolate Factory (Oconomowoc, Pewaukee, Waukesha & Elm Grove) - Sub sandwiches and Ice Cream - such fond childhood memories of this place! Mmmmm - The Chipper!

Ok - so that's the list - go check them out and help support the United Way in Waukesha County and eat some great grub at the same time!

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