The first all day dining event along West Vliet Street will be held on June 10 to celebrate popular eateries.

The West Vliet Street Business Association announced that they planned to hold a first-time event for the business district focused on celebrating food. The Business Association is a non-profit civic organization dedicated to a Vliet Street renaissance.

“We’re thrilled to launch this exciting new event to showcase all the great dining establishments on West Vliet Street,” said Lynita Wolf, events coordinator for the West Vliet Street Business Association. “We invite residents to come out for dining specials, music, shopping, and more.”

“Eat on Vliet,” scheduled for June 10, highlights the many dining establishments in the commercial district that runs from 43rd to 60th streets in Milwaukee. As part of the event, local restaurants will have special offers and events throughout the day and into the evening. Confirmed participants include:

Valentine Coffee
5918 W. Vliet Street
10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Valentine Coffee will be running “a beer & a shot” special: Buy a bottle or can of any of their coffee/beer collaborations and get a shot of espresso on the house. Also, in conjunction with Cold Spoons Gelato (5924 W Vliet), Valentine will be offering a affogato special: Bring a scoop of gelato in to the Tasting Room and they’ll pull a shot of espresso over it for a dollar off.

Wy’east Pizza
5601 W. Vliet Street
from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Wy’east will show the film “Planting Seeds” about Groundwork’s Young Farmer program at 6:00 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. 

Caradaro Club
5010 W. Vliet Street
from 4:00 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Music by South Rampart Street Paraders (tentative) will start at 4:00 p.m. A short narrated session on the full history of pizza will start at 6 :00p.m. From 4:00 p.m. to close, customers who mention “Eat on Vliet” will get a free 10” pizza.

O’Brien’s Irish Pub
4928 W. Vliet Street
from 11:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Stop in and mention “Eat on Vliet” and receive $2 off a wrap with a choice of side.

Eat Cake!
5706 W. Vliet Street
Eat Cake will be busy delivering wedding treats during Eat on Vliet, but they’ll have cake samplings at Studio Barcelona.

Kettle Range Meat Co.
5422 W. Vliet Street
from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Kettle Range will be setting up a grill next to Swoon, where they will grill delicious grass-fed burgers and gourmet brats.

5921 W. Vliet Street
from 4:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Maison will offer 15 percent off all bottles of Rose’ to enjoy on the restaurant’s beautiful patio.

Fred’s Drive-In
4726 W. Vliet Street
from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Mention “Eat on Vliet” and get a 25 percent discount.

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Lee Matz