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Aug 30, 2016

For first time in recorded history, Americans are spending more at bars and restaurants ($54,857 billion in 2015) than they are on groceries ($52,502 billion in 2015), and millennials are by all indications, leading the charge.  In 2012, New York Magazine published an article "When Did Young People Start Spending 25% of Their Paychecks on Pickled Lamb’s Tongues? Foodie-ism as youth culture".  For a city to attract, and retain some of the best and the brightest of millennial talent, it is now understood by CEO;s and recruiters alike that a city must have a vibrant culinary culture.  Kyle Cherek, a life-long Milwaukee resident and host of the twice Emmy-nominated Wisconsin Foodie on PBS moderates a panel of some of the key contributors and innovators to Milwaukee's current dinning representations.