Daddy’s Soul Food & Grill is a popular spot in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE — Bennie Smith Jr. was not going to be denied when it came to opening up his first restaurant, Daddy’s Soul Food & Grill, located on 27th and Wells.

He didn’t have enough money in his checking account to cover the check he used for his opening license, so Bennie had to float the check.

“So, I went down to city hall and said ‘do you have a license for Daddy’s Soul Food and Grill’, and she said just go and see the clerk. The clerk said that will be $1,200 and something, and I said, ‘I’m going to

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South Milwaukee Dairy Queen to become the new Better Together Cafe

It’s been nearly two years since the beloved South Milwaukee Dairy Queen closed after decades in business. Now a former customer is opening a café there — complete with ice cream.

Zach and Becky Kinzer have been operating the Better Together Mobile Café out of a trailer since fall of 2018. The couple is following their longtime dream and expanding into the former Dairy Queen, 1301 N. Chicago Ave., with a goal of opening in June.

They’re keeping the trailer, too.

“This past summer and fall our name just got out there, it blew up,” Becky Kinzer said. “We felt

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