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Christine Specht succeeds father as CEO of Cousins Subs

By Alison Bauter

Cousins Subs co-founder Bill Specht is stepping aside, ceding the title of CEO to company president and daughter Christine Specht-Palmert as he retires after more than 40 years.

The local submarine sandwich restaurant chain got its start in the late 1960s on the corner of 60th Street and Silver Spring Drive in Milwaukee. Specht co-founded the shop with cousin Jim Sheppard. The second location opened soon after on Brady Street and Farwell Avenue.

The restaurants operate statewide today, with additional…

Source:: Biz Table Talk

Downtown Dining Week kicks off Thursday: Where are you going?

By Alison Bauter

I have been carefully budgeting and planning for Downtown Dining Week since it was first announced. Thursday, it’s a go.

The annual tour of edibles is designed to draw diners downtown to experience a range of restaurants at reduced prices.

Last year, my opportunities to enjoy the specials was hit and miss, so this year I developed a strategy. It started by going down the list of participating restaurants, pulling out the names of every place I have yet to visit. Fortunately, by virtue of working…

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