About Straight to Your PlateStraight to Your Plate by Marcus Restaurant Group is a celebration of local flavor. Every month, our innovative chefs search out local purveyors who are doing an outstanding job in sourcing and supplying unique, interesting, and just plain tasty foods. Our collaborations with these partners are documented with online videos. You can sample our chef’s creations featuring ingredients from these purveyors at our downtown Milwaukee restaurants: Mason Street Grill, Milwaukee ChopHouse, and Kil@wat. We invite you to join us in this ongoing culinary adventure.
Just The Facts
Cardamom is a fl avorful spice native tocsoutheastern Asia, although it is famous for its diverse culinary applications all over the world. It is a unique component of Turkish coffee, a main export of Guatemala and a common ingredient in Scandinavian dishes. Cardamom is incorporated into an extraordinary range of recipes due to its warm, sweet aroma and pleasant taste.
Citrus Meets Spice
Ice cream epiphanies are not uncommon at Purple Door Ice Cream in Milwaukee’s Walker’s Point neighborhood. At the crossroads of local ingredients and global inspiration, Purple Door’s newest innovation is Lemon Cardamom Ice Cream, a cool combination of citrus and spice. This month, our skilled chefs will summon the fl avors of summer with a series of delicious dishes that feature Purple Door’s exotic invention.
flavors of ice cream
At the Purple Door retail location in the historic Walker’s point area of Milwaukee customers can find 20 flavors of ice cream for enjoying scoops, shakes, sundaes and more, as well as pints, ice cream sandwiches, ice cream pops and ice cream cakes in a display case for enjoying now and later.
butterfat ice cream
Purple Door ice cream uses quality, local ingredients in their products. The super-premium, 14% butterfat ice cream uses pure, local ingredients (milk & cream from Wisconsin dairies, Great Lakes Distillery whiskey, Clock Shadows Creamery quark) in flavors such as salted caramel, whiskey, mint chip, absinthe & pink peppercorn with chai.
gallons per month
Purple Door Ice Cream produces over 900 gallons of deliciously creamy ice cream a month, even during the slow season. New and interesting flavors are rotated regularly including chocolate peanut butter, Brandy Old Fashioned, toasted coconut, toffee butter pecan, and rum raisin – as well as classic staples.
205 S 2nd Street Milwaukee, WI 53204