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Where to Eat Frozen Custard in Milwaukee

Lacey Muszynski 13 comments

Frozen custard isn't a novelty in Milwaukee, it's a way of life. So much so that you'll be hard-pressed to find bad custard in the city—atmosphere, flavor varieties, and souped-up specials are what separate the wheat from the chaff. Here's what to look for and a rundown of the very best. More

Our 10 Favorite Burgers in Milwaukee

Lacey Muszynski 13 comments

Milwaukee is burger heaven. Here's our guide to the best. More

Where to Eat and Drink Outdoors in Milwaukee, 2014 Edition

Lacey Muszynski 5 comments

Absence makes the heart grow fonder, right? Wisconsinites know that saying applies to not just love, but summer too. When the thermometer hits 70 degrees, restaurants and bars are quick to get outdoor spaces ready for the rush of locals who will do everything possible to soak up the sun. More

Where to Eat and Drink in Milwaukee

Lacey Muszynski 7 comments

Milwaukee's food scene has been growing leaps and bounds in the last decade or so, and we have everything from dive bars only serving a Friday fish fry to restaurants with James Beard award-winning chefs. And yes, we have lots and lots of beer and cheese and meat, too. More

Big Brew Pub Burgers at Sprecher's Restaurant and Pub in Milwaukee

A Hamburger Today Lacey Muszynski 6 comments

On Tuesday nights, Sprecher's offers a burger deal were you can get a burger and any of their beers or sodas for just $8. There's an extra $2 charge for some of the more massive burgs, but that's hardly a sticking point when it comes to these big, bold beauties. More

Grilled: Tom McKern of Zombie Burger in Des Moines, IA

A Hamburger Today Erin Jackson 1 comment

This time on "Grilled", our Q&A series with chefs, writers, and other food lovers, we're getting to know Executive Chef Tom McKern of Zombie Burger + Drink Lab in Des Moines, IA. More

Burger City Guides: Sara Johannes' Favorite Burgers in Milwaukee

A Hamburger Today Erin Jackson 7 comments

Sara Johannes (Top Chef, Season 11 and Executive Chef at Shoyu, MSP Airport) lets us in on her top five favorite burgers in Milwaukee. More

Double Burger Means Double Dry at Karma in Milwaukee

A Hamburger Today Lacey Muszynski 7 comments

The burgers at Karma would be solid if they weren't overcooked. More

Double-decker Big Boy Burgers at Kil@wat in Downtown Milwaukee

A Hamburger Today Lacey Muszynski 5 comments

Located on the second floor of a hotel, this serene restaurant offers a couple great, classic burgers, but only at lunchtime. More

Coming to Harley's 110th Anniversary in Milwaukee? Don't Skip a Burger at Motor

A Hamburger Today Lacey Muszynski 2 comments

Harley-Davidson's 110th anniversary party is this weekend. If you're in town for the party, a burger and some onion rings at the HD museum's main restaurant, Motor, is a good bet. More

Crispy Quesadilla Burger at Brisco County Wood Grill in Menomonee Falls, WI

A Hamburger Today Lacey Muszynski 8 comments

This Western-themed, jack-of-all-trades restaurant serves up super juicy burgers with lots of seasoning. More

Milwaukee Coffee Roaster Colectivo Brews Beer, Too

Drinks Liz Clayton 3 comments

The beer program at Colectivo (previously known as Alterra Coffee Roasters) launched in a home beer lab under the control of the company's green coffee buyer, George Bregar, and coffee roaster Shawn "Roscoe" Bigelow. The two drew upon the palates and methodical workflow style they'd learned in coffee sourcing and roasting, applied to their innate Wisconsonian love of beer. More

Staff Picks: Burger Places with Great Beer

A Hamburger Today Erin Jackson 5 comments

Sometimes all you want is a great burger and the beverage that goes alongside it isn't too important. But other times, access to a wide variety of awesome beer is equally crucial to eating a delicious burger. For those times, we've compiled a list of a few favorite spots across the nation to simultaneously satisfy a craving for an exceptional pint and a delicious beef patty. Click through the slideshow to see all of our picks. More

12 Burgers with Unusual Toppings That Really Work

A Hamburger Today Erin Jackson 10 comments

Lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles...and maybe a squirt of mayo, mustard, or ketchup. The standard toppings will never cease to be tasty, but sometimes, you want a burger with a bit more personality. For those occasions, here are a dozen creatively-topped burgers that really work. Check out the slideshow to see all of the unique burger toppings. More

Video: How the Sausage Pizza is Made at Maria's Pizza in Milwaukee

Slice Adam Kuban 27 comments

Photographer and writer Michael Berman of Pizzacentric visits Maria's Pizza in Milwaukee and comes away with a great blog post and a video that sheds some light on the pizzamaking process there. (Not that it's a huge secret, since the kitchen is open to one and all who dine there.) Maria's is one of my all-time favorite pizzerias. Nice to see the Pizzacentric treatment of it. More

Milwaukee: Drive-Ins Big Star and The Spot Dominate Kenosha Burger Scene

A Hamburger Today Lacey Muszynski 4 comments

Popular Kenosha drive-ins The Spot and Big Star have similar burgers, but The Spot wins with better seared patties and better cheese. More

Milwaukee: Burgers on the Riverwalk at John Hawk's Pub

A Hamburger Today Lacey Muszynski 3 comments

If you're in the mood for an old fashioned, flame-broiled burger and a view of the Milwaukee River, John Hawk's Pub might be for you. More

Milwaukee: Have a Burger in the Sun on Cafe Benelux's Rooftop Patio

A Hamburger Today Lacey Muszynski 4 comments

Head to this Belgian-themed restaurant to enjoy full-flavored burgers on a huge rooftop patio. More

Milwaukee: Diner Burgers Shine at North Avenue Grill

A Hamburger Today Lacey Muszynski 7 comments

North Avenue Grill may not be the most famous diner around, but it should be. It's tiny, quaint, and the food is excellent on top of being extremely reasonably priced. More

Milwaukee: School Yard Bar and Grill Has a Great Foundation for Interesting Burgers

A Hamburger Today Lacey Muszynski 3 comments

This brand new bar in a nightlife hotspot focuses their menu on burgers with unusual toppings and bold flavors. More

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