Sometimes it pays to embrace our sausage and beer-filled heritage.
Sometimes it pays to embrace our sausage and beer-filled heritage.

Pride Points: Brat House gets a shout out in USA Today

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Milwaukee may be on the rise as a food city, but it still pays to be proud of our old school traditions, including our sausage and beer.

An article published in USA Today yesterday highlights a few of the reasons why.

In "Milwaukee Brat House: Wisconsin classics done right," writer Larry Olmstead highlights one of Old World Third Street's most classic stops:  Milwaukee Brat House.

"For the sausage lover (or beer lover) it is almost impossible to go wrong at Milwaukee Brat House," he writes, giving the popular restaurant a rating of "YUM!" (on a scale which includes the choices: Blah, OK, Mmmm, Yum! and OMG!)

Olmsted cites highlights like the bratwurst Reuben, tiger sauce hot wings, beer cheese soup and locally brewed beer. He also gives a shout-out to Usinger's Sausage, cheese curds and Lakefront Brewery's IPA.

Pretty sure he hit that one right on the head.

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