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On the Burger Trail: The double cheeseburger at Oscar's Frozen Custard

Published Aug. 3, 2020

Despite their expansion, Oscar's Frozen Custard is still the sort of spot where you might experience serendipitous delights like a fresh, slightly warm house-made waffle cone or stopping by on a day when they serve not just one, but two, custard flavors of the day (Tuesdays).

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On the Burger Trail: Lori Fredrich's top 10 (favorite) burgers

Published May 28, 2020

Lori Fredrich has been hiking the Burger Trail since 2017. Along the way, she's uncovered some delicious burgers. Here are her TOP 10 favorites, all but one of which are currently available for take-out or curbside pick-up.

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On the Burger Trail: The Mean Jean at Fuzzy's Sports Pub & Grill

Published Feb. 24, 2020

Last summer, Lori Fredrich trekked out to Waukesha to explore the wonders of Fuzzy's Sports Pub and Grill, a neighborhood bar that's known as much for its breakfast as it is for drinks. And she made a note that she'd be back for their burger. This was the week.

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On the Burger Trail: The Cheeseburger Cheeseburger at The MECCA

Published Feb. 17, 2020

If you're looking for a place to watch the game, there might be few other spots that can compete with The Mecca, the massive urban sports bar located just across from the Fiserv Forum. But it's also a good spot to find a good smash burger.

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On the Burger Trail: The "Filthy" Five Cheese at Blue's Egg

Published Feb. 3, 2020

Blue's Egg has become so synonymous with breakfast and brunch that you might not even think of it as a lunch spot. But if you're a breakfast all day sort - or a lover of half-pound burgers - it might be time to give it a second thought.

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On the (Veggie) Burger Trail: The Classic Burger at Urban Beets

Published Jan. 27, 2020

If anyone serves up a great veggie burger, I'd expect it to be a restaurant dedicated to plant-based fare. Fortunately, a growing number of eateries catering to the veg-set have cropped up over the past five or so years, so there were a number from which to choose. On this trip, I chose Urban Beets, a venue which opened its first location in 2015.