Here are some - not all - of the long-lived, family-run Milwaukee restaurants that have become Brew City classics, all of which can, like everyone else, use your help. "We are trying our best to stay alive," says Nite Owl's Chris Roepke, succinctly.
Not only did Kopp's win the top spot for best Milwaukee Institution, but the Milwaukee favorite was also voted No. 1 for the best frozen treats!
There are so many classic Milwaukee restaurants that it's hard to pick just one as the best. Or, at least, it seems like it would be - but that didn't deter you from picking your favorite.
Yep, there's a big change to the classic Kopp's burger and it's a good one.
Frozen custard may be in the name, but Kopp's still remains the king of the Brew City burger as well, landing at the top of our Best of Dining poll for the best burger for the umpteenth year in a row.
It may be Brew City, but custard is no small matter in Milwaukee, where everyone has his or her own favorite custard stand. This, of course, may go a long way toward explaining our waistlines. But hey, what's the point of livin' if you can't go a-lickin' custard every now and again.
There's nothing more all-American than a burger. In this series, we ask chefs to divulge the mouthwatering details behind their favorite restaurant burgers.
Best Milwaukee Institution is meant to reveal your most beloved Brew City tradition, and there was everything from Mazo's to Ma Fischer's, Jake's Deli to Polonez. But you overwhelmingly selected Kopp's Frozen Custard as your favorite.
Not only did Kopp's win the top spot for best burger, but also the Milwaukee favorite was voted No. 1 for the best frozen treats!
Milwaukeeans love their Kopp's burgers!
When I set out on the Burger Trail, it was never my intention to review two burgers from the same venue. However, in the case of the KRK Burger which is named for frozen custard mogul Karl Kopp, a return visit seemed warranted.
Kopp's has launched its first new burger in ... perhaps as many as 67 years. And it promises to be quite the cheese and onion-laden masterpiece.
As I thought about my recent restaurant visits I couldn't help but think that I was ignoring my own advice: make a restaurant list and hit places you haven't been. So, that needed to change - and now it has.
Dining month here at OnMilwaukee is sadly coming to a close - but like any good meal, let's wrap up with dessert! Here's the scrumptious sweet treats the OnMilwaukee staff savors long after their meals are over.
When it comes to Milwaukee food institutions, according to our Best of Dining poll voters, Kopp's still holds the crown, crushing the competition and earning its second win of Dining Month.