Milwaukee brat house

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WurstBar to bring a taste of Berlin to Brady Street

Published April 28, 2020

A new modern German bar and eatery is slated to open on Milwaukee's East Side.WurstBur, a venue which aims to blend both traditional and contemporary culinary offerings, is expected to open in the coming weeks.

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Milwaukee's best pub, 2019

Published March 25, 2019

It's closing time for the rest of the competition in the best pub category, as the Milwaukee classic Wolski's Tavern came away as the victor, claiming the title from the currently in-transition Drink Wisconsinbly Pub.

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Old World Third Street bar guide

Published March 27, 2018

It may be Old World Third Street, but the Downtown nightlife and drinking destination is more of a hybrid of Milwaukee's past and the present, old and young happily intertwined. Here's a quick rundown of all things old and new Old World Third Street has to offer.

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Milwaukee's best pub, 2018

Published March 23, 2018

This Walker's Point joint opened two years ago, and for the past two years it's claimed the title of Milwaukee's best pub. Locals love the fact that Drink Wisconsinbly Pub has a classic bar vibe, with a modern, updated style. And they really love the SoulBoxer Old Fashioneds bubbler tap.

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Milwaukee Brat House now open in Shorewood

Published Sept. 9, 2017

Milwaukee Brat House is now open in the space at 4022 N. Oakland Ave. which formerly housed the Oakcrest Tavern. And the house was hopping earlier today, as eager diners got their first taste of the new venue.

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Milwaukee's best non Irish pub, 2016

Published March 23, 2016

Usually, the battle for the "best non Irish pub" is a hot race, with favorites winning by the skin of their teeth. But this year, one Milwaukee favorite pulled out fairly far ahead of the rest.

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Bartender Games: The Block Buster

Published Feb. 23, 2015

The Block Buster will busting things up at the Bartender Games on Wednesday, Feb. 25 at Turner Hall Ballroom.

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Milwaukee's best non-Irish pub, 2015

Published Feb. 23, 2015

This was undoubtedly a close one, with Nomad World Pub narrowly edging out last year's winner, Cafe Benelux, by only six votes.

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Are Brat House wings "totally awesome"?

Published March 12, 2014

Last week, I wrote about Club Garibaldi's dry, spicy wings on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the invention of the buffalo wing. That led friend Colin Deval to ask if I'd ever tried his current favorites, which are plated up at the Milwaukee Brat House on Old World 3rd Street. I hadn't tried 'em, so we met for lunch there this week.

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Best non-Irish pub, 2014

Published Feb. 24, 2014

This was a close battle. The top three vote-getters in "best non-Irish pub" were neck and neck and neck, but Cafe Benelux narrowly came out on top. This is the first win for the unique restaurant and bar at 346 N. Broadway.

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Bartender Olympian: Jim Olker of Milwaukee Brat House

Published Feb. 27, 2013

As OnMilwaukee.com gets ready to host its fifth annual Bartender Olympics, you can prepare to cheer on the competition by familiarizing yourself with future Milwaukee Bar Olympians. Here's a quick Q & A with Milwaukee Brat House's Jim Olker.