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Articles tagged with 'kopp's'


Milwaukee's best burger, 2014

Published Oct. 4, 2014

Milwaukee, you are just filled with surprises this year. Yesterday, it was Benji's taking the best breakfast/brunch crown over three-time defending champion Blue's Egg. Now today, it's an even bigger upset, with Sobelman's exceptionally long winning streak as Milwaukee's pick for best burger - one that's gone on since 2006 - coming to a close. The burger that knocked the former behemoth off its first place spot?


Milwaukee's best desserts, 2013

Published Oct. 8, 2013

This year, we combined the dessert, custard and frozen yogurt categories into one delectable mega-category. Would Honeypie still be crowned champion? Or would Yo Mama or Kopp's claim the sweetest title of all Dining Month?


Milwaukee's best burger, 2013

Published Oct. 4, 2013

Some may try to convince you that there are burger wars in Milwaukee, but once again readers have put that idea to rest, overwhelmingly voting one restaurant the undisputed patty potentate.


10 of the sweetest ways to spend time with your Valentine

Published Feb. 13, 2013

If you're a romantic who has simply fallen prey to the wiles of procrastination, there is still hope. In fact, here are ten genuinely romantic ways to make the most of Valentine's Day and improve your relationship at the same time. And not one of them will break the bank.


Your top 100 favorite Milwaukee restaurants

Published Oct. 31, 2012

All month long we've revealed the restaurants you've voted best of the best in 50 categories that included Best Comfort Food, Best Brunch, Best Pizza and others. But, have you ever wondered how they all stack up against each other? We did, and so we decided to crunch the numbers on all - yes, all - of your votes to compile the first-ever readers' Top 100 list.


Milwaukee's best local fast food, 2012

Published Oct. 15, 2012

A venerable custard and butter burger mainstay overtook Culver's as your pick for 2012's best local fast food. Culver's has won the poll since the question was first introduced in 2009? Can you guess who won?


Milwaukee's best custard/ ice cream/ frozen treats, 2012

Published Oct. 10, 2012

In recent years, Milwaukee has seen an explosion of specialty frozen yogurt shops. With this in mind, we decided to pay tribute to our city's creamy frozen staple and like-minded offerings by separating out the fro yo and keeping these cool treats in their very own category.


Ice cream shops still scoop business in a custard town

Published July 15, 2012

With all of the frozen yogurt shops that have opened recently in Milwaukee and the city's hardcore commitment to frozen custard, it's easy to forget about classic ice cream shops. But there are plenty around town to choose from.


Milwaukee's best frozen treats, 2011: Kopp's Frozen Custard

Published Oct. 14, 2011

In past years, this category was dominated by frozen custard stands, but in recent years, Milwaukee has seen an explosion of new offerings like frozen yogurt, gelato and specialty ice cream shops. But custard is still the king in Milwaukee, and once again, Kopp's ran away from the field to win the title of Milwaukee's Best Frozen Treat.


Let's invent new custard flavors

Published Oct. 5, 2011

Many of us wouldn't say no to a custard cone regardless of the flavor. But what if you could invent your own custard flavor? What would it be?


From Kopp's to Junior's: classic custard stand keeps going

Published Aug. 10, 2011

Today, the custard stand located at 6005 W. Appleton Ave. isn't one of the city's most famous even though it's one of the oldest. This spring, the business changed from Robert's to Junior's, but originally, it had an even more recognizable name: Kopp's.


Milwaukee is the perfect place to celebrate National Ice Cream Day

Published July 17, 2011

Since 1984, July has been National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday of the month - today! - has been National Ice Cream Day. Did you know that nearly 10 percent of all milk produced in the U.S. becomes ice cream? And 63 percent of that is consumed in Milwaukee? OK, I made that last stat up, but we sure do love our frozen dairy.


WSJ road trips to Wisco

Published May 17, 2011

The Wall Street Journal realizes Wisconsin is more than a budget battleground and included the state in its "The Off Duty Guide to Savoring Summer."