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Articles tagged with 'kopp's'


Milwaukee's best burgers, 2015

Published Nov. 16, 2015

Towering, succulent, gut-busting burgers, that's what Oscar's does. And readers have taken notice, voting the Pierce Street pub and grill the best burger in Milwaukee.


From Conejito's to church fests: A MKE native's annual summer return home

Published June 30, 2015

Steamy and stormy. That's how I think of Milwaukee summers. And incredibly hectic, too. Summer in the city is always crammed with more festivals, fairs and block parties than civically necessary or nutritionally advisable. But it's an integral element of my longtime summer routine - returning back home for 10 days of fun - and I'm too old to stop now.


Frozen custard guide

Published June 17, 2015

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.


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.