With a mix of shareable small and not-so-small plates, there’s an impressive variety for carnivores, vegetarians and pescetarians, as well as an eclectic craft cocktail menu.I had a rum cocktail with strawberry, banana and, oddly, asparagus cream that tasted much better than it sounds and is served in a skull mug with a toasted nose. national parks ] Milwaukee is a town that loves brunch, and the European-style — named for Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg — draws crowds for its alfresco seating (rooftop and street-level patio) and eclectic offerings such as the pretzel Benedict (pretzel bread, ham, poached eggs and hollandaise), bananas Foster liege waffles and a savory waffle made with hash browns and topped with steak.Frozen custard isn’t the exception in the Dairy State. Ask someone to name the best and you may spark an all-out war (which this recommendation also could lead to), but I stand firm in my love of the butter pecan frozen custard at — with its rich, creamy base and crisp, salty pecans — handed to you from a neon-covered walk-up joint that dates to 1942.This custard, alone, is worth the 90-minute drive from Chicago.Fun fact: Braise even created a service to act as a food hub so that other restaurants and customers can easily access produce, baked goods, meats and dairy items from the farms and artisans it works with. Breakfast is also served nightly, as are mussels, frites and burgers.
“Which,” she said, “I think is pretty darn neat.” Local Faves Tubular meats — including some vegan versions — are the draw at .Don’t put on airs, and it’s likely that you will be welcomed with open arms., which is one of the newest craft breweries to open in the city and sits in an old Gothic Revival Church that also formerly served as a Pabst-owned bar and restaurant.Plus, there is a solid selection of toys, tools, military items, motors and even the occasional hatching dinosaur-egg novelty.Because it’s a surplus store, you never quite know what you’re going to find, so you’ll probably have more fun if you go without a specific need in mind (and just hope to walk out with that owl pellet).Save a couple of hours for exploring the museum’s wide-ranging collection, which includes dark portraits from Baroque Europe and brighter pop pieces such as one of Andy Warhol’s Campbell’s Soup paintings, as well as extensive Georgia O’Keeffe collection (she was from Wisconsin), swanky furniture by Herman Miller, vintage cameras — and continual natural art in the form of sparkling Lake Michigan views through the museum’s floor-to-ceiling windows.