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New book offers the scoop on Milwaukee frozen custard

Published Nov. 21, 2016

There are many things that make Milwaukee great. One is our custard. Milwaukeeans have been wild about this egg-laced frozen treat since at least the 1930s. But, where did it come from? How is it made? "Milwaukee Frozen Custard" has all that and more.

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Kopp's new Travel Pak makes flying with custard a breeze

Published Nov. 21, 2016

Frozen custard is best enjoyed at the stand where you bought it just moments ago. But for folks who live outside Milwaukee and want to be able to bring some of this delectable treat home after a visit, transporting custard can be a challenge. Worry no more. Kopp's has come up with a solution.

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Some Milwaukee restaurants take segregation off the menu

Published Oct. 31, 2016

We all know Milwaukee is often identified as a segregated city - and, most of the time, it is. White and black folks have their favorite places, and they don't often overlap. But sometimes they do. And when they do, it works.

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Custard flavors of our wildest dreams

Published Oct. 25, 2016

With so many flavors of day out there in the Milwaukee frozen custard landscape - did I mention my frozen custard book arrives in shops Monday? - it's hard to believe there are any untapped ideas anymore. But we've tried to come up with a few anyway.

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Milwaukee's best desserts, 2016

Published Oct. 20, 2016

After two years on the throne, reigning supreme over Cream City's collective sweet tooth, Purple Door Ice Cream has been knocked off its sugary top spot. In 2016, there's a new king of the desserts - albeit a familiar face.

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Frozen custard guide

Published Aug. 8, 2016

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.

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Dreaming of frozen custard

Published Feb. 5, 2016

Despite the fact that it's cold outside, I wake up in the middle of the night a lot these days thinking about frozen custard. That's because I'm co-authoring a book about this delicacy at the moment and it's consuming me even more than I consume custard, which is saying something.

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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.

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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?

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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?

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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 OnMilwaukee.com readers have put that idea to rest, overwhelmingly voting one restaurant the undisputed patty potentate.