AJ Bombers is preparing to fly through Oak Creek like p-nuts in a rocket ship, serving up their award-winning smash-style burgers, Nashville hot chicken sandwiches and more in a two weekend pop-up series on Jan. 22-23 and Jan. 29-30.
The pop-up is a collaboration bettween Hospitality Democracy and Valentine Cafe, 7981 S. 6th St. in Oak Creek, which aims to bring something new to the area while offering a fast, convenient solution for your weekend dinners.
Here’s what you can expect!
Smash it up with AJ Bombers
During the AJ Bombers pop-up on Jan. 8-9 and Jan. 15-16, guests can order up a variety of the venue's popular burgers, along wth a special family package with pick-up each night from 3:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Pre-ordering is recommended. Guests can place their orders on the Valentine Coffee website.
On the menu, guests will find options like the Classic AJ featuring two quarter-pound beef patties, american cheese, lettuce, tomato and bombers sauce served with kettle chips ($11.25); the Milwaukee with one quarter pound beef patty, Wisconsin colby cheese, applewood smoked bacon and Schlitz onions served with kettle chips ($10.50); and the cult favorite Barrie Burger featuring a quarter-pound beef patty, American cheese, applewood smoked bacon and crunchy peanut butter (also served with kettle chips for $9.75).
Not in the mood for a burger? Try AJ Bombers' take on a Nashville hot chicken sandwich with spicy chicken, "Nash sauce," mayonnaise, pickles and iceburg lettuce served with kettle chips ($10.50).
Meanwhile, a family-style "Build-Your-Own Burger Bar" is just $45 and features six smash patties topped with american cheese along with potato rolls, lettuce, tomato, onion, bacon, pickles, Bombers sauce, ketchup, mustard and kettle chips.
For kids, there's also a grilled cheese option. The classic is stuffed with muenster cheese, cheddar cheese, Nueskie's bacon and Bombers sauce on panini bread. It comes with kettle chips for $9.
And yes, there will also be a way to indulge your sweet tooth with AJ Bombers' fudge brownies ($3 each). They are ooey-gooey and (bonus) gluten-free.
This content piece is in partnership with Hospitality Democracy
Lori Fredrich (Lo) is an eater, writer, wonderer, bon vivante, traveler, cook, gardener and girlwonder. Born and raised in the Milwaukee area, she has tried to leave many times, but seems to be drawn to this quirky city that smells of beer and alewives.
Some might say that she is a little obsessed with food. Lo would say she is A LOT obsessed with food. After all, she has been cooking, eating and enjoying food for decades and has no plans to retire anytime soon.
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