By Lori Fredrich Senior Food Writer, Dining Editor, Podcast Host Published Jan 21, 2021 at 10:35 AM

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 Senior Food Writer, Dining Editor, Podcast Host

Lori is an avid cook whose accrual of condiments and spices is rivaled only by her cookbook collection. Her passion for the culinary industry was birthed while balancing A&W root beer mugs as a teenage carhop, fed by insatiable curiosity and fueled by the people whose stories entwine with each and every dish. She’s had the privilege of chronicling these tales via numerous media, including OnMilwaukee and in her book “Milwaukee Food.” Her work has garnered journalism awards from entities including the Milwaukee Press Club. 

When she’s not eating, photographing food, writing or recording the FoodCrush podcast, you’ll find Lori seeking out adventures with her husband Paul, traveling, cooking, reading, learning, snuggling with her cats and looking for ways to make a difference.