By Lori Fredrich Senior Food Writer, Dining Editor, Podcast Host Published Dec 30, 2020 at 11:01 AM

Vagabond, 1122 N. Edison St., will be broadening its reach, bringing its fresh take on Mexican fare from Downtown Milwaukee to three suburban Water Street Brewery locations (Delafield, Grafton and Oak Creek) on select weekends in the month of January.

The pop-ups will include a variety of dishes, margaritas and entertainment Vagabond DJ’s (Friday and Saturday nights from 5 to 9 p.m.) along with special giveaways for guests including Vagabond  tees, hats and stickers along with coupons for things like free margaritas and appetizers (use by April 2021).

On the menu 

In addition to the full Water Street Brewery menu, locations will be offering a wide selection of Vagabond offerings including tacos (Argentinian steak, spicy pork, Gringo pollo, pineapple shrimp and Cholula cauliflower) and sides like chimichurri rice and veggie black beans (just $1 each with the purchase of three tacos).

There will also be Vaga-Bowls, including Gringo pollo, spicy pork and Argentinian steak; chips and salsa, guacamole, and desserts including chimichanga cheesecake (dulce de leche or strawberry).

Guests can also choose from drinks like Jarritos fruit punch, Water Street Brewery Mexican Stout (brewed with Mexican chocolate and cayenne), Rudy’s classic frozen margaritas (lime or strawberry) and hand-shaken margaritas including specialty options like the blueberry basil margarita. 

Pop-up schedule

Water Street Brewery - Delafield
3191 Golf Rd., (262) 646-7878

Jan. 8-10 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Water Street Brewery - Grafton
1251 Gateway Dr., (262) 375-2222

Jan. 15-17 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.  

Water Street Brewery - Oak Creek
140 W. Town Square Way, (414) 301-5290

Jan. 22-24 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.  

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.