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irbaboon Dec 21, 2008 05:14 PM

I have a friend who will be going there next week. What are some of the must try foods or places?

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    mech_e Dec 21, 2008 05:21 PM

    Must have Kopp's for custard and burgers (think Culvers, but better tasting and more inventive custard flavors than "raspberry" 8 times/month). Must also stop at Real Chili. The "hot" is really just more meat, so order that.

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      JimGrinsfelder Dec 21, 2008 07:37 PM

      Kopps...there's the old-school German place downtown. I forget the name. It's fun.

      Also stop at Usinger's and get Veal brats to take home and cook. They're amazing.

    2. Living4fun Dec 22, 2008 10:30 AM

      Mader's is the German restaurant downtown and there is also Karl Ratsch's. There are so many different good restaurants- what type are you interested in, casual, high -end, brew pubs? There have been several posts on the variety of restaurants in the Milwaukee area.

      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/570894
      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/556323
      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/558202
      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/500398

      1. nsxtasy Dec 22, 2008 12:58 PM

        For high-end, send him/her to Sanford. It's the best fine dining restaurant in Milwaukee and one of the best in the entire Midwest. www.sanfordrestaurant.com

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