The Blog

 

Our blog is a digital compass that guides you through the experiences, stories, and insights that make Milwaukee truly special. With every post, we invite you to explore the hidden gems that await your discovery, immerse yourself in the local culture, and embark on virtual journeys that spark your wanderlust. Whether you're planning your next adventure, seeking insider tips, or simply indulging in armchair exploration, let us inspire, inform, and ignite your curiosity. Start exploring now and dive into a world of endless possibilities. 

12 Finger-Licking Locations for BBQ in MKE

Milwaukee stands alone as Brew City, the Custard Capital, the Bloody Mary Metropolis, Cheese Curd Kingdom and even the Bastion of Bratwurst, but you may not know that the Good Land is also an underrated Beacon of BBQ. Drawing inspiration from all over the country, MKE’s BBQ scene is a melting pot of…

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9 Great Slices of Pizza in Milwaukee

Enjoy a slice of life at Milwaukee pizzerias all over town. While the classic "Milwaukee-style pizza" features a delicate, cracker-like crust that's a perfect canvas for toppings, we’ve rounded up eight slices of thicker, chewier ‘za for a departure on the beloved classic. A woman-owned business…

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8 Cozy Fall Coffee Spots

We’re ready to tackle fall head-on...armed with a pumpkin spice latte! As the weather gets cooler, and you’re ready to switch from iced to warm lattes, we’ve got you covered with all the best places to grab a cup o’ joe in Milwaukee. Anodyne has been a cult classic fueling Milwaukee’s coffee…

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16 Milwaukee Coffee & Beer Pairings

In Milwaukee, Brew City refers to so much more than the brewing roots that made the city famous. Beyond the beautiful golden suds is an entirely different type of brew, coffee. Throughout Milwaukee, coffee culture runs deep, with a love of java extending to every neighborhood across town. It’s easy…

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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2023

Milwaukee has a rich tradition of Asian American and Pacific Island heritage. Found everywhere from our art galleries to our restaurants, Asian American and Pacific Islander cultures have helped shape the city, making a major impact on the Greater Milwaukee area. As we celebrate National Asian…

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Culinary Capital of the Midwest

We hope you have an appetite for good news! Milwaukee, the Cream City, Brew City, the Good Land, the Gathering Place, is adding yet another title: the Culinary Capital of the Midwest. Earlier this month, Midwest Living named Milwaukee the Best Culinary City in the publication’s annual Best of the…

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Hooray for Fish Fry-day

Fire up those fryers because we’ve got another reason for you to look forward to Fridays! Lent kicks off this week, but here in Milwaukee, the Friday fish fry is a culinary institution alongside the city’s vast brewing scene and the delightful cheddar nuggets known as cheese curds. A tradition…

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Thanksgiving Dining & Carry-Out 2023

Thanksgiving is right around the corner! This year, leave the cooking to the pros at one of Milwaukee’s outstanding restaurants. Enjoy the best turkey day feast you’ve ever had in the warm ambiance and hospitality of a restaurant or savor delectable dishes with your loved ones at home (maybe even…

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Milwaukee's (Unofficial) Custard King

Hear ye, hear ye! I, jester of the realm of VISIT Milwaukee, doth verily declare Ben, age five, to be crowned the latest in the line of rich, creamy custard royalty. King Ben took his newly appointed throne in the Dale of Glen over a dish of fresh custard. In celebration of our newfound leader, we…

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Fiddleheads Coffee Roasters Joins Downtown Java Scene

In the official Coffee Capital of the U.S., visitors and locals alike are spoiled for choice. Milwaukee may be best known for its history as the beer capital of the world, but these days there’s another brewed beverage on the rise — coffee. Earlier this year, Clever Real Estate recognized Cream…

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