Taste of Milwaukee
Milwaukee is known for beer, cheese, sausage -- and so much more. Flip through our gallery to explore these and other favorite Milwaukee foods and drinks.
BeerBeer, beer, beer ... Milwaukee is known for this because it used to be the top brewing city in the US. Today, the city is still home to many microbreweries, including Milwaukee Brewing Company, Lakefront Brewery and Sprecher Brewing. The large Miller brewery is also in the city. Tours and tastings are available at all of them. 960 1280
ChiliReal Chili is a Milwaukee institution. Since it first opened in 1931, the restaurant has become known with for the taglines, "It's not just for breakfast anymore" and "Preventing Milwaukee's hangover since 1931." The eatery serves chili with spaghetti and chili beans, as well as, a side of oyster crackers. 960 1280
Cheese CurdsCheese curds are big in Milwaukee. You can eat them plain or fried. They may feel like Silly Putty but taste a whole lot better! (Warning, thought, they squeak when you eat them.) Cheese curds are made when milk is pasteurized, then an enzyme (rennet) is added to form a custard-like substance. The liquid is then separated as the mixture is heated; the resulting product is the curd. 960 1280
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