Friday, April 26, 2013
If you are looking for a nice steak dinner, but don't know where to go or are looking for a new place to try... we've got your list. Here are the top-rated steak restaurants in Oak Creek.
Websites like Yelp! have empowered the everyday eater to become their local neighborhood's food critic, praising and damning behind the anonymity of a computer screen. Ever wondered if a restaurant is good or bad? Yelp! can be a good indicator of whether that restaurant is worth your time or money. Based on Yelp!'s highest-rated star ranking, here are the top restaurants for steaks in Oak Creek with four or five stars. Big Mouth Frog, 7126 S 27th St. Prime Table Family Restaurant, 7864 S Howell Ave. Erv's Mug, 130 W Ryan Rd.
Friday, March 1, 2013
Check out the top 10 rated restaurants in the Oak Creek based on the Yelp! reviews.
Websites like Yelp! have empowered the everyday eater to become their local neighborhood's food critic, praising and damning behind the anonymity of a computer screen. Ever wondered if a restaurant is good or bad? Yelp! can be a good indicator of whether that restaurant is worth your time or money. Based on Yelp!'s highest-rated star ranking, here are the top 10 restaurants in the Oak Creek area. Do you agree or disagree with the Yelp! top 10 list?
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Our readers are pretty smart. Here's a list of places in Oak Creek that have the best pizzas, burgers and pubs in the area.
Looking for a place in Oak Creek to enjoy the big game on Sunday? Here's a list of our readers' picks for burgers, pizzas and pubs. And may the team of your choice win and make you prosperous in the football pool.
Friday, April 20, 2012
Kazik, 75, passed away Tuesday after a battle with liver disease.
In 1979, Erv Kazik just wanted to create a good place to go for a burger and a beer. "It got out of hand from there," said his daughter, Danielle Baerwald, with a smile. Success for his now-iconic Oak Creek restaurant, Erv's Mug, came immediately, Baerwald said. Her father had developed a following after working at the Chalet, which was next door to Erv's where the Walgreen's now stands, as well as at De Salvo's in Cudahy and Schneider's in downtown Milwaukee. In almost no time, Erv's Mug became a destination, famous for its fish fry, selection of beer and hometown feel. Kazik, 75, died Tuesday after a year-and-a-half battle with liver disease. A memorial is set for May 2. The building at 130 W. Ryan Road was a "dump" with an attached …
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Kazik founded longtime Oak Creek restaurant in 1979.
Erv Kazik, who founded Oak Creek's Erv's Mug in 1979, has died. A memorial celebration of life will be held at Erv's Mug from 3:30 to 8 p.m. on May 2, which is preceded by a memorial service at St. Alphonsus Church in Greendale at 2 p.m., according to the restaurant's Facebook page. The restaurant, famous for its fish fry and craft beers, has been a longtime fixture on Ryan Road. It is owned by his daughter, Danielle Baerwald, after Kazik's retirement in 2004. Look for more on Kazik's passing Friday on Oak Creek Patch, and check out a history of the restaurant on its official website. Update: click here for more on Kazik's passing, including comments from his daughter, Danielle.
Friday, March 25, 2011
The venerable Oak Creek establishment is this week's Bites Nearby pick.
You could stand on a corner and look around until a restaurant sign draws you in. But we've got a better idea. Each week, Oak Creek Patch picks a great restaurant either in town or nearby that is worth checking out. Here's this week's choice: ERV'S MUG: A family-owned business since 1979, Erv's Mug is a favorite among locals who long for a hometown feel and homecooked food. If you haven't been there for awhile, it recently re-opened after a renovation and is worth checking out again. Daily specials have included chicken on Monday night, a beer-battered fish fry on Wednesday and Friday, Mexican on Thursday and prime rib on Saturday and Sunday. Have a drink from the bar or enjoy a fresh meal with friendly service and a casual atmosphere. 130…