The Thanksgiving holiday is coming up, which means it's time to find your stretchy pants and think about what you're thankful for this year.
Whether you'll be feasting with family and friends or spending a quiet Nov. 28, we've got a roundup of Thanksgiving-themed things to do and get in preparation for the big day. From groceries to beer and wine shops to bakeries, Hoodline crunched the numbers to find Milwaukee's top go-to spots for the holiday, using both Yelp data and our own methodology to produce a curated list.
Responsible for dessert, but haven't got the time or energy? Head to one of Milwaukee's top bakeries, all of which are cranking out autumnal-inspired baked goods and sweet treats perfect for Thanksgiving.
1. Peter Sciortino's Bakery
Topping the list is Peter Sciortino's Bakery. Located at 1101 E. Brady St. in Lower East Side, the bakery is the highest rated bakery in Milwaukee, boasting 4.5 stars out of 87 reviews on Yelp.
2. C Adam's Bakery
Next up is Juneau Town's C Adam's Bakery, situated at 400 N. Water St. With four stars out of 108 reviews on Yelp, the bakery has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Canfora Bakery
Canfora Bakery, located at 1100 E. Oklahoma Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the bakery four stars out of 65 reviews.
As friends and family prepare to gather, head to one of Milwaukee's best grocery stores to stock up on supplies before it's too late.
1. Outpost Natural Foods
Topping the list is Outpost Natural Foods. Located at 2826 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., Bay View, the grocery store and bakery, which offers beer, wine and spirits and more, is the highest rated grocery store in Milwaukee, boasting four stars out of 65 reviews on Yelp.
Next up is Murray Hill's Breadsmith, situated at 2632 N. Downer Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 14 reviews on Yelp, the bakery and grocery store has proven to be a local favorite.
Williamsburg's ALDI, located at 225 E. Capitol Drive, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the grocery store four stars out of 14 reviews.
Not everyone can pull off the perfect home-cooked side dish. What you can do — so long as you're 21 or older — is come prepared with a six-pack of quality beer or a fitting bottle of wine. To help you get the goods, here's a roundup of Milwaukee's top beer and wine shops.
1. Discount Liquor
Topping the list is Discount Liquor. Located at 5031 W. Oklahoma Ave. in Jackson Park, the spot to score beer, wine and spirits and more is the highest rated beer, wine and spirits spot in Milwaukee, boasting 4.5 stars out of 92 reviews on Yelp.
2. Downer Avenue Wine & Spirits
Next up is Northpoint's Downer Avenue Wine & Spirits, situated at 2638 N. Downer Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 32 reviews on Yelp, the spot to score beer, wine and spirits has proven to be a local favorite.