Hot Ham, Six Free Rolls

Why Milwaukee eats Badger Ham on Sundays

By Jennifer Billock

Illustration by Zoe Rodriguez

Hot ham, six free rolls. You’ll see the signs in Milwaukee shop windows, teasing a Sunday morning tradition in Brew City.

Around the time church lets out each week, locals, some coming from services and others from bed, migrate en masse to their local bakeries and delis. They snake down sidewalks waiting fo…

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