They've won MVP's in the same year and are close friends. Now Ryan Braun and Aaron Rodgers have something else in common.
The two most popular sports figures in Wisconsin are going to be business partners.
Milwaukee-based SURG Restaurant Group announced Monday that Braun and Rodgers will open up a new restaurant together in Brookfield, Wis.
Playing on both of their jersey numbers, the new restaurant, located at 17800 W. Bluemound Road, will be called 8twelve and is set to open in May.
According to the release, both Rodgers and Braun both played a large role in developing the concept and the menu that will feature American cuisine, steaks and seafood along with a wood fire grill in the kitchen.
"Wisconsin has the greatest fans in the country," Rodgers said in a release. "This is an excellent opportunity for me to work with Ryan on a project that will create something for fans of the Packers, Brewers and sports in general, to take part in and enjoy."
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