Lori Fredrich

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Lori Fredrich (Lo) is an eater, writer, wonderer, bon vivante, traveler, cook, gardener and girlwonder. Born and raised in the Milwaukee area, she has tried to leave many times, but seems to be drawn to this quirky city that smells of beer and alewives.

Some might say that she is a little obsessed with food. Lo would say she is A LOT obsessed with food. After all, she has been cooking, eating and enjoying food for decades and has no plans to retire anytime soon. 

Lo's recipes and writing have been featured in a variety of publications including GO: Airtran Inflight Magazine, Cheese Connoisseur, Cooking Light, Edible Milwaukee, Milwaukee Magazine and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, as well as on the blog Go Bold with Butter, the web site Wisconsin Cheese Talk, and in the quarterly online magazine Grate. Pair. Share.

Recent Articles
 Dining - February 23, 2018
 Anodyne Coffee announced as first tenant for Mequon Public Market
 Anodyne Coffee Roasting has been announced as the first tenant for the Mequon Public Market, a curated development which aims to be a go-to destination for prepared foods, farm fresh produce, music and culture.
 Dining - February 23, 2018
 Thank Cod it's Fryday: The Packing House
 In this series, we're trying out some of the city's most popular fish fries. You'll find commentary, pro tips and ratings of the three staples of a classic Wisconsin fry: namely the fish, the potato pancakes and the classic Wisconsin-style brandy old fashioned.
 Dining - February 23, 2018
 Made in Milwaukee: Usinger's
 Flip over a package of Usinger's braunschweiger and you'll find a minimal list of ingredients: pork liver, pork, salt, beef, onions, spices. And that old fashioned, no frills ingredient list is a pride-point for company, which has produced traditional sausages and meat products for over 130 years.
 Dining - February 22, 2018
 Toast sets opening date in Walker's Point
 Dig out your tie-dyed T-shirts and get ready: It's almost time for Toast. That's the groovy new breakfast, brunch and lunch spot going into the the former Zak's Cafe at 231 S. 2nd St.
 Dining - February 22, 2018
 Do This: Enjoy the happiest hour of the day during Taste & Toast
 The weather might be cold and dreary, but it's a great time to get out and support some of Milwaukee's best restaurants. You can do so during the upcoming Taste & Toast, an annual event featuring specially priced small plates, appetizers and beverages.
 Dining - February 22, 2018
 Agave is at the heart of the new Blue Bat Kitchen & Tequilaria
 It's official: there's a brand new concept coming to the former Water Buffalo restaurant at 249 N. Water St. in the Historic Third Ward, and it promises to quench not only your thirst, but your hunger for imaginative cuisine.
 Dining - February 22, 2018
 30 chefs will serve up lots of heart at second annual Dim Sum + Give Some
 Dim Sum + Give Some is more than just another charitable event. It's the story of a community coming together to support a local chef whose life, work and response to tragedy has been an inspiration for many.
 Dining - February 21, 2018
 Little DeMarinis pizzeria to close sooner than expected
 It's time to circle a date on your calendar for a final night of pizza (or fish fry) at Little DeMarinis. The popular Bay View pizzeria will serve its final thin-crust pies on Saturday, March 3.
 Dining - February 21, 2018
 Coquette Cafe in the Third Ward has closed after 19 years
 Milwaukee's Third Ward has lost its classic French bistro. Coquette Cafe served its last meals on Sunday, according to chef and owner Nick Burki, who expressed much gratitude to those who supported the restaurant over the past 19 years.
 Dining - February 21, 2018
 Do this: Try the bigger, better brunch at Cafe Grace
 Beginning Sunday, Feb. 25, there will be even more to love about brunch at Café Grace, the French-inspired cafe at The Mayfair Collection, 11200 W. Burleigh St.

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