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 - September 22, 2017
 Kawa Ramen and Sushi to open Monday on the East Side
 There's sushi -- and authentic Japanese ramen -- coming to the East Side next week. Kawa Ramen and Sushi will open next week with a menu that features a range of appetizers, entrees and sushi along with four authentic ramen options.
 Marketplace - September 22, 2017
 First to Wisconsin: Kendra Scott
 The story of Kendra Scott could just as easily be titled: "Wisconsin Girl Makes Good." After all, this trend-setting jewelry mogul has made a name for herself and her brand, not only for the company's wares, but also for its philanthropic ideals.
 Dining - September 22, 2017
 On the Burger Trail: The signature burger at Bibinger's in West Bend
 One of the best parts of the Burger Trail series has been exploring burgers at hidden gems outside of the immediate Milwaukee area. And recently, I found yet another burger gem just 40 minutes outside of town at Bibinger's.
 Dining - September 21, 2017
 MOTOR shows off dining room upgrades, new Can Room
 If you haven't been to MOTOR Bar & Restaurant in a while, there's good reason to make a visit. The riverfront restaurant not only has one of the best patios in the city, the staff has also been hard at work making improvements and adding a new casual venue called the MOTOR Can Room.
 Dining - September 21, 2017
 Strange Town aims for October opening
 In May, we reported a new bar and restaurant, Strange Town, would open in the former Allium space on Prospect Avenue potentially sometime this summer. A conversation this week with co-owner Andy Noble offers hope for an opening that coincides with the Milwaukee Film Festival.
 Dining - September 20, 2017
 The Original offers creative takes on familiar fare
 The Original officially opens its doors to the public at 2498 N. Bartlett Ave. on Thursday, Sept. 21 at 4 p.m. In the meantime, we've got a first look at what you can expect from the casual upscale eatery that has moved into the space that formerly housed Red Dot.
 Dining - September 20, 2017
 Hungry Sumo brings sushi, Thai dishes and more to Bay View
 Bay View seems to be getting its sushi in spades. The popular food truck Sushi Go's brick and mortar restaurant opened earlier this month. And now, Hungry Sumo, the second of three (with Sushi Yuki still on the way) sushi restaurants has opened its doors.
 Dining - September 19, 2017
 10 of the best lakeside patios in Lake Country
 When it comes to patio dining, there's nothing more relaxing than a lakeside seat where you can enjoy the fresh breeze and the sound of the water lapping against the shore. And some of the best patios of the bunch can be found in Lake Country.
 Dining - September 18, 2017
 SafeHouse unleashes two delicious missions for National Cheeseburger Day
 It's National Cheeseburger Day and SafeHouse has issued two special missions in alignment with the goal of ensuring all Milwaukee area agents are well fed during the month of September. The first mission must be completed alone; the second with your family.
 Dining - September 18, 2017
 Top 5 old-school Burger Trail burgers
 There's a reason why some of the area's old-school joints serve up some of the best burgers around. They might not be loaded with frills or special toppings. But, they're well-executed burgers, made with quality ingredients, that all come with a big sloppy side of nostalgia.

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