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 - January 16, 2019
 Enjoy a globally inspired brunch at Blue Bat Kitchen & Tequilaria
 Blue Bat Kitchen, the globally inspired tequilaria at 249 N. Water St. will begin offering brunch service beginning Saturday. And guests can expect inventive takes on classic brunch fare with cocktails to match.
 Dining - January 16, 2019
 FoodCrush Podcast: Contemplating authenticity
 What is authenticity? It's a word that, by its very definition means "real" or "genuine." It's a word that makes sense when you're discussing an iconic painting, a Prada bag or an athletic jersey. But is it a realistic term to use to describe food?
 #RaiseMKE - January 16, 2019
 Tragic fire prompts night of revelry and support for Voyager co-owners
 After a tragic fire that destroyed the home of Voyager co-owners Micah Buck and Katy Lochmann, countless neighborhood businesses have come together to host an evening of support for Buck and Lochmann.
 Dining - January 16, 2019
 Damascus Gate serves up the flavors of Syria with a dash of hope
 The walls at Damascus Gate are covered with beautiful photographs of Syria, among them is one of the Umayyad Mosque. It's a beautiful historic site, and it's a reminder of the hope and unity found among the Syrian people. But it's also an apt symbol for Damascus Gate, a Syrian restaurant born of hope, generosity and resilience.
 Dining - January 15, 2019
 Food, community and learning come together at Glorioso's Appetito
 It's been years since customers have been able to step foot into the original Glorioso's Italian Market storefront at 1020 E. Brady St. But all of that changes on Jan. 26 when the longtime grocer will host its first public event in the new Glorioso's Appetito.
 Dining - January 14, 2019
 On the Burger Trail: The Benji Burger at Benji's Deli & Restaurant
 Benji's Deli has been a favorite among OnMilwaukee readers for years, primarily for its breakfast offerings and sandwiches. So it only made sense to see if their burgers also lived up to all the hype.
 Dining - January 14, 2019
 Take a look inside the new La Merenda Market, which opens today
 The new La Merenda Market opens today. And it might be a cozy little shop; but it's filled to the brim with fresh delicious items from local farms and specialty purveyors.
 Dining - January 13, 2019
 52 restaurants for your bucket list in 2019
 To assist you in exploring the Milwaukee dining scene in 2019, we've comprised a list of 52 restaurants that should be on your bucket list. Some are brand new. Others have been around for years. A few have been around for decades. All are worth experiencing.
 Dining - January 11, 2019
 Canary Coffee Bar promises new multi-roaster coffee experience Downtown
 There's a new coffee bar coming to Downtown sometime in late spring or early summer, and it promises to offer a customer experience unlike any other shop in town.
 Dining - January 11, 2019
 Celebrate your love of gooey, melty cheese at Larry's Market's Raclette Days
 You won't want to miss the opportunity to indulge in one of winter's most satisfying treats: raclette. It will be available during lunch at Larry's Market during Raclette Days!

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