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 - March 18, 2019
 Now serving: La Costena Cafe in West Allis
 A new Latin restaurant has opened its doors at 5823 W. Burnham St. La Costeņa, which is owned and operated by Hugo Ramirez-Hernandez and his brothers, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week.
 Dining - March 18, 2019
 On the Burger Trail: The Black & Bleu Burger at Jack's American Pub
 On this trip to Jack's American Pub, Lori Fredrich went with the Black and Bleu Burger, a half-pound cajun seasoned burger topped with caramelized onions, bacon, gorgonzola crumbles, and an apple coleslaw.
 Dining - March 17, 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.
 Bars & Clubs - March 15, 2019
 Hidden Gem: The Hamilton at Cedar Creek
 It's likely you've never heard of Hamilton, an historic little hamlet which preceded the existence of Cedarburg, Wisconsin. It's probable that means you've also never been to The Hamilton at Cedar Creek.
 Buzz - March 15, 2019
 5 things you can do now at Punch Bowl Social
 It's almost spring, and if you're tired of sitting at home holed up on the couch with a healthy serving of Netflix on your plate, it might be time for a trip to Punch Bowl Social.
 Dining - March 14, 2019
 Coming to Miller Park this season: The Wisconsin ultimate cheese fry
 How do French fries topped with fried cheese curds, cheese sauce and bacon sound to you? Yeah, we thought so.
 Dining - March 13, 2019
 FoodCrush Podcast: Trappist monks are cool, but women in beer are rad
 From 6,000 B.C. when women brewed "magical" elixirs at the behest of Ninkasi, goddess of brewing to the modern day, women have played an integral role in the the production of beer, both nationally and abroad. Why did things change? And how are women getting back into the industry?
 Bars & Clubs - March 13, 2019
 New Fashioned: The larger-than-life Crockpot Old Fashioned at Don's Diner
 If you live in Wisconsin, it's likely you've indulged in a Wisconsin style old fashioned, complete with muddled fruit, Korbel brandy and a splash of soda. But, have you ever had a brandy old fashioned served up in a crockpot?
 Dining - March 13, 2019
 Celebrate irrational numbers: Pi Day specials in Milwaukee
 It's time for pie lovers and math nerds to unite. Pi Day is coming up (as it does each year) on Thursday, March 14. And venues across the city are getting ready. Here are some fun ways to wholeheartedly celebrate both irrational numbers and (in most cases) your very rational love for delicious pie.
 Dining - March 12, 2019
 Don't snooze on Amilinda's limited-time winter brunch
 Brunch. It's a ubiquitous weekend treat. But the tradition gets even sweeter when a restaurant that doesn't normally serve brunch gets in on the fun.

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