Foodcrush podcast


WATCH: FoodCrush Live: A chat with Emerald Mills of Diverse Dining

Published June 24, 2020

This week, FoodCrush co-hosts Matt Mueller and Lori Fredrich will be chatting with Emerald Mills, owner of Diverse Dining, a company which offers curated training programs and unique cultural dining experiences that serve to dissect biases and develop diversity and inclusion solutions that impact change.


FoodCrush Podcast: A chat with Wisconsin Foodie host Chef Luke Zahm

Published June 17, 2020

Passion is the heart of nearly every conversation we entertain on the FoodCrush podcast. But few guests come to the proverbial table with a more passionate stance than Chef Luke Zahm, co-owner of Driftless Cafe in Viroqua, Wisconsin and host of "Wisconsin Foodie.”


Quarantine Kitchen: Double smash burgers with (bonus) whiskey onions

Published May 25, 2020

On this week's episode of Quarantine Kitchen, Lori will be sharing her technique and recipe for creating delicious smash burgers at home. Even better, I'll be joined by a very special guest: Matt Mueller, her cohost on the FoodCrush Podcast. During the episode, I'll be teaching him everything I know about smash burgers as we cook side by side in our respective home kitchens, exchanging witty remarks, friendly jabs and (hopefully) creating amazing burgers.


FoodCrush Podcast: Explore Milwaukee traditions, historical bars & restaurants

Published May 6, 2020

Milwaukee is home to a long, storied history in food and beverage. This week, we're highlighting some of the conversations we've had on the FoodCrush podcast that showcase the folks who are working every day to preserve elements of our food and beverage culture, often while telling behind-the-scenes stories you've likely never heard before.


FoodCrush Podcast: Bittercube's Nick Kosevich and Ira Koplowitz

Published March 20, 2020

In this episode of FoodCrush, we delve into the world of craft cocktails with longtime bartenders, consultants and Bittercube founders Nick Kosevich and Ira Koplowitz. We chat about the beauty of bitters, the changing world of craft cocktails and the excitement of launching both their very first bar and a brand new line of Heirloom Liqueurs.


FoodCrush Podcast: Everything you need to know about natural wine

Published March 11, 2020

Natural wine is definitely having a moment. But what is it? How is it different from "regular" wine? And why is it swiftly becoming one of the most sought-after categories in the beverage market? On this week's podcast, we're going deep with Allison and Bradley Kruse, owners of Nonfiction Natural Wines, about exactly that.


FoodCrush Podcast: Pop, pour, drink... the allure of ready-to-drink cocktails

Published March 6, 2020

In this week's podcast, we talk with Doug MacKenzie and Jason Neu, owners of SoulBoxer Cocktail Co. They share with us the story of SoulBoxer's beginnings, as well as its future. We also discuss the history of canned and bottled cocktails, the art of creating them and the status of future of these oh-so-convenient beverages.