By Lori Fredrich Senior Writer & Dining Editor Published Aug 14, 2019 at 11:01 AM

More than 20 food trucks, a winery and a great patio. What more could you want from your weekend?

If you’ve never been to The Blind Horse Restaurant & Winery – a destination that merges a Napa Valley-style restaurant, a world-class winery and a beautiful outdoor space – this weekend would be a great time to visit.

For two days, Aug. 17-18, the Blind Horse, 6018 Superior Ave. in Kohler, will host its third Gourmet Food Truck festival, a showcase over 20 Wisconsin-based food vendors situated on their picturesque property in rural Kohler.

The Festival, which takes place daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., will feature not only delicious eats, but also live music from noon to 4 p.m. and a variety of wines created on premise. The beautiful Blind Horse Patio, The Granary and The Blind Horse Restaurant will keep the party going, serving food and craft cocktails  from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. 

Featured food trucks will include: 

  • Asia’s Finest Cuisine (Sheboygan)
  • BoMallies (Sheboygan)
  • Drift (Milwaukee)
  • Fleck’s Curbside Grill (Sheboygan)
  • From Lemon to Fruits (Sheboygan)
  • Gourmet Corn (New Franken)
  • Gyros 2 Go (Sheboygan)
  • Happy Dough Lucky (Milwaukee)
  • Island Vibe (Augusta
  • Jake’s Joe Coffee & Espresso (Oostburg)
  • Junior Eats (Sheboygan Falls)
  • JVR Jamaican (Waldo)
  • On The Fritz Concessions (Appleton)
  • Paradise Food (Manitowoc)
  • Pedro’s South American Food (Milwaukee)
  • Peja Vu (Sheboygan)
  • Pork in the Road (Sheboygan)
  • Que the Smoke BBQ (Manitowoc)
  • Sweet E Sweets (Sheboygan)
  • The Cookie Crate (New Holstein)
  • The Kernel & The Old Maid (Sheboygan Falls)
  • The Thai Express (Sheboygan)
  • Yummy Bones (Port Washington)

More information, including parking, shuttles and the Blind Horse’s schedule of events and live music can be found at and on Facebook at

Lori Fredrich Senior Writer & Dining Editor

Lori is an avid cook whose accrual of condiments and spices is rivaled only by her cookbook collection. Her passion for the culinary industry was birthed while balancing A&W root beer mugs as a teenage carhop, fed by insatiable curiosity and fueled by the people whose stories entwine with each and every dish. She’s had the privilege of chronicling these tales via numerous media, including OnMilwaukee and in her book “Milwaukee Food.” Her work has garnered journalism awards from entities including the Milwaukee Press Club. 

When she’s not eating, photographing food, writing or recording the FoodCrush podcast, you’ll find Lori seeking out adventures with her husband Paul, traveling, cooking, reading, learning, snuggling with her cats and looking for ways to make a difference.