By Lori Fredrich Senior Food Writer, Dining Editor, Podcast Host Published Mar 23, 2016 at 2:49 PM

Hinterland Erie Street Gastropub, 222 E. Erie St., will launch Saturday lunch service beginning Saturday, April 2.

According to executive chef Matthew Kerley, new lunch menu will be comprised of weekday specials – including $5 pho, $3 tacos and fried chicken ($13) – along with a number of additional options including barbequed ribs ($12), a fish sandwich ($13) and a vegetable tartine featuring a toasted sourdough boule, beet bruschetta, shaved fennel, arugula, radish, avocado and feta for $13.

Happy hour beverages, including $3 Hinterland taps, a dealers choice cocktail at $5, and a selected white wine and red wine at $6 per glass, will also be available during lunch service.

In conjunction with the new Saturday lunch service, the restaurant will celebrate the release of its Cherry Wheat beer with a special tapping on April 2.

Lunch will be served on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a limited bar menu – including cheese and charcuterie, oysters and the Hinterland burger – offered between 3 and 5 p.m.

Lori Fredrich Senior Food Writer, Dining Editor, Podcast Host

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.