By Lori Fredrich Senior Writer & Dining Editor Published Feb 24, 2021 at 7:01 PM

Love food? Love our city? Then you'll love our weekly FoodCrush podcast, which aims to offer you a behind the scenes look at the food and drink of Milwaukee, through the eyes of its creators.

You'll  be inspired by the tenacity, passion and fortitude of the chefs, restaurant owners, makers and movers and shakers who make the world of food and drink such an amazing place. In fact, we're williing to wager that you'll walk away with new insights into what makes Milwaukee such a great place to live and eat!

Join us in celebrating our local food & beverage heroes in these 90+ podcast episodes, and then show your support by patronizing their restaurants! Need inspiration? Here's a list of spots offering dine-in, carry-out and patio service

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Got an idea for a topic we should consider for FoodCrush? Want to offer feedback on our latest episode? Email me at lori@staff.onmilwaukee.com. You can also give @FoodCrushPod a follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  

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.