By Lori Fredrich Senior Writer Published Jun 16, 2020 at 11:30 AM Photography: Lori Fredrich

The Sherman Phoenix, 3536 W. Fond du Lac Ave., announced today that they will be welcoming a brand new tenant for the former Shindig coffeehouse space.

Rise & Grind Cafe, the breakfast and brunch restaurant owned by Larina Hightower and Baboonie Tatum, is holding its soft opening today, June 16 until 3 p.m. 

The cafe, which opened in 2017, offers a breakfast and lunch menu along with a full coffee menu and both fruit-based and green smoothies.

Rise & Grind Cafe will also continue to serve customers at their location at 2737 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.

Current hours for Sherman Phoenix are Tuesday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Lori Fredrich Senior Writer

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.