By Lori Fredrich Senior Writer Published Apr 23, 2020 at 5:20 PM Photography: Lori Fredrich

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Wisconsin Foodie will debut a new episode tonight featuring a variety of locally owned businesses at both Crossroads Collective and Zocalo Food Park. The episode will air this evening at 7 p.m. tonight on YouTube, 7:30 p.m. on PBS Wisconsin and 9:30 p.m. on Milwaukee PBS.

The episode, hosted by Chef Luke Zahm features conversations and delicious food from local vendors include Mazorca Tacos, Egg & Flour, Frida, Heaven’s Table BBQ.

And while the venues can’t hold watch parties tonight, for obvious reasons, it seems like a very good excuse to grab carry-out from one of these local spots and snuggle up for a great evening of local programming. Get carry-out information below.

Crossroads Collective
2238 N. Farwell Ave., (414) 763-9081
Crossroads Collective vendors are offering curbside pick-up and delivery between the hours of 11 a.m. and 9 p.m. Curbside pick-up locations are indicated by covered meters and large A-frame signs outside the building on Ivanhoe. Participating vendors include: Egg & Flour, Frida, Juana Taco, Heaven's  Table BBQ, Scratch Ice Cream with more on the way. View the menus and order online (or download the Toast app).

Zócalo Food Park
Mazorca Tacos
636 S. 6th St., (414) 433-9747
Tacos are available seven days a week with hours Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 to 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Order online through the CashDrop app or through EatStreet at

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.