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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.



Recent Articles
 
 Dining - January 17, 2017
 4 new features you'll find at the refreshed Cafe Hollander in Tosa
 In addition to refinished hardwood floors, additional reclaimed wood accents and new paint throughout the restaurant, there are numerous new features which diners can enjoy during their next visit... or during the upcoming Tour de Tosa progressive dinner on Jan. 26.
 
 Dining - January 17, 2017
 Mason Street Grill to close Jan. 22 for interior refresh
 Mason Street Grill celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2017. And, as part of the festivities, the restaurant will be temporarily closing to accommodate a refresh in decor. We've got the details on the changes, which include a brand new dining experience.
 
 Dining - January 16, 2017
 The Ruckus opens this week in Shorewood
 Looks like the ruckus is about to begin in Shorewood. The new fast casual restaurant from the owners of Colectivo will offer up a basic menu featuring burgers, hot dogs and ice cream along with housemade churros served up fresh and hot with dipping sauces.
 
 Dining - January 16, 2017
 Purple Door Ice Cream closed through Jan. 31
 Looks like you'll have to suppress your local ice cream cravings for a couple of weeks. The Purple Door Ice Cream scoop shop at 205 S. 2nd St. is taking a two-week hiatus.
 
 Dining - January 16, 2017
 3 Dishes: Tony Kora and JJ Lert of Rice N Roll Bistro
 In this series, we ask chefs around the city to describe their restaurants in their own words and recommend three dishes that embody the best of what they offer. In this edition, we talk with Chefs Tony Kora and JJ Lert of Rice N Roll Bistro.
 
 Dining - January 15, 2017
 A last look at Cempazuchi, which closed Saturday
 Cempazuchi quietly closed its doors Saturday night. It's not always possible to revisit an old favorite before it closes, but we were lucky enough to pay a visit on Friday to bid adieu to the restaurant, which opened in April 1999.
 
 Dining - January 13, 2017
 EsterEv changes reservation system to accommodate diners
 Despite its obvious advantages to the restaurant, EsterEv - the chef's table restaurant inside dandan - will switch its reservation platform from Tock to OpenTable beginning this afternoon. And the changes were made specifically with the customer in mind.
 
 Dining - January 13, 2017
 On the Burger Trail: Mazo's
 It seemed appropriate to begin our hike down the burger trail with one of Milwaukee's classic cheeseburgers. So we paid a visit to Mazo's, the cozy old-school diner that's been slinging delicious burgers since 1934. How does the burger stack up?
 
 Dining - January 12, 2017
 A peek at Milwaukee's first poke restaurant: FreshFin Poke
 Much like Pokemon (the game), poke (the food) is a trend that's been sweeping the nation. And it's finally reached Milwaukee. Although it didn't quite make its Thanksgiving deadline, FreshFin Poke on the East Side is nearly ready to make its debut.
 
 Dining - January 12, 2017
 Get a taste of Little Italy at Santino's, which opens next week
 A new Bay View restaurant, Santino's Little Italy, will officially open to the public on Friday, Jan. 20. The cozy Italian restaurant has been a long time coming. But after countless months of remodeling, a long neglected venue will be reinvigorated.
 


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