Lori Fredrich

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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
 Buzz - November 21, 2017
 Facelift in the works for Hotel Metro and Pastiche
 One of Milwaukee's unique boutique hotels, Hotel Metro, located at 411 E. Mason St., is in line for a facelift, according to information gleaned today from various sources.
 Dining - November 21, 2017
 Coffee, fluffy eggs and unicorns rule at the new Red June Cafe
 There's a new option for coffee, breakfast and lunch Downtown, thanks to the opening of Red June Cafe. It's difficult to miss the cheerful cafe with its black and white awnings, painted windows and bright red door, all of which are indicative of the cafe's friendly neighborhood personality.
 Dining - November 20, 2017
 On the Burger Trail: Cheeseburger at Dr. Dawg
 It was a blustery afternoon when I drove up to Glendale to check out the burger at Dr. Dawg. And if any of you are giving me sidelong glances for expecting a Chicago-style hot dog joint to serve up a great burger, you'd be even more surprised by how many people recommended the burger as a must-try.
 Dining - November 19, 2017
 Snack Boys promises serious cuisine with a not-so-serious attitude
 There are time when leaving your expectations at the door is entirely the right protocol. Such will be the case at the forthcoming Snack Boys, a restaurant expected to open in the former All Purpose space at 814 S. 2nd St. sometime in mid-to-late December.
 Bars & Clubs - November 17, 2017
 Do This: Get to Dock18 Cocktail Lab Saturday for its last hurrah
 Saturday, Nov. 18 marks the final day for Bittercube's residency at the Twisted Path Distillery tasting room. And -- whether you've paid them a visit in the past, or still need to check out one of the city's best kept cocktail secrets -- you'll want to stop by for a final sip.
 Travel & Visitors Guide - November 17, 2017
 The holidays mean great deals at some of Milwaukee's best hotels
 Whether you're a local planning a holiday staycation or a visitor planning a holiday trip to the Cream City, we've got a list of some of the best hotel deals you'll find on Cyber Monday 2017 (and some even a bit sooner).
 Dining - November 17, 2017
 Thank Cod it's Fryday: Canal Street Cafe
 If you're looking for a spot where you can find a solid fish fry that's served seven days a week, look no further than Canal Street Cafe, located just inside the front doors at Potawatomi Hotel and Casino.
 Dining - November 17, 2017
 Wood-fired delights await at Birch + Butcher, which opens today
 We got a first look at the space and menu at the new Birch + Butcher restaurant during the restaurant's soft opening on Thursday, Nov. 16. And there's every reason to put the restaurant on your list of spots to visit.
 Travel & Visitors Guide - November 16, 2017
 One tank weekend getaways: A food lovers guide to La Crosse
 La Crosse didn't spring to mind as I was contemplating interesting weekend getaways for the fall. However, it became an interesting challenge to research the area, pinpoint a few spots I was interested in visiting and plan what turned out to be a lovely weekend trip that left me both invigorated and refreshed.
 Travel & Visitors Guide - November 16, 2017
 The Charmant Hotel in La Crosse is the sweet spot for a Driftless vacation
 Recently I had the opportunity to spend a long weekend in La Crosse. While I was there, I had the treat of staying at the Charmant, a boutique hotel managed by Aparium Hotel Group, the operators of Milwaukee's Iron Horse Hotel.

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