Milwaukee Food: A History of Cream City Cuisine
Milwaukee’s culinary scene boasts more than the iconic beer and bratwurst. It possesses a unique food culture as adventurous as any dining destination in the country. Sample the spreads at landmark hotels like the Pfister that established the city’s hospitable reputation, as well as eateries like Maders that cemented it. Meet the producers, chefs and entrepreneurs who helped expand Milwaukee’s palate and pushed the scene to the forefront of the farm-to-fork movement. Milwaukee native and food writer Lori Fredrich serves up the story of a bustling blue-collar town that became a mecca for food lovers and a rising star in the sphere of urban farming.