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A cheese curd festival and Opening day at Fondy Farmers Market

Fondy Farmers Market
Tarik Moody

Each Friday at 8 am on 88Nine, Milwaukee Magazine’s dining critic, Ann Christenson, and 88Nine foodie Tarik Moody discuss Milwaukee’s culinary and restaurant culture.

On this week’s show, we talked about the upcoming Cheese Curd Fest and opening day at Fondy Farmers Market. We also talked about a new taco trailer, Cermak, Irie Zulu's new summer menu and places to take you dad to eat on Father’s Day.

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Listen to the podcast below.

Fondy Farmers Market Opening day celebration

On June 17 from 7 am - 3 pm, Fondy Farmers Market will be celebrating opening day. In addition to amazing and fresh produce, the market will offer a seasonal Soul Cooking Demo with Zakiya Courtney from 10am-12pm.

Drink Wisconsinbly's Inaugural Curd Fest

On June 17, Drink Wisconsinbly will host a cheese curd fest.  The day will start with our 5(Curd)K! A 5k run/walk through the streets of Walker's Point with cheese curds along the route. Other activities include:

  • Cheese curd eating competition
  • Best Cheese Curd in Milwaukee competition: They are inviting several of MKE's finest to show off their curds and to be a judged by a panel of local curd enthusiasts.

New Taco Trailer in Walker's Point

If you go to the corner of 1st and Pittsburgh, you will notice a new taco trailer by the name of Mazorca. It is a family run operation and featuring some amazing tacos and fresh beverages.

Father's Day

If you looking for places to take your dad to eat on Father's Day, check out some suggestions from Milwaukee Magazine.

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