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Friday on Lake Effect: Chef Lidia Bastianich, Milwaukee's River Basin, 'Little Women'

Friday on Lake Effect:

Celebrity chef Lidia Bastianich talks about how she fell in love with food and why regional Italian cooking is so popular. Then, a new report on the quality of Milwaukee’s River Basin and the ongoing efforts to make the rivers swimmable, fishable and drinkable. And film contributor Dave Luhrssen talks about the latest adaptation of Little Women.


  • Lidia Bastianich, PBS host and cookbook author, Felidia: Recipes from My Flagship Restaurant
  • Susan Bence, WUWM environmental reporter
  • Dave Luhrssen, Lake Effect film contributor