Supper Club Book A Celebration of a Midwest Tradition
List Price: $32.95
Publisher: Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
Binding: Trade Cloth
Size: 8.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
The phenomenon of the supper club—as unique to the Upper Midwest as great lakes, cheese curds, and Curly Lambeau—is explored for the first time in this attractive and engaging book. Revealing the rich history behind these time-honored establishments, it defines the experience for the uninitiated and reacquaints those in the know with a cherished institution. Painstakingly researched, the book documents modern supper clubs in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Michigan, and Illinois, bringing to life the memorable people who created the tradition and keep it alive. It goes on to explain how combining contemporary ideas such as locavore menus and craft beer with staples like Friday night fish fries More...
Garrison Keillor was born in Anoka, Minnesota in 1942 and was educated at the University of Minnesota. Keillor worked for Minnesota Public Radio and later broadcasted A Prairie Home Companion from a theater in St. Paul, which still holds 2.2 million listeners. He also hosts The Writer's Almanac, a daily radio program Keillor wrote Lake Woebegon Days and Wobegone Boy and has also contributed to Time magazine and Salon, an Internet magazine.
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