Posts Tagged ‘Milwaukee’

Drive Ins

August 14th, 2019 by Lorelai Dunn

By Jane and Michael Stern Originally Published 2005 Gourmet Magazine For two-lane travelers, pulling into a parking lot perfumed by hamburgers and hot onion rings is as satisfying as any four-star dining experience. At a true classic drive-in, you never even need to undo your seatbelt. Ensconced behind the steering wheel, you order from a … Continue reading Drive Ins

Thank Cod It’s Friday

August 12th, 2019 by Lorelai Dunn

By Jane and Michael Stern Originally Published 2004 Gourmet Magazine Imagine a vast triangle with points in Buffalo, Cincinnati, and Grand Forks, North Dakota. This is the fish-fry zone. In city taverns, American Legion halls, and woodland supper clubs throughout the central Northland, Friday night is all about fish and beer. The exact fish that’s … Continue reading Thank Cod It’s Friday

Curbside, America

July 29th, 2019 by Lorelai Dunn

By Jane and Michael Stern Originally Published 1997 Gourmet Magazine Before Ralph Nader, cars were fun. For generations of joyriders, a purring V-8 was a vehicle for play and pleasure. “Companion of carefree days” is how Chevy advertised itself in 1950, when few people behind the wheel worried about such mundane concerns as safety and … Continue reading Curbside, America

Around Lake Michigan

July 17th, 2019 by Lorelai Dunn

By Jane and Michael Stern Originally Published 1994 Gourmet Magazine The summers of youth hold a privileged place in memory. For many of us raised along the Great Lakes in mid-century America, those bright seasons evoke images that now seem like faded snapshots from a faraway time: climbing a rickety wood ladder to retrieve the … Continue reading Around Lake Michigan

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