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Event Wed Feb 17 2010

Milwaukee's Best

A film festival in Beloit, Wisconsin (home of my alma mater) is playing Fish Fry Night, a documentary about the culture of, well, what a lot of folks up north eat on Fridays. The screening is scheduled for this Friday at 5pm, just in time to head to any nearby restaurant afterwards for a plate of the fried good stuff. Because taking the afternoon off for a trip up a merciless I-90 sounds awful, viewing the trailer is completely awesome and sufficient for satisfying your fish fry fantasies:

From what I gather, finding a Sconnie-style fish fry in Chicago is a little difficult. Your thoughts?

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Milwaukee Fish Fry List / November 15, 2010 10:14 AM

Fish Fry Night is a really great documentary that really captures the unique Wisconsin tradition of the Friday Night Fish Fry. He interviews local bars, restaurants and churches and lets you see behind the scenes of everything that goes on with having a fish fry. Be sure to try one next time you are in the area.

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

The State of Food Writing

By Brandy Gonsoulin

In 2009, food blogging, social media and Yelp were gaining popularity, and America's revered gastronomic magazine Gourmet shuttered after 68 years in business. Former Cook's Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Kimball followed with an editorial, stating that "The shuttering of Gourmet reminds...
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