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The Clements Bookworm: “Classic Food and Restaurants of the Upper Peninsula” an Author Conversation with Russell M. Magnaghi

July 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am

Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is known for its regional delicacies and notable restaurants.  Author and award-winning historian Russell M. Magnaghi delves into the delectable food history of the Upper Peninsula as he takes us on an epicurean journey that will delight our tastebuds and transport us to the iconic foods and restaurants of the area.

Russell M. Magnaghi, award-winning historian of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, has had a decades-long curiosity about the food and beverages of the region. In addition to frequently dining at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island or on a whitefish dinner at home overlooking Lake Superior, he is the author of numerous food-related articles on the UP as well as a number of books, the most recent being Upper Peninsula Beer: A History of Brewing Across the Bridge and Prohibition in the Upper Peninsula: Booze and Bootleggers on the Border. A graduate of the University of San Francisco and St. Louis University, he taught for forty-five years at Northern Michigan University. He and his wife, Diane, reside in Marquette, Michigan.

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July 15
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