By Lori Fredrich Senior Food Writer, Dining Editor, Podcast Host Published Dec 19, 2018 at 6:01 PM Photography: Lori Fredrich

Old fashioneds. Fish fry. Relish trays. They're all part of the classic Wisconsin supper club experience. But where can you find some of the state's most interesting supper club dishes? And how did supper clubs really come to be? 

In the latest episode of FoodCrush, we chat with award-winning filmmaker and author Ron Faiola to debunk myths and uncover hidden gems in the supper club circuit.

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Lori Fredrich Senior Food Writer, Dining Editor, Podcast Host

Lori is an avid cook whose accrual of condiments and spices is rivaled only by her cookbook collection. Her passion for the culinary industry was birthed while balancing A&W root beer mugs as a teenage carhop, fed by insatiable curiosity and fueled by the people whose stories entwine with each and every dish. She’s had the privilege of chronicling these tales via numerous media, including OnMilwaukee and in her book “Milwaukee Food.” Her work has garnered journalism awards from entities including the Milwaukee Press Club. 

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