When: Thu., March 9, 12-1 p.m. 2017
Join our Mostly Literary Fiction Book Discussion, which will discuss by J. Ryan Stradal. Kitchens of the Great MidwestWhen Lars Thorvald's wife leaves him, he raises their baby, Eva, on his own, determined to pass on to her his love of food. As Eva grows, she finds her solace and salvation in the flavors of her native Minnesota. From Scandinavian lutefisk to hydroponic chocolate habaneros, each ingredient represents one part of Eva's journey as she becomes a star chef. Each chapter in J. Ryan Stradal's original debut tells the story of a single dish and character, at once capturing the zeitgeist of the Midwest, and delving into the ways food creates community and a sense of identity.