Dining in the Queen City

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Champlain Room, Center for Communication and Creative Media, Champlain College
375 Maple Street
Burlington, VT 05401
Event Description: 
Please join us for Champlain College's sixth annual local history event, Dining in the Queen City, featuring talks by three local scholars and an exhibition of historic restaurant menus and promotional items drawn from our Special Collections holdings. Elise Guyette and Gail Rosenberg, co-founders of the Burlington Edible History Tours, will present "Eating In & Dining Out, 1840 - 1940," a window into early home cooking and restaurant dining practices in Burlington. Peter Straube, a former local restauranteur and current faculty member and events producer at Champlain College, will present "Evolution of the Burlington Restaurant Scene, 1960s - Present," highlighting local restaurants of the past 50 years within the context of cultural shifts in American cuisine. The speaking program will begin at 7:30 PM; light refreshments will be served.