Maricque’s Friday Night Fish Fry


By Todd Witter | April 20, 2011

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Fridays mean one thing in Wisconsin: fish fry. The Catholic tradition of eating fish on Friday helped make fish fries an institution. And while you can find a fish fry just about anywhere in the state, commentator and food historian Terese Allen takes us to her favorite place: Maricques in Green Bay, a Wisconsin institution since 1934. Produced by Todd Witter.

Terese Allen is an award-winning food writer and author of “The Flavor of Wisconsin.” The song “Friday Night Fish Fry” is from our good friend, Madison singer-songwriter Sean Michael Dargan.

Todd Witter

Todd Witter was one of the founders of Wisconsin Life. He’s now the Assistant Program Director at Oregon Public Broadcasting.
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