About the Author
Midwest travel, regional foods, German heritage and environmental sustainability are Mary Bergin's writing specialties. The lifelong professional journalist boasts decades of newspaper work as an editor and reporter. Her weekly, syndicated and award winning "Roads Traveled" columns began in 2002. The Chicago Tribune frequently publishes Mary's work in its travel section. Wisconsin Public Radio counts her among its travel experts. Her freelance work is a featured case study in the college textbook Travel Journalism: On the Road with Serious Intent by Professor John Greenman at the University of Georgia. The Wisconsin native lives in Madison. The Wisconsin Supper Club Cookbook is her fifth book. She is a member of the Society of American Travel Writers and Midwest Travel Writers Association. Learn more about her at marybergin.com and roadstraveled.com.