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March 12, 2017

Travel Channel visits Keweenaw for Finnish cuisine

In the most recent episode of Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern, which premiered March 7, the Travel Channel show’s host visited several featured locations around the Keweenaw, sampling the signature cuisine of the area.

“The nineteenth-century copper boom led Michigan mining companies to recruit cheap Finnish laborers,” explained Zimmern in the “Great Lakes” episode of Bizarre Foods. “The new immigrants settled in Hancock, and to this day, it remains an epicenter for Finnish businesses and Finlandia University.”

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