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So What’s a Supper Club and Why an Ode?

By Stuart Horn, Vice-Conseillor Gastronomique, Bailliage d’Albany

Why choose “Ode to a Supper Club” as the theme for a Chaîne black-tie induction dinner? Let’s parse it. An ode is a poem of praise, or as we former English majors like to say, “a lyric poem typically of elaborate or irregular metrical form and expressive of exalted or enthusiastic emotion.” Got that? OK.

A supper club was typically a mid-western American dining social and boozing ...

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