TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Sept. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- MyNorth.com, Traverse, Northern Michigan's Magazine and Lick the Plate have joined forces to bring the popular show to Northern Michigan and feature the talent behind the robust culinary scene in the area. The show will be distributed via digital and social media channels, will reside on the MyNorth website and launch October 13, 2017. Northern Michigan will be the fourth market for Lick the Plate, joining San Diego, Detroit and Windsor, Ontario. Lick the Plate host David Boylan has a long history and connections in the Northern Michigan area with his family involved in cherry farming, as a longtime Great Lakes Surfer, First Mate on a corporate yacht through college, and as a judge in the Empire Asparagus Festival.
MyNorth Founder and Editor-in-Chief Deb Fellows is delighted to add Lick the Plate to the company's 37-year-history of covering the exploding Northern Michigan culinary scene though both print and digital publications. "Lick the Plate is another fabulous way for our audience of 2.4 million to engage in our region's world-class food and drink scene," she says. "The show really lets the guests' personalities shine and allows listeners to get to know their culinary influences, as well as the music that moves them, where they eat around town, and all about their restaurant or culinary endeavor. These are all elements that make up who these creative and talented folks are and our audience will love it."
Lick the Plate host David Boylan added, "This is an incredible opportunity for me to do what I love to do in an area that I adore and have a long history with. On top of that, the culinary scene here and the talent driving it is incredible. I've already featured a handful of chefs, owners, grocers, festival promoters and winemakers as part of my Summer in Northern Michigan series on 93.9 The River, so I've had a taste of it so to speak, and am really looking forward to diving in further."
Media contact and sponsorship inquiries:
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About Lick the Plate
Lick the Plate has interviewed over 700 chefs, restaurateurs, growers, brewers and culinary personalities over the past 10 years as a column in The Coast News in Encinitas, California and in Edible San Diego. Its on-air and podcast presence began on 102.1 KPRI in San Diego in 2011, then in 2014 moved to the Entercom group of stations in San Diego that include KSON, FM94/9 and Sunny98.1 where it still resides. In 2015 it expanded to 93.9 The River in Detroit, Michigan and Windsor, Ontario, and recently joined MyNorth.com, part of MyNorth Media in Traverse City, Michigan. Its unique format allows the radio audience to really get to know the culinary talent behind their favorite restaurants. Besides their culinary background and experience, guests share the road to their current position, music memories and dream concert lineup, where they eat and drink around town, and an in-depth look at their current menu. The original format has proven to be very popular with both the culinary community and their foodie audience. More at www.lick-the-plate.com.
About MyNorth & Traverse, Northern Michigan's Magazine
MyNorth Media, founded as Prism Publications Inc. more than 36 years ago by Deborah Wyatt Fellows, publishes Traverse, Northern Michigan's Magazine, Northern Home & Cottage, MyNorth Vacation Guide and MyNorth Wedding, in addition to several other print and online publications. It also produces MyNorth.com, the online home of Traverse Magazine, ShopMyNorth.com and MyNorthTickets.com, Northern Michigan's ticket source. Traverse Magazine has been covering food since its first issue and prints a sought-after restaurant directory in every issue and online, and its free email newsletter, Food & Drink, reaches more than 70,000 inboxes.
MyNorth Media is also a proud producer of events including the inaugural MyNorth Beer Tour during Traverse City Beer Week, MyNorth Sweet Tooth Tour and the Northern Home & Cottage Tours in September and October. The privately held company is headquartered in Traverse City, Michigan. More at MyNorth.com or call 231.941.8174.
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