Recent and Featured Food Finds Articles

  • Taste of Traverse City Taste of Traverse City on August 29th, 30th

    Tickets to Traverse City’s premier food and drink event, Taste of Traverse City, are available for purchase at MyNorthTickets.com: Taste of Traverse City comprises 6 individual events […]

  • The Halibut, compliments of Lulu's in Bellaire. Photo by Todd Zawistowski. 5 Scintillating Northern Michigan Sweet Corn Recipes

    During the twilight of summer, Northern Michigan sweet corn flows into Northern Michigan restaurants, farmers markets and grocery stores. Here are five ways to utilize this fantastic […]

  • Photo by Todd Zawistowski Idyll Farms in Northport Wins Two Ribbons at Prestigious Cheese Competition

    Idyll Farms in Northport has the hardware to validate their ambitious work as innovators within the world of Northern Michigan food and drink. The sustainable, pasture-based farmstead […]

  • TC Waterman SUP challenge 2014 TC Waterman Stand-Up Paddleboard Challenge in Traverse City

    The TC Waterman Stand-Up Paddleboard Challenge returns for a 5th year on Saturday, August 16th to combine a stand-up-and-coming Northern Michigan sport with Northern Michigan beer, food […]

  • Northwestern Michigan fair Video: Northwestern Michigan Fair’s Food for Kids

    All told, 450 Northern Michigan kids flocked to Traverse City’s Northwestern Michigan Fair’s Food for Kids booth, where Oryana Natural Foods Market, Crystal Mountain Resort, TCAPS, Cherry Capital Foods […]

  • Northern Michigan cherries Northern Michigan Cherries 101

    Every year, visitors flock to the exuberant energy of the National Cherry Festival and devour countless cherry-infused or inspired foods and drinks at their favorite local restaurant — it is […]

  • Cue mouthwatering: the lamb from Walloon Lake Inn. Photo by Todd Zawistowski. 2014 Northern Michigan Restaurant Openings

    Every summer brings in a new batch of Northern Michigan restaurants, and 2014 is no exception. From elevated outdoor dining in Traverse City to upscale watering holes […]

  • The Rubber Ducky dive. Photo by the Bellaire Rubber Ducky Festival. 5 Fun Northern Michigan Festivals In August 2014

    Northern Michigan festivals are just good clean fun—unless you’re going to an event like the Buckley Old Engine Show, in which case it’s just good noisy, greasy, […]

  • White house dinner Preview of the White House Dinner at Taste of Traverse City

    On Saturday, August 30th, the former White House Executive Chef to both President Clinton and President George W. Bush, Walter Scheib, will be cooking up a delicious White […]

  • The Glenwood in Onekama The Glenwood in Onekama’s Whitefish Asparagus Lasagna

    The Glenwood in Onekama is a Northern Michigan restaurant with a rich history and even richer Northern Michigan food. Read on to learn about the eatery, and […]

  • Kids U-Pick Popsicle Recipe Northern Michigan U-Pick Popsicle Recipe: Healthy, Fruity Dreamsicles

    This Northern Michigan recipe is reason enough to take the kids to the nearest u-pick farm for some good old fashioned fruit-picking fun. Kids can have a blast making farm-fresh […]

  • Clam Lake Beer Company Clam Lake Beer Company in Cadillac

    The historic Shay Station in downtown Cadillac has been renovated into a Northern Michigan beer hub, the Clam Lake Beer Company. The building dates to Cadillac’s 19th-century industrial […]

  • Mario Batali Mario Batali Dishes Out His Favorite Pizza Margherita Recipe

    Celebrity super-chef Mario Batali loves Leelanau County—where he and his family reside during the summer months—and his appreciation for Northern Michigan’s food scene runs from his head […]

  • Photo courtesy of Low Bar Tiki Night at Low Bar in Traverse City

    A July evening, a Northern Michigan spirit-infused coconut drink in hand, inside … a quiet, lower-level speakeasy in downtown Traverse City. Welcome to the Wednesday Tiki Night at […]

  • Tacos from Spanglish Restaurants at The Village at Grand Traverse Commons

    There are so many things to do at the The Village at Grand Traverse Commons—from shopping, to wine tasting, to hiking—but eating at one of the Commons’ […]

  • Photo by Angela Brown Top 10 Northern Michigan Kids Menus

    Here are the top 10 Northern Michigan kids menus featured at the kid-friendliest Northern Michigan restaurants.  The following winners were determined by more than 10,000 participants who […]

  • Photo by Todd Zawistowski Traverse City Food Find: Manny’s Specialty Cheese Shop

    Manny’s Specialty Cheese Shop is a genuine Traverse City food find.  Read on to learn about TC’s favorite cheesemonger, and how to make the best gratin potatoes […]

  • The Leland River, parking lot to the Bluebird and the Riverside Inn Top 10 Northern Michigan Restaurants You Can Boat To

    Here are the top 10 Northern Michigan restaurants you can boat to according to the over 10,000 folks who voted in MyNorth’s 2014 Red Hot Best annual contest. […]

  • national cherry festival family events National Cherry Festival Family Events

    Traverse City Events: The 2013 Traverse City National Cherry Festival offers a week of kid-oriented festival events and activities for kids of all ages!

  • Photo by Big Machine Label Group 2014 National Cherry Festival Concert Line-Up

    2013 National Cherry Festival: Don’t miss any of the art, music, and entertainment of the 2013 National Cherry Festival in Traverse City!