Recent and Featured Food Finds Articles

  • Traverse City Wine and Art Festival 2014 Traverse City Wine and Art Festival

    Traverse City Events: Enjoy wine, food, art and music at the 2012 Traverse City Wine and Art Festival at the Grand Traverse Commons

  • Empire Beach Sleeping Bear Dunes Towns

    The Northern Michigan towns adjacent to the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore are both quaint launchpads for your Dunes adventures or perfect Northern Michigan vacation pit-stops to […]

  • Northern Michigan Dining Specials Northern Michigan Dining Specials in Spring

    With fresh, springtime ingredients popping up from the ground, Northern Michigan restaurants are cooking up a storm to share the wonderful flavors of the season with Northern […]

  • Ginseng in a Northern Michigan forest. History of Ginseng in Northern Michigan Forests

    Ginseng is something of a rare food find in the Northern Michigan wilderness.  The following story—by contributor Linda Gallagher—about ginseng in the forests of Northern Michigan’s outdoors […]

  • editRS31142_100629_EmmetCounty_0194-hpr Harbor Springs Restaurant Week

    For Northern Michigan food and drink enthusiasts, Harbor Springs’ Restaurant Week will run from Friday, May 9th to Friday, May 16th; participating restaurants will offer three-course dinner […]

  • Mother's Day Brunch Best Mother’s Day Brunch in Northern Michigan

    We handpicked the places you’d be proud to bring your momma.

  • Maple Pecan Iced Cream Maple Pecan Ice Cream

    The following Northern Michigan food find of maple pecan ice cream is presented with the compliments of food and drink devotee, Sally Berlin.  Since 1977, Berlin has […]

  • Idyll Farms Idyll Farms Crafts Old World, Blue Ribbon Goat Cheeses

    A state-of-the-art farmstead creamery sets out to craft world-class renditions of legendary French cheeses from the hills beyond Northport in Leelanau County. Continue to the bottom of […]

  • Northern Michigan Events May Food Events in Northern Michigan: Morels in May, Swine & Dine and More

    Like the bear who awakens from a winter’s hibernation, it’s time to recharge for an active spring and summer by chowing down at some Northern Michigan events […]

  • Blake Elliott Northern Michigan Dining: Where Live Music and Good Eats Meet

    Where are the best places to chow down and listen to Northern Michigan-made music?  The following round-up—first featured in the 2014 April edition of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s […]

  • Homemade Maple Syrup Video: How to Make Homemade Maple Syrup in Your Own Backyard

    How can you take part in Northern Michigan’s local foods movement and enjoy the North’s beautiful outdoors?  By cooking up your own homemade maple syrup!  With a […]

  • Northern Michigan Brunch Easter Sunday: Where to Get the Best Northern Michigan Brunch

    After Easter service, there’s only one question for the hungry post-Lent parishioner: “With all these restaurants in Northern Michigan, where do I get the best Northern Michigan […]

  • Northwestern Michigan College Northwestern Michigan College’s International Dinner

    Give back to Northern Michigan’s educational community by attending Northwestern Michigan College’s International Dinner.  The food- and drink-focused fundraiser will take place on Wednesday, April 16th at […]

  • Northern Michigan Breweries The MyNorth Northern Michigan Brewery Guide is Here!

    The MyNorth Northern Michigan Brewery Guide is here!  Northern Michigan is overflowing with dozens of microbreweries that are turning the craft of brewing into an art-form.  With […]

  • Northern Michigan Riesling Left Foot Charley’s Bryan Ulbrich on Northern Michigan Riesling

    Bryan Ulbrich is the owner, winemaker and left foot behind Left Foot Charley, and a vintner whose interpretations of traditional German and Alsatian grape varietals have garnered […]

  • Cherry Chili Cherry Chili from Traverse City’s Peppercorn

    Judy Izard from Traverse City’s Peppercorn—a smart shop full of eclectic kitchen gear and ingredients—spills the beans on her favorite Cherry Chili recipe.  The following recipe was […]

  • Northern Michigan Sushi Traverse City’s Aerie Dishes Northern Michigan Sushi Atop the Grand Traverse Resort

    Sushi has taken the top billing at Aerie, the sky-high Traverse City restaurant atop the Grand Traverse Resort.  Read on to discover Aerie’s best rolls, and get […]

  • Morels Morels: Why You May Never Be A Certified Wild Mushroom ID’er

    The State of Michigan provides little guidance on what it takes to be a certified mushroom provider.  How will increased attention from regional health departments affect the […]

  • Northern Michigan Sushi Northern Michigan Sushi Hotspots

    Prepare for spring by seeking fresh Northern Michigan sushi with your sweetie.  The following list was first published in the 2014 March issue to Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. […]

  • venison Michigan Venison Company Bringing Venison Into the Mainstream

    Looking for an alternative to that rack of lamb you’ve always served at Easter?  Michigan Venison Company offers all-natural, free-range venison options straight from Michigan—and they’ve got […]