Recent and Featured Food Finds Articles

  • 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!

  • Photo by the Cherry Hut Northern Michigan Road Trip for Foodies

    We’ve mined the list of ‘Red Hot Best’s’ top contenders from the June issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine, and worked up a seam-stretching foodie weekend with […]

  • Photo by Tucker's of Northport Q&A with Ben Walraven of Tucker’s of Northport

    Northport—once a small, intimate fishing village—is experiencing a building boom. With renowned chef Mario Batali professing his love of Traverse City, Leelenau County, and Northport‘s food scenes, Northport is quickly becoming one […]

  • Traverse City biking Bike and Bite in Traverse City

    If you’re a Northern Michigan resident then you know just how big biking is. It’s the easy affordable way to get to work and your favorite restaurants. […]

  • 9 Bean Rows Q&A with Paul Carlson of 9 Bean Rows

    As a restaurant at the forefront of Northern Michigan’s food scene, 9 Bean Rows and its fearless leaders have garnered a delicious reputation for integrating ingredients from […]

  • Cherry_Bloom Northern Michigan Video: Cherry Blossoms at Royal Farms

    Michigan Video: Cherry trees bloom at Northern Michigan’s Royal Farms.

  • Northern Michigan's Father Day Northern Michigan Father’s Day Grill Guide

    While Mother’s Day has its ritual brunch, Father’s Day is holiday of indecision: do we go out to eat at a Northern Michigan restaurant, or take to […]

  • Traverse city lodging Traverse City Lodging During the National Cherry Festival

    Traverse City National Cherry Festival: Grand Traverse Resort and Spa offers deal to visitors during the Cherry Festival.

  • Traverse City Food Truck Traverse City Food Truck Round-Up

    Food trucks are popping up all over Traverse City. They’re the quirky and fun way to grab some grub, and with trucks specializing in food from smokehouse BBQ […]

  • From left: The Franklin's interior, and Chef di Cuisine Gabe Rodriguez Interview with The Franklin’s Chef Gabe Rodriguez

    Photo by Adrienne Roberts. Chef Gabe Rodriguez has lived all over the United States from Austin to New York, but he eventually chose to move to Traverse City […]

  • Traverse City Beach How to Have the Best Traverse City Beach Picnic

    A picnic on a Northern Michigan beach might sound like a bit of a cliché, but snagging some food and drinks from Traverse City restaurants and parking it […]

  • Northern Michigan festivals Northern Michigan Festivals & Fairs in June: Mushrooms, Bikes, Wine & More

    Celebrate everything that makes Northern Michigan great — load up your bikes with the kids and take a ride at the Beaver Island Bike Festival, then enjoy […]

  • Spring edibles at Northern Michigan Restaurants Restaurant Round-Up: Spring Edibles at Northern Michigan Restaurants

    It’s springtime, and concomitant to the bursting of green throughout Northern Michigan’s outdoors is the sprouting of delicious food finds from the forest floor.  We’ve scoured Northern […]