Recent and Featured Food Finds Articles

  • Escape to Sturgeon Bay north of Harbor Springs

    A beach day turns into a road-trip including M-119’s Tunnel of Trees, Leg’s Inn, Cross Village and Wilderness State Park, north of Harbor Springs.

  • Foodie File: Nancy KellyChef/proprietress, Pellston Market

    Interview with Nancy Kelly, chef/proprietress, Pellston Market.

  • Foodie File: Sally Donaldson

    An interview with Sally Donaldson, head chef at Dinghy’s in Frankfort, about what makes her Friday fish fry the stuff of legend.

  • Microbrewed in the North

    Two picks for great microbrews.

  • The Greatest Hot Dog Roast Ever

    A hot dog roast with local dogs, local beer and recipes fresh from the farm.

  • Explore Bay Harbor’s Main Street

    Shopping and dining on Main Street at Bay Harbor, near Petoskey.

  • Pot Pies

    A list of editor’s picks for pot pies to be found throughout Northern Michigan.

  • The Many Ways to Cook an Egg

    This how-to guide explains poaching eggs, making fool-proof hard-boiled eggs and perfect peaks, how to transport deviled eggs and how to remove a piece of shell in your bowl.

  • Find the Best Local Hot Dog Near You

    Where to find the best locally made hot dogs.

  • Paddle Little Traverse Bay

    Gear and outfitters for paddling, canoeing, kayaking Little Traverse Bay in Harbor Springs.

  • Sage at Odawa Casino Resort

    Short review of Sage at Odawa Casino Resort.

  • Finding Farm-fresh Eggs

    Explains the benefit to farm-fresh eggs as opposed to factory-farmed eggs and gives locations for finding fresh eggs in Northern Michigan.

  • The Potluck Supper and 7 Simple Tips

    Potluck supper essay and seven simple guidelines for a successful potluck dinner.

  • Flavorful Celebrations in Traverse City and Petoskey

    Spark up any wedding with homemade ice cream and ice cream cakes, fruit gifts from local farms and gourmet appetizers in Traverse City and Petoskey.

  • An Ode to Eggs

    A local farm family explains the ins and out of raising chickens and harvesting eggs.

  • Please Eat the Violets

    Pick violets in the northern woods and create edible treats. Includes recipes and the science of the violet.

  • Foodie File: Nancy Plummer & Jon Plummer

    Interview with Nancy and Jon Plummer, the mother-son team behind Moomers Ice Cream, a local dairy making fresh ice cream, ice cream cakes and milk.

  • Petoskey’s Foodie Paradise

    Petoskey is filled with gourmet food, cafes, organic food and kitchen gadgets as well as the barstool once occupied by Ernest Hemingway.

  • 3 Beach Towns: Sun, Shop, Eat

    Three beach towns – Manistee, Manistique and Elk Rapids – offer shopping, dining, lodging as well as lazy days on gorgeous beaches.

  • Lake Country Cuisine

    Guide to fine dining in the Charlevoix and Chain of Lakes Region including Rowe Inn, Tapawingo, Lulu’s Bistro, Charly’s,