Recent and Featured Food Finds Articles

  • Burger and a Beer

    Buy a burger at Samuels on burger night, pair it with a Pick Axe Blond beer or stay at home and make up a round of buffalo burgers.

  • Shop Suttons Bay

    A tour through the shops and restaurants of Suttons Bay.

  • Strawberry Lore

    You may know you love to eat fresh, Northern Michigan strawberries, but did you know these fun facts?

  • Foodie File: Elbertus

    Interview with Elbertus “Sam” Hybels, chef-owner of Samuel’s, Suttons Bay.

  • Grow a Pizza in Northern Michigan

    How to grow the ingredients for pizza sauce in one pot and then harvest the tomatoes, herbs and onions to make pizza sauce, in Northern Michigan

  • Canoe the Manistee

    Rent a canoe and drift this majestic river and finish your lazy day with dinner in Grayling.

  • 10 Instant Ways to Love Strawberries

    10 instant ways to love strawberries.

  • Bring a Basket to T.C. Farmers Market

    Description of the Downtown Farmers Market held Wednesdays and Saturdays in Traverse City.

  • Waterside Picnic in Blue Heaven

    All the makings you need, and some tips, for throwing a simple, stylish and tasty picnic by the water.

  • A Day in Pentwater

    A day in Pentwater includes everything from boating, swimming and beaching it to shopping boutiques and closing the day with a concert in the park.

  • Go Gourmet in Traverse City

    Giude to gourmet food shops in Traverse City.

  • Up North Drive-Ins: Traverse City, Frankfort & St. Ignace

    Drive-in diners and movies throughout Northern Michigan including Cherry Bowl Diner, Clyde’s Drive-In, Don’s Drive-In, Frankfort A & W in Traverse City, Lake City, St. Ignace, Honor, Frankfort.

  • Mackinac Island Fudge Mackinac Island: World’s Greatest Fudge

    Mackinac Island is known for making the best fudge in the world due to the island’s climate. 15 locations on the island sell fudge.

  • Evening on Elk Rapids' River Street

    River Street in Elk Rapids comes alive with music, events and food on most Wednesdays through the summer months.

  • Mario Batali Up North: Recipes You Can Use

    As part of a fundraising effort, Mario Batali cooks and presides over a meal to benefit the Leelanau Conservancy’s land and water protection efforts.

  • Winter White Feast

    Five recipes that use a splash of white wine grown in Up North’s sunny season to warm winter nights.

  • Pond Hill Farm in Harbor Springs

    Pond Hill Farm is a working farm that hosts a farm store in a barn where the Spencers sell organic vegetables, grains and meets as well as homemade jams and jellies. U-pick strawberries and raspberries when in season.

  • Suttons Bay

    Wander Suttons Bay’s restaurants, shops and galleries then cozy up at one of the village’s inns.