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  • 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 […]

  • Bridge Street Tap Room Bridge Street Tap Room in Charlevoix

    Dedicated to bringing Michigan made beers to Charlevoix, Phil Parr, owner of Bridge Street Tap Room in Charlevoix, knows his stuff. With a mission to have a large […]

  • 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 […]

  • The Crane Wives Traverse City Wine and Art Festival: Q&A with the Crane Wives

    The Traverse City Wine and Art Festival is a little over two weeks away from happening on June, 21st. This awesome Northern Michigan festival will feature over […]

  • The outside of Harvest Q&A with Simon Joseph, Owner of Harvest in Traverse City

    If you’ve driven past The Little Fleet, at the corner of Wellington and East Front St. on any given summer weekday around lunchtime, you’ve noticed a group […]

  • Hike and Bite in Traverse City Two-in-One: Hike and Bite in Traverse City

    Traverse City is home to miles of Northern Michigan hiking trails. Ranging from The Old Mission State Park to Traverse City’s unofficial “Central Park” at the Grand […]

  • Photo by the Mainstays Traverse City Wine and Art Festival: Catching up with The Mainstays

    The Traverse City Wine and Art Festival is quickly approaching—June 21st, people!—and this one-of-a-kind Northern Michigan music and art event will feature over 30 Northern Michigan wineries, 10 […]

  • 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 […]

  • The Franklin in Traverse City Traverse City’s Newest Restaurant Opening, The Franklin

    With its 100-seat rooftop patio and hip, vintage vibe, Traverse City’s newest restaurant opening, The Franklin, is the talk of downtown as its Front-and-Cass Street doors open […]

  • 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 […]

  • Memorial Day Weekend in Leland How to Have the Best Memorial Day Weekend in Leland

    Northern Michigan Attractions: Check out our list of the Top 10 Things to do in Leland Memorial Day Weekend

  • Apache Trout Grill in Traverse City Northern Michigan Memorial Day Weekend: Where to Dine Outdoors

    It’s Memorial Day Weekend and you’ve made it to Northern Michigan. You hear a deep, ominous rumbling from your abdomen, and you think to yourself…I’m starving!  Now […]

  • Traverse City Memorial Day Top Ten Traverse City Memorial Day Activities

    Traverse City Memorial Day Weekend 2012: Check out this list of the top ten things to do during your Memorial Day Weekend in Traverse City!

  • Rowe Inn Mad About Morels: Rowe Inn’s Morel Dinners

    For 38 years and counting, the Rowe Inn’s Morel Dinner Series in the small Northern Michigan town of Ellsworth has set the bar for Northern Michigan’s most […]

  • 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 […]