Recent and Featured Food & Drink Articles

  • Photo by Angela Brown Top 10 Northern Michigan Kid’s Menus

    Here are the top 10 Northern Michigan kid’s menus featured at the kid-friendliest Northern Michigan restaurants.  The following winners were determined by more than 10,000 participants who […]

  • Photo by Aurora Cellars Leelanau Peninsula’s Newest Winery, Aurora Cellars

    The scenic wineries of Leelanau County produce some of the best Northern Michigan wine, which is a spectacular feat considering the emphasis on quality within the Northern Michigan […]

  • 4th of July Shopping ShopMyNorth’s 4th of July Shopping Guide

    Sometimes it takes the perfect picnic, or a little gizmo, to make your 4th of July Northern Michigan vacations sail by with ease. Whether you’re headed to […]

  • 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. […]

  • Photo by Bay Harbor New Northern Michigan Restaurant: Seventeen in Bay Harbor

    Bay Harbor—a resort community situated on the shores of Lake Michigan near Petoskey—is quintessentially American with its world-famous golf courses, equestrian activities, and its eclectic mix of art […]

  • 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!

  • microbrew traverse city Unique Northern Michigan Wine and Brewery Tours

    Traverse City is known for many things, like scenic biking, spectacular wineries, gorgeous beaches, and an up-and-coming craft brewery scene. So, if you have limited time in Traverse […]

  • 4th of July Cocktail Recipes Dynamite Northern Michigan 4th of July Cocktails

    Toast the U.S.’s birthday with a celebratory spirit conceived by Northern Michigan’s craftiest mixologists. Our recipe contributors are Northern Michigan’s Red Hot Best bartender Jesse Bader from […]

  • foodie events at the national cherry festival Foodie Events at the National Cherry Festival

    These popular dishes served at the Cherry Festival stand out in the sea of cherry foodstuffs.

  • 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!

  • National Cherry Festival Adult Only Events at the National Cherry Festival

    Maybe you’re parents who want to get away from the kiddies, or you’re a couple searching for great date ideas, there is something for every adult to […]

  • 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 […]

  • northern michigan craft beer Two New Northern Michigan Breweries to Open This Summer

    Northern Michigan’s beer scene is continuing to expand this summer in Sutton’s Bay and Traverse City. Two Northern Michigan breweries—Rare Bird Brewery and Hop Lot Brewing Company—are […]

  • Photo by Anjanette Summers Northern Michigan Beer to Keep You Cool This Summer

    Northern Michigan is a great place for food and drink made with love, and Northern Michigan beer ain’t so bad, either.  And nothing beats sipping one while enjoying […]

  • Old Mission Peninsula Todd and Carter Oosterhouse’s Traverse City Winery to Open

    Most folks know Carter Oosterhouse for his TLC home makeover shows and his marriage to actor Amy Smart (of Justified fame). But now Oosterhouse is off to […]

  • 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 […]

  • Photo by Chateau Chantal Chateau Chantal’s Sensory Treat Tour

    A new tour from Traverse City’s Chateau Chantal gets fans of Northern Michigan wine out of the tasting room and down into the cellars: it’s the Sensory […]

  • Photo by Kris Riley Video: Old Mission Peninsula Blossom Tour

    Touring Northern Michigan wine country on the Old Mission Peninsula is a like teleporting to Tuscany: rolling hills, beautiful vineyards and vistas that steal your breath away.  […]