Recent and Featured Food & Drink Articles

  • Batali with East Leland farmer Jim Bardenhagen and daughter, Ginger Mario Batali Helps Preserve Leelanau County Farms

    Mario Batali has teamed up with the Leelanau Conservancy to raise funds in an effort to give back by maintaining historic farmsteads in Leelanau County. Read on […]

  • Photo by Bistro FouFou Traverse City Happy Hour Hot Spots

    The Traverse City food and drink scene is brimming with happening Happy Hours—discover your own new favorite watering hole from our Traverse City Happy Hour Hot Spots guide. […]

  • Photo courtesy of ISLAND. Northern Michigan Farm is an Incubator for Prospective Agriculturalists

    A new incubator program for farmers at the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy’s Maple Bay Farm promises to bring innovation and young talent to the area, drawing prospective […]

  • One of Chateau Grand Traverse' vineyards.  Photo by Todd Zawistowski. Chateau Grand Traverse Revolutionizes Northern Michigan Wine

    Chateau Grand Traverse on Traverse City’s Old Mission Peninsula has been a staple of the Northern Michigan wine industry since the winery’s founding in 1974. Read on […]

  • 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 by Traverse City Wine & Art Festival Northern Michigan Wine Festivals and Events

    Each year handfuls of Northern Michigan wine festivals and events take place throughout Michigan’s “wine country.” Ranging from weekend-long festivals that feature headlining nationally touring and Northern Michigan […]

  • 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 […]

  • boathouse Top 10 Northern Michigan Restaurants With a View

    Here are the top 10 Northern Michigan restaurants with a view to visit for your next Northern Michigan vacation. The following winners were determined by more than 10,000 participants […]

  • 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’ […]

  • Making a splash! Photo by Dave Weidner Today at the 2014 National Cherry Festival in Traverse City

    It’s National Cherry Festival season in Traverse City!  Visit this page throughout the week of the 2014 festival for updates and images covering this year’s events. Friday, […]

  • City of Riesling in Traverse City ‘City of Riesling’ Event to Showcase Traverse City’s Popular Varietal

    From July 26th through the 28th, Traverse City will host a unique Northern Michigan event, City of Riesling, which celebrates Northern Michigan wine, food, books, film, and music. City […]

  • Traverse Symphony Orchestra Traverse Symphony Orchestra @ the Village at Grand Traverse Commons

    On Saturday, July 19th, attend a special Northern Michigan event at the beautiful Village at Grand Traverse Commons and listen to vibrant live music under a covered […]

  • Traverse City's Natui-Cat. Photo by Angela Brown. Traverse City Beer and Beaches Make For a Top 5 Beeriest Beach Town

    Combine great Northern Michigan beaches and beer into one city and you’ve got Traverse City, which was named a Top 5 Beeriest Beach Town in America by […]

  • 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 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!