Graze on an array of global flavors in Petoskey’s Gaslight District.

José’s Authentic Mexican

Sunny taqueria where Maria and Jose Lopez grill up steak, chicken, pork or chorizo tacos with tangy salsa,onion and cilantro like the ones served at street stands in their native León, Mexico. Don’t skip the fresh-to-order gauc or, if you’re lucky, Maria’s flan. 309 PETOSKEY ST., PETOSKEY, 231-348-3299.

Thai Orchid

Kick back a creamy-sweet iced tea and Thomas Vangyi’s coconut milk curries, tom yum soup, apple salad with cashews, delicate pad Thai noodles with fresh lemon wedges or spicy masman curry scattered with roasted peanuts. Delectable Chinese dishes, too. 433 E. MITCHELL ST., PETOSKEY, 231-487-9900.


This tiny spot’s odd hours are an elusive local secret, but catch Masahiro and Naoka Ohkawa open for traditional Japanese fare like sushi, beef odun noodles, and rice bowls crowned with crackly-crisp tempura shrimp and vegetables. 307 PETOSKEY ST., PETOSKEY, 231-439-3268.

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