Recent Northern Michigan Restaurant Articles

A Mean Loaf of Bread & a Little Help Gets Bakery Through COVID

Old Mission Bakery has had a storied path to success. Through the recession and pandemic, this Traverse City bakery is still making delicious bread...

Polish Eatery Serves 30 Types of Handmade Pierogi in Petoskey

750 dozen. That’s how many pierogi a Petoskey business makes each day, mixing the dough and sealing each one by hand. (I’ll save you the...

New Up North: Northern Michigan Restaurant Openings & More

Searching for what's new Up North? Each month in Traverse, Northern Michigan's Magazine, we share the newest openings for local businesses,...

Mackinac Island Farm-to-Ferry Thrives at Grand Hotel & Mission Point

Two Mackinac Island chefs find inspiration in locally sourced farm-fresh produce and artisanal goods—it’s just a matter of getting them across the...

Add These Northern Michigan Small Bites to Your Must-Try List

Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine, has been on the hunt for must-try food finds, local cookbooks and artisan, made-in-Northern-Michigan kitchen...

Ludington Meat Co. Opens this Fall with Butcher Services & Beer Garden

Ludington Meat Company is opening this fall and will feature everything from on-site smokehouses to an outdoor patio and beer garden. Learn about...


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Food & Drink for Kids in Northern Michigan

Local Scoops at Moomers

Say hi to the friendly cows when you visit this iconic ice cream shop in Traverse City.

Camping with Kids

Some magazines make camping with kids look like a Pinterest board come to life with gourmet s’ mores and detailed crafting plans. This is not one of those stories. (It’s better.)

Best U-Picks for a Summer Afternoon

Spend a few hours at these local markets and orchards picking fruit, going on a wagon ride and eating homemade pie. 

Farms with Petting Zoos, Snacks (and Wine)!

Learn about farm animals up close and personal, and return for seasonal fun like pumpkin patches and corn mazes. 

Family-Friendly Restaurants in Traverse City

These local restaurants offer fun specials and an inviting atmosphere for young diners.

Yes, Kid-Friendly Wineries Exist!

These wineries within the Petoskey Wine Region offer games and outdoor areas, welcoming all ages to visit.