Recent Northern Michigan Restaurant Articles

Small Bites 2022: Add These Up North 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...

5 Reasons to Visit this Ludington Restaurant, Bowling Alley & Beer Garden

From a family-friendly beer garden to delicious dishes, here are five great reasons to visit the new iteration of STIX, a beloved restaurant and...

Red Hot Best Dining: 2022 Winners for Best Restaurant & Outdoor Dining

Coastal views and a variety of cuisines make Northern Michigan a great place to satisfy any foodie’s craving! From eclectic eats on Mackinac Island...

3 Cheers for Cherries: Local Cherry-Inspired Sips & Bites to Try

In the Cherry Capital of the World, July is the sweetest (and tartest) month of all. Here are three ways to celebrate Traverse City’s favorite...

Brengman Brothers Launches Culinary Program Led by Chef Loghan Call

Brengman Brothers Winery in Traverse City has announced a brand new culinary program helmed by Chef Loghan Call. Explore the new tapas menu and take...

Northern Michigan Food Truck Guide: 30+ Local Food Trucks

Hit the road and try some of the best food trucks this summer! Whether you're looking for a meal on the go, a casual outdoor dining experience or...

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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.

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