Decoding the sometimes confusing terminology of organic food
May 22 2013
"Organic" has become a buzzword that seems to be everywhere these days. Essentially, organic refers to agriculture that's conducted without synthetic chemicals, but as with any trend, there are a flurry...
May 15 2013
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World class food and drinks make Gracie's the place to be
May 8 2013
Ever read a glowing restaurant review and think, "The reviewer must be on the payroll — no place is that good."
Leelanau Peninsula's Black Star Farms dazzles with wine dinner
May 1 2013
Traveling north from Traverse City on M-22 always promises to be an exciting vinous adventure. The Leelanau Peninsula wine scene continues to expand, with this year's new wineries bringing the count up...
Local groups make fresh produce available for urban areas
April 24 2013
A hand-painted sign, marking one of Village Summit's five community gardens, reads: "This is made to feed everybody." It's a powerful statement in the middle of a food desert. Village Summit, a community...
Old Town barbecue eatery wins with comfort food staple
April 17 2013
In 1993, Canadian pop rockers Barenaked Ladies released their signature song, "If I Had $1000000 Dollars," which included the cute (but bizarre) segment: "If I had a million dollars/we wouldn't have to...
Spicy flavors, unique textures abound with Ethiopian cuisine
April 10 2013
Let's start with the good stuff about Altu's. Despite its exterior — think 1970s Laundromat — inside you will find a place akin to what Hemingway called "a clean, well-lighted place." Reed...
Traverse City winemaker has a reputation for top-notch wines
April 3 2013
The route to making great wine can follow many paths. For many, the path begins with successfully navigating through the coursework of enology and viticulture programs at a university. For others, the...
April 3 2013
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Community supported agriculture cropping up across mid-Michigan
March 27 2013
Rebecca Titus of Titus Farms in Leslie defines community supported agriculture as a subscription to local, seasonal vegetables
March 27 2013
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March 20 2013
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European fusion restaurant offers inventive, eclectic menu
March 13 2013
Let us stipulate now that the world would be a better, saner place if more restaurants could make soup like Mediteran
Wine enthusiasts can soothe their need for mead at St. Ambrose Cellars
March 6 2013
Tucked away in rural Benzie County, west of Traverse City, sits St. Ambrose Cellars, a honey of a winery — I mean, meadery. Given its remote location, it's unlikely to be an accidental drive-by while...
March 6 2013
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Two Lansing-area restaurants maximizing fresh, local produce
Feb. 27 2013
I recently saw a clip from the show "Portlandia" in which a dining couple asks their server an absurd list of questions about the local origins of the chicken on the menu. When the server produces the...
Feb. 27 2013
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Feb. 20 2013
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Food Fight tackles Michigan original
Feb. 13 2013
Of the many things Michigan is famous for — the Great Lakes, Motown music, Madonna — some things tend to fly under the national radar and remain (mostly) local secrets — the Sleeping...
Chivalry still reigns at stalwart Lansing restaurant
Feb. 6 2013
I'm a sucker for old restaurants. In a business where restaurants routinely fade to black, you have to admire a place that has outlasted many of its rivals and a good many of its customers. The Knight...

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