Peanut Barrel puts a limit on its signature drink for good reason
June 19 2013
Michigan is home to several well-known islands: Mackinac, Beaver, Isle Royale. Pretty and peaceful, to be sure, but there's one in mid-Michigan that's famous in its own right — the Long Island (as...
June 19 2013
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June 12 2013
Imagine making a trip to the grocery store to find that every food item available had someone standing behind it. This person could tell you about how that product was grown, harvested, processed, sold...
Freshness, artistry hallmarks of Maru's East Lansing location
June 12 2013
The Japanese like to say that you first eat with your eyes. Maru, the latest sushi spot in Greater Lansing, understands this implicitly
Festival highlights Michigan-made beer, specialty sausages
June 5 2013
On May 25, the Crystal Mountain Resort and Spa in Thompsonville, Mich., was once again the backdrop and showcase for Michigan's burgeoning craft brew industry at the 8th annual Michigan Beer and Brat Festival
May 29 2013
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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...

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