October 23, 2020

Eating Local in the Western U.P.

The Western Upper Peninsula is known for its beauty and remoteness. It’s there where you can see the Porcupine Mountains, the Keweenaw Peninsula, miles of beautiful, tree-lined roads…

October 23, 2020

Finding Home: Les Cheneaux Coffee Roasters

Like numerous other Michiganders, David Gough grew up with fond memories of visiting the Upper Peninsula as a kid. Every year, he found himself in this magical place…

October 22, 2020

M-211 Mercantile: The Purple Store in the Middle of Nowhere

M-211 Mercantile Co. is just south of Onaway State Park at the Allis Hwy and 4-Mile corner. This delightful little purple shop houses a gourmet bakery, specialty beer…

October 22, 2020

Fall Food Tour of Grand Rapids

The fall colors are getting better each day in West MI. Grand Rapids, a.k.a. Beer City, is full of great Oktoberfest beers right now, as well as morning…

October 21, 2020

Crop Spot: Pumpkins

Each year, I look for the Great Pumpkin at every farm stand, at every grocery store, and in every field. I love to collect different varieties of these…

October 21, 2020

Exploring Detroit’s Community Markets

The oldest and most visited farmers market in Detroit, Eastern Market, has been one of the cornerstones of the city for over 125 years. Providing guests with not…

October 19, 2020

The Past & Future of Pop-Up Restaurants

All around Metro Detroit, one could stumble upon a pop-up any day of the week. Pop-ups are a great option for consumers wanting to try something new, and…

October 19, 2020

Cedar Springs Brewing Company preserves Oktoberfest tradition

As we trudge through the morass of Covid life, it feels like a lost memory recalling scenes where folks packed under tents to clank steins, glug Märzen and…

October 13, 2020

Cooking with Kids: Cheesy Cauliflower Mash

Grab your favorite sous chef and prepare cheesy cauliflower mash along with Maddi, Maura, and Eleanor! This delicious side dish is like putting vegetables in disguise — the…

October 13, 2020

Cooking with Kids: Curried Chickpea Wraps

Cook along with Pete, George, and Ramona as they prepare some Curried Chickpea Wraps! These gluten-free wraps were an unexpected kid-favorite so don’t be deterred by the big,…