Dining Destination

Chef Carter Gentry, Patrick Turner

New Wave Pop-Up Dining

For culinary thrill seekers, the advent of the pop-up dining is akin to an answered prayer. The fleeting meals showcase local talent and agriculture set to a backdrop of community and intrigue.
Sugar House customers

Cocktail Revival

When Dave Kwiatkowski opened Sugar House in Detroit in 2011, he said no one had any idea what he was trying to do.
Red Ginger Bar Atmosphere

Finer fare for outdoor adventurers

Michigan winters offer unparalleled experiences. The state is home to 6,500 miles of snowmobile trails, 3,000 miles of cross country skiing trails and was...
Customers at Old Boys Brewhouse

Lake to Plate: The Big Catch

By Marla R. Miller After a morning of big lake charter boat fishing, talk normally turns to reliving “the big catch” and where to go...
Shrimp Crostini

Culinary School Cuisine Delights

There are more than a few places I’d like to recommend on the Michigan food scene, but my absolute favorites are culinary school restaurants.
Schuler's sandwich

Fire up the Grill

With an increased interest in al fresco dining, there are a handful of restaurants opening up their outdoor spaces to accommodate the flavors and savors of the grill.
The Winchester

Brunch with a Flair

With the spring Sunday holidays approaching, we’ve hand-picked a few places that are great choices for a celebratory meal, each with unique menu items.
The English Inn

Indulge & Escape

Whether you’re looking for a cozy setting to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your sweetie, are in need of a romantic weekend, or are longing for an early spring retreat, here are three quaint dining destinations with delectable food, fine wine and an intimate ambience.
Holiday Decor Clifford Lake Inn

Wild game affair

In hunting for something charmingly different to do this holiday season — and inspired by the taste-good memory of the reindeer meatballs we devoured in Helsinki last year, I latched on to the idea of a wild game affair.
Ben Watson and Mike Beck

Great Lakes, Great Ciders

Though cider is not quite at the forefront as in bygone days, the nationwide production growth is impressive, with Michigan among the top three producers.




Serenity Awaits

A Camper’s Paradise