Our main food & dining section has articles and links for restaurants, taverns and cafes and also food products & producers, farms, markets, bakeries and other culinary delights in Leelanau, Traverse City & Northern Michigan.

16th annual Empire Asparagus Festival - May 17 & 18, 2019

16th annual Empire Asparagus Festival - May 17 & 18, 2019

The 16th annual Empire Asparagus Festival takes place TODAY & Saturday (May 17 & 18) in the village of Empire. The annual celebration of Empire & asparagus is presented by the Empire Chamber of Commerce and features a whole lot of food & fun for every age!
Art of the Vine Spring Social: Wed, May 15

Art of the Vine Spring Social: Wed, May 15

The Art of the Vine ~ Spring Social (5:30-7:30pm on Wed, May 15) is free & features local wine & appetizers & the new 2019 Leland Wine and Food Festival poster by Brenda J. Clark.
Leelanau Morel Page: Hunting Morel Mushrooms on the Leelanau Peninsula

Leelanau Morel Page: Hunting Morel Mushrooms on the Leelanau Peninsula

/
Check out the latest Leelanau morel mushroom reports, morel hunting tips, photos, links & videos!
The Great Cherry Escape by Ken Scott Photography

Turkey's Trade Trickery Torments Tart Growers

The Record-Eagle reports on some international trade trickery that is having a significant impact right here in Leelanau County!
Rainbow Trout & Steelhead in Leelanau County

Rainbow Trout & Steelhead in Leelanau County

Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) are delicious fish are native to the Pacific watershed, coming to Michigan when eggs were imported from California in 1876. Learn more including fishing season!
Breweries Turning to Michigan (and Leelanau) Hops

Breweries Turning to Michigan (and Leelanau) Hops

An in-depth look at how Michigan breweries are turning to the state's hop industry which gets a lot of its output from right here in the Leelanau Peninsula! Includes a great photo gallery!
Leelanau Cherry Blossom Report

Leelanau Cherry Blossom Report

We're about a month out from the return of blossoms to Leelanau orchards and will use this page to update you the state of cherry blossoms in Leelanau!
Benefit Bread

Benefit Bread

9 Bean Rows is making a special loaf of bread on Saturdays to benefit Chef Fig of Fig's in Lake Leelanau.
Destination Michigan Stops in Suttons Bay

Destination Michigan Stops in Suttons Bay

Season 6 of the PBS program Destination Michigan kicks off with…
Leelanau New Year’s Eve 2019 Events!
Leelanau Backgrounds & Computer Wallpaper

Facebook Live Interview with John Kilcherman of Kilcherman's Christmas Cove Farm

ast year's talk with John Kilcherman of Kilcherman's Christmas…
Northport Dog Parade and Beer & Wine Festival on Saturday!

Northport Dog Parade and Beer & Wine Festival on Saturday!

The annual Northport Dog Parade takes place tomorrow (Saturday,…