Chef Mario Batali shares his favorite northern Michigan food finds with Experience Michigan magazine.
Legs Inn, beloved by generations of travelers, is described on its historical marker as “one of Michigan’s most exuberant and unusual landmarks,” and the menu is as surprising and esoteric as the folk art.
Grand Rapids was voted Beer City USA several years in a row – and it’s evident why, from their Ale Trail map featuring over 30 local breweries, as well as cideries and distilleries.
Pasties were introduced to Michigan in the mid1800s by miners…toting experience from a nation rich in tin mines, rocky cliffs, legends and practical comfort food.
Somewhere between Mother’s Day and Memorial Day, depending on the coolness of nights and frequency of rain, people head to the woods in search of morels.
World-class golf and dining at the same location might seem an odd twosome at first glance, but not in Michigan. It’s a regular occurrence, and remarkably convenient.
This bakery’s path to success is paved with sugar and sprinkles. Cops & Doughnuts, a cop-owned bakery, retail store and diner complex, has become a thriving tourist attraction in downtown Clare, Mich.
With 25 wineries, the Leelanau Peninsula boasts the state’s largest wine trail, so many now that it’s been divided into three more easily navigated loops.
Whether your visit is to artisans of cabbage, or of pottery, performance, food or craft cocktails, you’ll find a similar passion for creativity, perfection, history and learning infused throughout Ann Arbor.