Fine Dining in Traverse City

Fine Dining

Traverse City’s culinary star is shining brightly – learn why from some of our finest chefs.

Locally Grown Food in Traverse City

Local Focus

These establishments work harder than most to incorporate local food & drink in their menus.

Breakfast

Breakfast

Start the day off right with a delicious breakfast from some of TC’s finest establishments.

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Food Trucks

Food Trucks

Food trucks are a new and powerful driver of TC’s culinary scene – learn the players right here.

Delis & Markets

Delis & Markets

You can grab a sandwich or that perfect ingredient at one of TC’s great delis or fresh food markets.

Family Friendly Restaurants in Traverse City

Family Friendly

Dining out with children can be a challenge, but these places make it easier!

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch makes the rest of the day better, especially if it’s a workday. Explore your options right here.

Pubs & Casual Dining

Pubs & Casual Dining

It doesn’t have to be fancy to be good, and if there’s a beer next to it, are you really going to complain?

Sweets & Treats!

Sweet Treats

End your meal (and your day) right at some of Traverse City’s most delectable spots!

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Farmers Market Brunches during Cherry Festival

Can you believe the National Cherry Festival starts next weekend??!!…
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Morel Dinner (and Hunt!) at Black Star Farms

by Emily Lechowicz Luck was on my side of the bay this…
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Morel Love

Gorgeous video by Aaron Dennis of Traverse City's Stone Hut Studios from last year's morel season!
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Wild Food Wednesday: Morels

In the pantheon of wild foods in Northern Michigan, the morel certainly reigns supreme, drawing thousands into the woods & wilds to hunt for this elusive and delicious mushroom. Read on for all kinds of morel goodness including events, pics, videos, tips and a great recipe!
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Wild Food Wednesday: Ramps or Wild Leeks

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Whether you know them as ramps, wild leeks, spring onions or by their scientific name of Allium tricoccum, they are popping up in the woods right now, so we've put together a guide to harvesting and using these abundant harbingers of Spring.
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Epicure Catering Farm Visit: Boss Mouse Cheese

A farm visit to Boss Mouse Cheese in Kingsley featuring great photos of the process that makes this delicious cheese.
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Traverse City Chef Profile: Jonathan Dayton of Black Star Farms

April is Michigan Wine Month, so for our latest chef profile we went out to Black Star Farms in Suttons Bay to talk with their executive chef Jonathan Dayton.
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Traverse City Chef Profile: Myles Anton of Trattoria Stella

eatdrinkTC talks with Myles about how he came to be a chef and his thoughts on food & cooking.

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