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Photo Friday: Cooking Class with Myles Anton

Chef Myles Anton of Trattoria Stella

Lisa Flaska Erickson was lucky enough to attend a cooking class by Trattoria Stella chef Myles Anton at The Box last month. It was titled simply “The Pig” and Myles showed the class how to break down half a pig and how to cut, prepare and EAT the many cuts! (we have a full cooking class calendar if you’re interested)

Speaking of Myles, it was announced this week that he is a semifinalist for the James Beard Foundation’s Best Chef in the Great Lakes for the fourth time in five years!

If you’re out and taking photos of eating, drinking and enjoying the Traverse City area this weekend, you can enter enter this month’s #eatdrinkTC Photo Contest by just adding the “#eatdrinkTC” hashtag to your photo on Twitter or Instagram, sharing it to our Facebook or adding it to our Flickr group.

The prize this month is two 3-course dinners at The Cooks’ House!

Photo Friday: Pig Head Soup

Porchetta Snout

Cammie of Epicure Catering writes that this is a soup Ty makes from the head of a porchetta and says it’s a rich, delicious, smokey affair. More tasty photos on her Instagram!

To make sure you get a chance to add photos from some of the weekend’s fun, we’ll let you enter this month’s #eatdrinkTC Photo Contest until Sunday at 6 PM! Entry is simple – just add the “#eatdrinkTC” hashtag to your photo on Twitter or Instagram, share it on our Facebook or add it to our Flickr group!

This month’s prize is 2# of coffee, a Michigan Bold coffee mug and a bottle of fair trade Palestinian olive oil from Higher Grounds Trading Company. We’ll announce our five finalists and start the voting on Monday.

Photo Friday: Cheese & Meat Board at the Boathouse

cheese and meat board from boathousetc

Here’s a welcome sight that was posted to #eatdrinkTC on Instagram by Lindsay Farrell. It’s a cheese & meat board from The Boathouse on Old Mission and just what the doctor ordered for the 47th snowy morning in a row!

Adding the “#eatdrinkTC” hashtag was all it took to enter Lindsay into this month’s #eatdrinkTC Photo Contest for a prize is 2# of coffee, a Michigan Bold coffee mug and a bottle of fair trade Palestinian olive oil from Higher Grounds Trading Company. You can enter your own photo or one you think is worthy if you tag it with #eatdrinkTC. (details here)

View Lindsay’s photo on Instagram and see more of her photos right here.

Enter our Photo Contest!

Holiday Drinks

Our latest #eatdrinkTC Photo Contest ends tomorrow – there’s still time to snap or share a shot and have a shot at the all-Michigan Sleeping Bear Gift Basket from Traverse Gourmet!

The photo from the Top of the Park was posted by growthbytheseason and is perfect for New Years Eve! Be sure to check out our New Years Roundup for Traverse City!