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!

This Month’s Photo Contest Winner

Last Month’s Winner

amor_comida Soup

Michelle Rodriguez is on Instagram at She is one of the chefs at Black Star Farms in Suttons Bay and moved back to the Midwest from Austin, TX.  After a stint cooking at the Girl and the Goat in Chicago, she returned home to Traverse City.

Michelle’s photo was the winner in the first ever #eatdrinkTC Photo Contest, and she will receive a $50 gift certificate from Bay Town Kitchen!

She made two separate soups and you can get the recipes below – thanks Michelle and congratulations!

This Month’s Prize

This month’s prize is the Sleeping Bear Gift Basket from Traverse Gourmet. It’s one of their many all-Michigan gourmet food gift baskets and features some great TC area companies:

Click here to enter this month’s photo contest! Read more

Instagram of the Day: Gourds by Cherry Connection

eatdrinkTC is teaming up with Baytown Kitchen for our first #eatdrinkTC Photo Contest. Click the link for details and how to enter – it’s really easy!

Cherry Connection is the Instagram of Edmondson Orchards, offering locally grown fruits & vegetables right here in Traverse City. Here’s one of their late fall shots.

Gourds by Cherry Connection


Win dinner for two at Bay Town Kitchen in our #eatdrinkTC contest!

Instagram-Photo-ContestWe know that many people are using Instagram and Twitter to share pictures of the tasty things they’re eating and drinking. We are excited to take things a step further and share tasty things  our first eatdrinkTC Instagram Photo Contest!

The winner will receive a $50 gift certificate* at Bay Town Kitchen located at 420 Munson Ave in Traverse City. Chef Keil Moshier and his crew prepare locally sourced American cuisine. The menu features basic diner style food with an upscale twist and a heavy focus on Michigan products, and they use only the freshest produce and the finest cuts of meat seasoned with a unique blend of spices. The restaurant is family-friendly and open every day for breakfast, lunch and dinner from 7 AM – 10 PM.

Click here to view contest rules and to see the photos.

*Certificate may only be used for food.

Instagram of the Day: Pressing Pinot Blanc at Left Foot Charley

Our latest featured Instagram is “Island View Pinot Blanc gets pressed!” from the new account of Left Foot Charley and brought to you by the Full Circle Department.

Below their photo we’ve included “Pinot Blanc ready for the crush at Left Foot Charley!” – our own Instagram shot of the very same grapes. Stay tuned for a shot of the wine in the glass coming in 2014 and follow the crush & winemaking process and all the action @leftfootcharley on Instagram!

Pinot Blanc Pressing


Before the Crush at Left Foot Charley