Who’s ready for sun and excitement? We sure are, but if you’re not then you may want to stay home because the National Cherry Festival is almost back! With it comes the annual cacophony of parades, rides, picnics, concerts, and some weird type of fruit that everyone seems to be going on about.
Dark. Decadent. And undeniably delicious. What’s not to love about chocolate? And what better way to celebrate our favorite confection than with a festival? The Traverse City Chocolate Festival, to be exact.
By MIKE NORTON Every place has its myths and legends -- and the more remote and evocative a place, the more legends it acquires. They’re told around campfires, repeated among friends, even sung over the radio.
We've landed on countless lists citing Traverse City, Michigan as a mecca for the gastronomically enthusiastic traveler. But what makes our little lakeside town such a delight for the culinary tourist? I've narrowed it down to 5 1/2 reasons why I love our foodie town.