eat local

  • It’s August! The last month of summer needs to be celebrated…and we wanted to set some goals. Specifically, what to eat before summer ends! 

    Photo by Joshua Nowicki

    The Bistro on the Boulevard offers macarons in a rainbow of colors. Pastry chef Mandy Krouse's packs of 6 are a must-try!


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    photography by Joshua Nowicki

    Pastry Chef Mandy Krause describes macarons as “diva cookies”. 

  • Michigan’s Great Southwest is known for beaches, rolling vineyards, fragrant orchards, and some of the best fruit in the country.  

    Ripe and ready peach from the 2015 season at Nye's Apple Barn

    “The Fruit Belt” hugs the shoreline, offering the perfect soil and delayed frost for a wide variety of fruit. One of our favorite summer activities is picking the local produce ourselves; here’s our u-pick plan for the first part of summer!