Four Traverse City Distilleries You Need To Visit

4 Traverse City Distilleries You Need to Visit - The Awesome Mitten

The Traverse City region offers a spoil of riches for lovers of food and drink. It’s a must-taste destination for foodies craving fresh, locally-sourced ingredients. These local indulgences are served at four-star restaurants and out of funky food trucks. This area is heralded for its abundance of amazing breweries and wineries. It’s increasingly becoming known for the excellent […]

Adding a Michigan Touch to Your Kentucky Derby Party

Churchill Downs - Photo courtesy of Jeff Kubina

Whether you’re betting on the race, looking for an excuse to wear an extravagant hat, or just enjoy drinking outside during the day, the Kentucky Derby will be here in less time than it takes a horse to complete the 2.0 kilometer jaunt. One of my favorite features of the nearly 150-year-old race is the long […]

Traverse City’s Top 6 Christmas Beverages

Christmas is just about a week away and plans are being made in excess. Whether you are going to visit your parents or your favorite aunt, no one wants to see you show up empty handed. Fear not, fellow Traverse Citians! There are plenty of drinkable, festive items to take along with you. Egg Nog […]