The Q Smokehouse


February 22nd, 2017 / No Comments

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Michigan is by far my favorite state.  With so much natural beauty there is no question why I live here.  With that being said I have still not been to many of the cities around here so decided to take a trip up along Lake Michigan.  I ended up in Ludington and had some amazing BBQ from The Q Smokehouse. …read more

The Family Diner

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August 6th, 2016 / No Comments

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Every year since I was a child my family would camp out in Lake City, Michigan at a small camp ground on a beautiful lake.  Since the only real franchise here is a McDonald’s it gives me an opportunity to try so many of the surrounding mom and pop shops.  The one I walked into today was the Lake City Family Diner and I was not disappointed. …read more

Flap Jack


April 1st, 2016 / No Comments

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Breakfast in a college town is no joke.  When visiting a friend at Michigan State University in Lansing she suggested we stop into a Flap Jack for breakfast.  She had the right idea and that’s for sure. …read more

Slabtown Burgers


July 24th, 2013 / No Comments

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Located west of downtown Traverse City, Michigan is a burger place true to my heart called Slabtown Burgers.  I see what looks like an old house and that makes me smile.  House restaurants almost always have a flare of being cozy and have a great flavor to them and this place is no different. …read more

Lemonjello’s Coffee


June 13th, 2012 / No Comments

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Located in downtown Holland, Lemonjello’s Coffee is the best spot for a vegan or vegetarian delight.  With a wide range of vegan and gluten-free baked goods as well as non, Lj’s offers a little something for everyone. Everyday they have a soup as well as a wonderful Vegan/Gluten-free chili. …read more