The Local Dish

Heartwarming Winter Root Soup

Did you know that parsnip is derived from the Latin word “pastus” which means food? Today, the poor parsnips are often overlooked as they literally pale in comparison to their (often) orange cousins, carrots. These unsung heroes are great roasted, mashed, or used to flavor stocks.Traditionally, parsnips had several common uses, from sweetening baked goods […]

in Emma Beauchamp, Recipes, The Local Dish

Keeping Warm with French Cassoulet from La Becasse

On Tuesdays at La Becasse we celebrate the heart-warming wintry meal that is cassoulet. Cassoulet is a white bean and tomato casserole studded with duck confit, Toulouse sausage, pork shoulder and pork belly. The whole thing is topped with breadcrumbs and baked to a happy crisp before being served. At La Becasse, the cassoulet is […]

in Guest Post, Recipes, The Local Dish

Mission Table Opens After Renovations

The Mission Table Restaurant on Old Mission Peninsula has officially reopened! The esteemed restaurant, in the Historic Bowers Harbor Inn, closed for the winter to undergo renovations. The bar and taproom have seen some changes; enjoy your favorite cocktails and delicious food now complete with a view of Chef Paul Olson and his crew in […]

in Margaret Sheets, The Local Dish

Northern Table

Boyne City has been making waves in their commitment to local food in recent years, with a booming year-round farmers market and the opening of The Grain Train’s second location. Now, with this spring’s opening of Northern Table, they can boast a serious farm-to-table restaurant as well!  In true farm-to-table spirit, Northern Table offers a […]

in Christina Carson, Find Local Food, The Local Dish

Julienne Tomatoes

Julienne Tomatoes has been serving great food featuring local ingredients since 2003, long before most downtown Petoskey restaurants were listing local producers on their menus. Owner and Chef, Julie Adams, wanted to feature as many local businesses as she could right from the start because it just made sense — supporting the people with whom […]

in Christina Carson, Find Local Food, Stories, The Local Dish