Petoskey Area Blog

Why People of Good Taste Visit the Petoskey Area

As May rolls in and the cold weather rolls out (hopefully!), the need for comfort foods begins to reside a bit. But comfort or not, food is still a big part of our lives from everyday sustenance to celebratory meals, to seasonal favorites and memory-making dining experiences.

The Petoskey Area is the perfect place to visit if you’ve got an appetite for great tastes. Our small waterfront...

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Topics: Culinary, Morel mushrooms, Restaurants, Boyne City, Bay Harbor, petoskey, foodies

Posted on April 24, 2018

Morel Mushroom Recipes You’ll Want to Try

By now, you might have already been to the National Morel Mushroom Festival up here in Boyne City. With a little luck, you’ve taken home a basket full of those delicious delicacies — or at least a bag full. Even if you couldn’t make it to the festival this year, you can still hit the woods for another couple weeks with a good chance of finding some.

Once you’ve found your morels, it’s time to...

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Topics: Morel mushrooms

Posted on May 16, 2016

Boyne City Hosts 2016 National Morel Mushroom Festival

Boyne City, a charming resort town on the shores of Lake Charlevoix in northern Michigan, will host the National Morel Mushroom Festival for the 56 th straight year. This year’s festival will be held on May 11 – 15.

And what a festival it will be!  For a few days, everything in Boyne City will be all about these elusive delicacies.

Restaurants will prepare morel-laden entrees, craft beer block...

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Topics: Culinary, Morel mushrooms, Festivals

Posted on April 15, 2016

Where to find morel mushrooms in northern Michigan

Morel mushrooms – the versatile fungus that many consider to be a delicacy – should be popping up soon in Petoskey, MI and the nearby northern Michigan communities of Harbor Springs, Boyne City and Bay Harbor. With their arrival come the mighty hunters looking to stake their claims over that “special, secret spot” that they’ll share with only the closest of friends and family.

What a great way...

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Topics: Morel mushrooms

Posted on April 30, 2015