Category: Local

The Root Restaurant & Bar: Vegan Dining Experience

When I first sat down and interviewed executive chef, Nick Rodgers, of The Root Restaurant & Bar two years ago — I couldn’t wait to try the food. But it was 12:30 p.m., I was on the job, and I knew taking a chef from his kitchen meant we had limited time — and I

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Honcho: Restaurant Review

My sister, Bella, turned 21 this week. To celebrate, my family ventured to a Latin street food restaurant called Honcho in Clarkston, Michigan. With a family full of mixed dietary needs (my sister is actually studying to become a nutritionist), Bella chose a perfect restaurant to accommodate all of us. Honcho’s menu can satisfy both omnivores

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Your Guide to Travel & Adventure in Traverse City During Winter

If you read my last blog post, you’ll know I have been itching to get away from the city and immerse myself in the sanctuary of nature. Read on to see how I spent the first weekend of March exploring Traverse City, Michigan in the cold. If you live in Michigan, you know that Traverse

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A Perfect Saturday Out in Detroit: A Guide

After a brutal Michigan winter, spring is finally on the horizon. Every year, I think I’m not going to make it; I’m never going to see the sun again — then, slowly, the days begin to turn from 10 degree mornings to 30, then 40, and so on. The birds can be heard chirping. The

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