Slabtown Burgers

I’ve been asked to review Slabtown Burgers many times in my tenure as Northern Michigan Burger Correspondent for Burger Weekly. This is a cool place just on the outskirts of downtown Traverse City that has a real hipster vibe to it. It’s a cool building that definitely used to be a house, and it gives…



Usually a restaurant named after a food that is not a burger isn’t the best place to get a burger. However, since this restaurant is mere blocks from my office, I’ve been there a handful of times, and have always ordered the restaurant’s namesake. Finally, I decided it was time to try something different. To…

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Stiggs Brewing Company

The building at 112 S Park St. in Boyne City certainly has plenty of history associated with it. In the early twentieth century, the building was used as office space for the White Lumber Company machine. After White’s top mill burned down, they moved the office and the old building became general offices for the…

Mr Cs

Mr. C’s Pub & Grill

I went to high school in a little town called Elk Rapids. But I lived a little south of there in a mailing address of a town called Williamsburg. Now it’s the home of the vast Turtle Creek Casino, but before those days Williamsburg was two gas stations, a post office, and a baseball field….


7 Monks Taproom

All The Rage | Taprooms, craft beers, these things are all the rage these days. Boyne City has gotten in on the trend with multiple establishments fitting this mold opening up or still to open. 7 Monks Taproom is the latest, and it’s an extension of another location in nearby Traverse City. Beer is great,…