Food Museums

Pick a Food: Find a MuseumCorn, spuds, Col. Sanders and of course, SPAM. By Patty LaNoue Stearns All over the country, there are fascinating food museums celebrating single-subject edibles—celery, chocolate, corn, Coca-Cola, cranberries–and those are just a few that start with the letter “c.” Some of these institutions are educational, others are retail-minded, and still …

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Gourmet Sleigh Ride

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening By Patty LaNoue Stearns HILLMAN, MI — We are bundled up beyond recognition in layers of thermal underwear, hooded Polartec sweatshirts, down-filled coats, mittens with liners, fleecy scarves, hats, earmuffs, double socks, waterproof boots and lap blankets, yet our toes are beginning to tingle from the bitter chill …

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Mackinac Island

Into the Woods This mid-island, Alpen-themed eatery also boasts a bowling alley. By Patty LaNoue Stearns MACKINAC ISLAND–How many restaurants can you think of that require a 20-minute horse-drawn carriage ride to get there? Or that can boast a vintage 19th-century duckpin bowling alley? Those are just two cool claims Mackinac Island’s Woods restaurant can make, the …

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