Captain Lou’s…South Haven Michigan

Well done…Captain Lous in South Haven Michigan does it right, utilizes the environment, the location, and seeks to give diners the experience they are looking for. Visiting in the summer is a must, a beautiful day will make your visit all that better. Connecting a few dine in buildings with decks that are on the […]

Mollhagens – St Joseph Michigan

All I can say is that this place is perfect for John Taffers Bar Rescue, and its only been open a few months. It has so much potential. In the former spot of Barneys, then the St Joe Boat House, to this day it seems Barney had the formula which no one can emulate- and […]

The Bread Bar In Benton Harbor Michigan- Restaurant Review

We really want to LOVE this place, but… Excited to see what they have done in an old insurance building (I think?), great ambiance, trendy and casual, although when busy very noisy, although have been told they are working on it… Service has been great, Nicole has been our bartender as well as Billy, and […]

South West Michigan Farm to Table Event

We did not come to SW Michigan for the farm to table scene, winery’s, breweries, and restaurants, although its part of the reason we stay.  This time of year this area comes alive, and even though Chicago is just right around the lake, there is no better place in the warm sunny summer weather, especially […]

Benton Harbor Arts District And The Ideal Post Senior PGA

As we wrote last week the senior PGA tour came to Benton Harbor.  The arts district, the biggest renovated area of benton harbor flanks the golf course, and is full of art studios, restaurants and cafe’s.  There was great expectation of what this would do for Benton Harbor and the arts district, would it put […]

Anthony Bourdaine Inks Deal With CNN

His career keeps getting brighter, after we reported that Anthony Bourdaines 1995 novel is being prepared for the big screen, he is taken his personality, writing and love for travel to CNN on Sunday nights in 2013.  Might this be the thing that saves CNN’s continued loss of viewership? oodies rejoice — Anthony Bourdain is […]

Silver Beach Pizza St Joseph Michigan…Is It Worth It This Time Of Year?

First off, major kudos to the folks who took over the space at the St Joseph Mi train station and created Silver Beach Pizza, it has been a phenomenal success.  They are busy all year round, serve decent pizza, have a wide selection of beer, and pretty good of wine, decent wings and other food…in […]

Soe Cafe Sawyer Michigan Ramps Up For Summer

If you have been to Soe Cafe in Sawyer, than you understand the draw.  In the off season they seem to quiet down like much of the seasonally driven lake shore area, and like the rest its time to amp up and prepare for a busy summer season.  We have always been fortunate, where we […]

Divine 6’th Anniversary Open House At Round Barn Winery

Round Barn Winery is celebrating it’s 6’th annual of Divine…Divine is their Vodka made from grapes, and people say it really is good stuff.  Round Barn Winery itself is a great place to find yourself on any weekend this time of year.  Every Saturday and Sunday through the fall and harvest season, Round Barn offers […]

Senior PGA Tour Comes To Benton Harbor…And Its A Great Place To Eat, Drink and Have Fun

Benton Harbor Michigan, sitting on Lake Michigan in the SW part of the state has been going through a renaissance.  A city which fell on hard times decades ago as manufacturing left town decades ago and it became a sort of industrial waste land has been going through a transformation over the past 10 years, […]