La Becasse

UTR-Webmaster Episode 401, Episode 707

(231) 334-3944 9001 S. Dunn’s Farm Rd., Maple City, MI 49664 www.restaurantlabecasse.com What do France, the West Indies and Michigan’s Leelanau Peninsula all have in common? Guillaume Hazaël-Massieux is the owner and chef at La Becasse, an intimate restaurant in Maple City that serves what he likes to call authentic French country cuisine. Guillaume grew up in France eating the …

Secret Beach – North Bar Lake

UTR-Webmaster Episode 401

1030 N. Bar Lake Rd., Empire, MI 49630 www.nps.gov/slbe/planyourvisit/northbarlake.htm Now, here’s a treat for ya—just north of Empire, on a lonely winding country road is a secret beach that only me and the locals know about. I’d tell you where it is, but I’ve been sworn to secrecy! When you get there, you walk down a long sandy path that …

Grocer’s Daughter Chocolate

UTR-Webmaster Episode 401

(231) 326-3030 12020 S. Leelanau Hwy., Empire, MI 49630 www.cherryhutstore.com It’s kinda hard to say, but if you’re into chocolate, it’s real easy to love! It’s the funky green building that grabs your eyes, but when you go inside, it’s the aromas that’ll melt your mind. That’s because DC Hayden and Jody Dotson are making incredible, handcrafted, all natural chocolates. …

The Cherry Hut

UTR-Webmaster Episode 401

(231) 882-4431 211 N. Michigan Ave., Beulah, MI 49617 www.cherryhutstore.com When it comes to Michigan cherries, the Cherry Hut’s been doing it right since it started as a little road-side hut in 1922. It’s a landmark, a tradition and a big slice of Michigan history. And speaking of slices, the cherry pie there is what they’re famous for. It’s simple, …