A weekly snapshot of Happy Hours around the region
Everyday, open-7 p.m., $1.75 highballs, $2.50 house
chardonnay, $2.00 drafts, $1.00 off everything else.
310 Cass St.,
Sunday-Thursday, 3-6 p.m., $1 off all drinks.
422 North 5th
St., Roscommon Lulu's Bistro
Thursdays, 5-9 p.m., $3 wells, $2 off drafts, select $5
213 N. Bridge St.,
Boyne River Inn
Everyday, 3-6 p.m., 1/4 off drinks.
229 Water St.,
Boyne City Rendezvous Lounge, Odawa Casino
Thursday & Friday, $2.25 domestic drafts, $3.25 well
drinks, $3.25 house wine.
1760 Lears Rd.,
Round-the-region snapshots of the dining scene.
THE BROWN TROUT:
"Up North" decor, daily dinner & wine specials, kids menu, lunch & dinner. Lunches include smoked trout chowder, buffalo burgers, salads, and sandwiches. Dinners feature seafood, pastas, steaks, ribs and chicken.
4652 S. Straits Hwy. Indian River, 231-238-9441.
Large selection of appetizers, sandwiches, burgers, Mexican, fish and salads. Dinners include seafood, steak, chicken, roast beef and turkey. “Home of the best hamburger in Northern Michigan.”
217 N.Bridge, 231-533-6536.
BO JACK'S BAKE SHOPPE & DELI:
Pleasant log interior shows Mancelona at its best with bakery items, coffee beverages, and a variety of deli sandwiches. Check out the Bo Jack Special: chicken, ham and Swiss sandwich.
102 W. State Mancelona, 231-587-8757.
CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN RESORT:
The Wild Tomato:
Serving breakfast from 6-11am, occasionally dinner. Reservations appreciated.
231-378-2623 ext. 6050.
The Thistle Pub & Grille:
Celtic inspired decor and menu for lunch & dinner. Reservations suggested.
Thompsonville, 231-378-2623 ext. 6052.
CADILLAC SANDS RESORT:
Clipper Room Restaurant a family friendly environment with a varied dinner menu featuring steaks, seafood, prime rib, Cantonese ribs and nightly dinner specials. Kid's menu is available. The Porthole Lounge is open 7 days with a full dinner menu as well as sandwiches and wraps. The Beach Bar & Grill is open Memorial Day through Labor Day and is located on The Patio Sun Deck overlooking Lake Cadillac. Serving lunch & dinner in a casual setting. M115, 231-775-2407.
SCOVIE'S GOURMET DELI & BAKE SHOP:
Old world deli, fresh baked breads & pastries, gourmet coffees & espresso, wine & beer to go. 111 Bridge St. Charlevoix, 231-237-7827.BENNETHUM'S NORTHERN INN:
Housed in the former Schlang's Bavarian Inn, they offer fresh, homemade cuisine. Schlang's Chicken Tyrol, Northern Inn Perch, Tuscan fettuccini and more mouth watering entrees. There is also specialty pizzas and a kid's menu. 3917 Old 27 S. Gaylord, 989-732-9288.GRAIN TRAIN NATURAL FOOD CO-OP:
Vegetarian deli takeout with fresh salads, soups, breads and specials such as Greek spinach pie, spicy sesame noodles and avocado club sandwich. Organic coffee was voted "best cup of joe" by Express readers. 220 E. Mitchell St. Petoskey, 231- 347-2381.7 MONK'S TAPROOM:
A fun place to sample their brews while enjoying a variety of munchies. 128 S. Union Downtown Traverse City, 231-421-8410.CHINA FAIR:
Voted “Best Chinese Restaurant” by Express readers, the China Fair offers excellent service along with a luncheon buffet each day along with traditional Chinese and Thai specialities. Check out their expanded brunch on Sunday for a taste-filled bargain. 1357 S. Airport Rd. Traverse City, 231-941-5844. GRANDVIEW GOLF CLUB:
Lunch & dinner. Sandwiches, salads, burgers and soups. Dinner entrees feature rotisserie chicken, bbq ribs, pecan encrusted whitefish, a 12 oz. t-bone steak and nightly specials. 3003 Hagni Rd. Kalkaska, 231-258-3244.