Northern Michigan Restaurant & Shop Openings
New Up North: October 2021
Zest Plant-Based Kitchen | 439 E. Front St., Traverse City
This café’s menu features 100 percent vegan breakfast and lunch items, including acai and whole grain bowls, gourmet toasts, breakfast burritos, salads, curries and more.
Lil Bo | 540 W. Front St., Traverse City
The neighborhood tavern Little Bohemian reopened in late July under new ownership. Much of the nostalgic interior was saved, but look for some modern updates. lilbotc.com
Leelanau Coffee Roasting Breakfast Bistro | 101 S. Main St., Leland
Glen Arbor’s Leelanau Coffee Roasting Co. recently expanded into Leland. In addition to an extensive coffee selection, the bistro serves breakfast sandwiches, sourdough pancakes, cinnamon rolls, huevos rancheros and more.
Vue Wine Bar | 101 Bridge St., Charlevoix
The wine bar offers domestic and global wine selections, plus select beers and spirits. The location on the Pine River Channel, south of the bridge, offers nightly sunset views over Lake Michigan.