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Fat Tuesday is Paczki Day in Michigan

A couple of years ago, comedian and commentator Mo Rocca traveled to Hamtramck for CBS Sunday Morning to get this report on Pazcki Day, but as we know, sugary treats never go out of style! Hamtramck's Paczcki Day page (now offline but…
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Grand Rapids Wine, Beer & Food Festival ~ Nov 17-19, 2011

The 2011 Grand Rapids Wine, Beer & Food Festival takes place Thursday, November 17th through Saturday, November 19th at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids. It draws over 10,000 over three days, making it the largest food and wine festival…
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Traverse City Wine & Art Festival ~ August 20th

Traverse City Wine & Art Festival, 2010 by KatSwinehart The 2011 Traverse City Wine & Art Festival takes place Saturday, August 20th from 3-10 PM on the beautiful front lawn at The Village at Grand Traverse Commons, rain or…
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Paella In The Park ~ August 5

Absolute Michigan's Festival Summer "Frenzy Week" continues with our latest giveaway... The Wineries of Old Mission Peninsula (OMP) and Porterhouse Productions present the second annual Paella In The Park, a summer music & culinary event…
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Taste of Kalamazoo Festival ~ July 21-23

Every year, on the fourth weekend of July, thousands of hungry festival-goers flock to downtown Kalamazoo to enjoy the endless variety of foods prepared by Kalamazoo's most popular eateries at the Taste of Kalamazoo Festival. More than…
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Kalamazoo Island Fest ~ June 16-18

Read on to learn how you can win a pair of tickets to Island Fest! The annual Kalamazoo Island Festival is an celebration of Jamaican and Caribbean music, culture and food that takes place Thursday June 16th through Saturday the 18th. The…
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Michigan Culinary Tourism taking off!

Great Lakes Echo is a project of the Knight Center for Environmental Journalism at Michigan State University. The site uses Creative Commons reporting to to help the news community cover the environment of the Great Lakes watershed. Absolute…
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Oktoberfest, Lansing - October 1 & 2, 2010

When the summer air begins to cool and the leaves begin to fall, it can only mean one thing – Oktoberfest is on its way! On Friday & Saturday, October 1 & 2, the heart of Old Town, Lansing will be filled with the sights, scents,…
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Island Festival - Kalamazoo, June 17 - 19, 2010

What makes Kalamazoo a cool city and great weekend destination? Events like the Island Festival! Escape from day-to-day routine and kick off summer with entertainment for all ages. From its humble beginnings, the Island Festival has grown…
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Absolute Michigan Giveaway: 2009 Epicurean Classic in St. Joseph

Tasting Tent II by farlane The 2009 Epicurean Classic takes place St. Joseph August 28 - 30, 2009. It's one of the premier annual celebrations of culinary artisanship, drawing big name chefs from around the nation and world who lead classes…