January 14, 2022

Coming to Frame: A Cajun Creole Dinner Party with Chef Ederique Goudia

Cajun-Creole cuisine and local Detroit greens take center stage in the upcoming Frame dinner with Chef Ederique Goudia!

September 3, 2021

5 Must-Visit Fall Farm Events

Want to connect with your local food sources this Fall? See our choices for fun events and great eats on the farm throughout Michigan.

August 4, 2021

Celebrating the 2021 Detroit Food Fighters

For the past 21 years, the Detroit Free Press dutifully announced their highly anticipated list of Best New Restaurants and Restaurant of the Year. However, this year, the…

July 6, 2021

Visit St. Ignace, Your Home Port

Mackinac Island sees over a million travelers each season from Michigan and beyond! There is plenty to choose from on the island, from Mission Point Resort to Ryba’s…

June 16, 2021

What’s Cookin’? Genisys Credit Union & Taste the Local Difference® partner to bring cooking demonstrations to local farmers markets

Genisys Credit Union is proud to announce a partnership with Taste the Local Difference® to bring “What’s Cookin’?” cooking demonstrations to Metro Detroit farmers markets this season. Each…

June 2, 2021

Where to Find your Local Food Guide

It’s early summer in Michigan! And here at Taste the Local Difference, that means one thing: a new edition of our annual Local Food Guide. We’re busy hand…

January 24, 2021

Taste the Diaspora Detroit Celebrates Foods of the African Diaspora for Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, three local food entrepreneurs are launching an initiative called  Taste the Diaspora Detroit (TDD). This celebration of Africa’s contribution to American cuisine…

November 12, 2020

Thanksgiving – Indigenous Style

The Thanksgiving holiday has morphed with time into a great American legend that purports the coming together of the Pilgrims and Wampanoag Indians after the tribe helped the…

November 12, 2020

What’s Cooking: A Guide to Virtual Cooking Classes Across the State

Cooking together has always been a powerful way to connect and bring people together. While that may look a bit differently these days, the idea is still the same:…

October 19, 2020

Cedar Springs Brewing Company preserves Oktoberfest tradition

As we trudge through the morass of Covid life, it feels like a lost memory recalling scenes where folks packed under tents to clank steins, glug Märzen and…