NMU Wildcat Den Offers World Taste Tour

March 13, 2019

Marquette, MI – Northern Michigan University will host “Taste Tour of the World” lunches at the Wildcat Den in the University Center from Tuesday, March 19 through Thursday, March 21. Each day will feature cuisine from a different country—France, Germany and Spain—in celebration of World Languages Week. The meals will be available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. They are free for NMU students with a meal plan. General admission is $9.75 and children can eat for $5.75.

The menus follow:

French cuisine on Tuesday will include beef bourguignon with a baguette, ratatouille, chocolate eclairs and creme brulee.

German features on Wednesday will be pork schnitzel with lemon butter, spaetzle and red cabbage, pretzel bites with craft beer cheese sauce and whole grain mustard, German chocolate cake and black forest torte.

Spanish cuisine on Thursday will include chicken and rice with chorizo, potato bravas with bravas sauce and garlic aioli, tarta de santiago (Spanish almond cake) and churros.… Read the rest

Northern Vegans Potluck Dinner

March 4, 2019

Marquette, MI – Join Northern Vegans for a vegan potluck dinner at 6 pm on Monday, March 11th, in the Shiras Room on the second floor of the Peter White Public Library at 217 N. Front St in Marquette. Please bring a vegan dish (no meat, dairy, or honey) to share, or consider a donation to our group if you are unable to bring some vegan food. All are welcome, no RSVP required. Visit northernvegans.com, Northern Vegans on Facebook, or call 236-1279 or 475-5516 for more information.… Read the rest

NCLL Offers Program on NMU Dining March 12th

March 3, 2019

Marquette, MI – The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning (NCLL) will present “Lunch at The Lights,” a meal at Northern Michigan University’s renovated dining hall. NMU Dining staff will give an update on changes and discuss the Food Recovery Network. The registration deadline is Tuesday, March 5.

The event is scheduled for 12:15 pm on Tuesday, March 12.

There will be choices of soups, a salad bar, pizza, sandwiches, hot and cold drinks and a large selection of desserts. Those who wish may bring non-perishable foods to be donated to the student food pantry.

For more information contact Phyllis James at 906-225-1004 or hoosieryooper80@gmail.com. To register, call 227-2979. The cost is $3 for NCLL members and $6 for non-members.… Read the rest

Northern Vegans at Congress Pizza

March 1, 2019

Ishpeming, MI – Join Northern Vegans for vegan pizza at Congress Pizza at 106 N. Main St in Ishpeming at 6 pm on Wednesday, March 6th. All are welcome, no RSVP required. Visit northernvegans.com, Northern Vegans on Facebook, or call 236-1279 or 475-5516 for more information.… Read the rest

Eastside Originals Restaurant Week

February 28, 2019

Marquette, MI – Celebrate the local flavors of Downtown Marquette during the sixth annual “Marquette Restaurant Week,” March 3 – 10, 2019. The Eastside Originals participating restaurants, consisting of independently owned and operated restaurants within Marquette’s Downtown District, will offer $10 fixed price lunch menus and select dinner meals for $25. Restaurant Week provides a wide variety of culinary opportunities for foodies to enjoy. Whether it is fine dining, local flavors, artisan baked goods, pub grub, authentic ethnic cuisine or just a good sandwich, enjoy these eastside gems at special prices. For additional information and restaurant specials, visit www.downtownmarquette.org/restaruant-week/

Participating Restaurants:

906 Sports Bar & Grill
Aubree’s Pizzeria
Border Grill
Casa Calabria
Delft Bistro
Digs Gastropub
Doncker’s Restaurant
Elizabeth’s Chop House
Harley’s Restaurant
Iron Bay Restaurant and Drinkery
Lagniappe Cajun Creole Eatery
Northland Pub
Piedmont
Portside Inn
The Pasta Shop
Stucko’s Pub & Grill
Togo’s Submarine Sandwiches
Vango’s Pizza
Vierling Restaurant & Marquette Harbor Brewery
Zephyr… Read the rest

Memorial Chili Challenge at NMU

February 10, 2019

Marquette, MI – Northern Michigan University’s Hospitality Club will present the Memorial Chili Challenge from 1-3:30 pm Sunday, February 17th, at the Jacobetti Complex. Admission is $5 for students and children and $10 for the general public. There will be door prizes, with additional chances to win for those who bring non-perishable items. The Hospitality Club is also seeking professional and amateur competitors to participate. Awards will be presented for Best Use of Heat, Most Original and People’s Choice.

“The NMU Hospitality Club, formerly known as the Culinary Students of NMU, has been planning Memorial Chili Challenges for around 20 years,” said Olivia Johnson, president of the Hospitality Club. “This event was created to honor chefs and students who supported the NMU hospitality program throughout the years and have passed on. This chili challenge has brought the NMU and Marquette communities closer together and the event has supported local non-profit organizations.… Read the rest

Northern Vegans Potluck Dinner

February 3, 2019

Marquette, MI – Join Northern Vegans for a vegan potluck dinner at 6 PM on Monday, February 11th, in the Shiras Room on the second floor of the Peter White Public Library at 217 N. Front St in Marquette. Please bring a vegan dish (no meat, dairy, or honey) to share, or consider a donation to our group if you are unable to bring some vegan food. All are welcome, no RSVP required. Visit northernvegans.com, Northern Vegans on Facebook, or call 236-1279 or 475-5516 for more information.… Read the rest

Northern Vegans Dinner

January 27, 2019

Marquette, MI – Join Northern Vegans for a cafeteria-style dinner at the Marquette Food Co-op at 502 W. Washington St in Marquette at 6 PM on Wednesday, February 6th. Order some vegan food at the Co-op’s deli. All are welcome, no RSVP required. Visit northernvegans.com, Northern Vegans on Facebook, or call 236-1279 or 475-5516 for more information.… Read the rest

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