Upper Peninsula Foods: Enjoy them here or have them shipped to your home
Try the Pasty, an Upper Peninsula
favorite, home made Thimbleberry Jam from the Keweenaw,
The Pasty, pronounced pass-tee, (pictured above) is one of the staples of the Upper Peninsula, brought here by the copper and iron miners from Cornwall , England (Cousin Jacks). "The pasty is a sort of portable beef stew folded into a purse of pie dough and baked to a rich, golden brown. Warmed on a shovel held over a candle, the Cousin Jack's pasty provided him with a nourishing, well balanced meal no matter how far underground he was working. Together with the vegetables which went into it, it made just the dinner a hard worker required." *
THE PASTY OVEN Pasty Shop is located at W-7270 Highway U.S.2, near the stoplight in Quinnesec Michigan, just 4 miles east of Iron Mountain, MI. Phone: 906-776-0990 or toll free 800-753-5257. Eat in our dining area or pick up some delicious pasties for lunch or dinner. The Pasty Oven offers mail order so you can enjoy a taste of the Upper Peninsula in your own home. Baked fresh every day at our USDA inspected plant in Florence, we offer a variety of pasties including the traditional pasty, breakfast pasty, chicken pasty, vegetable pasty, and mini pastys; great for appetizers or a party. Pasties can be purchased hot and fresh, half-baked, frozen or by mail order. Gift Certificates available.
Peterson's Fish Market on Quincy Hill in Hancock MI offers fresh and smoked fish available year round that may be shipped anywhere in the United States. Call for shipping or stop at our market. We fish Lake Superior almost every day. Peterson's offers fresh salmon, trout, and whitefish and smoked salmon, herring, and trout. Four Sons Fish & Chips Outdoor Cafe is open from May through September. Try a delicious fresh Whitefish Saandwich with a choice of sides. Supplier to the major restaurants in the area. Peterson's Fish Market, 49813 US Hwy 141, P.O. Box 535, Hancock, MI 49930. Phone 906-482-2343.
Ten Mile Creek Forge and Gift Shop in Bark River, Michigan offers jams, jellies, honey, and maple syrup made in the Upper Peninsula as well as items created by 30 juried local artists. Stop by and get some delicious jam or maple syrup for your pancakes or French toast. You will be pleasantly surprised visiting this very unique and beautiful Upper Peninsula Gallery and Shop! Ten Mile Creek Forge and Gift Shop, 1691 17th Road, Bark River, MI 49807. Phone: 906 466-2276
The Village Artisans of Garden Art Gallery is filled with fine arts and crafts created by Upper Peninsula Artists. including home made jam and jelly. The Garden Art Gallery is open daily from Mid-May through Mid-October. Located between Escanaba and Manistique, 8 miles south of US-2. Turn south at Garden Corners on Highway M-183 to the town of Garden, Michigan. Phone 906-644-2025.
WINE: Threefold Vine Winery. Wine made from grapes grown in the Upper Peninsula? Yes, right at the Threefold Vine Winery in Stephenson, Michigan in the southern Upper Peninsula, 21 miles north of Menominee. Our Tasting Room at the Winery offers grape (from our vineyard) apple, honey, and various fruit wines. The Green family invites you to visit our winery, see how the wine is produced, and sample our exciting new wines. The Winery and Tasting Room is located in the historic bank building at S232 Menominee Street, Stephenson, MI 49887, one block west of Highway US-41. Phone: 906-753-6000
The Wood'n Spoon, Handmade Natural Preserves, Jams, and Jellies from fruits naturally grown. Tasty fruitcakes. Stop in our shop or purchase by mail order or using our online shopping cart. We feature the delicious wild Thimbleberry Jam, an Upper Peninsula specialty. PO Box 391, US 41, Mohawk, MI, 49950. (906)337-2435.
RESTAURANTS, CAFES, SUPPER CLUBS, and FOOD TRUCKS in the Upper Peninsula.
HOUGHTON, HANCOCK, and ONTONAGON in the Western Upper Peninsula
Munising/Au Train/ Christmas, & the Hiawatha National Forest:
*Quotation from Agnes Murdoch, Boom Copper: The Story of the First U. S. Mining Boom, 1943