Foodie Fave Friday: Michigan’s Greatest Fudge is Just around the Corner


On the hunt for Mackinac-style fudge and taffy? Look no further than Grand Blanc-based candy maker, Michigan’s Greatest Fudge & Taffy Co.

Nestled into the retail plaza at 11529 S. Saginaw St., the candy shop currently prepares assorted flavors of taffy, chocolates, and approximately 20 different types of fudge, including, but not limited to:

  • olde English toffee
  • cookies and cream
  • dark chocolate
  • chocolate
  • chocolate walnut
  • peanut butter
  • chocolate turtle pecan
  • chocolate caramel sea salt
  • rocky road
  • chocolate almond coconut
  • dark chocolate granola
  • maple
  • vanilla
  • raspberry cheesecake
  • chocolate almond

Customers can watch as staff members make the sweet treats on-site and then buy it on the same day. The business also sells its products online and at various stores in Holly, Fenton, Flint, and Burton.

The Grand Blanc store is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call (810) 771-7818 or visit

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Foodie Fave Friday: Capitol Coney Serves Up Innovative Diner Food 24/7


It’s never too early – or too late – to ask for a menu at Capitol Coney, which serves up breakfast, lunch and dinner 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Located at the southeast corner of Van Slyke and West Bristol, Capitol offers traditional diner food with a twist. Take, for instance, the breakfast menu. In addition to the basics— omelets, pancakes, and biscuits and gravy – the kitchen also prepares breakfast nachos (waffle fries topped with scrambled eggs, bacon and other goodies) and French toast sticks covered in Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal.

The same goes for lunch and dinner options. There’s the standard fare, including chili, gyros and burgers. But there’s also mozzarella sticks, which are coated in a Doritos Cool Ranch breading before being deep fried, and the Cali dog, a bacon-wrapped Koegel’s Vienna topped with grilled peppers and onions.

For more information about Capitol Coney, at 4021 Van Slyke Road, call (810) 238-5961 or click here.

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Bargain Hunters, Take Aim! Deer Widows Weekend Awaits

Photo: MLive File

Photo: MLive File

As firearm deer hunting season opens in Michigan this weekend, a nearby outlet mall is letting shoppers do some bargain hunting of their own. The Premium Outlets of Birch Run will host its popular Deer Widows Weekend on Friday through Sunday, Nov. 14-16.

One of the mall’s largest shopping events, the weekend offers the chance to take advantage of special savings, in-store promotions, free gifts, prizes, entertainment and more.

Among the special events and promotions planned are a VIP Welcome Reception, Columbia Sportswear Raffle, “Win Big Bucks” Raffle and a Tommy Hilfiger Block Party.

Birch Run Premium Outlets is open 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and 9

a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday at 2240 S. Beyer Road, Birch Run. Be sure to stop by Guest Services for a Bargain-Hunting Guide.

Learn more about Deer Widows Weekend here.

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Foodie Fave Friday: Stir it up Your Way at BD’s Mongolian Grill


Do you like to stir it up your way? Then check out our Friday Foodie Fave: BD’s Mongolian Grill.

Supporting local farmers and buying local whenever possible, BD’s in Flint delivers unique, interactive dining experiences with the world’s No. 1 create-your-own stir-fry restaurant concept.

The BD’s “You Rule the Experience” philosophy gives guests ownership in choosing their own ingredients from a great variety of choice meats and seafood, fresh vegetables, crisp salads, and flavor-packed sauces and spices. The food is then prepared by expert grillers on a 600-degree, 7-foot grill.

Buy just one bowl, eat all you want, or even add on the unlimited soup and salad bar. You won’t leave hungry!

BD’s Mongolian Grill is open 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 4205 Miller Road in Flint. Learn more here.

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Foodie Fave Friday! ‘Wine’ Down this Weekend at Cork on Saginaw



Feeling fancy this weekend? Delicious wine and amazing cuisine await at Cork on Saginaw in Flint.

The Cork is an upscale wine bar in downtown Flint. With an enomatic machine (that’s right, you can pour your own glass), elegant styling and delectable cuisine, Marge Murphy and her staff will be sure to make your visit memorable.

The bistro menu is to die for, featuring everything from lamb or shrimp to small plates, but the wine at Cork takes the spotlight.

The Cork is open for dinner only, starting at 4 p.m., at 635 S. Saginaw St. in Flint. Check it out this weekend. Learn more at (810) 422-9625.

Watch an ABC12 video from its opening here.

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Foodie Fave Friday: Get a Taste of the Goodies Going Nationwide


This week, we’re saluting the ooey gooey goodness of Crust: a Baking Company as our Foodie Fave.

Originally open only at its Fenton location as a sister company to Fenton’s Laundry, Crust branched out and opened a space in the Flint Farmers’ Market when the market moved to its new location in downtown Flint.

And now, the entire country can experience the deliciousness: Crust recently announced that it struck a deal with gourmet specialty retailer Williams Sonoma. Crust cinnamon rolls will now be sold nationwide! Watch an ABC12 report about Crust’s deal with Williams Sonoma here:

Crust is open at its Fenton location, 104 W. Caroline St., from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. weekdays and 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Shop at its Flint Farmers’ Market location, 300 E. First St., from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday or 8 a.m-5 p.m. Saturday.

Check out Crust’s website here.

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Foodie Fave Friday: How About Steak & Brew This Weekend?



We made it to another Friday, and that means Foodie Fave! Today, we’re recommending the beautiful Redwood Steakhouse & Brewery in Flint Township.

Whether you want to meet up with friends, dine with a date or impress a client, the Redwood Lodge has the ideal ambiance and menu. Offering casual upscale dining in a comfortable atmosphere, Redwood has award-winning beer, mesquite grill, fusion sushi, raw bar, woodfire pizza oven, wild game, fine wine cellar, wine bar and martini lounge, premium liquors, live music, outdoor dining and more.

Want a little nightlife after dinner? Located inside Redwood, the Sequoia Lounge presents live music every weekend. This weekend, catch the group Rhythm Gypsies performing Friday night and Two O’Clock High on Saturday. Entertainment begins at 9 each night.

Redwood is open 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m.-11:30 p.m. Friday, noon-11:30 p.m. Saturday and noon-9 p.m. Sunday at 5304 Gateway Centre Drive.

Learn more about Redwood Steakhouse & Brewery here.

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