Blu, Glen Arbor

Blu, Glen Arbor

5705 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor, MI 49636

The Leelanau Peninsula’s bracing Pinot Blanc and Pinot Gris—and its spectacular scenery—have begun drawing wine tourists to the eastern edge of Lake Michigan. At his 10-table lakefront dining room tucked beside a condominium complex, Randy Chamberlain emphasizes regional ingredients—down to the fir-needle soap in the restroom—and cooks perfectly composed dishes for diners ogling sunsets over the water.

What to eat White-tail venison with dried cherries and port-wine jus is a house standard.

What to drink Brys Estate’s 2007 Signature Red, a lush three-grape blend from the Old Mission Peninsula across the bay ($58).

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