Reporter Food: Battle Alley Beef Sandwich at Bittersweet Café

Reporter Food: Battle Alley Beef Sandwich at Bittersweet Café

(Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 1, 2017)

Holly, MI – I’m not sure how many restaurants in Holly have a dish named after the village’s famous “Battle Alley,” but one of the contenders is the Battle Alley Sandwich at Bittersweet Café.

Bittersweet’s Battle Alley Beef sandwich has slow roasted beef, melted bleu cheese, baby spinach, tomatoes and red onions with honey French dressing grilled on marbled rye bread.  I ordered mine with the dressing on the side and found it pretty tasty without it.

The sandwich comes with potato chips and a side of cole slaw served in a little metal cup. I loved that the meal came served on faux newsprint wax paper.

My favorite thing at Bittersweet so far is the Creamosa. This concoction has sparkling water with vanilla, orange or raspberry syrup and cream, served over ice.  I went for the raspberry.  It was amazing.

Check out more about Bittersweet Cafe at

Here are other Reporter Food Columns from The Village of Holly:

Pesto Chicken and Kettle Chips at Northern Oak Brewery

Queen Anne Tea Lunch at Holly Hotel

Holly Dogman Brat at Andy’s Place

Battle Alley Burger at Andy’s Place

Four Cheese Baked Spaghetti at Villager’s Restaurant

Purple Rain at Jacq n Diane’s Juice Box

Rocky Mountain Way at Jacq n Diane’s Juice Box

Upside Down Smoothie at Jacq n Diane’s Juice Box

Reuben Sandwich at Northern Oak Brewery

Learn more about the exciting things to do in the Village of Holly in our special “Daytrip to Holly” Section!


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