A few weeks ago, I mentioned Cork & Fork at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island.
Over the years, I’ve had the pleasure of tasting some delicious beers from St. Louis-based Schlafly Beer.
Before Atwater Brewery opened its location in Grand Rapids, I ventured over to Detroit to chat with then-owner Mark Rieth to see what it was all about for Grand Rapids Business Journal.
One of my favorite breweries in the area is Cedar Springs Brewing Co.
Today is International Beer Day — yes, yet another made-up holiday that encourages us to drink or eat more.
One of my favorite things about the world of food and beverage is terroir.
There’s an argument that Woodford Reserve is one of the first true craft distilleries.
A downtown Grand Rapids eatery has teamed up with a local lingerie boutique to take dinner theater to a new level.
The craft beer scene in West Michigan was completely different in the mid-90s.
This week, a pretty cool whiskey brand founder was in town.
Somehow, we’re deep into summer 2022. How did that happen?
It’s summertime, and sometimes there’s nothing better on a hot, humid evening than a scoop of ice cream.
There’s a really cool whiskey event in Grand Rapids this weekend.
A year or so ago, I was scrolling through my Instagram, as a millennial is apt to do, and I saw my childhood friend Collin O’Brien rocking out on drums.
Shortly before leaving for Las Vegas in 2017, I shot a segment of "Beer Beat with Pat" on WZZM 13 at Thornapple Brewing Company, at 6262 28th St SE in Grand Rapids.
Last weekend, I went to the Indianapolis 500.
One of my more vivid memories as an adult, for a reason I’ll never be able to understand, is sitting at a bar in Louisville with Long Road Distillers founders Jon O’Connor and Kyle Van Strien.
One of the reasons I fell in love with beer was the stories around it.
This week, I caught up with Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss.
The past two-plus years have been incredibly difficult for everyone.