In an age of fast food, microwavable meals and delivery services, The Sovengard is bringing “slow food” back to Grand Rapids. Originating in Europe, slow food is a movement encouraging individuals and businesses to purchase from local farmers and cook meals in their own kitchens.
Last week shoppers milled about the cases and the aisles of the newly opened Gordon Food Service Store. They scanned prices and filled their carts with fresh produce, meats, cheeses and even made-to-order guacamole.
In the spring, David Olson, a chef and finance consultant for the food & beverage industry who calls Caledonia home, traveled through Northern Africa, spending much of his time touring soup and spice markets and gathering inspiration for his own recipes. While you might expect Olson’s trip to garner fabulous food concoctions, it’s his Moroccan spice porter that has Grand Rapids salivating.
GR|MAG’s print sibling has a list of “Grand Rapids’ Top 5 Places to Watch the Game” this month. We thought we’d add a few of our own suggestions to the list.
A local husband and wife team has brought traditional Greek food to Grand Rapids. Eklectico Greek Kouzina, located in Alger Heights, has always been a dream of Andreas Papangelopoulos and his wife, Nicole Thrasher-Papangelopoulos.
Whether you are vegan or vegetarian or just interested in how to eat a healthy plant-based diet, Grand Rapids VegFest is for you. Taking place on Sunday, Oct. 7 from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the DeltaPlex, Grand Rapids VegFest features cooking demonstrations, speakers, a plethora of local vendors and, of course, food.
Turns out Thursday Oct. 4 is National Taco Day. Head to one of the places below and fill your plate with tacos in celebration.
Local and beloved chef, Jenna Arcidiacono, will be featured on the Food Network’s “Guy’s Grocery Games” this Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 9 p.m.
The best part about fall might be the food, especially if you have a sweet tooth. Check out these five fall treats, which will surely have you indulging in the season!
Citizen restaurant announced yesterday that it will close at the end of this week to undergo roof repairs.