Summer salad for lunch

As the weather warms, sometimes a quick, light lunch is all that’s needed.

Spice up your summer

Margaritas get top billing on Cinco de Mayo, but their star turn shouldn’t end with the holiday.

A downtown Beacon

Grand Rapids is not flush with seafood spots.

Perrin Brewing to host ‘Bend and Brew’ at the pub

Perrin Brewing Company is inviting the public to come enjoy yoga and beer at its pub during two events this fall.

Five wines to pair

Choosing a bottle of wine to take to the holiday party can be quite a headache. Here are some suggestions to make the beverage buying less stressful:

Long Road releases first line of canned cocktails

Long Road Distillers rolled out a new lineup of canned craft cocktails, based on a few of its most popular cocktails since opening its doors more than five years ago.

Popeyes fans rejoice — two new locations coming to Grand Rapids area

Two more locations of a restaurant chain known for serving “spicy New Orleans-style chicken” are coming to the area.

Husband-and-wife duo offer popsicles with a twist

The purchase of an iconic tricycle found on Craigslist has turned into a bustling frozen treats business for husband-and-wife duo Jason Richardson and Korin Hollinshead.

Introducing the nano brewery

Lost Art Brewhouse stands out by staying small and fresh.
Rak Thai bubble boba tea cups Downtown Market

Rak Thai expands space for more bubble tea

A Thai restaurant at the Grand Rapids Downtown Market has completed an expansion to sell more bubble tea.

Hidden gem in Creston

Michael Goessman loves the ingredients he can find in West Michigan.
Bistro Bella Vita Celebrates 20 Years

After 20 Years, Bistro Bella Vita Stays Fresh

Aaron Van Timmeren, head chef at Bistro Bella Vita, said there was a time when the Grand Rapids Griffins would play and the restaurant would be dead. Now on game nights, Bistro Bella Vita is packed - as it is most other nights of the week when something is going on in downtown Grand Rapids.

The B.O.B. to reopen in September

The Gilmore Collection is set to reopen its large downtown entertainment and restaurant venue this fall.

Chophouse dining

Slow down for an evening at Bowdie’s Chophouse.
Flavors on the Promenade

Roll With It

When you’re in the mood to treat yourself this summer, there’s only one solution—ice cream.

Toasted pickles? How sweet!

Paul and Mary Bondarenko of Jackson, Michigan, were camping at Grand Haven State Park recently.

Coppercraft Distillery rolls out canned cocktail with the Detroit Lions

Coppercraft Distillery released a limited-edition canned vodka cocktail crafted in partnership with the Detroit Lions.

InBooze your own adventure

Cocktail infusion kits make mixing drinks easy.
hot dog with relish ketchup mustard on plate

Jonny B’z is closing

Jonny B'z is making way for a new restaurant.

Brightening the chip aisle

Sweet and savory chips for a psychedelic good time.