City of Walker approves plans for Chick-fil-A

Chick-fil-A has received approval to proceed with plans for a new restaurant in the Westown at Wilson development in Walker.

Owners sell Real Food Café to Restaurant Partners

Both locations of Real Food Café have been sold to a local restaurant group.

Beacon Corner Bar opens downtown

A casual restaurant and bar that serves “coastal sea and land fare” is settling into downtown Grand Rapids after a long road to opening.

Essence Restaurant Group adds private event spaces

A Grand Rapids restaurant group has opened five private event spaces at three locations to offer safe fine dining experiences for groups in time for the holidays.

A labor of love

Greek To Go offers bake-from-frozen options.

Wahlburgers restaurant opening in downtown Grand Rapids

Wahlburgers will open a location in downtown Grand Rapids next month.

Taqueria San Jose closing down

A Mexican restaurant in Grand Rapids is permanently closing on New Year’s Eve.

Real Seafood Company to host grand opening

A seafood chain is opening a location in downtown Grand Rapids next week.
Osteria Rossa interior partial

Osteria Rossa closing its doors

A downtown Grand Rapids Italian restaurant is closing its doors for good.

Bobcat Bonnie’s opens in Grand Rapids

A Detroit-based restaurant known for its “craft beers, great food, amazing service and a killer playlist” opened its first West Michigan location.

Portico restaurant opening at Studio Park’s Canopy by Hilton

A new upscale restaurant is opening this week on the ground floor of the Canopy by Hilton hotel in downtown Grand Rapids’ Studio Park.

Entrepreneur opening street food restaurant in Holland

A Holland man will open a restaurant that fulfills a longtime dream he shared with his late father.

Taco Borracho to open on Cinco de Mayo

A new taco joint will open inside a former car wash just east of Medical Mile next week.

JW Marriott’s Domes on the Dek reopen

After a successful winter season last year, the Domes on the Dek at the JW Marriott Grand Rapids reopened today for reservations. 

Social Misfits makes changes in first month of operations

The owner of a waffle, coffee and cocktail bar in downtown Grand Rapids added new processes to accommodate customer demand in the first month of operations.

Lakeshore Restaurant Week kicks off this weekend

A restaurant week begins this weekend on the lakeshore.

Stan’s Tacos opening in downtown Grand Rapids

Meritage Hospitality Group is opening its third Stan’s Tacos location this month.

Ramen bar estimates summer opening

Ramen is one step closer to coming to Grand Rapids’ Monroe North neighborhood this summer.

Essence Restaurant Group to reopen Grove next week

A popular Grand Rapids eatery will reopen next week just under two years after closing due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Korean barbecue and karaoke restaurant opens downtown

After a two-year delay, K-ROK Grand Rapids, a Korean barbecue and karaoke restaurant, now is open downtown.




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