Cue the charcuterie

Pack the perfect picnic — with a little help.
St. Julian Winery

Editor’s pick

While St. Julian is a well-known Michigan winery, I had never sampled any of its wines previously, so I was excited to see how its products measured up to the wines I typically drink.
Big Lake Brewing has grown to a 15-barrel system.

Lakeshore Brewery Relocates & Expands

A brewery along the lakeshore announced today that it is relocating into a larger location.
Photo courtesy of Thinkstock Photos

Pack the Perfect Picnic: Local Vendors with Everything You Need

Picnics have always been a crowd pleaser for adults and children alike, and Michigan summers are too great to be spent laboring in the kitchen. So take it easy, get outside, and let these local vendors help you make the most of your experience.
Fuji Yama

New Ramen & Sushi Bar Coming to Medical Mile

The owners of Fuji Yama are opening a new restaurant along the Medical Mile.
Gaia Cafe cookies

Gaia Cafe is Calling It a Comeback

A displaced vegetarian cafe is finding new roots.

Get the Scoop on Cone Appétit

A new craft ice cream business is about to launch in coffee shops and restaurants around the city.
Bar Divani, Photo by Michael Buck

A Taste of Grand Rapids

From the Grand Rapids Magazine August 2018 issue. Available on newsstands now or via subscription.Foodies, rejoice! Grand Rapids’ ninth annual Restaurant Week, held by Experience...

9 Grand Rapids Restaurants Serving a Thanksgiving Feast

Thanksgiving: Just the word makes your mouth water. It’s the Super Bowl for foodies - a full day of feasting and football, surrounded by family and friends. We can’t wait to dig into herb-roasted, thick-carved turkey and mountains of mashed potatoes overflowing with rivers of gravy. But we aren’t looking forward to all the work that it takes to pull the meal together.
My Little Michigan Kitchen cookbook cover

Start Cooking with ‘My Little Michigan Kitchen’

"Homemade is better than store-bought” for a local food blogger — and she’s proving it with a new cookbook full of “Michigan classics.”
Whitecaps Rocky Balburrito

Whitecaps Name Winner of Fan Food Vote

Just in time for baseball season, the West Michigan Whitecaps have named the winner of the team’s fan food contest.
Butcher's Union brunch, charred flank steak, fried egg, breakfast potatoes.

11 Brunch Spots Worth Getting Out of Bed For

Lauded by weekend warriors everywhere, brunch has become more than just a meal. It’s an experience, an ordeal, an event. It’s not a stumble-out-of-bed kind of meal - no, here in Grand Rapids, it’s an Instagram occasion and a foodie sensation.
Grand Rapids Brewing Co.'s Hotline 1-800-Hotline-Beef sandwich is ready for its close up.

Travel Channel Makes Visit to GR Brewery

A local brewery said a popular Travel Channel series would be making a visit on Wednesday and will spotlight one of its sandwiches.
Carver's cheese burger.

Downtown Market Hosts Finger Food Friday

With so many options at the Downtown Market, it’s hard to decide what vendors to try.

Brightening the chip aisle

Sweet and savory chips for a psychedelic good time.
City Barbeque sandwich pop bottle

Barbecue Chain Opening Location

The first West Michigan location for a national barbecue chain will open soon.
Pal's Diner is now Dan's Diner, named after new owner and chef Dan Chudik.

Pal’s Diner Reopens Under New Moniker

The former Pal’s Diner has been renamed Dan’s Diner and will reopen before the end of the month.
Stan Diego Baja Taco Kitchen

SoCal Menu Comes to Standale Eatery

The former Crooked Goose restaurant in Standale is reopening this week as Stan Diego Baja Taco Kitchen.
Friesian bar

Partners Opening Urban Gastropub

An “eclectic comfort food” restaurant with a rooftop deck is opening in town.
Local First Fork Fest 2017

Fork Fest Dishes Out Local Fare

Grab a fork and get ready to dig into some delectable local fare. The seventh annual Local First Fork Fest event takes place on Thursday.




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