UberEATS comes to Grand Rapids.

UberEATS Rolls Out Across Grand Rapids

Have a hankering for a burger or some fish tacos? Now you can have those items and more delivered right to your door from some of the best restaurants in town.
Rising Grinds overcame a devastating fire to finally open this past November.

Devastating Fire Burned Building to Ground but Sparked Hope

A little over a year ago, firefighters responded to a building engulfed in flames. Rising Grinds, a café set to open in Spring 2017, had suddenly caught fire and burned to the ground.
Crooked Goose closing after six years.

Restaurant Trading American Fare for Cali-Mex Menu

After six years, the Crooked Goose in Standale is closing its doors, but the restaurant space won’t be empty for long.
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.

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.
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.
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.
Grain serves up sandwiches on the West Side.

Mom and Pop Sandwich Shop Opens in Grand Rapids

On the West Side of Grand Rapids sits “a mom-and-pop shop with a twist,” as co-owner, Sylene Wilkining described it.

10 Must Visit GR Coffee Shops

Whether it’s the buzz of creative conversations or the actual buzz from the caffeine, I always feel more productive at a coffee shop. Since Grand Rapid experiences nine months of colder weather, it’s a true java hotspot; there’s nothing better than a steaming cup of craft coffee on a crisp fall day, amirite?
Head to Robinette's for pumpkins, cider and more.

5 Places to Celebrate Fall in GR

It’s officially fall! With the cornucopia of local farms and orchards (not to mention picturesque color tours), some argue fall is the best time of year in town. Whether you’re looking for fresh-pressed apple cider or to find the perfect pumpkin, we’ve found five places in Grand Rapids to celebrate the season.

20 Happy Hours in GR By Neighborhood

From the North Quarter to Heartside, we scoured Grand Rapids’ 10 neighborhoods for the best happy hours around. Regardless of where you work or live, there’s always somewhere to score cheap drinks and tasty bites.
Russo's International Market opens downtown location

Specialty Market Moves Into Downtown

A specialty market with a long reputation in the community has opened its doors downtown.

Rockford Brewing Pitches Tent at Harvest Festival

If you are attending the annual Harvest Festival in Rockford this weekend, be sure to stop by Rockford Brewing’s beer tent and pick up a beer brat.
Johnny B'z celebrates National Cheeseburger day with $5 burger & beer deal

Celebrate National Cheeseburger Day With a Local Favorite

In honor of National Cheeseburger Day today, Johnny B'z is offering a $5 deluxe burger and PBR beer special until closing time. The eatery, located on Wealthy Street, said you can swap out a Coke product for the PBR if you're on the clock.

Shop Local: Get Your Pumpkin Spice Fix

Starbucks may have started the pumpkin spice trend with its pumpkin spice latte, but there are plenty of local restaurants, coffee shops, breweries and even retailers offering up their own twists on the fall favorite. Check out some local spots where you can get your pumpkin spice fix.
Long Road brunch

Long Road Offers Up Enhanced Brunch Menu

Long Road Distillers is giving you another reason to get out of bed on Sunday morning. After expanding its kitchen in May, Long Road has updated its brunch menu to include several more items.
Bowl of pho from Pho 616

Vietnamese Restaurant Opens in Downtown Market

A new vendor has moved into the Downtown Market. Pho 616 opened on Friday morning in the Market Hall.

Distillery Opens for Brunch

Gray Skies Distillery is giving Sunday brunch a try beginning this weekend with Cocktails & Tacos.
Chef Peter Davidson's Golden Beet Poke

Vander Mill Chef Serves Up New Menu

Chef Peter Davidson has been overseeing the Vander Mill kitchen for less than a month, but he is already incorporating some new ideas into the cider-maker’s food menu, with plans for a bigger overhaul later this year.
Photo courtesy of Happy Cat Cafe.

Happy Cat Café Opens Downtown

On Thursday, the Happy Cat Café opened its doors downtown, creating a purrfect spot for lovers of both coffee and cats.

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