For Grand Rapids, Easter isn’t just a holiday weekend; it’s a sign that spring is coming. Say goodbye to snow tires and parkas and say hello to t-shirts and tulips (we’re looking at you, Holland). To help usher in equinox, we’ve compiled some of the tastiest Easter brunches for April 1 – and believe us, brunch isn’t something we joke about.
Pancakes are the perfect sweet treat for breakfast — a platform for creativity, unique toppings and flavor combinations. Whether you’re looking for a classic, simple cake or one that breaks all the rules, here are our top picks for pancakes in Grand Rapids.
A restaurant is bringing the heat of Nashville to Grand Rapids.
Enjoy dinner by the river in the North Monroe neighborhood. Linear opened Wednesday night at the new Rivers Edge apartment complex, at 1001 Monroe Ave.
A local restaurant that closed last fall is reopening under a new concept to appeal to a wider demographic.
A Grand Rapids burrito is in the national spotlight once again.
After receiving a new hip, Damion Parker began thinking about making a career change. A security police officer for 13 years, Parker said he began considering that “carrying a gun, wearing a bulletproof vest, and being in potentially violent situations daily needed to change.”
Grand Rapids is about to get a whole lot sweeter! MoKAYA chocolate boutique is expanding its space with plans to host events, roll out a new dessert menu, and offer customers a tastier experience!
A trio of brothers has purchased and rebranded a downtown restaurant as a new “upscale pub food” concept.
While brunch definitely isn’t a drag – it’s the reason we get out of bed on Saturday and Sunday morning, honestly – Drag Brunch Grand Rapids debuts this weekend and promises some terrific drag performances.
The second poke restaurant to open up in Grand Rapids, Poke Toki is providing a new take on poke (pronounced poke-kay) bowls by combining Korean, Japanese and Hawaiian flavors and cooking styles.
If you’re shopping for someone who loves food (which, let’s be honest is most everyone in town), then we’ve rounded up some of our favorite, affordable gift ideas from local businesses.
There is no better time than the holidays to celebrate with loved ones, relax and eat! Festive bites are a mainstay of most holiday gatherings, but long menus and complicated recipes can stress out even the most seasoned host. This year, why not throw together a crowd-pleasing, no-cooking-required cheese and charcuterie platter?
Exciting news for coffee and baked-good lovers, two adored local businesses are partnering on a new project. Squibb Coffee and Rise Authentic Baking Co. are collaborating to open a new space this winter.
When you hear taproom, most likely your first thought is beer, but Sacred Springs is a different sort of taproom. It serves up locally made kombucha.
March 14 is known as Pi Day, which celebrates all things 3.14. To us, it sounds a lot more like PIE day, since math just confuses us – and makes us hungry.
St. Patrick’s Day is coming, and besides the obligatory drinking and garish green clothing, Grand Rapids has more than a firkin of festive events happening over the weekend.
A former Italian restaurant in town is getting new life as a "Detroit-style" pizzeria this spring.
A displaced vegetarian cafe is finding new roots.
The former Crooked Goose restaurant in Standale is reopening this week as Stan Diego Baja Taco Kitchen.