Rose's outdoor patio

8 Outdoor Patios in Grand Rapids to Soak Up Summer

When you only have three months of summer (in a good year), it’s critical to take every opportunity to enjoy the sunshine and warm weather. What better way to soak up summer than dining al fresco?
Tacos El Cunado at Bridge Street.

10 Places to Enjoy a Taco for National Taco Day

Turns out Thursday Oct. 4 is National Taco Day. Head to one of the places below and fill your plate with tacos in celebration.
Brick & Porter Pinky Up burger

Try Every Grandwich Entry

It’s time to rev up your taste buds and tie on a bib — voting has begun for the best Grand Rapids-made sandwich.
Photo by Michael Buck

Grand Rapids’ Top 5 Teatime Go-Tos

With cold weather upon us, there’s no better time to enjoy a steaming hot cup of tea to warm the soul. Whether you’re looking for a place to sit down and relax or just need to restock your tea collection, there are plenty of tea specialists to visit around Grand Rapids.
Main Street BBQ Express

Main Street BBQ Opening Express Location

After three years in Lowell, Main Street BBQ is opening its second location and there may be others to follow.
Zivio Grand Rapids

Wealthy Street Greets ‘Modern European’ Restaurant

A trio of family members have opened a Bosnian-inspired restaurant in town that promises to “never leave your belly empty.”
New Hotel Mertens bakery exterior rendering

Downtown Restaurant Adding Bakery, Café and Event Space

A French restaurant downtown is diversifying its capabilities and offerings.
Cyclops Bake Shop creates custom order cookies. Place your holiday order before its too late.

4 Places Where You’ll Find the Tastiest Vegan Cookies in Town

Grand Rapids Magazine's November 2018 issue offered up a list of the "Top 5 Places to Get Cookies." But what about vegan cookies? Here's a list of GR|MAG's top four places to score the tastiest vegan cookies in town.

Celebrate National Hamburger Day with One of These Local Favorites

National Hamburger Day is coming up on May 28, and nothing says summertime like a big, juicy hamburger. GR|Mag has rounded up a list of 14 delicious burger offerings from local restaurants to help you celebrate this favorite menu item.
GRtuks will debute in Grand Rapids in May 2018

Electric Tuk-Tuks Hit GR Streets for Craft Beer Tours

You’ve no doubt seen the laughing, smiling faces of Grand Rapids Beer Trolley passengers embarking and disembarking at bars across the city. Now, Grand Rapids Beer Trolley is expanding with a fun new way to tour the city’s craft breweries.
Wikiwiki Poke brings Hawaiian cuisine to Wealthy Street.

Wikiwiki Poke Shop Opens

While it’s not the first restaurant to offer poke bowls in Grand Rapids, Wikiwiki Poke Shop is the first to put the popular Hawaiian cuisine front and center on its menu.
Paddock Place

The New Pub Opening in East Hills is All About Happy Hour

The “big house on the hill” in Grand Rapids' East Hills neighborhood is getting a new happy hour destination.
Buddy's Pizza and beer glass

Detroit-style Pizza Restaurant Opens on 28th Street

A pizza chain from the state’s east side has opened its first West Michigan location.
Mayan Buzz Cafe

Mayan Buzz Café Opening in Bridge Street Market

Have you heard the buzz around town? Your daily grind is about to get a lot more brew-tiful with Mayan Buzz Café opening inside the new Bridge Street Market this week.
Haute at New Hotel Mertens.

New Hotel Mertens Elevates Dining with Rooftop Lounge

You can enjoy your next charcuterie plate, oysters on the half shell or other delicious French cuisine with a skyline view. New Hotel Mertens announced that it has opened a rooftop lounge, Haute at New Hotel Mertens.

Mediterranean Inspired Restaurant Nestles into Midtown Neighborhood

Matt Overdevest grew up in the central valley of California, an area abundant with agriculture, so maybe it’s not a surprise that he pursued a career as a chef.
Fratelli's Kitchen & Bar wine bottle glass cheese

Couple Opening Italian Restaurant on the West Side

The husband-and-wife owners of a Sicilian pizza place that just re-opened on the city’s West Side are also opening a restaurant next door.
Hudsonville Ice Cream pint flavors

7 Hudsonville Ice Cream Flavors Taking New Form

Seven flavors made by Hudsonville Ice Cream will soon be available in a new size.
Ada Fresh Market interior

Grocery Store Opening in Ada Village

A new grocery store is about to be unveiled in Ada Village.
Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant exterior

Winery Plans Restaurant and Tasting Room on 28th Street

A wine and restaurant company is planning its first West Michigan location.

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