Chugga chugga!

First opened in 1946, Choo Choo Grill has been a Grand Rapids hidden treasure for nearly 80 years.

American Katsu

Nestled at the vibrant intersection of Cherry and Diamond Street, KCM stands as a culinary gem, seamlessly blending the flavors of Korea and Japan with an American twist.

West Africa on South Division

Sixteen countries make up West Africa, and all 16 are represented in Grand Rapids. That means a lot of weddings and other special occasions — and a lot of demand for traditional food to get the party started.

My Thai: Little Bangkok

Ever notice that the first time you taste a dish, if you like it, that’s what you expect it to taste like in perpetuity at every other restaurant that serves it?

5 Knives replaces Rico’s at Riverview Center

Imagine walking into a café, grabbing a drink, ordering an apple cranberry turkey panini that’s ready in five minutes and then walking out without ever opening your wallet.

Aperitivo to go?

It’s hard to pinpoint a favorite at Aperitivo, as the menu is always changing.

Mother of all tacos available on the go

It’s lunchtime, but it’s cold, wet and rainy outside. You’re craving some authentic Mexican restaurant food, but you just don’t don’t want to leave the cozy confines of your car.

Options galore

Over the summer, we took a reader suggestion of featuring First Wok as an On The Go feature, and it is a perfect quick dinner idea for much of the Grand Rapids metro area.

Eastown institution

In West Michigan, it can seem like there is a pizza place on almost every corner.

Tasty Tamales

With costs rising at restaurants across the country, it’s refreshing when a spot offers up affordable, yet delicious cuisine.

SpartanNash revamps Knapp’s Corner D&W

A grocery store at Knapp’s Corner has a fresh coat of paint and more local products.

Fresh Thyme Market reopens

Fresh Thyme Market recently reopened the doors of its Grand Rapids location.

Urban Mexican eatery opens in Wyoming

The mother of all tacos has arrived.

Brooklyn-style bodega in GR

Bagels are seemingly all the rage nowadays in Grand Rapids.

Crumbl Cookies Holland location opening Friday

A location of the national Crumbl Cookies franchise is opening tomorrow in Holland.

Apple Spice Box Lunch & Catering marks three years with cookie giveaway

A box lunch delivery and catering franchise is celebrating three years by giving back to its customers in a delicious way.

Chicken and waffles franchise coming to Grand Rapids

A fast-casual chain known for its portable chicken and waffles is coming to Celebration Village this fall.

Taste of Cairo hosts soft opening

The owners of an Egyptian restaurant are hosting a trial run this week.

Roll’N Out Food Truck Fest to be held Sunday

Food truck season kicks off in Grand Rapids this weekend with an event downtown.

Taste of Muskegon announces restaurant lineup

The organizers of a food festival in Muskegon have released this year’s vendor lineup.

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