Kalamazoo Craft Beverage Week kicks off

The fourteenth annual Kalamazoo Craft Beverage Week kicks off on Friday, Jan. 12, with more than 100 events scheduled to take place Jan. 12 - 21.

Scholar serves up old school favorites

Few restaurants have opened up in Grand Rapids with such a specific approach in mind, particularly one that fit its building so well.

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.

The 411 on 616 Kabob

When Mr. Gyro on Alpine closed early last year in 2023, it left a hole in my heart. More than that, it left a gap in the marketplace.
Hotcakes

Hotcake Haven!

Some of the Tri-Cities’ hottest cakes, ranked
Garlic Sky Fire Stir Fry with Tofu

Thai ‘comfort food’

2 Dragons Cuisine is my Thai tea go-to when in Holland.

The Wine Guys of West Michigan: Part 3

Joe Nielsen’s career path is so steady, so linear, I wouldn’t be surprised if he’s a Capricorn.

Chocolate study offers food for thought

As you gear up for the holidays, or if you've already indulged in more Hanukkah gelt than planned (no judgment here!), this recent study brings a delightful twist to the season.

Recipe: Buckwheat Pecan Pancakes

These buckwheat pecan pancakes are fit for breakfast or dessert!

Five favorites for festive cocktails

When the days grow short and the nights grow long, a little holiday cheer in a glass may be just what the doctor ordered.

Savory Pumpkin Cheeseball

Every wondered what else, besides pie, you can make with pumpkin?

Grove staff honored for excellence

A restaurant that dropped out of the Grand Rapids fine dining scene due to the Covid-19 pandemic recently celebrated a victory. 

Craving authentic Mexican fare?

When it comes to south-of-the-border style culinary adventures in Grand Rapids, there's a place on the north side that's causing quite a stir.

Veteran-run coffee shop opens downtown

The new Has Heart coffee shop and veteran-focused creative organization unveiled improvements to the historic building at Veterans Memorial Park, located at 22 Sheldon Ave. NE.

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?

Create a DIY Bar Your Guests will Love

When it comes to holiday entertaining, no one wants to spend the night making drinks instead of enjoying their guests.

The Bramble– a modern classic

If you're as much of a fan of Chambord as I am, and you're not in love with gin straight up, but like it with the right mixer, then this drink may be for you.

Mash Bash? No, Barrel Bash!

Did you know that a brewery and craft distiller located in West Michigan is the nation’s largest barrel-aged brewer?

A Cut Above!

Bridge Street. A sunny summer Sunday in Grand Rapids. Today's food and beverage destination: Butcher's Union.

Recipe: Hot Fireball Cider

Looking to jazz up that gallon of freshly pressed cider? This Hot Fireball Cider recipe may be just the thing!

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