A veritable tour of Greece

My destination: Blue Star Cafe & Ice Cream Treats. My mission, which I have chosen to accept: order the Greek Combo Plate! 

Top-notch Italian

Less than a months after Paul Berglund opened the doors to his new restaurant, Myrth, the chef welcomed another new challenge to his life.

Home of the wet burrito turns 70

A Grand Rapids restaurant that lays claim to the advent of the wet burrito is celebrating a milestone.

Glorious Golumpki

Gołąbki (aka golombki, golumpki, golabki, golumpkies, golumpkis, gluntkes, or gwumpki) are Polish cabbage rolls, stuffed with a mixture of beef, pork, rice, and seasoning.

Last Chance Revamps

Your friend calls you up and says, “Hey, let’s go to happy hour at Last Chance Tavern & Grill.” You reply, “Where’s that?”

Sparti Parti flows from Big Lake to stadium

A locally brewed IPA will be served at Spartan Stadium this football season

Flights of fancy

While there’s nothing new about flights of beer, a new promotion has restaurants of all types offering flights.

Hudsonville announces new seasonal flavors

A Michigan-based, family-owned and operated ice cream company in business since 1926 has announced four new fall-inspired flavors. 

Ridiculously good Mediterranean

Tucked away in the Knapp's Corner strip mall next to Celebration Cinemas North is one of Grand Rapids' culinary treasure troves.

GR’s four must-try sushi spots

Great tasting sushi is never too far away in Grand Rapids. Here are four top spots to visit – from downtown to Knapp’s Corner.

A Spring Lake Institution

I’d already heard about “the rules,” so I entered Stan’s Bar in Spring Lake through the back door.

Celebrity redesign underway in EGR

A longtime Gaslight Village restaurant is in the midst of a transformation.

Best hot dog on a stick money can buy

If you’re anywhere near the beach in Grand Haven this summer, there's one spot you have to try.

Meritage welcomes new culinary expert

A hospitality company that got its start with hotels and a fast food franchise is welcoming a new team member.

Recipe: Heirloom Tomato Tart

Katie Barnes and Rachel Johnson, chef-owners of Porch Light Gatherings, have come up with a perfect pairing– an heirloom tomato tart + a delicious...
Beer City USA mugs Photo courtesy of Experience Grand Rapids

Reigning champions of beer

Grand Rapids was once again recognized as Best Beer City in the U.S. according to a national reader’s choice award.

Big Lake makes moves south of the border

A popular Holland brewery is expanding its distribution footprint, and is now available to beer lovers across northern Indiana.

Delicious Italian dining in a strip mall?

Inside the unassuming strip mall exterior of Vitale’s Pizza in Zeeland, you will find a low-key gem of a restaurant that has a lot more to offer than you might expect.

Feasting al fresco

What's a better than an evening on the lawn of your favorite outdoor concert venue? How about a little something to nosh on, too?

Area blueberry growers share recipes

It isn’t your imagination. Lakeshore blueberries really are hot stuff.