If you are looking for something fun to do this fall, consider stopping in at one of the many tasting rooms around Grand Rapids. Here are our top five picks to get you started.
Located just north of Monument Park at the intersection of Fulton Street and Division Avenue in downtown Grand Rapids is Osteria Rossa, winner of Grand Rapids Magazine’s Best New Restaurant in 2015 and a Restaurant of the Year recipient in 2016.
There’s been a great movement in reducing alcohol consumption across modern dining culture, for physical health, social health and a general sense of balance.
Add one part culinary know-how to one part passion for cooking, sprinkle with Michigan flavor and add a pinch of nostalgia. That’s the recipe for the perfect Michigan-themed cookbook, “My Little Michigan Kitchen” by Mandy McGovern.
At Živio Modern European Tavern and Grill, brothers Dino and Denis Duratovic like to feed people who want to eat — really eat.
Longtime annexation by Russia didn’t fare well for your knowledge of anything about Georgia, one of the original wine-growing countries.
A Grand Rapids spirits maker is a contender to be the country's "best" distillery in several categories.
A new health-oriented shake shop has opened in the area.
A Grand Rapids brewery is releasing a new seasonal beer.
A local bakery is now offering delivery during breakfast and lunch hours.
A cupcake shop has settled into a major shopping corridor in town.
A West Michigan brewery is kicking off college football season with two IPAs inspired by an in-state rivalry.
A distillery is planning to open a tasting room at the lakeshore.
For being a coffee roaster, Ferris Coffee & Nut Co. has made a deep dive into the craft beverage industry this year.
A restaurant company is opening its third fast-casual pizza franchise in West Michigan.
An “urban barbecue” restaurant has closed after being open for five months.
A new "superfood café" has found a space in the city.
A second "Detroit-style" pizza restaurant is in the works for West Michigan.
A West Michigan candy company has unveiled a newly renovated store.
A “patriotic”-themed barbecue chain that gives back to “America’s heroes” is opening a Grand Rapids location this month.