Long Road brunch

Long Road Offers Up Enhanced Brunch Menu

Long Road Distillers is giving you another reason to get out of bed on Sunday morning. After expanding its kitchen in May, Long Road has updated its brunch menu to include several more items.
Bowl of pho from Pho 616

Vietnamese Restaurant Opens in Downtown Market

A new vendor has moved into the Downtown Market. Pho 616 opened on Friday morning in the Market Hall.
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Former Competitive Fighter Crafts Healthier Bloody Mary Mix

Emily Griffen describes her background as bizarre, noting she is a former competitive Thai fighter who spent four years traveling the world and participating in martial arts competitions and then became an entrepreneur that makes bloody mary mixes.

Beer Explorer’s Back-to-School Edition

Kids aren't the only ones going back-to-school in September. The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) is hosting its Beer Explorer's Back-to-Beer-School program, which will highlight beers from six local breweries.

Distillery Opens for Brunch

Gray Skies Distillery is giving Sunday brunch a try beginning this weekend with Cocktails & Tacos.
Chef Peter Davidson's Golden Beet Poke

Vander Mill Chef Serves Up New Menu

Chef Peter Davidson has been overseeing the Vander Mill kitchen for less than a month, but he is already incorporating some new ideas into the cider-maker’s food menu, with plans for a bigger overhaul later this year.

Atwater Brewery Plans Oktoberfest Celebration

Atwater Brewing in Grand Rapids is getting ready to host its first Oktoberfest.
Harmony Brewing The B.A.T. pizza

Harmony Brewing Plans Pizza & Beer Delivery with Expansion

Pretty soon you’ll be able to get your favorite Harmony Brewing Company pizza and beer delivered to your front door.
Photo courtesy of Happy Cat Cafe.

Happy Cat Café Opens Downtown

On Thursday, the Happy Cat Café opened its doors downtown, creating a purrfect spot for lovers of both coffee and cats.

Creston Brewery Celebrates Anniversary with Outdoor Party

Creston Brewery opened a year ago and quickly became a neighborhood hotspot. This week, the brewery, located in the Creston Business District at 1504 Plainfield Ave. NE, celebrates its one-year anniversary, culminating in an outdoor celebration on Saturday in conjunction with the Best of Creston Festival.

Severe Fire Closes Corner Bar in Rockford

An early morning fire at the Corner Bar in Rockford has left the building damaged and the bar’s owners unsure of what’s next. 
La Coupe du Monde de la Patisserie 2013. Held at the Secchia Institute for Culinary Education.

Culinary Institute Hosts Tryouts for International Pastry Competition

An international pastry competition has its qualifying battle in Grand Rapids this week.
Mr. Burger has been cooking up burgers for 50 years.

Restaurant Celebrates 50 Years of Flipping Burgers, Offers 50% Off Deals

A Grand Rapids restaurant staple is celebrating 50 years of flipping burgers with several 50 percent off deals.

Camp Newaygo Chef Shows Off Culinary Skills with Dinner on the Ridge

Camp Newaygo chef Chris Gribble is showing off his culinary skills on Saturday night with a special three-course dinner overlooking the lake.

Restaurant Week Offers Three-Course Meals

Breakout your comfy pants, Restaurant Week kicks off on Wednesday.

Lunch in the Sun: Great Patios in GR

While everyone would love to bask in the sunshine all summer long, most people still spend around 90 percent of their time indoors. So grab the time you can.

Better Drinking Culture Launching Universal Mug Club

A new mug club membership is rolling out later this month in a handful of Grand Rapids bars with a unique goal, to promote a “life free of hangovers, harm, pain and regret.”

Carolina Lowcountry Kitchen Focuses on Authentic Cuisine

Chef Tom Pugh ate his way through Charleston, South Carolina – the heart of low country cuisine - to ensure the authenticity of his newest venture.

Bring Your Dog to Logan’s Alley Today

Logan's Alley is hosting its Barking Lot Party today. Customers are invited to bring their dog and enjoy music, games and dog-centric activities.

Get the Scoop on Cone Appétit

A new craft ice cream business is about to launch in coffee shops and restaurants around the city.