Kelvin & Co. Grand Rapids

New barbecue restaurant closes

An “urban barbecue” restaurant has closed after being open for five months.
Vitality Bowls

‘Superfood café’ coming to Grand Rapids

A new "superfood café" has found a space in the city.
Buddy's cheese pizza

Next ‘Detroit-style’ pizzeria set for West Michigan

A second "Detroit-style" pizza restaurant is in the works for West Michigan.
Mission BBQ Grand Rapids exterior

‘Patriotic’ barbecue restaurant opening on East Beltline

A “patriotic”-themed barbecue chain that gives back to “America’s heroes” is opening a Grand Rapids location this month.
Boatyard Brewing Co. brewpub

Brewery closing its doors

A West Michigan brewery is going out of business.
Social House Grand Rapids burger

American-style restaurant and bar opening downtown

A “casual pub” serving American-style food is hosting a grand opening this week in downtown Grand Rapids.
Taste of East Grand Rapids

Take a Taste of East Grand Rapids

The Taste of East Grand Rapids is this week.
Tupelo Honey Southern Kitchen & Bar dishes on table

Southern restaurant and bar coming downtown

A Southern restaurant and bar has signed a lease to occupy the ground floor of a downtown Grand Rapids hotel development.
Pind Indian Cuisine buffet

Indian restaurant opening downtown

A “fine dining” Indian restaurant will open soon in downtown Grand Rapids.
Russo's International Market wine

Russo’s International Market is closing

A local market is closing after almost 115 years in business.
Rak Thai bubble boba tea cups

Thai food vendor expanding at Downtown Market

The brothers behind a Thai restaurant at the Grand Rapids Downtown Market are expanding to sell more bubble tea.
Jeff Finan

Downtown tavern schedules opening

A new downtown eatery is popping up in a major development.
One Trick Pony patio seating

Downtown restaurant gains approval for dogs on patio

One of the city’s oldest establishments has secured county approval to legally allow dogs on its patio.
souvlaki plate

Greek restaurant closes doors

A husband-and-wife team has closed their Greek restaurant in a Grand Rapids neighborhood.
Grain Sandwich Shop Berry Clucking Delicious

West Side sandwich shop wins Grandwich competition

A sandwich shop on the city’s West Side has won the 2019 Grandwich contest.
Patrick Rubley right and Derian Frutos left

Chef Profile: No Shortcuts

At Sapporo Ramen & Noodle Bar, chef and co-owner Patrick Rubley wants you to start with the hakata modern — a bowl of ramen in a gorgeous pork bone broth (tonkotsu) that takes 12-18 hours to simmer.
Chef de cuisine Stephan VanHeulen brings palpable passion to the penthouse kitchen at Cygnus 27. Photo by Michael Buck

Chef Profile: ‘Going the Extra Mile’

Two hours before dinner service commences, Cygnus 27 chef de cuisine Stephan VanHeulen has deftly inspected the kitchen, marveling at the diver scallops — gorgeous, pearly pink and way more substantial than anything you can buy at a supermarket; smelling the exhilarating earthiness of the fluffy hen-of-the-woods, royal trumpet and white beech mushrooms; and tasting the whipped root vegetable purée. But it’s the massive octopus with eight tentacles, a dangerously delicious beast, that stopped him in his tracks.

Heritage Hill Restaurant Offers Nostalgia with ‘70s Theme

If you fondly remember eating dinners off of TV trays while settled into the family room couch watching the evening's sitcoms, you’re going to love the newest addition to the Heritage Hill neighborhood.
Danzon Cubano Media Noche sandwich.

Danzón Cubano Transports Your Taste Buds to Havana

One of the best parts of traveling is trying the cuisines of other places. But for many people the ability to travel is limited. Stefan Nava said that is one of the inspirations behind Danzón Cubano.
Eklectico Greek Kouzina

Couple Brings Authentic Greek Food to Alger Heights

A local husband and wife team has brought traditional Greek food to Grand Rapids. Eklectico Greek Kouzina, located in Alger Heights, has always been a dream of Andreas Papangelopoulos and his wife, Nicole Thrasher-Papangelopoulos.




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