MOD Pizza

Pizzeria opening on 28th Street

A restaurant company is opening its third fast-casual pizza franchise in West Michigan.
Littlebird opened in November 2017 at Monroe Center.

Littlebird: A love story of trains, ramen bars and delicious breakfast

The first thing you see when you enter Littlebird is the bar.

Beyond the kitchen

Personal chef Jason McClearen has created a multifaceted food business.
Roam's satay, tamales and chips 'n dips.

Global Street Food is the Focus of San Chez Owners’ New Restaurant Roam

New restaurant Roam promises to take your taste buds on a journey around the world.
Morning Belle donut waffle partial

Morning Belle

New restaurant cracks the code (and eggs) on breakfast.
tuna poke bowl

Pinktail Poke coming to Downtown Market

The owner of a seafood emporium and a butcher shop inside the Grand Rapids Downtown Market is planning a restaurant concept.
Love's Ice Cream gelato pints

Love’s Ice Cream creates new gelato line

A local ice cream vendor has rolled out a line of frozen dairy-free and vegan desserts geared toward diabetics and keto diet followers.
Forty Acres Chef Trimell

Putting The Soul Back In Soul Food

Ever since Trimell Hawkins started spending time with his grandmother in her kitchen, cooking has been an important part of his life. As he grew up, Hawkins noticed he always ended up being the chef for his friends because he loved to entertain.
Cocktail Week GR glasses cheers toast

Cocktail Week GR is ready to mix it up

Local distilleries and their spirits soon will be featured across the city.
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.
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.
Cedar Springs Brewing Company Kusterer Brauhaus West Side beer hall exterior rendering

Brewery planning West Side beer hall

A brewery in the area plans to open a “traditional and authentic” German beer hall on Grand Rapids’ West Side.
MeXo guac

MeXo Highlights Mesoamerican Cuisine with Bold Flavors and Bright Colors

If you think you know Mexican food, think again. MeXo brings pre-Hispanic, Mesoamerican cuisine (think before the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors to Mexico) to Grand Rapids in a way that still says 2018.
Brann's Leonard Street NW renovation rendering partial interior

Brann’s is renovating its West Side steakhouse

The Brann’s Steakhouse and Grille on Grand Rapids' West Side is getting a makeover. transforms into French bistro

Six.One.Six Transforms Into French Bistro

Get ready to savor the splendor of French cuisine right here in Grand Rapids. JW Marriott’s restaurant,, is transforming into a French bistro with new menu offerings of curated French cuisine.

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.
Zoko 822 brings Basque Country cuisine to Grand Rapids.

Zoko 822 Draws Inspiration From Spain’s Basque Region

Basque Country is nestled in the north of Spain near the western border of France. The autonomous community sits at the foot of the Bay of Biscay and celebrates a culinary culture that’s unique to mainstream exported Spanish cuisine.
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.
Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer & Food Festival chef kitchen

Sample away at the Wine, Beer & Food Festival

It’s almost time for the Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer & Food Festival.
Denis Duratovic, left, and Dino Duratovic

It’s a family affair at Živio

At Živio Modern European Tavern and Grill, brothers Dino and Denis Duratovic like to feed people who want to eat — really eat.




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