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.
JW Marriott & Downtown Market have teamed up for a Gourmet Weekend.

The Gourmet Getaway Everyone Will Be Talking About

With January’s slow, nothing-to-celebrate slump settling in, I was looking for an experience to set the tone for the new year ahead. I craved a getaway or staycation that catered to exciting the senses—something my husband and I could enjoy together in our own town, on our own time.
red wine glass and bottle

French restaurant re-launches

The French bistro inside a downtown hotel has been re-imagined.
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.
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.
Chef Clark Frain

Chef Clark Introduces New Take on Italian Cuisine

Chef Clark Frain is excited to bring contemporary Italian cuisine, including crudo offerings, which means raw in Italian, to downtown Grand Rapids.
Georgina's offers Asian & Latin fusion

Georgina’s Brings Taste of Nicaragua to Wealthy Street

Whether you are trying something new like tallarines y chorizo (homemade chorizo sautéed with lo mien noodles and baked with queso fresco) or you want a more typical taco, chef Tony Craig said at Georgina’s you’ll find “comfort food.”
Morning Belle donut waffle partial

Morning Belle

New restaurant cracks the code (and eggs) on breakfast.
souvlaki plate

Greek restaurant closes doors

A husband-and-wife team has closed their Greek restaurant in a Grand Rapids neighborhood.

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.
chicken pho from Pho 616

Grand Rapids’ top 5 places for pho

Pho (pronounced fuh) is a traditional Vietnamese soup made with broth, noodles, spices and herbs, and meat — beef or chicken primarily.
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.

Steeped in history

Café de Miro offers a taste of Kurdish culture.
Fork Fest

Fork Fest celebrates West Michigan’s bounty

Nearly 40 local vendors will be on hand at a showcase of the region’s best food and drinks.
Palace of India chana masala

Spectrum of spice

Dining review. 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.

Chophouse dining

Slow down for an evening at Bowdie’s Chophouse.
Jeff Finan

Downtown tavern schedules opening

A new downtown eatery is popping up in a major development.
Rendezvous bar in the Amway Grand Plaza

New Amway Grand Plaza Bar Hints at Historic Past

The new Rendezvous bar at Amway Grand Plaza has quickly become a hot spot since opening two weeks ago.
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.




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