FOOD + DRINK
Pampered like royalty
It’s no question the world of dining is quickly evolving to more casual atmospheres within the restaurants.
Oberon Day kicks off in West Michigan
Revelers came from far and near to hail the beginning of Spring and enjoy their first sip of the celebrated seasonal ale "Oberon" at Bell’s Eccentric Café, 355 E Kalamazoo Ave. in Kalamazoo, on Monday March 20, 2023.
Where’s the (Italian) Beef?
Thin-sliced beef, slow-cooked in savory, spicy gravy (don't call it au jus!) piled onto a thick bread roll, dunked into that same savory gravy, then topped with a spicy giardiniera blend of pickled veggies, and voila!
Drinks with Pat
Recently, on a trip to Spain, my wife and I made a new travel commitment: stop in an Irish bar in every city we visit.
Aperitivo to go?
It’s hard to pinpoint a favorite at Aperitivo, as the menu is always changing.
Olive burger to be honored with festival
The olive burger is back in the spotlight. A group known as Lansing Foodies have announced an olive burger festival that will take place on June. Closer to home, Speak EZ Lounge is offering up its rendition of the Grand Rapids classic this week only, March 6-10.
Healthy, hearty buckwheat berry breakfast
Fun fact: Buckwheat isn’t wheat, it’s a gluten free seed that lends a chewy texture and nutty flavor to this delicious breakfast.
Unbelievable Bargain Burgers
We’ve all seen the spike in food prices over the past several months. In spite of that, I was pleased to find that there are places where one can get a decent cheeseburger for less than $9 (exclusive of tax).
Sip coffee + Sip cocktails = Hooray!
Alger Heights has long been a great place to combine a Saturday trip to the hardware store with a stop at Ken’s Fruit Market after meeting a friend for breakfast at Real Food Café. But as a late-night spot, there weren’t many options.
Founders releases packs of Green Zebras
Founders announced today that its new Green Zebra variety pack will feature three new flavors: pineapple, mango and peach.
This quick and easy lamb recipe will make you feel like a sophisticated French chef and it will be ready in just minutes!