There’s something deeply romantic about wine, cheese and charcuterie. This simple but elegant spread can pose equally well as date night munchies or an appetizer to an indulgent meal.
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.
“Butcher’s Union is a place where you can get a square meal and a stiff drink at an affordable price.”
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.
Pack your bags and get your passport ready, the Grand Rapids Downtown Market will be co-hosting Tasting Spain, a weeklong tour of Barcelona and Madrid focused on the public markets.
In the heart of a Michigan winter, it’s difficult to imagine a warm, island paradise. Unless of course, you’re stepping into Citizen, an inviting new tiki bar and restaurant.
You’ve survived back-to-school week, now get out and celebrate. There is plenty to do in Grand Rapids this weekend.