Grand Rapids Hottest New Restaurants

It’s hard to keep up with the booming culinary scene in Grand Rapids these days. With one of the best culinary schools in the country right down the street, GRCC Secchia Institute for Culinary Education, it’s no wonder there are so many excellent restaurants to dine at. Let’s take a closer look at the new kids on the block.   […]

Grand New: Stan Diego, Baja Taco Kitchen

Stan Diego is officially opening doors on April 26thand will definitely be the happening place to hang out in the greater Grand Rapids area. This new concept from Meritage Hospitality brings the vibes of SoCal to West Michigan in the form of a taco kitchen. What was once home to Crooked Goose is now a transformed laid-back atmosphere that transports […]

2018 Whitecaps Menu Delivers Foodie Fun to Fans

As the 2018 baseball season kicks off for the West Michigan Whitecaps, so does a new menu filled with plenty of must-try items. Every year fans select one winner from several foodie creations as their pick for the next season’s menu. This year, Mt. Wing-suvius claimed the top spot. This epic menu addition contains a mixture of mac and cheese, beer […]

Grand New: Georgina’s Fusion Cuisine

How fortunate are we to live in a city full of incredible restaurants? This week Georgina’s has officially joined the Grand Rapids family by opening their second location at 724 Wealthy Street. The original location in Traverse City, MI has been a long time favorite of many Michigan natives. Georgina’s cuisine is fusion food at it’s finest. A blend of Asian and Latin […]

Restaurant Spotlight: Ramona’s Table

When you think of hospitality, what comes to mind? Is it the warm greeting you receive when you enter a place of business? What about an inviting atmosphere? Possibly the generosity of the host providing a delicious meal?   Whatever your definition of hospitality may be, mine can simply be defined as what I feel at Ramona’s Table. Naming a […]

Dinner in the Field Series

Have you ever picked up a magazine to see a stunning table set in the middle of a field? Have you ever thought to yourself, does this really happen? The answer is yes. Right here in West Michigan in fact. Green Wagon Farm in Ada, MI has been growing some of the most delicious vegetables since 2010. In 2015, they […]

The Søvengård, Putting Sustainability in The Mitten

What is unarguably one of the best restaurants to hit the Grand Rapids culinary scene, The Søvengård uses its sustainable philosophy and combines it with Midwest living to create a premier destination for any foodie. How to Hygge Tucked away in the basement of 443 Bridge Street, The Søvengård invites you to experience hygge (Hoo-ga). What is hygee you ask? […]

Fighting Cancer with Farm to Table

For the past few years, the American Cancer Society has teamed up with Lubbers Farm to bring an incredible farm to table experience to West Michigan. This year’s sponsors included Lubbers Farm, Mercy Health, Odd Side Ales, Visser Farms, The Cheese Lady, Fresh Thyme, Spartan Nash, Field and Fire, W.W. Greenhouses, Creswick Farms, Gigi & laClede, Potter Orchards, and Sobie […]

GRNow Test Kitchen: Flank Steak Edition

Fourth of July has passed but summer time grilling has just begun and Schaendorf Cattle Company is producing high quality beef that’s perfect for this year’s cookout. Schaendorf Cattle Company is a family owned West Michigan Business with a focus on sustainable farming practices and an emphasis on animal welfare. We tried our hand at their delicious flank steak and […]

Cone Appétit. Ice Cream with a Cause.

Memories. We all have them. Some of us create photo albums or scrapbooks full of previous experiences that we want to hang onto. Then came along Tara VanWagoner. Tara creates craft ice cream flavors from previous memories and experiences. Tara grew up just outside of Grand Rapids in Belding, MI. Her love for ice cream started in the kitchen with […]