Faux: West Michigan’s All Vegan Food Truck and What You Can Do to Support It

  Photo courtesy of Faux Food Truck kickstarter With the vegan cause sweeping the nation, more people are getting on board trying to raise awareness. JR Renusson is no exception. In Reunusson’s mission to reduce the world’s dependency on animal products, he will be opening West Michigan’s first All Vegan Food Truck, Faux. Those interested in the venture will have […]

Grand New: Medical Mile Gastropub and Rooftop Bar Coming Soon

As Grand Rapids continues to grow, new businesses are opening throughout the area. Among these will be a new gastropub, The Friesian. This restaurant, complete with patio and rooftop bar, is set to be built at the site of the ‘Lord’s Chapel’ (720 Michigan Street), a building in the Miracle Mile that has been standing vacant for some time. Find out […]

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 […]

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 […]

Grand New: Citizen Tiki Bar & Restaurant

Dreaming of a tropical getaway, but just can’t find the time? Well, why not do the next best thing and stop by the newly opened Citizen Tiki Bar and Restaurant! Located right in the middle of the Creston Neighborhood in the Cheshire Village business district, Citizen’s offerings can make for a refreshing lunch hour or a cool, casual hotspot for […]

Grand New: French Restaurant Hosts Soft-Opening Week

Photo via New Hotel Mertens website In our hectic daily lives, it is nice to escape to a world that is set in a time of old school elegance. That is what New Hotel Mertens is all about. The ground-floor of this historic hotel, located in downtown Grand Rapids at 35 Oaks St SE, serves as the location for Merten’s […]