Italian beef sandwiches are the past, the present, and the future. While this iconic dish has been a household name in Chicago for nearly a century, the popularity exploded with the success of The Bear, a Hulu show centered on an Italian beef shop.
This same time last year, Frederik Meijer Gardens opened its doors to some of West Michigan’s top culinary experts for a cooking competition and charity drive called “Taste of Hope.”
We all have to eat. So why not do it on the waterfront? Sitting with friends and family while looking out at the water… something about it just feels right. Luckily, West Michigan has a number of restaurants offering views that are nearly as impressive as the food.
Dear Grand Rapidians: Have you taken a stroll down Bridge Street lately? Not only are springtime-loving crowds beginning to form outside all of your regular favorites, like New Holland Brewing and Butcher’s Union, but a fresh, new group of local businesses are starting to open up or renovate during this warming season.
My name is Alec. Since 2016, my wife (chef) Lindsay and I have owned and operated GROW Café + Bistro, a contemporary American brunch and lunch spot in downtown Saugatuck.
Greater Grand Rapids has begun to make a name for itself for its dining scene, but before it was ranked as a Best Foodie City or crowned Beer City, there were institutions that paved the way for these esteemed designations.