When the sun comes out to play, so do we. The moment it’s not too wet or cold to be outside — and sometimes even when it is — us Michiganders head to the nearest patio for eats and drinks. And thanks to the pandemic, there are more patios than ever before.
Distilleries have become some of the best cocktail lounges and restaurants in West Michigan, and that’s no accident.
Every spirit holds the potential to shine — all it needs is the right cocktail. Lucky for us, West Michigan is full of distilleries, cocktail bars, and restaurants with master mixologists at the helm.
Café Mamo feels like home. With just 32 seats, an open kitchen and endless personal touches, the Creston restaurant is cozy and inviting, but not at all cramped or exclusive. Between the atmosphere and consistently outstanding meals, Mamo has developed a devoted following in less than a year.
Over the past year, some incredible restaurants and breweries have opened that we hope are here to stay, forever. Sadly, we’ve also lost a few beloved West Michigan establishments due to pandemic struggles and staffing issues.