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Food

Madcap Coffee to introduce Belgian waffles at Midtown location

Submitted 02-09-2016 under NEWS

Madcap Coffee will open its new location this spring with a roastery next door and homemade waffles accompanied by a variety of seasonal spreads.

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Land, labor, capital: Looking at root causes of our diseased food system

Submitted 02-09-2016 under OPINION

Lance Kraai of New City Urban Farm proposes a generous reciprocal free market based on Judaic/Christian ideas of Shalom over capitalism and addresses the historical problems that capitalism has created.

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Stella's Lounge gets creative with cocktails at monthly Sovereign Cocktail Club

Submitted 02-04-2016 under NEWS

Two bartenders at Stella's Lounge have created a monthly club that explores new modernized recipes to classic cocktails for patrons to try.

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Meet the woman solving hunger in West Michigan

Submitted 02-04-2016 under NONPROFITS

A Q&A with Maggie Marcinkus, the brand-new volunteer coordinator at Feeding America West Michigan.

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Ethnic Heritage Festival to celebrate diversity at Grand Rapids Public Museum

Submitted 02-02-2016 under NEWS

International food and beer tastings, music, dance and crafts will highlight the diverse cultures in West Michigan on Saturday, February 6.

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Brewery Vivant recognized for focus on locally-sourced French, Belgian-inspired food

Submitted 01-29-2016 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Magazine has awarded the neighborhood craft brewpub with their first annual Best Brewery (Cuisine) Dining Award.

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Mitten Brewing Co. brewer to shave beard to raise funds for local domestic violence nonprofit

Submitted 01-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

Mitten Brewing Co. and brewer Rob "Wob" Wanhatalo are taking a stand against domestic violence. The local brewery and pizzeria is donating a portion of sales--and some extra incentives--to help serve woman and children in their community.

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Annual Abrahamic Dinner at local mosque to encourage interfaith dialogue

Submitted 01-19-2016 under OPINION

This Thursday, January 21, the Niagara Foundation and Kaufman Interfaith Institute are hosting the annual Abrahamic Dinner, which will foster dialogue around interfaith understanding, religion and violence and using religion for peace.

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The Rapidian to honor, celebrate citizen journalists at local restaurant

Submitted 01-19-2016 under NEWS

The Rapidian invites the community to come celebrate Grand Rapids' stand out citizen journalists of 2015 at Luna GR on January 25.

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Food Bank helps hunger-relief agencies amplify impact

Submitted 01-13-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Hundreds of local food pantries and after-school programs have a hidden connection: Feeding America West Michigan.

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