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Where to get the finest brunch in Grand Rapids

by (drakeharper1)

Submitted 11-13-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

Picking out a place to eat brunch can help you to step out of your own personal bubble. There’s nothing better than a great brunch to either kick off or cap off the weekend’s activities. I chose to write this article after enjoying meals...

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Restaurant Review: The Amway Grand Plaza Hotel's Cygnus 27

by (rmclaughlin)

Submitted 04-07-2016 under OPINION

Located on the 27th floor of the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, Cygnus 27 has incorporated Latin flavors within the last year to their seasonal menu put forth by Chef Tim Moreno. With a modern minimalist decor and extremely dim (and somehow yellowish...

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

by (rmclaughlin)

Submitted 01-29-2016 under NEWS

Brewery Vivant was recently “surprised” to find out through a Facebook post from Grand Rapids Magazine that the brewery had won the magazine's first ever “Best Brewery (Cuisine) Dining award.” The funeral chapel-turned-...

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Late night vegan joint tests the waters in Eastown

by (Raheeq Al-Zaidan)

Submitted 04-26-2013 under NEWS

Late-night lurkers will have one less reason to feel guilty the morning after. A group of dedicated, beer-loving foodies are opening a vegan joint and holding a trial run this Saturday from 10:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m. in Eastown. This is the Year...

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Do you sushi?

by (Kathy Bruins)

Submitted 08-22-2012 under OPINION

“Have you tried sushi?” my girlfriend asked at lunch one day. Images of raw cold fish swam through my mind. “No, I haven’t … you?” “I did and I love it. You have to try it.” I am one who loves food...

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Food truck debate rages on

by (jon_dunn)

Submitted 06-14-2012 under NEWS

The public comments around the food truck issue didn't carry quite the same gusto as earlier activities at the City Commission meeting, but some heavy hitters of the Grand Rapids culinary scene aired their grievances to the Commission Tuesday...

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A Cheetah on Wealthy Street

by (JeffHenders)

Submitted 04-11-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

The Electric Cheetah restaurant on Wealthy and Diamond is a chic little establishment that's hard to miss. With a front glass exterior exposing the dining room and the name "The Electric Cheetah" written in bold over the entrance, the...

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Here's some food for thought, Grand Rapids

by (mattsimoto)

Submitted 11-02-2010 under OPINION

No matter where you're from, food is a popular topic. Whether it's finding the best po-boy sandwich in New Orleans, picking out the largest lobster at a shore diner in Maine, finding out what you can (although maybe you shouldn't) fry at a state...

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[Eat & Drink ArtPrize 2010] Sundance Bar & Grill

by (lorilea)

Submitted 09-20-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

The Sundance Grill & Bar, a casual downtown dining destination, serves up a variety of scrambles, omelettes and skillets, many with a Southwest spin. Like the Albuquerque omelette, loaded with black beans, chorizo, jalapenos, green chilies,...

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Robinette's Wine Tasting

by (Jon Clay)

Submitted 11-14-2009 under OPINION

Many Grand Rapidians have memories of day trips to Robinette's Apple Orchard. With fresh cider, apple doughnuts, gift shops, horse drawn hay rides, and plenty of other family friendly activities, they are hard to forget. One activity that tends to...

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