vegan

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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Bartertown builds success on vegan offerings, local food, cooperative management

by (laurelgreen)

Submitted 03-18-2013 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Since Bartertown Diner opened in July 2011, the restaurant has become a widely appreciated staple for much of Grand Rapids’ vegan and vegetarian community. Though Grand Rapids has slowly been gaining more and more restaurants that provide...

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Kolene Allen veganizes GR, vies for award

by (Kschmitty)

Submitted 02-19-2013 under NEWS

Community members nominated Kolene Allen as a future leader for the second annual Women and the Environment Symposium. The event, sponsored by the West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC), Grand Valley State University's Women's...

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In the midst of Restaurant Week, Wealthy Street eatery gives back

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 08-21-2012 under NONPROFITS

Right now in Grand Rapids, 60-some local restaurants are wooing customers with jazzed-up menus and ostentatious specials. This week, Brick Road Pizza Co. in the Wealthy Street Business District, is going another route. Co-owner Cindy Talbert decided...

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Burritotown wants healthy, ethical, local food for Grand Rapids

by (nancyfinney)

Submitted 06-20-2012 under NEWS

Last Saturday, Grand Rapids had new food options available for the late-night crowd. Several entrepreneurs, Dallas McCulloch, Brandon Hill, Lindsay Sanderson and Ryan Cappalletti set out to transform Bartertown Diner into Burritotown Diner. ...

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Treehuggers to add package-free bulk vegan food grocery store

by (stevendavison)

Submitted 05-10-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

There is a saying that goes, “There is no such thing as a free lunch," meaning that every meal costs something to make. This applies when one considers the amount of resources it takes to manufacture the packaging of a frozen pizza, for...

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Eat the Real Food

by (GRCC Compositio...)

Submitted 05-07-2012 under OPINION

Eggs fried to succulence, fluffy Belgian waffles topped with strawberries and cream, and crispy apple-wood smoked bacon are some of the few tasty bits that the Real Food Café makes better than most. A mouth-watering breakfast can be hard to come by...

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Marie Catrib's serves up Lebanese and Yooper influences

by (Laura Chittenden)

Submitted 01-10-2012 under OPINION

Local homemade cuisineThe above phrase excited me when my friends told me we were dining at Marie Catrib’s, known for its quality food. This popular multi-service restaurant is a hearty member of Local First, an organization dedicated to...

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Local baker inspired to make "organic" a cornerstone of her business

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 09-15-2011 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Shuttling between her Fulton Heights home and the certified kitchen of a nearby church*, Erika Jane Hanson squeezes in her roles as baker and chocolatier for Oven Mitt Bakery during her daughter’s naps. Hanson juggles her new bakery with her life as...

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Bartertown Diner raises money for market improvements at the Fulton Street Farmers Market with delicious eats

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 07-29-2011 under NONPROFITS

Fans of fresh, local food now have even more reason to get excited about the Our Goodness is Growing campaign to improve the Fulton Street Farmers Market (1147 E. Fulton). Starting Saturday, July 30, and running right through Saturdays of the...

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