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Let's do lunch: A Twitter chat about food

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Join our lunchtable conversation on Twitter by following @verylocal and using the hashtag #RapidianEats.

Join our lunchtable conversation on Twitter by following @verylocal and using the hashtag #RapidianEats. /Richard Deming

This is a lunch chat you can brown bag, dine out, order in or even stay in bed for.

From the Twitter account @verylocal, Rapidian Content Facilitator Matthew Russell will be asking questions and offering prompts about food from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9. It's Restaurant Week in Grand Rapids, Eating Local coverage is coming in on The Rapidian, and we're continuing the conversation online.

To join in, all you need is a Twitter account and an opinion about the things we eat. Make sure you are following @verylocal and offer your answers and insight with tweets using the hash tag #RapidianEats. The entire chat can be seen in the window below. It will be archived here afterwards as well. 

Here are some of the questions that will be discussed:

  • What is your ideal comfort food and why?
  • What is the best dish you've ever had at a Grand Rapids restaurant?
  • What is Grand Rapids missing in its dining scene?
  • Is your dietary philosophy met with obstacles in Grand Rapids? Why?
  • How is it possible to eat fresh, local food on a budget in Grand Rapids?
  • What are the best local sources for fresh, local groceries?
  • Is there a food or culinary custom you think of when you think of Grand Rapids?

If you've got something else on your mind, or in your stomach, feel free to comment here or interject during the chat. We're all waiting to hear about #RapidianEats!


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