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Food! Some Yummy Michigan Food Discoveries

Food, good food, is a big part of my life. Sometimes, too big, but that's a discussion for another time.

I'm not a picky eater, but, I won't just eat anything. I want it good, well prepared, tasty. And, I'm always excited when I find a hidden gem in our city.

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Andy Rent
Andy Rent
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What’s Better Than an Accordion Player Serenading you at Dinner

We're blessed with a wealth of fine restaurants in Grand Rapids, and it's always difficult to choose between them all. That is, unless you want some sure-fire fun with your meal, like an accordion.

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San Chez Bistro/Andy Rent
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Brunch at San Chez is a Delicious Discovery

I'm back on by "best breakfast/brunch" in Grand Rapids, so Kathy and I decided to try San Chez Bistro, downtown Grand Rapids. Known as one of the best Tapas restaurants in the midwest, who know they killed it for breakfast.

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The Top 10 Finalists for Grandwich – Did Your Favorite Make the List?

If you had the opportunity to try some of the Grandwich entries this year and had a favorite you voted for, hopefully it was enough to push that restaurant into the top 10...

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Experience Grand Rapids
Experience Grand Rapids
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Time to Eat! Restaurant Week Menus are Ready

Ahhh, the food, the flavors, the deliciousness of it all. Restaurant Week Grand Rapids is just around the corner, and it's a 12-day culinary delight with thousands packing restaurants trying out new food creations and celebrating the wonderful chef's and restaurants we have in Grand Rapids.

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Courtesy Experience GR
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Restaurant Week Grand Rapids a Dining Delight in August

Restaurant Week Grand Rapids (RWGR) announced yesterday that over 50 restaurants, including 10 new participants, in the Greater Grand Rapids Area will take part in the 12- day culinary event from August 10 – 21, 2016. For the 7th year, RWGR celebrates the culinary scene in Greater Grand Rapids and encourages people to “Taste the City” by dining out.

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Kathy Rent/Townsquare Media Grand Rapids
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Breakfast Out is Fun and Delicious in Grand Rapids

Breakfast , they say, is the most important meal in the day. That's why on the weekends, my wife Kathy and I love going out for breakfast. Not that the Rent kitchen isn't a good one. We can make killer omelets. I make killer pancakes from scratch. But, hey, I don't have to do the dishes when we're out.

So I thought it would be fun to talk about our favorite breakfast spots.

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"Reds"/Townsquare Media Grand Rapids
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Popular “Reds” Restaurant Re-opens at Thousand Oaks Golf Club

The popular Reds has relocated, and I had a chance to hang out with friends, Jennifer Pasqua, WZZM, Susie Gordon, Craig Smith, COO Red Water Group, and Josh Depenbrock of GRNow.com. We toured the beautiful, 2 million dollar newly renovated space at Thousand Oaks Golf Club, and it's beautiful.

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The 10 Most Romantic Restaurants in West Michigan

As we approach Valentine's Day many of us are looking for the perfect place to book a romantic dinner for our significant other.

Last week, OpenTable revealed the '100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America' and two Michigan restaurants made the list...

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Ritz Koney Bar & Grille Closing After 10 Years in Downtown Grand Rapids

Ritz Koney Bar & Grille is closing its doors after serving patrons downtown Grand Rapids for the past 10 years.

The late night eatery and bar at 64 Ionia Avenue SW in Grand Rapids, where it also hosted music and karaoke, announced on Facebook that it is closing in February.

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Courtesy Downtown GR
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Grandwich 2014 Contest Announces Top 10

Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. (DGRI) and Neighborhood Ventures announced the top 10 finalists who will compete to win the title of Grandwich 2014...

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(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Grand Rapids Restaurant Week Coming in August

 

Restaurant Week Grand Rapids 2014 will burst on the scene in August again during the peak of the summer harvest in West Michigan. This year Restaurant Week GR will include 12 days of creative local 3-course menus at over 60 restaurants – from Wednesday, August 13 through Sunday, August 24 – adding an additional day for the event, which since 2010 has been 10 to 11 days.

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