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Chef Mario Batali IS Pure Michigan

I've written about famed Chef Mario Batali, and his love of northern Michigan.  He, along with Tim Allen, is turning out to be a great salesman for Michigan.

He's grabbed the Pure Michigan campaign by the horns with a talk about what he loves about the Great Lakes state

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Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)
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Chef Mario Batali’s Favorite Restaurants in the World

We're so proud of West Michigan.  A little bit of heaven, many say.  Okay, the economy needs some heating up, more jobs need to be created, but all-in-all, considering what's happening in the rest of Michigan, we're in a pretty good place.  Especially when you think of food.

We have some superior restaurants here in Grand Rapids, but as you travel around Michigan, up north, for example, you find some of the finest food out there.

Famed chef, Mario Batali thinks so, too.

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