The Latin House

Years ago, there was a time when I thought, “Why aren’t there any south American restaurants around? That would be a great addition here.” Fast forward to now, and hello there Latin House! I ordered the Churrasco. It was delicious, but I actually preferred my friend’s dish, the one pictured below. My friend Ha ordered […]

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Vintage Prime Seafood

Several months ago was Nathan’s birthday. He didn’t want any gifts, so I took him out for a nice dinner at a steakhouse instead. It was our first time at Vintage Prime Seafood, which is located inside Cork Wine & Grille, which is located inside a golf course club in Cascade. Um, whatever this was, […]

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Linear

Located on the riverfront in GR on Monroe Avenue, Linear is one of the newest restaurants in town that features modern American cuisine. Seasonal and local ingredient use is a focus here. For my entree I ordered off their Feature Menu. It was delicious, but I’m sorry to say that I can’t remember all the […]

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Georgina’s

Georgina’s is a newer restaurant located on popular Wealthy Street. This one is the second location, with the first one being based in Traverse City. The menu features the owner’s heritage, so it’s a fusion of Latin and Asian inspired food. I came here with my friend Paul, who actually is a fan of their […]

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Nu Thai Bistro

I’ve been on a mission to find a favorite Thai spot in town. It’s not that there’s a lack of options in GR; it’s the fact that so many don’t use fish sauce. WHY??? Fish sauce is a staple of Thai cuisine! It makes food delicious! Use it! Another reason I’ve been on the hunt […]

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Mr. Burger

Mr. Burger is a restaurant that I was always curious about when I would drive by it. There are a couple locations, and Nathan lives nearby this one in Kentwood, on 44th Street. I finally got to check it out and I was not expecting how old school it is! Mr. Burger was first started […]

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La Lotería

La Lotería has been around for a year now, but I only discovered it recently. A Mexican ice cream and snack shop, it is located on 28th Street in Wyoming. While the La Fresa Michoacana was really good, I actually preferred this one more. The sorbet was really good and the whole thing was more […]

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Candied Yam

Candied Yam is a southern cuisine restaurant located on 44th Street in Kentwood, inside a strip mall that is slowly filling with life again. I have to admit, I was surprised by how enjoyable my meal there was. I’ve always thought of southern cuisine and soul food as being quite heavy, which is something that […]

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Simple Fish

Simple Fish is a new sushi restaurant located south on Division Avenue. The space used to belong to a business called Rak Thai, but the current tenants aren’t related to the prior ones. I always try the salmon at sushi restaurants. It may surprise some, but the quality of it varies a lot in this […]

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Al-Bos Eurocafe

Al-Bos stands for Albanian and Bosnian, which is the cuisine that this restaurant features. Located on 29th Street in Kentwood, I have driven past this site so many times and always wondered what it was. I’m glad I finally got to check it out! The Burek was great, although I think the beef and sauteed […]

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