SLOW’S BBQ Slow’s is a very popular BBQ restaurant located in Corktown in Detroit. They recently opened up their second location here in Grand Rapids, right in the Downtown Market. As BBQ and Southern Cuisine have been gaining immense popularity over the past several years, it was only a matter of time before GR would […]Read more "Slow’s BBQ In Grand Rapids Has Opened!"
Ly’s Sandwiches Banh mi is a Vietnamese and French fusion sandwich, a tasty result of the time period when the French had colonized Vietnam . From the western end, you have your baguette and pate. From the east, you have your pickled daikon and carrots, cilantro, fresh jalapeno, cucumber. The two sides do it, and […]Read more "Do You Like Banh Mi?"
Oh gosh, I love pizza. I mean, love. Do you love pizza? If not, don’t talk to me, because I don’t talk to crazy people. I had always heard about Nantucket Bakery’s pizzas when I first moved to Grand Rapids some six or seven years ago. Earlier this year, I finally got my lazy ass […]Read more "Who Has The Best Pizza In Town? Nantucket Baking Company?"
The Old Goat, newly opened in the Alger Heights area, is the newest project from the owners of the popular Electric Cheetah on Wealthy Street. They are brand new, so when Nathan and I dined here this past Saturday afternoon, they were still offering their Soft Opening Menu. I was a bit in awe when […]Read more "The Old Goat, Brand New!"
Kitchen 67 is owned by the same company as Brann’s Steakhouse. However, the difference from the chain restaurant is that Kitchen utilizes locally sourced products for their menu. They also use local spirits and brews, not only for their bar menu but for their dishes as well. I’m not gonna lie, my expectations weren’t high; […]Read more "Kitchen 67 Michigan Bistro."
After a fun Red Wings game and before a fantastic Bob’s Burgers Live show, Nathan and I had some delicious lunch at busy Union Street. This restaurant is described as an art deco eatery that serves American classics, with a twist. They also offer a full bar including craft beers! Their Seafood Chowder with clams, […]Read more "Union Street Saloon in Detroit!"
The newest dining establishment from the RedWater Restaurant Group, Gravity is all about craft beer and upscale pub food. Even though the main focus are the brews, they still have an expansive bar full of wines and liquor as well. They haven’t been open long, and seem to have been consistently busy since day one! The […]Read more "The New Gravity Taphouse and Grille!"
Mekong restaurant was a pleasant surprise, and I can’t wait to go back to try more of their dishes! The good quality of food stood out to me, especially compared to a few other Vietnamese and Chinese restaurants. The spring rolls, for example, weren’t just slapped together in a hurry with scarce offerings inside. The shrimp […]Read more "Have You Been To Mekong Yet?"
I know what you’re thinking; is she really doing another Chinese buffet post? Yeah! And? On Christmas day, Nathan and I were driving around looking for some eats. Every American knows that Chinese restaurants are usually open on this holiday, right? Well, my first two choices, Chuancai Fang and Mandarin, were closed. Good for them! […]Read more "A New Restaurant Called Chen’s Gourmet Buffet!"
So Nathan just bought a house. After he moved all his belongings and got a little settled in, we sat there famished and queried whether or not there were any good food spots close to his new home. Pulling up Yelp, I was quite surprised that there was a Salvadorian restaurant listed nearby! Unfortunately, this […]Read more "Pupuseria El Salvador La Original- a Salvadorian Restaurant!"