restaurant reviews

Where to Eat in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Wondering where to eat in Grand Rapids, Michigan? Wonder no more: the latest location of our favorite, City Barbecue, is open and full of smoky goodness!

Where to Eat in Grand Rapids, Michigan. (Tip: City Barbecue!)

We went late this spring for a soft opening, and let me tell you how delicious it was...

Why You Need to Try Bravo Cucina Italiana's Spring Promotion

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On the perfect spring evening, with a warm sun and a clear blue sky, we were lucky enough to dine al fresco at Bravo Cucina Italiana - and sample their spring promotion.

Why You Need to Try Bravo Cucina Italiana's Spring Promotion - for one, those gorgeous spring drinks!

Raising Adventurous Eaters: A Lesson from Fusion Food

Fusion has become passé in foodie circles – but I’d argue that you should hang on to this idea at your dinner table. Fusing foods is one of the best ways to get kids to try new foods.

New York City’s Pop-Up Dining Scene Broadway Bites

by Culinary Spelunker / Oct 23, 2017 /
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Japanese okonomiyaki. Arepas. Turkish street food. Bento boxes. Just-fried empanadas. Taiwanese-style bao. Paella. Trying to decide what to eat at Broadway Bites is a mouth-watering challenge.
 

Wedged between Broadway and 6th Avenue in Greeley Square, not far from Madison Square Garden and Penn Station, Broadway Bites bills itself as a pop-up eatery. The collection of creative eats includes influences from across the world.
 

Tasty Travels: Eat Smart in Portugal

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We love our friends at Ginkgo Press. They enrich our travels and our meals with lovely guides about eating, travel, language, and culture.

Foodie Finds: Mercer Hall, Stratford, Ontario

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Foodie Finds: Mercer Hall, Stratford, Ontario

6 Foodie Finds in Detroit

by Culinary Spelunker / Aug 28, 2017 /
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Detroit doesn’t tend to make headlines as a foodie destination.
 
It should.
 
Before moving to Detroit, Michigan, I had a grocery list of misconceptions about the Motor City, including an expectation it would be a food desert in the Midwest.
 
Instead, what I found was that Detroit holds a diverse mix of different cultures and people. And food.
 

#CelebrateBravo: Happy Birthday, Bravo! Cucina Italiana

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One of our favorite Italian restaurants, Bravo! Cucina Italiana, is celebrating its 25th birthday, and we were invited up to our closest Bravo! location, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, to celebrate. 

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#CelebrateBravo: Happy Birthday, Bravo! Cucina Italiana

A Nomad’s Haven in Disney’s Animal Kingdom

A Nomad’s Haven in Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Visiting the Lobster Capital of the World

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Want to get your photo taken with the world's largest lobster? Head to Shediac, New Brunswick, in Atlantic Canada, for all things lobster. 

Visiting the Lobster Capital of the World

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