News You Can Taste: Weekly Roundup 6/24/12

Introducing a new weekly mashup featuring the best sources of food and drink news in West Michigan.

ELWM Weekend Foodie Forecast 6/22/12

Everything you need to plan your weekend!

Spice makes everything nice (at Pal’s Indian Cuisine).


Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Mari and I was invited by Wendy to begin writing some vegetarian posts for Eat Local, West Michigan. A truly exciting prospect! This year I was thrilled to celebrate my 20th vegetarian anniversary in a little party with some close friends (we ate Thai food). I’m excited [...]

Crooked Goose: My Menu Picks


Last week I had the chance to preview the menu at a special VIP party. Here’s the scoop!

Public: A New Restaurant in Zeeland


For those who think Eastown gets all the good restaurants, I encourage you to give Public in Zeeland a try.

Food Trucks I’d Love to See in Grand Rapids


While waiting for the food truck debate to go before the Grand Rapids City Commission on June 12, I have spent some time dreaming about possible new food trucks.

Tasting and Touring Michigan’s Homegrown Food: An Interview with the Author


Tasting and Touring Michigan’s Homegrown Food is a new book that celebrates local food through a culinary tour of Michigan featuring photos, stories, and recipes. Below is an interview with the author, Jaye Beeler.

Head to Traverse City for a Foodie Vacation


One of my husband’s and my favorite spots for a weekend getaway is Traverse City. Recently we had a chance to celebrate our anniversary in that area and enjoyed every minute.

Fulton Street Farmers Market Ribbon Cutting This Saturday


This Saturday, May 5th Fulton Street Farmers Market will open for business under a new roof following a short ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7:45 a.m. The opening marks the success of a portion of the capital campaign “Our Goodness is Growing.”

The Rapidian: Of the People, By the People, For the People of Grand Rapids

As you may know, I occasionally contribute to The Rapidian, the online, hyperlocal news source for Grand Rapids. April 23-29 they are holding their first ever fund drive, and I’d like to encourage you to show them support!

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