Go Red for Women!

Many of us eat local because it is healthy, and those interested in health can help spread the word about Go Red for Women. PRESS RELEASE Women are strong. We are smart. We solve problems. Women can do anything men can do. There are some things we’re even better at – dying of heart disease and […]

New Magazine to Focus on West Michigan’s Hot Culinary Scene {Flavor 616}

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For those mourning the loss of Food for Thought magazine, take heart-Flavor 616 is launching later this month. “We are extremely fortunate to have the support of some of the region’s top writers, photographers and designers who believe in what we’re doing and want to be a part of something bigger,” says CEO/Publisher Rod Glupker – […]

Local First Holiday Auction: Locavore Picks


Whenever I see something like the Local First Holiday Auction, I go right for the food and drink items. So, below are my top picks for fellow foodies. Hopefully they will whet your appetite to click on over and support a great cause-Local First! Restaurant Gift Cards: San Chez Bistro Bella Vita Bar Divani The […]

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!

West Michigan Beer Bits


Goodbye, Grand Rapids Brewing Co; Can’t wait to meet you, White Flame Brewing Co.; Glad you’re back, New Holland Beer-B-Q.