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Hold That Mini-Burger: Restaurants Forecast Food For 2013 : NPR

Hold That Mini-Burger: Restaurants Forecast Food For 2013 : NPR | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Peruvian food, iPad menus and artisan cheese are all on the menu for 2013, but woe to the gazpacho. According to a survey by the National Restaurant Association, the tangy soup and those teeny sliders are on the way out.
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West Michigan sees its first maltery

West Michigan sees its first maltery | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
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more local beer news - a maltery!

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Beer association taps Grand Rapids for national convention

Beer association taps Grand Rapids for national convention | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
The Grand Rapids beer scene can’t resist getting more love — not even the homebrewers.
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Grand Rapids, Mich., Bets on a Food Market for Growth

Grand Rapids, Mich., Bets on a Food Market for Growth | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
The Downtown Market, a 130,000-square-foot center for commerce in culinary arts and fresh local food is expected to attract 500,000 visitors a year and spur development.
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Brewery Vivant pulls a pint for hunger relief | The Rapidian

Brewery Vivant pulls a pint for hunger relief | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
One of Grand Rapids' salient new breweries is giving a percentage of its sales to the local food bank.
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Local food advocacy nonprofit colleagues enjoy farm to table dishes at Trillium Haven | The Rapidian

Local food advocacy nonprofit colleagues enjoy farm to table dishes at Trillium Haven | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
In the realm of farm to table foods, my colleagues with Slow Food West Michigan and I found the new Trillium Haven restaurant to offer exceptional dishes within its unique concept.
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'Cool Brews, Hot Eats' will put beer on menus of Restaurant Week participants

'Cool Brews, Hot Eats' will put beer on menus of Restaurant Week participants | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Another fun way to discover local breweries and eat local food is offered early next year.
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In Season: October 12, 2012 | The Rapidian

In Season: October 12, 2012 | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Last call for fresh seasonal produce! The final frosts have arrived- come load up while you still can!
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Taste of Michigan Recap | The Lemon Bowl

Taste of Michigan Recap | The Lemon Bowl | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Taste of Michigan Food Blogging Conference...
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The Kitch'Room: Where Passion for Food Rules

The Kitch'Room: Where Passion for Food Rules | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
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Love this place!

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Grandville's first microbrewery aims to put city on brewski lovers'map

Grandville's first microbrewery aims to put city on brewski lovers'map | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
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really hope this goes through!  Would love to have something local on this side of town!

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Grand Rapids Brewing Company to open its organic doors December 5 | The Rapidian

Grand Rapids Brewing Company to open its organic doors December 5 | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Named after a pre-Prohibition brewery in Grand Rapids, Mark Sellers' GRBC is set to open December 5 with organic beers and as strong of an attention to food as the microbrews.
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In Season: November 10, 2012 | The Rapidian

In Season: November 10, 2012 | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Local items available at your local farmers market...
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Sietsema Orchards Farm to Table Dinner Series

Sietsema Orchards Farm to Table Dinner Series | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
The season round up.All the chefs will collaborate to create a meal you will not forget...
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Sports bar or microbrewery? Two die-hard Tigers fans put baseball spin on new Grand Rapids brewpub

Sports bar or microbrewery? Two die-hard Tigers fans put baseball spin on new Grand Rapids brewpub | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
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Rowster pioneers coffee subscription service | The Rapidian

Rowster pioneers coffee subscription service | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Rowster New American Coffee partners with Kickstarter to offer Regular Coffee, a locally roasted brew.
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The Week at Nourish: Meet your farmer, Meal of the Week, Recipes, Sales!

The Week at Nourish: Meet your farmer, Meal of the Week, Recipes, Sales! | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
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A Snapshot of Hunger in Our Community | The Rapidian

A Snapshot of Hunger in Our Community | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Hunger is all around us--even in our own community. But we have hope. There are ways to get involved in the fight against hunger and poverty. Join Access of West Michigan by participating in the County Wide Food Drive!
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Not Your Average Speaker Series: Food Justice

Not Your Average Speaker Series: Food Justice | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Rapid Growth's October speaker series event focuses on the issues of...
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County wide food drive begins today | The Rapidian

County wide food drive begins today | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Join with Access of West Michigan as we collect 100 tons of food & personal care items to stock local food pantries from October 8-13. Why? Because hunger hasn't gone away.
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