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Tre Cugini picked as best appetizer for Restaurant Week; now, who has the best deal?

Tre Cugini picked as best appetizer for Restaurant Week; now, who has the best deal? | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Where's the best deal in town for Restaurant Week?
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Michigan's Best Ice Cream Parlor: Our Top 10 and a few surprises!

Michigan's Best Ice Cream Parlor: Our Top 10 and a few surprises! | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
The surprises include some guilty pleasures!
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New owner of Old Hat Brewery plans to re-open Lawton microbrewery as early as the fall

New owner of Old Hat Brewery plans to re-open Lawton microbrewery as early as the fall | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
"Basically, it's from what the people want," owner Tom Osborne said.
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Learning how to cook healthy, local with Grand Rapids Cooking School | The Rapidian

Learning how to cook healthy, local with Grand Rapids Cooking School | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Attendees of the Farmer's Market Experience class learned how to make a delicious three course meal from scratch using locally grown meat and produce.
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Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Food Safety Training

Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Food Safety Training | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
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And your Grand Rapids Grandwich 2012 winner is...

And your Grand Rapids Grandwich 2012 winner is... | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Winning sandwich a melting pot of Grand Rapids cultures...
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Restaurant Week Grand Rapids – Wendy Tries The Green Well Gastro Pub

Restaurant Week Grand Rapids – Wendy Tries The Green Well Gastro Pub | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Restaurant Week Grand Rapids kicked off on Wednesday, August 15th, and I couldn't wait another day to try out some of the awesome local...
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Grandwich Top 10 Tour: McFadden's Mother Clucker

Grandwich Top 10 Tour: McFadden's Mother Clucker | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Three different meats are on this gutbusting Grandwich.
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Grandwich Top 10 Tour: San Chez Bistro's Pork Belly B.L.T.

Grandwich Top 10 Tour: San Chez Bistro's Pork Belly B.L.T. | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Unlike any BLT you've had before with sweet, smoky heat.
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Grandwich Top 10 Tour: Courtyard by Marriott's Bistro Grandwich

Grandwich Top 10 Tour: Courtyard by Marriott's Bistro Grandwich | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
This sandwich boasts "Chinese five-spiced roast beef."...
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Foodies, the time is finally here

Foodies, the time is finally here | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) - Foodies, the time is finally here. Grand Rapids Restaurant Week kicks off Wednesday.  This means you can choose from 61 restaurants and enjoy three-course meals for $25, or two meals for two people at $25.
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Veggie Van brings fresh local produce to the NE side of town | The Rapidian

Veggie Van brings fresh local produce to the NE side of town | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
The YMCA mobile farmers market, otherwise known as the Veggie Van, now providing access to affordable, healthy produce at Pilgrim Manor.
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In the Midst of Restaurant Week, Wealthy Street Eatery Gives Back | The Rapidian

In the Midst of Restaurant Week, Wealthy Street Eatery Gives Back | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Brick Road Pizza donates 15 percent of sales to Feeding America West Michigan, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 5-9 p.m.
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Kalamazoo OKs food trucks downtown | WOOD TV8

Kalamazoo OKs food trucks downtown | WOOD TV8 | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
A new Kalamazoo ordinance will allow food trucks to operate downtown -- as long as they remain at least 150 feet from a brick-and-mortar restaurant.
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Greek Festival gives city a taste of Greece | The Rapidian

Greek Festival gives city a taste of Greece | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Orthodox church brings Greek food, wine and dancing in late August.
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Grandwich 2012: The final judgement | The Rapidian

Grandwich 2012: The final judgement | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
I was one of the judges for the final judging of Grandwich 2012.
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Bartertown Diner, 9 Jefferson - 7/12/12

Bartertown Diner, 9 Jefferson - 7/12/12 | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
The worker-owned vegetarian/vegan restaurant opened a little over a year ago, and not without controversy.
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RESTAURANT WEEK PREAMBLE: “Why Most Restaurant Reviews Are Crap”

RESTAURANT WEEK PREAMBLE: “Why Most Restaurant Reviews Are Crap” | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
It’s day one of Restaurant Week, so I figured I should get to work on a review series! Now, let’s be clear, here….I tend to hate restaurant reviews. I’ve worked in restauran...
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New Beer Friday, August 17 Edition

New Beer Friday, August 17 Edition | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
By Chris SicilianoRichard, Duke of York. Davy Crockett. Mae West. Robert DeNiro. Sean Penn. Jon Gruden. Christian Laettner. Donnie Wahlberg. Antwaan Randle El.
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Grandwich Top 10 Tour: Big O's "Midnite Sandwich"

Grandwich Top 10 Tour: Big O's "Midnite Sandwich" | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
What is a Cuban sandwich doing in an Italian restaurant?
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Grand Rapids zoning board denies variance for cafe on Jefferson Avenue SE

Grand Rapids zoning board denies variance for cafe on Jefferson Avenue SE | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
A newly-trained chef wanted to open a 36-seat restaurant in a residential zone with limited parking.
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Grandwich Top 10 Tour: Corazon's El Diablo Corazon

Grandwich Top 10 Tour: Corazon's El Diablo Corazon | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
If the name didn't illustrate it already, this is a spicy sandwich.
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