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Watermelon Gazpacho Recipe

Watermelon Gazpacho Recipe | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
My neighbor recently posted on Facebook that she made watermelon gazpacho. I was able to get a sample and the recipe and then make it myself. It turned out to be deliciously refreshing. Enjoy!
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The Buzz: Siciliano's Market News & Notes: New Nano Brewery to Feature the Bizarre & Unusual

The Buzz: Siciliano's Market News & Notes: New Nano Brewery to Feature the Bizarre & Unusual | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it

Grand Rapids, MI – A new brew pub slated to open this fall in the small West Michigan town of Lager (population 68) will serve beers made with adjuncts that can best be described as “bizarre” and “unusual.” This according to co-owner and head brewer Eugene Gunnison.

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Local First kicks off Eat Local Challenge, reporters to share experiences | The Rapidian

Local First kicks off Eat Local Challenge, reporters to share experiences | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Local First begins their Eat Local Challenge and is encouraging Grand Rapidians to take the...
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Get ready to eat, it's Restaurant Week | WOOD TV8

Get ready to eat, it's Restaurant Week | WOOD TV8 | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Sixty-two restaurants all around Grand Rapids, and even some outside the city this year, are kicking off Restaurant Week on Wednesday.
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Recipes Revisited: Four for the Summer Bounty

Recipes Revisited: Four for the Summer Bounty | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Here again is former staffer, current contributor Wes Eaton with a batch of great recipes (originally published last year).
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Join us at Jersey Junction and Captain Sundae for Michigan's Best Ice Cream Parlor battle

Join us at Jersey Junction and Captain Sundae for Michigan's Best Ice Cream Parlor battle | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Come grab a scoop or two with MLive at these two Michigan's Best ice cream parlor contenders.
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A genuinely 'grand' spot for beers

A genuinely 'grand' spot for beers | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — What does the third-best beer bar in the world look like? It looks like a lot of other bars.
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Dining Out restaurant review: Trillium Haven in Eastown

Dining Out restaurant review: Trillium Haven in Eastown | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
There was definitely a lot of hype among local foodie and organic circles surrounding the opening of Trillium Haven in Eastown.
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What's new at Restaurant Week 2012 in Grand Rapids

What's new at Restaurant Week 2012 in Grand Rapids | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Restaurant Week 2012 hits Grand Rapids with seasonal summer food.
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G-Sync: Farming Some Good via Restaurant Week

G-Sync: Farming Some Good via Restaurant Week | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Restaurant Week launched this week in Grand Rapids. But as Lifestyle Editor Tommy Allen adds up the numbers, he quickly realizes that for all the positive changes, our region will need to tap one last energy source if our goodness is to take hold.
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Why I'm Taking the Eat Local Challenge | The Rapidian

Why I'm Taking the Eat Local Challenge | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
For me, eating local is not just a trendy thing to do -- it's the right thing to do. Here's why.
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Brewery Vivant announces collaboration with New Belgium Brewing Co | The Rapidian

Brewery Vivant announces collaboration with New Belgium Brewing Co | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Brewery Vivant is now collaborating with the third largest craft brewer in America, releasing the first collaborative brew Aug 27.
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Here's why west is best in Michigan's Best Ice Cream Parlor search

Here's why west is best in Michigan's Best Ice Cream Parlor search | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Two well known ice cream stops on our statewide ice cream competition.
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How the heat and drought may affect Restaurant Week menus in Grand Rapids

How the heat and drought may affect Restaurant Week menus in Grand Rapids | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Michigan fruit and vegetable crops have taken a beating this year.
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Michigan Mobile Canning — Start Garden

Michigan Mobile Canning — Start Garden | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Problem, craft beer from local breweries only come in glass, My Solution, mobile canning line!
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Pie eating competition smack talk kicks off Restaurant Week

Pie eating competition smack talk kicks off Restaurant Week | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Local faces in local pies on Tuesday morning.
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DeLange's Redberry Farm

DeLange's Redberry Farm | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Check out http://redberryfarm.info! Highest quality strawberries, raspberries and produce in Hudsonville, Michigan! U-pick / pick-your-own strawberries, raspberries and pumpkins in season.
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In Season August 10, 2012 | The Rapidian

In Season August 10, 2012 | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Come see what's in season at the Farmers Market this week!
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