Items Tagged with 'Essence Restaurant Group'


Gastro pub filling riverfront vacancy

January 19, 2017
A former riverfront restaurant space in the area has landed a new tenant to fill the vacated spot, which has been empty since last summer. Read More

Inside Track: Chef finds happy medium

Once a restaurant owner, Jeremy Paquin enjoys ‘just being a chef again.’

October 14, 2016
An email arrived in Jeremy Paquin’s inbox several weeks ago regarding a piece of his past he cannot shake. Read More

Restaurant group earns B Corp status

February 3, 2016
A local restaurant group has joined a global movement of people using “business as a force for good.” Read More

Restaurant ranks among best for 'foodies' in US

September 1, 2015
A local restaurant is considered one of the 100 best in the nation. Read More

Restaurant ranks among top 'independents' in Great Lakes

August 11, 2015
A local restaurant is considered one of the best independent restaurants in the Great Lakes region. Read More

Group plans restaurant downtown

June 1, 2015
A lot of details aren’t finalized yet, but a restaurant group is planning to open a restaurant in Grand Rapids’ downtown area. Read More

Video Chat: Bistro Bella Vita GM Brad Teachout fields your posted questions

April 26, 2013
When Bistro Bella Vita opened in March 1997, it was almost too big for its own good. Read More

Downtown development agency backs Street Party and Art Downtown

March 18, 2013
The Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority has decided to provide financial support for two upcoming events downtown. But in both cases, the support was less than requested. Read More