Food Service & Agriculture

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Downtown restaurant appoints chef

January 23, 2017
A downtown restaurant is getting a new chef. Read More

Stability marks The Cottage Bar’s 90th year

Originally a sandwich shop founded during Prohibition, restaurant has been a staple in Grand Rapids community.

January 20, 2017
While much has changed around The Cottage Bar in 90 years, very little has changed inside the restaurant. In fact, a picture hung on the restaurant’s east wall shows just how similar the interior is today to the past. Read More

GR sees mixed drink renaissance on the horizon

Area distilleries jump on spirits resurgence with exclusive cocktails.

January 20, 2017
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) While working the bar at Reserve, Rob Hanks is able to channel his college degree. Read More

Whitecaps call for Fan Food ideas

January 20, 2017
The West Michigan Whitecaps are turning to their fans to add a concessions item. Read More

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

Food maker eliminating 250 jobs

January 18, 2017
A food maker in the region has announced that it will eliminate 250 jobs. Read More

GRBJ Podcast: Jon O'Connor and Kyle Van Strien of Long Road Distillers

January 17, 2017
Jon O'Connor and Kyle Van Strien — the co-owners of Long Road Distillers — are the featured guests in episode 17 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More

Restaurant chain closes downtown location

January 16, 2017
A restaurant chain has closed its doors downtown after three years in operation. Read More

Michigan wineries diversify to stay fresh

While their central focus remains on wines, region’s vintners see importance of appealing to a wider crowd.

January 13, 2017
Big and small winemakers in the region have something in common: The need to stay relevant as Michigan’s beverage industry grows. Read More

Food maker names CFO

January 13, 2017
A food maker in the region has named a new chief financial officer. Read More