Items Tagged with 'Bistro Bella Vita'


Restaurants work to counter talent crunch

Due to oversupply of restaurants, local insiders share their strategies for addressing the shortage of human capital.

September 27, 2019
With the Grand Rapids-area unemployment rate at 3.9% as of July, local restaurateurs are pouring their energy into finding ways to attract and retain workers. Read More

West Michigan restaurants top wine list

August 9, 2017
Six West Michigan restaurants are on Wine Spectator’s Restaurant Award Winners list, including two downtown Grand Rapids establishments. Read More

Local First throws 2013 Street Party downtown

May 26, 2013
Local First will hold its 10th annual Street Party this Saturday — in front of Bistro Bella Vita downtown, from 3 p.m. until midnight. 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

Video: Bistro Bella Vita GM discusses farm-to-table fare — and being downtown

April 26, 2013
During a live video chat Friday at, Bistro Bella Vita General Manager Brad Teachout discussed the restaurant's approach to its farm-to-table menu, customers, downtown competition and the Van Andel Arena. Read More