Lantern Coffee Bar & Lounge in Grand Rapids

We found plenty to explore in my hometown of Grand Rapids, Michigan, from favorite restaurants like Real Food Cafe and Yesterdog to cafes like Madcap to Breweries to Founders. But there’s always something new (or something that’s been around for years) to try. Enter: Lantern Coffee Bar & Lounge. Lantern is located in a two-level … Read more

5 restaurants to try this month: January 2023

Want to support local restaurants? Curious about new openings or secret discoveries? Here are five restaurants that I suggest you try this month! 1. Sushi Factory Tucked away on a side street just south of Polaris, the family-run Sushi Factory has quickly become one of our favorites for sushi. Service is always friendly, and although … Read more

Friday bites: Maple Street Biscuits and Roosevelt Room open, Ill Mannered Brewing expanding

There’s always a lot going on in the world of Columbus restaurants! Here is the latest: The first Ohio location of Maple Street Biscuit Company, a chain originating from Jacksonville, Florida, opened yesterday at 1310 Polaris Pkwy. Maple Street serves a menu of cookies, sandwiches, chicken tenders, waffles, coffee and more. Take a look inside! … Read more

Friday Food Bites: Waves Bar & Kitchen opens in King-Lincoln, updates from Whitney House, Bonifacio to Cincy

There’s always a lot going on in the world of Columbus restaurants! Here is the latest: The Waves Bar & Kitchen opened in late December at 828 E. Long St. in the King-Lincoln Bronzeville neighborhood. The restaurant serves pub snacks, pizzas, burgers, wings and more. The recently closed Marshall’s restaurant in Grandview has announced that … Read more

Torchy’s tacos are our new obsession

We sometimes get a little skeptical when national chains come to town, but overall we’ve been thrilled with some of our new additions – see Dave’s Hot Chicken and Maple Street Biscuit Company, for starters. Well, we have another newcomer to add to the list, and over the course of three visits we’re already getting … Read more

Shit ! Bob Evans launches Nashville-style fried chicken

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Bob Evans. Photos and opinions are our own. Listen, my love of fried chicken is well documented. I love it in all forms – fried chicken dinners, fried chicken sandwiches, chicken wings – and in all styles, from classic Southern Nashville-style fried chicken to regional favorites like Barberton-inspired fried … Read more