Black Heron {Restaurant Review}

My husband Troy and I have known Seth and Laura Porter, owners of The Black Heron, for quite some time through the home brewer scene. Unfortunately, it took us a long time to get down to their restaurant. We decided to rectify that yesterday and take advantage of Restaurant Week (which runs through August 23). … Continue reading Black Heron {Restaurant Review}

Food Dance Celebrates 20 Years of Locally-Focused Culinary & Agricultural Experiences

  I love Food Dance! Well worth the drive to Kalamazoo if you're from the Grand Rapids area. Make a long weekend of it and explore all that Kalamazoo has to offer. PRESS RELEASE You’re invited to a 20th Anniversary Farm to Street Party, August 30 at Food Dance in Kalamazoo. In honor of this long-standing … Continue reading Food Dance Celebrates 20 Years of Locally-Focused Culinary & Agricultural Experiences

Spice makes everything nice (at Pal’s Indian Cuisine).

Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Mari and I was invited by Wendy to begin writing some vegetarian posts for Eat Local, West Michigan. A truly exciting prospect! This year I was thrilled to celebrate my 20th vegetarian anniversary in a little party with some close friends (we ate Thai food). I'm excited … Continue reading Spice makes everything nice (at Pal’s Indian Cuisine).