Holiday Gift Giving Trail in West Michigan

Struggling to find gifts for your food-centric friends? Follow along on our Holiday Gift Giving Trail in West Michigan as we travel to twelve of our favorite local shops that offer Michigan Made speciality food gift options. Many hidden gems that could be your answer to gift giving this holiday season.  Eat Local West Michigan … Continue reading Holiday Gift Giving Trail in West Michigan

New Holland Brewing Dragon’s Milk Reserve Vanilla Chai

    New Holland Brewing Co. has taken its top-selling, year-round, bourbon barrel stout – Dragon’s Milk – and infused it with flavors of Vanilla Chai. The Michigan-based brewery is releasing its first 2016 “reserve” batch of Dragon’s Milk to markets around the country with Dragon’s Milk Reserve Vanilla Chai shipping from New Holland’s production facility … Continue reading New Holland Brewing Dragon’s Milk Reserve Vanilla Chai

Black Friday Tour features 3 new breweries, rare flight

  St. Joseph plays host to beer alternative to busy shopping day This collaborative holiday brewery tour will give guests the opportunity to samples one of the world’s most acclaimed stouts, visit a trio of new West Michigan breweries and later explore downtown St. Joseph, Mich. The Black Friday Brewery Tour, sponsored by St. Joseph … Continue reading Black Friday Tour features 3 new breweries, rare flight

Michigan Wine & Beer: Head to Head Cheese Pairing

Ever wonder what goes better with Michigan cheese--Michigan wine or Michigan beer? Thanks to the United Dairy Industry of Michigan, some of my fellow food bloggers and I got to find out. Reserve was the backdrop for our little experiment. Fred Bueltmann, AKA The Beervangelist, chose the pairings (or would that be triplings?) and explained … Continue reading Michigan Wine & Beer: Head to Head Cheese Pairing

Rockford Brewing: Solid Beer with a Great Atmosphere

Although not officially open until December 20, I was able to attend a soft opening party this past weekend at Rockford Brewing Company. The Atmosphere: Very clean, set in downtown Rockford. Lots of wood and sort of rustic looking. Great views. The Food: From the deli next door. The smoked whitefish dip was excellent. My … Continue reading Rockford Brewing: Solid Beer with a Great Atmosphere