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Brazilian Steakhouse/Korean BBQ a year later.

By at April 1, 2016 | 12:08 am | 0 Comment

After a failed attempt to open last spring, Carl Jansen is going to make a second run at opening Fogo de Kimchi, a Brazilian Steakhouse/Korean BBQ buffet in downtown Grand Rapids. "I had high hopes for opening my restaurant last year," said Jansen, but it turns out that Luna had mistakenly rented the building that he had planned to open up in. Jansen is planning to

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The ultimate best of Grand Rapids

By at April 1, 2016 | 12:03 am | 1 Comments

Best Dive Bar:  Amore People who use EatGR are obsessed with knowing what the "Best" of everything is.  Their immense fear of going to a place that has less than a 7 star rating was not lost on us.  In response to this, we surveyed a not unbiased group of solitary individual with no superfluous knowledge and came up with these impeachable results. Patios

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The 12 days of Christmas giveaway (reaching out to local restaurants)

By at December 3, 2015 | 8:38 am | 0 Comment

On any given week, there are between 120 and 200 local restaurants talked about on EatGR. I think that is pretty good, but I still hear some owners say nobody mentions "my restaurant." Well, either nobody ate at your restaurant or nobody is posting from there.... Either way, I have no control over that. So, this week is your big chance. I am looking at doing the 12

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Brazilian Steakhouse opens today in old Ritz Coney Location. (April 1, 2015) April Fools

By at August 26, 2015 | 4:05 pm | 0 Comment

For months, Foodies in Grand Rapids have complained that what Grand Rapids really needs is a Brazilian steakhouse or authentic Korean Restaurant. Local restaurateur Carl Jansen has decided to bridge that gap by opening FOGO DE KIMCHI, an all-you-can-eat Brazilian Steahouse/Korean BBQ fusion restaurant in the old Ritz Coney building down on Ionia street. Now Grand

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Wendy’s Morning Announcement: Movin’ On

By at August 5, 2015 | 8:48 am | 3 Comments

It seems like only yesterday that I was sitting across from Chris at a Bagger Dave’s media event. We were misfits in the sea of mommy bloggers. We discovered that we both shared a passion for promoting local food. He from the restaurant angle, me from the farm to table angle. I was a member of EatGR and saw the potential for a stand alone site that would provide a

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Birthday Deals

By at May 11, 2015 | 7:55 pm | 1 Comments

Free Birthday Meals/Anniversary Deals Please note that this list is LOCAL (i.e. no chains/commercial businesses) Cork Wine & Grille: 1/2 off your entree, up to $20 value on your birthday FireRock Grille: 1/2 off your entree, up to $20 value on your birthday Reds On The River: 1/2 off your entree, up to $20 value on your birthday Gravity

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Cinco de Mayo Celebration….Contestants needed for May 2nd!!!!!

By at April 28, 2015 | 9:51 am | 0 Comment

Contestants are needed for this Saturday!!!  That's right, in just 4 short days, we need some people to participate in this eating extravaganza at that Downtown Market.  Do we have any takers?  You can go to the link provided in this e-flyer, or you can respond to this thread and explain to us your "unique eating qualifications" and why you should be a participant

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