George Aquino’s 2013 Dining Out awards: Grand Rapids best restaurant, dish, pub, chef, more
Reuben from The General Muir 1. House-fermentation- Beyond pickles and sauerkraut, R. Thomas Deluxe Grille has been serving sides of cultured vegetables (think beets and radishes) with their California cuisine since the 1970s. 2. Banh mi- Buford Highways Vietnamese restaurants have already been up on this trend for years. Among the notables is Quoc Huong Banh Mi Fast Food s barbeque pork banh mi.
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Fine dining in Hamilton retirement homes
Believe it or not, you can still have this experience in a retirement home. Caroline Place , one of Hamiltons premier retirement communities, offers a satisfying culinary experience to its residents and their guests. Related Stories Caroline Place Retirement Residence Healthy eating for seniors is particularly important but can also present problems. In many cases, seniors nutrition suffers as dietary needs become more specialized and mobility issues limit shopping and meal preparation. Even healthy, active seniors may be tempted to skip meals or opt for less nutritious options as a matter of convenience.
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Just like its chef. Founders Brewing Co., 235 Grandville Ave. SW, Grand Rapids , 616-776-1195 foundersbrewing.com Founders Brewing , the godfather of West Michigan brewers, opened its super slick outdoor beer garden complete with fire pits and heat towers in 2013. Founders also added a retail store, more indoor seating, and the stellar Centennial Room, its private dining room and terrace that overlooks all the action in the beer garden. Chef of The Year: Jenna Arcidiacono, Chef/Owner of Amore Trattoria Italiana Amore Trattoria Italiana, 5080D Alpine Ave.
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See who spends the most on dining out in Central Florida
Related: See where C. Fla. got its drink on in 2013 Esri crunched the numbers for Lake, Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties using data from its Updated Demographics (2013 estimates) and data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to show who spent the most on dining out this year by ZIP code. Topping the list were the residents of 32814 in Orlando, who spent a total of $18.96 million on dining out this year and an average of $6,401.63 per household. Bringing up the rear was 32805 in Orlando, whose residents spent a total of $11.8 million on food away from home this year, with an average of $1,492.87 per household.
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