Stories tagged: "restaurants"


Knoop in Grand Rapids bills itself as a "rooftop beer garden" focusing on Dutch and German food.
These 7 Michigan Restaurants Opened During the Pandemic, and We Are Here to Try Them in 2021

The pandemic has been hard on the restaurant industry, but some Michiganders have seized the opportunity and opened in the most trying time.

La Cocina Cubana with it's owner Iliana Tamayo and manager Ilianis Hernandez.
Lansing’s La Cocina Cubana Used to Bustle. Here’s How It Survived an Industry Crisis in Michigan.

A lot went wrong for Lansing’s locally-owned Cuban joint La Cocina Cubana. But owner Iliana Tamayo shares one saving grace that kept her kitchen cooking.

Avocado Deviled Eggs at the Great Lakes Culinary Center in Southfield, Mich., on March 22, 2016. (Jessica J. Trevino/Detroit Free Press/Tribune News Service via Getty Images)
Begin Mother’s Day With These Best Brunch Spots in Town

From “Apple Cinnamon Streusel French Toast” to egg-topped burgers, we highlighted nine of the best restaurants to enjoy brunch at in Michigan.

Michigan Restaurant Owner Gives Back in a Year of Uncertainty with Free Dinners—For a Year

Aleko's Restaurant owner, Mark Savedes, has his "Oprah Moment" after feeding five local families for a whole year

Photo courtesy the Office of the Governor
Michigan Restaurants Reopen With Limited Capacity, Contact Tracing

New safety precautions to prevent a resurgence of the coronavirus are on the menu as Michigan restaurants resume indoor dining.

PLYMOUTH, MI  - APRIL 22: A sign displays "Open Carry Out Only" at a restaurant as the coronavirus pandemic continues on April 22, 2020 in Plymouth, Michigan. Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued a stay at home executive order for non-essential workers on March 24th and has banned all gatherings, public or private for the entire State due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic.  (Photo by Aaron J. Thornton/Getty Images)
Judge Refuses to Block Ban on Michigan Indoor Dining

Since patrons cannot wear masks as they eat and drink, a US district judge decided that indoor dining should remain closed in accordance with the governor’s order.

WATCH: How One Michigan Couple Opened Their Dream Donut Cafe During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Ypsilanti residents Amie Anderson and Jamie Krake gained a following for their homemade donuts. Welcome to It's a Good Day Cafe.