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DINING


Breakfast Lunch OPEN ON: Open 7 days. GO THERE FOR: Fairly Traded Organic Coffee


Mia & Grace 1133 3rd St., Muskegon. 231-725-9500 AMERICAN. Calls itself a bakery and bistro, but that’s too limiting to describe the creativity of Mia & Grace’s menu. The farm-to-table eatery in downtown Muskegon is casual and comfortable and serves lots of one-of-a-kind items like the Pork Belly Rueben or the Duck PB&J (duck confit, carmelized onions, cashew-peanut butter, green pepper jelly, anadama bread). >> SERVING: Breakfast Lunch OPEN ON: Closed on Sunday. GO THERE FOR: Salads, Soups, Creme Brulee


New Holland Brewing Company 66 E. 8th St., HOLLAND. 616-355-6422 BREWPUB. One of West Michgian’s premier microbreweries serves up better than average pub grub, including the Tarheel BBQ Pulled Pork, Grilled Portobello and The Treehugger, which is billed as “a vegetarian sandwich utopia.”>> SERVING: Lunch Dinner OPEN ON: Open 7 days. GO THERE FOR: Mad Hatter IPA, Dragon’s Milk


Piper Restaurant 2225 South Shore Drive, HOLLAND. 616-335-5866 AMERICAN. Upscale but still casual spot located on Lake Macatawa, offering great views from virtually every table. Menu includes tastefully prepared items like Almond Crusted Walleye and Grilled Pork Loin, as well as wood- fired pizzas. Reservations are welcomed. >> SERVING:


Dinner OPEN ON: Open 7 days. GO THERE FOR: Almond Crusted Walley


Salt of the Earth 114 East Main St., FENNVILLE. 269-561-7258 AMERICAN. Salt of the Earth is a farm-to-table inspired restaurant, bar, and bakery located in the heart of SW Michigan farm country in Fennville. Salt focuses on fresh, seasonal, and local ingredients whenever possible. Also serves up live music on weekends. >> SERVING: Lunch Dinner OPEN ON: Open 7 days. GO THERE FOR: House made rustic cuisine


KALAMAZOO/BATTLE CREEK


Arcadia Brewing Co. 103 Michigan Ave., BATTLE CREEK. 269-963-9520 BREWPUB. You’ll find some of the usual suspects on the Battle Creek brewpub’s menu, including wood-fired pizzas and some of the best barbecue in the region. But you’ll also find some delightful surprises – Osso Bucco in a brewpub?! – on the menu, courtesy of award-winning Chef Sean Kelly. >> SERVING: Lunch Dinner OPEN ON: Open 7 days. GO THERE FOR: Handcrafted ales and BBQ.


Fieldstone Grille 3970 W. Centre St., PORTAGE. 269-321-8480 AMERICAN. Lodge-retreat atmosphere overlooking the natural wet- lands of the Moors Golf Club. The “field-to-plate” menu features burgers, pizzas, steaks and some eclectic items


like quail. Try the FSG chips, a combination of potato, beet and sweet potato chips. >> SERVING: Lunch Dinner OPEN ON: Open 7 days. GO THERE FOR: Blue Burger, Almond Crusted Walleye, FSG Chips


Food Dance 401 E. Michigan Ave. 269-382-1888 AMERICAN. An eclectic American menu that reflects ownership’s fixation on “finding honest-to-goodness fruits, vegetables, meat and eggs that come from the farm, not the factory.” Lots of unique choices, from breakfast (gingerbread pancakes), lunch (crab cake sandwich) and dinner (beer roasted chicken) >> SERVING: Breakfast Lunch Dinner OPEN ON: Open 7 days. GO THERE FOR: Fresh Local Foods


Epic Bistro 359 S. Burdick, KALAMAZOO. 269-342-1300 AMERICAN. Upscale but not stuffy wine bar in Kalamazoo’s Epic Center downtown, featuring small plates, wood-fired pizzas and signature steaks and chops. As would be expected, the wine list is expansive with lots of value bottles in the $30- 50 range. >> SERVING: Dinner OPEN ON: Open 7 days. GO THERE FOR: Cheese boards and charcuterie.


Martell’s 3501 Greenleaf Bld., KALAMAZOO. 269-375-2105 AMERICAN. Tucked away in a quiet neighborhood that overlooks Willow Lake, Martells offers casual ambiance and an expansive menu with steaks, prime rib and other comfort food entrees like Italian style meatloaf and pork


shank. >> SERVING: Lunch Dinner OPEN ON: Open 7 days (Sundays-dinner only) GO THERE FOR: Quiet casual ambiance.


Rustica 236 S. Kalamazoo Mall. 269-492-0247 CONTINENTAL. Rustic European cuisine with an emphasis on fresh, sustainable and local products. Blends influences from France, Italy, Spain and other European countries with regional Michigan fare. House-cured meats, handmade cheese, stocks, soups, and desserts. >> SERVING: Dinner OPEN ON: Closed on Sunday. GO THERE FOR: Local, sus- tainable cuisine


Union Cabaret & Grille 125 S. Burdick St., KALAMAZOO. 269-384-6756 AMERICAN. A partnership with Western Michigan University, Union features eclectic food and cocktails, plus live jazz music performed by WMU faculty and students. >> SERVING: Lunch Dinner OPEN ON: Closed Sunday. GO THERE FOR: Portabella Fries, Bloody Maries with infused vodkas. n


For a more comprehensive listing of restau- rants, visit revuewm.com. To submit or correct information in a dining listing, please send an e-mail to editor@revuewm.com.


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