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Grandwich 2015 Sampled: Day three brings return of the Grandwich

by (SZaagman)

Submitted 07-11-2015 under OPINION

It is day three of our Grandwich review and after a change of venue to the outdoors we were all hoping for something good from our eight sandwiches. At this point the bar has been set pretty low. Day one: Let’s find a sandwich we would want to...

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Grandwich 2015 Sampled: The long, dark lunchtime of the soul

by (TheStarvingArtist)

Submitted 07-10-2015 under OPINION

When we began today’s Grandwich review we had no idea the Dante-esque journey upon which we were about to embark. Fortunately for us critics, there was a single beacon of hope for the future of sandwiches as a whole, because without that one...

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Grandwich 2015 sampled: First eight contestants bring few highlights

by (ESavageau)

Submitted 07-09-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Once again this year, four Rapidian reporters are trying every Grandwich they can in the first week of the competition. The Grandwich competition runs from July 7-24. Top 10 sandwiches are determined by public vote online, with the...

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Grandwich 2014 sampled: Rapidian team reveals five favorites

by (Holly)

Submitted 07-14-2014 under OPINION

Last week, in four day's time, our team of four local food lovers tried 32 out of the 34 Grandwich sandwiches competing to be this year's Grandwich winner. You can read our individual assessments of the sandwiches on days one, two, three and...

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Grandwich 2014 sampled: pretzel-bun-with-pork theme emerges in day four

by (wendypchef)

Submitted 07-13-2014 under OPINION

Wrapping up our assignment to try all of the Grandwiches, our team of four finishes with the offerings from the following establishments: Founders Brewing Company, Cottage Bar, J. Gardellas, HopCat, Buffalo Wild Wings, Taco Bar Company, SpeakEZ...

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Grandwich 2014 sampled: day three brings quality, high marks, few disappointments

by (TheStarvingArtist)

Submitted 07-12-2014 under OPINION

As we grow weary of sandwich after sandwich, your loyal Grandwich judges continue to strive to tour you around the competition and highlight the “don’t-miss” and “don’t-bother” entries. This day features a long...

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Grandwich 2014 sampled: Next eight sandwiches range excellent to big disappointments

by (kendravanderlip)

Submitted 07-10-2014 under OPINION

As we start our second day of tastings, our team of four is trying Grandwiches from the following establishments: Flat Landers, Birch Lodge, Terra, Stella’s, McFadden’s, Tavern on the Square, Peppino's Sports Grille and Sweet...

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Grandwich 2014 sampled: First seven sandwiches swing strongly towards sweet or salty

by (Holly)

Submitted 07-09-2014 under OPINION

This week, four Rapidian reporters are trying every Grandwich they can in the first week of the competition. The Grandwich competition runs from Tuesday July 8 through July 27. Top 10 sandwiches are determined by public vote online, and on August 1...

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Grandwich 2013 gets sampled: Sandwiches 21-30

by (ChrisFreemanRealtor)

Submitted 07-26-2013 under OPINION

For the third year in a row, Downtown Grand Rapids and The Neighborhood  Business Alliance restaurateurs to give us their best sandwich that highlights local ingredients with the Grandwich competition. Diners are then encouraged to vote for...

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Grandwich 2013 gets sampled: Sandwiches 11-20

by (ChrisFreemanRealtor)

Submitted 07-25-2013 under OPINION

For the third year in a row, Downtown Grand Rapids and The Neighborhood  Business Alliance has challenged restaurateurs to give us their best sandwich that highlights local ingredients with the Grandwich competition. Diners are then...

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