The Rapidian

Grandwich

Food you don't know about: discover the hidden gems

by (ChrisFreemanRealtor)

Submitted 07-16-2012 under OPINION

Every day you drive through the city and think that you know everything that you need to know about it. I feature six eateries that you should know about, but probably don't. I take a look at Rico's Deli, Speak EZ, Jalisco Tacos, Stoner...

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Comparing the gyros of Grand Rapids

by (ChrisFreemanRealtor)

Submitted 04-22-2012 under OPINION

This is my latest taste comparison of some of the gyros available from local restaurants here in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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Get your Grandwich (Part V) - The Grand(wich) finale

by (ChrisFreemanRealtor)

Submitted 08-08-2011 under OPINION

In a downpour at Rosa Parks Circle on, the Grandwich competition came to a close. Three of Chris' recommendations made it to the top 10. Of the Grandwiches on display: Omelette Shoppe - Slow-roasted, hand-pulled tender corned beef, sliced dill...

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Get your Grandwich (Part IV) - Four sandwiches and a few surprises

by (ChrisFreemanRealtor)

Submitted 07-29-2011 under OPINION

Tim Linscott sponsored this round of sandwiches for part four. If you're interested in sponsoring the Freeman Grandwich quest (just eight more to go), email [email protected] Courtyard by Marriott - 100% beef, Michigan made hot dog stuffed...

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Get your Grandwich (Part III): Eggs are the new black

by (ChrisFreemanRealtor)

Submitted 07-28-2011 under OPINION

Just 12 sandwiches left on the list after this installment. Chris Freeman, Grand Rapids Grandwich guru, has checked off 29 Grandwiches, and the finding after this round: Eggs are the new black. Founders Brewing Company - Sliced roasted chicken,...

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Get your Grandwich (Part II): The real winner is Nantucket Baking Company

by (ChrisFreemanRealtor)

Submitted 07-27-2011 under OPINION

In part one of the Grandwich quest, Chris reviewed 10 eateries. Now onto part two with another eight contenders and $150 invested. But Chris is ready to declare that the biggest winner in this competition is Nantucket Bakery. Among his top four in...

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Get your Grandwich (Part I): Narrowing down 10 contenders

by (ChrisFreemanRealtor)

Submitted 07-26-2011 under OPINION

Grandwich brief by Denise Cheng Chris Freeman fully buys that Grand Rapids should have a signature dish. Chicago with its deep dish, Philly with its cheesesteak, New York with its cheesecake, Freeman has taken it upon himself to wade through as many...

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