The Silver Spork

Street party brings the best beer, food and music Grand Rapids has to offer

by (yuengerr)

Submitted 06-15-2012 under OPINION

On a day when temperatures reached the 90s, the Local First Street Party last Saturday was as crowded as ever, featuring a handful of local bands and even more local food choices. Taking place on Weston Street in front of Bistro Bella Vita, the...

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New Grand Rapidian Molly Clauhs rises as notable culinary asset

by (eschroeder)

Submitted 05-14-2012 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

For Molly Clauhs the role of food is not just one of sustenance or creativity; it is also a way to connect with her community. When Clauhs and her partner, apple farmer Joel Crist, made the decision to move to Grand Rapids in March 2011 for work-...

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Food truck debate put on hold

by (nickmanes)

Submitted 12-08-2011 under NEWS

Thursday afternoon, the Grand Rapids Planning Commission had a public hearing considering an ordinance that would allow mobile food vendors (i.e. food trucks, carts, and so on) to operate on private property such as parking lots. Cities such as...

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The Silver Spork rides into town

by (cjlautenbach)

Submitted 08-05-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

If you’ve ever eaten lunch at a school, you know what a spork is.  If you’ve ever wanted to try lunch from a food truck, you need to find out where The Silver Spork will be.  This chariot of local cuisine is a new kid on the...

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