Now Open: Rapids Brewing Co. looks to revamp downtown Grand Rapids through the brewpub experience

Before they had a historied brewer, before they had a veteran chef, Rapids Brewing Co. was simply an idea to counteract a growing concern in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. Bill Martinetto, general manager of Rapids Brewing Co. and one of its original members, explained that the brewery’s initial partners felt that downtown Grand Rapids had drifted far from … [ Read more]

¡Viva Malta! An introduction to the official drink of Caribbean summer

It’s difficult to describe the magic of malta. For me, a drink of malta can shift the mood of a day. For many, including my father, the taste of malta instantly teleports them to their childhood—to hot, equatorial days and a cold bottle of sweet and smooth relief from the heat. While there are many brands … [ Read more]