Downtown Market Grand Rapids

What a great idea for Grand Rapids, the second largest city in Michigan behind Detroit. It's an Eataly-style market, and instead of Italian, the focus is on local businesses. Etta and I got a cup of coffee, crepes and some popcorn. The coffee, locally roasted, was outstanding. The crepes were good for what they were:… Continue reading Downtown Market Grand Rapids

Mercado San Juan

Arturo lead our group through the Mercado San Juan: after Oaxaca and due to my lack of cooking skills and laziness, I paid more attention to the people than the produce. Outside we stopped for tacos al pastor. Everyone was getting pretty full. What I liked about Arturo was his enthusiasm: "Would anyone like a… Continue reading Mercado San Juan