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Downtown Grand Rapids’ XO Asian Cuisine Cleared to Reopen

XO Asian Cuisine, the downtown Grand Rapids restaurant shut down by health inspectors last week, has been cleared to reopen as early as Friday.

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By the Way, Science Says Your Gluten Intolerance is a Lie, Too

Next to vegetarianism, the big craze right now is "Gluten-free" diets. And yes, there is a small portion of the world that is truly gluten intolerant, and those people have Celiac Disease. For the rest of you, what you think is gluten intolerance is, at worst, the beginning of Celiac, or a simple allergy to wheat.

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If You Think You’re a Vegetarian or a Vegan – You’re Wrong Says Science

It's the most popular lifestyle out there right now, and one of those things that's like Crossfit: People who are Vegan or Vegetarian LOOOOOVE to tell you they are, and how it's so much better for you, and the earth. But scientifically, there's no one who's actually a vegetarian or a vegan!

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Downtown GR Eatery Health Violations – Free Beer and Hot Wings Segment 16 [Video]

On Segment 16 today, the guys talk about the popular downtown restaurant XO Asian Cuisine, that was closed down after receiving dozens of health violations...again. Joe is really upset, as XO was one of his favorite places, with the great food in huge portions.

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Frozen Vegetables Sold in West Michigan Part of Nationwide Recall

Time to check your freezer. CRF Frozen Foods of Pasco, Wash. recalled 15 different frozen vegetable mixes on Saturday due to possible Lysteria contamination, Fox 17 reports.

The products are carried in West Michigan stores including Meijer and Costco.

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Jimmy John’s Offering $1 Subs on Thursday!

Save your dollar! Because Jimmy John's is giving out subs for only $1 on Thursday, April 21st.

According to their website, it's Customer Appreciation Day and to show their appreciation, JJ will sell their subs for $1 from 11a-3p, nationwide...

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Michigan Ice Cream Parlor Ranked Best in U.S.

As warmer weather finally hits West Michigan, it's time to enjoy the best summer treat out there: ice cream.

There are tons of great ice cream parlors here in the Mitten State, and one has been named the best in the country by Tabelog, a website for food lovers. 

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Stop Aging Your Founders KBS, Drink it Now

DraftMag spoke with Founders Brewing Co. brewmaster Jeremy Kosmicki about the best time to drink Kentucky Breakfast Stout.

The answer will make you thirsty.

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15 MORE Things All Grand Rapidians Should Do at Least Once

A few weeks ago we went through the 15 things that anyone who lives in Grand Rapids should do or try at least once. Obviously, we couldn't just stop at 15 considering there's so much to do in this awesome city...

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Whitecaps’ 2016 New Food Contest Winner – Free Beer and Hot Wings Segment 16 [Video]

Today on Segment 16, the guys unveil the winner of the Whitecaps' voting for their newest stadium food! You'll be able to get the new dish "Dutch Love" at the Comfort Food Cart. Sadly, the "food" that the guys loving call "Eskimo Madness", of the Klondike bar covered in chili, didn't make the grade.

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West Michigan Whitecaps Announce Their New Menu Item for 2016 Season

Looks like you'll be able to get some "Dutch Love" at Fifth Third Ballpark this summer. The flatbread sandwich has been named the winner of the 2016 Fan Food Vote.

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Muskegon and Ionia Counties Among the Most Obese in Michigan

County Health Rankings annual report is out. This week, we are examining the results to see what they teach us about West Michigan.

The report says Muskegon and Ionia counties are among the most obese in Michigan.

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