If you’re lucky enough to spend a weekend sampling locally made cheese, wine, chocolate and coffee, you are lucky enough. As you’ve probably heard by now, I recently co-hosted Taste of Michigan here in my backyard of Grand Rapids with one of my fellow blogging friends, Rachel.
It was a whirlwind weekend of tasting, networking, drinking and laughing with fellow food bloggers who came from DC to Chicago and everywhere in between. Now that I’ve had good night’s rest and a strong cup of coffee, I am smiling from ear to ear as I look back through the photos. Please join me for a photo tour of Taste of Michigan:
Samples from the very own Patricia of Patricia’s Chocolates
What comes after lunch? Wine and cheese, of course. Next stop is Reserve Wine & Food for sparkling wine and chacuterie samples. Oh, and a tour from Peter, the handsome GM.
Can’t tell you how good it felt to finally meet Sheila, my long lost sista!
What comes after a day of eating? Another meal! Next up: Private Chef’s Tasting Menu and Drinks at Six.One.Six located in the JW Marriott.
Attendees received giant bags of swag valued at over $500.00 in edible goodness including sparkling wine, vanilla, heirloom dried beans, hot sauce, coffee, chocolate, granola and even free food FOR AN ENTIRE YEAR at BD’s Mongolian BBQ!
Overall, the event was a complete success and, from my perspective, could not have gone any better if we tried. Thank you to all of you who attended! I look forward to seeing all of you again soon – perhaps at the Grand Rapids Wine & Food Festival next month!