Take our Survey...Be the 25%
“Newaygo Brewing is thrilled to be safely reopening for dine-in this week. Our staff is eager to see the community joy back in our taproom. Community is the life blood of our small town and it pairs so well with craft food and beer!”-Nick Looman, Newaygo Brewing Co.
Our local dining diversions have been impressively innovative during this most recent ban on indoor service.
Hit the Road Joe went to thrice weekly take out and then tossed in a pizza night.
The Red Anchor’s curbside service kept their customers coming to their doors.
The River Stop Saloon created a little ‘al fresco’ area in their backyard to supplement their food-to-go biz as did Shamrock Pub up there in the Cloud.
And of course, there are the pods at Northern Trails delivering the ambiance of private room dining with no need to think about what to do with your coat.
Well, kudos to all our inventive, creative and ultimately resilient eatery owners.
And now starting Monday our invaluable vittles venues will be able to toss those doors open and welcome folks inside.
At 25% capacity of course.
So, not out of the woods yet and with a bit of ground to make up, it’s still a dollop of good news for those who have been struggling.
Some will continue their present take out path since 25% isn’t exactly a panacea. A few will likely wait until they can open fully.
But some are giving it a go and deserve our patronage.
We all have our best-loved breakfast bistros, likable lunching locations and desirable dinnertime destinations and wish them all to thrive, right?
So here it is for those who are not wary of indoor dining...
Be the 25%.
We’ve listed some of the places that have supplied us with their info and will add others should they make contact.
In the meantime…
Take our survey.
We want to spread the word that eatatoriums in the Near North are reopening their doors and welcoming back patrons.
Here’s what we have thus far on the returnees to indoor dining:
City Limits Monday 7am-8pm
Koffee Kuppe Monday 6:30am-7am
Riverstop Cafe Monday 8am-4pm
River Stop Saloon Monday 7am- 10pm
The Lunch Pail- Monday 7am-3pm
Blind Squirrel-Monday 11am-10pm
Newaygo Brewery-Monday 12-8pm
The Driftwood-Monday 12-10pm
Northern Trails- Monday 12-10pm First come first served indoors, Pods by reservation only
Shamrock Pub Monday 11am -10pm No reservations
Forager Tuesday 1130am-9pm Strongly encouraging reservations
Sportsmans Tuesday 11am 10pm
Red Anchor-Wednesday 4-9pm
And for those who might be heading north on a snowmobile trail?
Chase Creek Smokehouse Monday 11am-10pm
For more info please contact the restaurants or visit their social media pages.
If you want your place included send us the info and we’ll add you on.
And Happy Dining Everyone.
“I've long believed that good food, good eating, is all about risk. Whether we're talking about unpasteurized Stilton, raw oysters or working for organized crime 'associates,' food, for me, has always been an adventure”-Anthony Bourdain
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