Slows Bar-B-Q heads west to Grand Rapids

by

comment
FACEBOOK
  • Facebook
Slows Bar-B-Q's pursuit of statewide BBQ domination continues as the spot that put Corktown on the dining map made its debut in Grand Rapids this week.

The western Michigan location opened its doors Thursday at the Grand Rapids Downtown Market. While the menu is similar to the Detroit location, customers at the GR spot are supposed to place orders through a window before seating themselves. This opening represents founder Phil Cooley's foray into statewide expansion. Later this year another location will open at Strand Theatre in Pontiac.



This newest eatery in Grand Rapids further solidifies the western Michigan city's reputation as a foodie destination. It's already home to a number of respected breweries, including Founder's Brewing Co., Brewery Vivant and HopCat - which has expanded to Detroit and Ann Arbor.

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Detroit Metro Times. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Detroit Metro Times, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at letters@metrotimes.com.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Detroit Metro Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Metro Times Press Club for as little as $5 a month.