• Blog

    The Candied Yam & Paw Paw Brewing Company

    Pairing Dinner at the Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer and Food Festival Each November, the Grand Rapids, International Wine, Beer and Food Festival ushers in the winter holiday season. The Thursday, Friday and Saturday event is West Michigan’s version of Friendsgiving, showcasing hospitality though a plethora of food and beverage offerings, classes and seated food and beverage pairings. Last week, I had the opportunity to preview the pairing dinner from The Candied Yam. Up until my invitation, I am sorry to say, I had not heard of the restaurant. The beauty of my ignorance? I harbored zero expectations. Well, that…