GRBJ: Restaurant pairs French cuisine, cider at annual mixer

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. – Paul Vander Heide is confident the best meal in Grand Rapids on Sept. 27 will be at Vander Mill.

It will be the second cider dinner held at the company’s Grand Rapids location, 505 Ball Ave. NE, which opened this spring, but Vander Mill’s owner said there have been others at the original Spring Lake location that help highlight two objectives.

Vander Heide said the first objective is to help educate consumers by exploring the various types of cider available. The second is to show cider’s “incredible ability to pair with food,” he said. READ MORE…