KENTWOOD, Mich. - More than a dozen local restaurants are gearing up for the 18th Annual Taste of Kentwood. It offers a chance to sample some of the best food West Michigan has to offer and a chance get to know the restaurant owners.

Dozens of restaurants are participating this year, including Daddy Pete's BBQ in Grand Rapids.

Other restaurants include:

  • Boardwalk Subs
  • PJ's Pizza, Coffee & Ice Cream
  • Underground Cookie Club
  • The Candied Yam
  • Loco Taco Taqueria
  • Desi Spice
  • Peppino's South Kentwood
  • Red Robin Gourmet Burgers

The annual event, now in its 18th year, will take place Thursday, March 14 at the Kentwood Activities Center.

 A ticket will allow you to sample food from sixteen restaurants. There are two sessions: 4:30 until 6 p.m. and 6:30 until 8 p.m. Tickets are $6 in advance or $8 day of event. Kids ages 5 and under are free.

There will also be live music during the event, performed by 'Just Cuz.' 

More information can be found on the event website.

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