Tag Archives: mac and cheese

Mac and Craic


As any parent of young children can attest, macaroni and cheese is a “go-to” meal.  Cheap, fast, easy and bland.  Leftover friendly.  The only downside is that over time, macaroni and cheese becomes synonomous with mediocrity.  When it’s on a restaurant menu, I cringe.  “What the heck! There ain’t no way I am paying that much for macaroni and cheese!”

Enter the Green Well


The Green Well Gastro Pub

Mac and Cheese $15.99
corkscrew pasta•chicken•ham•bacon•peas•
caramelized onions•tomatoes•mushrooms•4 cheeses•

toasted bread crumbs

No question about it.  The best Mac and Cheese I have ever had.

One of the best meals I ever had.  Great texture, great tastes, and a very generous serving that was leftover worthy.

The Green Well is located at 942 Cherry St., Grand Rapids, MI.  A very cool neighborhood.   Near one of my favorite coffee roasters: Rowsters and just a chip shot from Marie Catribs.

Anyone looking for some tasty mac to go with an evening of craic, should check out The Green Well.

Tell them Craic on the Grand sent you (I guarantee a puzzled look)

Honest Fayre. Local Flair.

At the Green Well, an Essence Restaurant Group establishment, we serve honest fayre with local flair in a green, neighborhood setting that keeps customers coming back. Our innovative gastro pub is green beyond its name: Our building is LEED® certified inside and out which means it’s environmentally safe, ultra efficient and leaves behind the smallest possible carbon footprint.

Our creative, ever-changing menu features a global range of eclectic flavors prepared with ingredients from local farmers, and our beverage offering includes a wide array of local craft brews and wines, all to support our local economy.

Our greenness also spills over to our guests who benefit from affordable prices and outstanding service by a fun, welcoming staff.

An American Gasto Pub

“Gastro pub” is a British term for a public house that specializes in high-quality food. The term derives from gastronomy and was coined when the first gastro pub, “The Eagle,” was opened in London, England. Gastro pubs are well known in Europe for offering a relaxed atmosphere with an eclectic menu prepared to the highest possible standards.

And Your #1 Draught Pick…

In the tradition of Gastro pubs, The Green Well offers over 20 draught beers on tap and a vast selection of bottles, ranging from local craft, American craft and traditional European-style brews. The draught list changes regularly in order to give guests exposure to the world of quality craft beers.

Take A Flight

The three-tiered wine list offers a unique spin, featuring flight and tastings that must be experienced with a visit to The Green Well. A carefully selected wine menu will encourage guests to enjoy multiple wine flavors with food pairings. Classic cocktails are also available.


Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized