Bravo! Review From Southwest Michigan Dining

Bravo! Restaurant & Cafe is reviewed in Southwest Michigan Dining blog.

...I’ll be back. I’ll definitely be back. Bravo! is one of the great Kalamazoo restaurants. I really like that they do more than just classic Italian. There’s something for everyone and that something is done really well.

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Wild Game and Beer Dinner

Thursday, September 20 6:00 p.m.
5 course dinner featuring unique preparations of game dishes $55.00
A Bravo! 4oz handcrafted beer paired with each course $15.00



Beer Battered Brook Trout
with Lemon Aioli and Fried Green Beans

Blonde Ambition - Blonde Ale
Pale Malts blended perfectly with a small amount of wheat that produces a light and easy to drink beer.


Pan Seared Black Pepper and Rosemary Encrusted Quail
Deglazed with Pale Ale and enriched with butter.

A-dam Good Beer - Pale Ale
A well balanced and crisp American Pale Ale with a nutty biscuit flavor.


Amber Ale Marinated Duck Breast
Grilled and Served on Mixed Greens with Basil Vinaigrette,
Fried Pasta Crouton, and Toasted Pinenuts

Chef’s Ale - Amber Ale
A crisp and uniquely bright flavor with a hoppy finish


Roasted Wild Boar
With wild mushrooms and Citra Hop Reduction Sauce

Summer Daze – I. P. A.
A very hoppy beer with tangerine and pineapple characteristics.


Chocolate Mousse Torte
Baked Chocolate Mousse Shell Filled with
Creamy Chocolate Mousse Center

Porterhouse - Brown Porter
Light hops with coffee and caramel malts and a short refreshing finish.

Happy Birthday Julia Child

In honor of what would have been Julia Child’s 100th birthday, Bravo! will be serving recipes by the famous cookbook author and television personality.

Julia Child

The Julia Child 100 Year Birthday Dinner Menu

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Team Bravo! Attends The 30th Food & Wine Classic in Aspen 2012

The following is an excerpt from Terry’s trip journal

We arrived on Tuesday to get used to the high altitude and the high life. Had to whip up some mayonnaise for lunch sandwiches to get us fueled up for Aspen; then off to the market for supplies (Caviar, burrata, herbs, mache, etc.) and to pick up Shawn and Nancy at the train station in Glenwood Springs.

We cooked lobster and beef tenderloin with sauce charon for dinner to get our bodies ready for the week. Ann made a great Caprese Salad with the Burrata Cheese. Burrata is a specialty mozzarella and is perfect for this salad. The inside of this mozzarella is soft with a creamy soft buttery center.

The Miami Heat lost to Oklahoma Thunder 94 - 105

Wednesday: We awoke and cooked applewood smoked bacon to go with some berries for breakfast, and then simmered lobster shells for stock to be used later in the week. Good morning Aspen!

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Pink Martini at The Gilmore

Pink Martini at The Gilmore

Friday, May 11
Drink specials before or after the Pink Martini concert:

Absolute & Cranberry Martini
$ 7.00

Raspberry Cosmo -
Stoli Razberri, Cointreau, fresh lime juice and cranberry

Champagne Cocktail -
A split of Korbel with peach schnapps and a splash of grenadine
$ 14.00

Gilmore Manhattan -
Southern Comfort, Vermouth and extra cherries