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Friday, March 22, 2019

Corktown's Ottava Via is rolling out a vegetarian menu

Posted By on Fri, Mar 22, 2019 at 1:27 PM

Corktown's Ottava Via is a restaurant that made its name off dishes like its Tuscan braised short rib and selection of salamis and prosciutto. Thus, it isn't the first place that vegetarians or vegans consider. But chef Ariel Millan says he's changing that with a new vegetarian menu the...

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Thursday, March 21, 2019

Treat Dreams re-opens with expanded roster of sweets in Ferndale

Posted By on Thu, Mar 21, 2019 at 10:03 AM

Small batch ice cream parlor Treat Dreams re-opened in Ferndale with an expanded menu that includes partnerships with some of Detroit's sweetest businesses, like Cannelle, Rock City Pies, and Zingerman's. All the scoops and shakes that it made its name on are still there, but Eater reports that...

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Pepe Z, Dave K open Grandma Bob's Pizza this week in Corktown

Posted By on Wed, Mar 20, 2019 at 12:11 PM

There're suddenly a lot of pizzerias in and around downtown Detroit, but the menu and concept at the city's newest addition — Grandma Bob's in Corktown — stands out. The Free Press reports that the restaurant will offer atypical pies like the coney pizza (beef chili, chopped hot dog,...

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Detroit-style pizza maker Buddy's is once again expanding

Posted By on Wed, Mar 20, 2019 at 9:21 AM

After announcing a new restaurant in Grand Rapids and plans to take its brand national, Buddy's Pizza is expanding closer to home. The Detroit-style pizza maker is planning two new locations in metro Detroit — one in Woodhaven and another in Plymouth. The Woodhaven location 21611 Allen Road could...

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Detroit's only winery opens in May in former Stroh's Ice Cream building

Posted By on Tue, Mar 19, 2019 at 10:24 AM

Detroit Vineyards will open its winery on May 3 in the former Stroh's Ice Cream factory on Gratiot Avenue near the Eastern Market. Though it's been producing wine in the building since last year, it will next open its winery and tasting room to the public. Crain's reports that...

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Monday, March 18, 2019

Domino's to offer half-off pizza during March Madness

Posted By on Mon, Mar 18, 2019 at 3:40 PM

March Madness is ramping up and Domino's Pizza is celebrating by offering basketball fans and all others 50 percent off of its pizzas. The NCAA basketball tournament kicks of Tuesday with Michigan and Michigan State as number two seeds in their respective regions. The tournament will host 68 games...

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The Conserva chef Matt Baldrige will helm Republic, Parks & Rec kitchens

Posted By on Mon, Mar 18, 2019 at 10:31 AM

Just a few months after The Conserva closed down, its chef is taking over the kitchen at downtown Detroit's Republic and Parks & Rec, The Detroit News reports. Bladridge ran The Conserva for two years before shuttering in December over "extenuating circumstances in our families," the restaurant wrote on...

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Friday, March 15, 2019

Magpie is now slinging creative cocktails at Detroit's Fort Street Galley

Posted By on Fri, Mar 15, 2019 at 2:42 PM

The bar at Detroit's recently opened Fort Street Galley food hall is now serving colorful craft cocktails and other libations as "Magpie," which officially opens to the public on Friday. The name comes from the folkloric "thief birds" known for an alleged (though scientifically disputed) preference for lining their...

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

A new taqueria is headed to the West Village

Posted By on Thu, Mar 14, 2019 at 10:57 AM

Taco pop up Esto's Garage is planning a brick and mortar location near Sister Pie in the West Village. Owner Esteban Castro tells Metro Times the 750-square-foot restaurant will offer a simple menu with the basics like tacos, nachos, quesadillas, and rice bowls, though "the complexities and different flavors...

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Lyft to offer discounted rides on St. Patrick's Day

Posted By on Tue, Mar 12, 2019 at 4:06 PM

St. Patrick's Day is quickly approaching, which means brisket and green beer will soon be flowing freely. In an attempt to curb the number of inebriated drivers getting behind the wheel on Sunday, Lyft is teaming up with Budweiser to offer discounted rides on St. Patrick's Day. The collaboration,...

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