Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Crispy Roll pops up at the Lager House on Thursday

Posted By on Wed, Aug 16, 2017 at 10:32 AM

As we first learned with the increasingly ubiquitous Asian corned beef roll, the egg roll concept is one that can be taken a lot of delicious directions. Maritza Garibay is exploring some of those possibilities in her recently-conceived Crispy Roll pop up, which has been rolling out of Hamtramck's Painted...

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Dangerously Delicious Pies shuts down its Wyandotte location, will not open in Hamtramck

Posted By on Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 11:53 AM

(Update on 8/16: The Ghost Light in Hamtramck says Dangerously Delicious Pies will not be opening a location inside its venue. Dangerously Delicious owner Rodney Henry told the Metro Times on 8/15 that the new location would open in September, but Ghost Light says the deal was never finalized. Henry...

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Monday, August 14, 2017

Nom Nom's Cupcake Factory, Detroit Pizza Co. close down in Midtown

Posted By on Mon, Aug 14, 2017 at 10:37 AM

Midtown's Park Shelton building tenants Nom Nom's Cupcake Factory and Detroit Pizza Co. abruptly closed on Aug. 10. A message left on Detroit Pizza Co.'s Facebook page simply says the restaurant is closed and thanks its customers for their support. Calls to its phone number weren't answered. A message on...

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Saturday, August 12, 2017

How the oldest British club in the country flies under the radar in Warren

Posted By on Sat, Aug 12, 2017 at 2:38 PM

The Friday evening fish fry is in full swing at the Commonwealth Club, the oldest British club in the United States. In the hall, long tables fill up with members, chowing down on cod, fries, and “mushy peas.” Over in the cozy pub, smaller groups gather at tables chatting...

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Friday, August 11, 2017

Detroit Street Filling Station vegan restaurant opens later this month

Posted By on Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 9:53 AM

The Detroit Street Filling Station vegan restaurant and bar at 300 Detroit St. in Ann Arbor opens on Aug. 25, while sister eatery Lunch Room Restaurant & Bar is preparing to introduce an updated menu and concept. Co-owner Phillis Engelbert tells Metro Times that the Filling Station will offer "international...

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Thursday, August 10, 2017

Fisher Building launches pop up and food truck series, plans two new restaurants

Posted By on Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 12:56 PM

While New Center has always held a few good restaurants, there isn't much culinary variety in the neighborhood. That's at least partly changing with the launch of Feast at The Fisher, a Monday through Thursday pop up series that's held across from the theater. On Fridays, Fridays at the Fisher,...

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Ann Arbor's Cafe Zola turns away ICE agents

Posted By on Wed, Aug 9, 2017 at 10:36 PM

The owners of Café Zola in downtown Ann Arbor tell MLive that they turned away U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents who arrived Wednesday afternoon looking for an unnamed suspect. Owner Alan Zakalik says that his wife, Hediye Batu, refused to allow two agents who entered the restaurant at 112...

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Bagger Dave's says 'casual dining recession' is behind its metro Detroit closures

Posted By on Wed, Aug 9, 2017 at 1:26 PM

Bagger Dave's Burger Tavern abruptly shuttered three of its metro Detroit burger shops in the last two weeks, MLive reports. That puts the company down seven stores statewide since 2015 when it closed its underperforming downtown Detroit location and three shops on the state's west side. What could be behind...

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See the line up (so far) for Detroit Black Restaurant Week

Posted By on Wed, Aug 9, 2017 at 8:58 AM

The first annual Detroit Black Restaurant Week is set for Aug. 21 and organizers Kwaku Osei-Bonsu and Lauren Bates of BlackMetroEats.com are pulling together the line up. So far, participants include: -Sweet Soul Bistro -River Bistro -Detroit Vegan Soul (both locations) -Yum Village West African food truck -1917 American Bistro...

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Little Caesars introduces the 'Pizza Portal' to select stores

Posted By on Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 12:19 PM

No, the Pizza Portal isn't a place you go to after you've smoked so much weed that you inhale an entire Hot-N-Ready while binge watching endless episodes of Shark Tank on your couch with your roommates and contemplating life, and it sure as hell isn't the name of a...

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