Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Le Petit Dejeuner launches once-per-week dinner service today

Posted By on Wed, Jan 17, 2018 at 9:29 AM

Le Petit Dejeuner has established itself as one of the city's favorite breakfast spots, but this week it moves into new territory with a dinner service it's calling "Breakfast is the New Dinner." This week's menu includes shrimp and grits, salmon hash, catfish, corn pancakes, wings and waffles, and...

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Blake's Orchard and Cider Mill will now be open year round

Posted By on Wed, Jan 17, 2018 at 8:59 AM

Lovers of all things autumn are in for a treat. After 72 years in business, and for the first time ever, Blake's Orchard and Cider Mill will now be open to the public. All. Year. Long. Owner, Paul Blake gives a nod to their loyal customers and supportive Armada...

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Huge new food co-op, 'food commons' are planned for Detroit's North End

Posted By on Tue, Jan 16, 2018 at 9:04 AM

A 30,000-square-foot food commons that includes a co-op grocery store is in the works on the southeast corner of Euclid and Woodward in the North End. Model D reports that plans include a full-service, 10,500 square-foot grocery store called the Detroit People's Food Co-op; a 50-seat café to be leased to an...

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Monday, January 15, 2018

Made-from-scratch breakfast spot with a social mission planned for McNichols

Posted By on Mon, Jan 15, 2018 at 3:28 PM

A made-from-scratch breakfast spot called Simply Breakfast is in the works on McNichols Road near Livernois. The 100-seat, midscale restaurant will employ 50 people, 15 of whom will be formerly incarcerated residents, Crain's reports. Work is already underway, and it could open as soon as May. The restaurant will take up...

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Windsor's Motor Burger, Bread Meats Bread join Detroit Shipping Co. food hall

Posted By on Mon, Jan 15, 2018 at 9:50 AM

Gourmet burger purveyor Motor Burger and sandwich shop Bread Meats Bread will round out the restaurant lineup at the highly anticipated Detroit Shipping Company shipping container development. The entertainment venue, food hall, and beer garden is taking shape on Peterboro Street in Cass Corridor, and is expected to open...

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Friday, January 12, 2018

CDC declares romaine lettuce E. Coli outbreak is (probably) over

Posted By on Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 4:19 PM

The Center for Community Disease Control and Prevention issued a statement on Wednesday declaring that an outbreak of E. Coli linked to romaine lettuce appears to be over. Romaine lettuce tainted with E. Coli is believed to have sickened 66 people in North America, including Michigan. It also killed one person in the U.S....

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Jolly Pumpkin beer named in the top 25 of 2017

Posted By on Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 9:25 AM

Draft magazine recognized Dexter-based Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales for brewing one of the top 25 beers of 2017. The company produced the tart Saison Gigantic Phucket: It's not that far from Laos in collaboration with Portland's Gigantic Brewing Co., MLive reports. On its website, Jolly Pumpkin notes that the beer...

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Dearborn's Brome burger restaurant is opening a downtown Detroit location

Posted By on Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 5:28 PM

Brome Modern Eatery will start flipping halal burgers in downtown Detroit in February. Eater reports that the restaurant used to be known as Brome Burgers & Shakes until it changed its name last year to reflect that it now offers a bar with fresh smoothies, juices, and other alcoholic...

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Metro Times' Vodka Vodka is moving to the Fillmore Detroit this year

Posted By on Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 5:14 PM

For its ninth year, Metro Times presents Vodka Vodka — a party so good we had to name it twice. This year, the tasting event moves to the Fillmore, but that’s not the only thing that has changed. If you think spice is nice, head to the new Tito’s...

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Axle Brewing's 'Very Stable Genius' beer inspired by Trump twitterstorm

Posted By on Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 3:01 PM

Every creator has his or her own muse. For Ferndale's Axle Brewing Company, that muse is the one and only President Donald J. Trump, our "very stable genius" president. The brewery's president says Trump's bizarre weekend Twitter rant has inspired its latest limited edition beer, named "Very Stable Genius,"...

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