Thursday, February 20, 2020

20 ways to celebrate Paczki Day in the Detroit area

Posted By on Thu, Feb 20, 2020 at 3:02 PM

It's time to celebrate Fat Tuesday. Bring on the paczki! “14th Annual Countdown to Paczki Day” Tent at Joseph Campau and Holbrook in Hamtramck; 10 a.m.-12 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22 Saturday is the day to party, as the tent will offer free paczki donated by Bozek’s, New Martha...

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Celebrate Fat Tuesday early at Detroit City Distillery's paczki-infused vodka release party

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Posted By on Wed, Feb 19, 2020 at 1:31 PM

Na zdrowie, Detroit! There’s a new vodka in town, and it might just be the answer to our paczki-loving, liver-damaged prayers. Earlier this month, Detroit City Distillery announced the return of its popular and exclusive Paczki Vodka, something that, up until this year, was only offered by the shot...

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Condado Tacos to open in Cass Corridor next month

Posted By on Tue, Feb 18, 2020 at 5:43 PM

Condado Tacos, an Ohio-based taco chain, is opening its second Michigan location on March 12. The company will be located in the Cass Corridor area at 634 Selden St. next to Smith & Co., and it will be Condado’s 16th restaurant. The company opened Michigan's first Condado Tacos last...

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Cafe and bar to open within former Boston-Edison church in March

Posted By on Tue, Feb 18, 2020 at 2:23 PM

A former Boston-Edison church is being transformed into a new cafe and bar concept called the Congregation, and its set to open on March 5. The Congregation will operate as a cafe in the mornings, serving Great Lakes coffee from the espresso bar and selling pastries sourced from Good...

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Friday, February 14, 2020

Detroit restaurant Craft Work to close in March

Posted By on Fri, Feb 14, 2020 at 4:56 PM

Craft Work has announced it will be closing its doors after Saturday, March 7. After six years of business, the restaurant announced on Instagram it is closing next month. It will continue regular hours of operation until then, and is still taking reservations. Owners Hugh Yaro and Christian Stachel...

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Authors of 'Rage Baking' visit Detroit bakery to discuss 'the transformative power of flour, fury, and women's voices'

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Posted By on Thu, Feb 13, 2020 at 10:46 AM

For decades, we’ve been taught to steer clear of politics at the dinner table, mostly so you don’t disown your Trump-voting family by dessert. But authors and bakers Kathy Gunst and Katherine Alford have a different approach, which is why their groundbreaking cookbook, Rage Baking: The Transformative Power of...

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Is it love or heartburn? Detroit's American Coney Island will host Coneys by Candlelight event for Valentines Day

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Posted By on Wed, Feb 12, 2020 at 12:35 PM

Anyone who has ever been in love — or fallen out of it — knows that it can get very messy. Like, chili, mustard, and onions with no napkins messy. Embracing love and all of its zesty, tangy sweetness is American Coney Island, which is once again hosting the...

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A limited run of paczki-flavored vodka is here, thanks to Detroit City Distillery

Posted By on Wed, Feb 12, 2020 at 12:13 PM

The artery-clogging, hedonistic, and fruity custard-filled holiday better known as Fat Tuesday, aka paczki day, aka the best friggin' day of the year, is right around the corner — and some folks are getting in on the celebration early with a potent, 88-proof drinkable dessert. For this year's festivities,...

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Friday, February 7, 2020

Buddy's is offering free pizza in the Detroit area on Friday

Posted By on Fri, Feb 7, 2020 at 1:37 PM

Good news for frugal pizza-lovers: Buddy’s Pizza is giving away free pizzas on Friday. Buddy’s is offering free four-piece pizzas to those who live near the company’s 16 metro Detroit locations. A whopping 250 one-topping pizzas will be given out by entering code PIZZABUDDYS at checkout of the Doordash...

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Detroit's Pietrzyk Pierogi will do a limited run of paczki for Fat Tuesday

Posted By on Fri, Feb 7, 2020 at 12:22 PM

Chef Erica Pietrzyk will extend her playful take on Polish cuisine to the beloved paczki just in time for Fat Tuesday. Her Pietrzyk Pierogi shop in Eastern Market is now taking pre-orders. Some of her more inventive flavors include Strawberry Jalapeño, Apricot Pistachio Custard, and Rose and Lemon, but...

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