Thursday, August 5, 2021

Union Assembly, a two-story comfort food restaurant, to open in Detroit at Little Caesars HQ

Posted By on Thu, Aug 5, 2021 at 1:14 PM

Everyday could be game day at a new comfort food spot slated to open across from Comerica Park next month. Union Assembly is the latest outpost from Union Joints, the restaurant group behind popular eateries such as Vinsetta Garage (Royal Oak), Union Woodshop (Clarkston), and Gran Castor (Troy), and...

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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Detroit Whisky Festival will get you tipsy at Eastern Market

Posted By on Wed, Jul 28, 2021 at 9:53 AM

If there was ever a time to indulge in some hard whisky drinking, it’s now … and, well, like, the last 16 months or, for most of us, our whisky habit started on Nov. 8, 2016. With climate change raging, COVID variants popping, and K*nye West doing whatever it...

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Monday, July 26, 2021

ImaginATE brings creativity and fine dining to downtown Royal Oak

Posted By on Mon, Jul 26, 2021 at 2:47 PM

Chef Omar Mitchell hit several roadblocks when he opened his fine-dining restaurant, Table No. 2, on Detroit’s Avenue of Fashion in 2019. First it was the city’s construction on Livernois that slowed his business through February of 2020, then soon after the pandemic hit. Despite those challenges, the doors...

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Detroit chef to debut cheesecake egg rolls for National Cheesecake Day

Posted By on Mon, Jul 26, 2021 at 1:32 PM

For National Cheesecake Day on July 31, Detroit Chef Cynthia Love will debut cheesecake egg rolls through her online treat shop Dip Confectionery. It’s something of a Motor City twist of the dish — Detroit is, after all, the city that brought us corned beef eggrolls. In addition to...

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Friday, July 23, 2021

Former RecoveryPark farm associate accuses owner of intending to 'flip' properties given by Detroit for profit

Posted By on Fri, Jul 23, 2021 at 11:38 AM

The leader of Detroit's RecoveryPark — a multimillion-dollar urban farm and media darling that was supposed to provide jobs for formerly incarcerated people and has since fallen into disrepair — has been on the defensive ever since Metro Times reported on the collapse of the project earlier this year....

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Thursday, July 22, 2021

Detroit's Grand Trunk Pub reopens with ticketed preview after more than a year of renovations

Posted By on Thu, Jul 22, 2021 at 11:31 AM

If you've spent the better part of the last year craving a Reuben sandwich from a specific Detroit restaurant, then you're not alone, and thankfully, the wait is almost over. Detroit's historic Grand Trunk Pub, located at 612 Woodward Ave., will reopen this weekend for a ticketed preview where guests...

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Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Buddy's Pizza is opening two more Michigan restaurants in 2022

Posted By on Wed, Jul 21, 2021 at 3:12 PM

Detroit-style pizza progenitor Buddy's Pizza is continuing to expand, with two new Michigan restaurants planned to open in early 2022. The new locations will be located at 5510 Shashabaw Rd., Clarkston, and 2010 W. Grand River Ave., Okemos, according to a press release. The Clarkston location will be carry-out...

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Friday, July 16, 2021

You can now walk around with alcohol throughout Royal Oak's designated Social District

Posted By on Fri, Jul 16, 2021 at 11:38 AM

Drinking in the streets is becoming the norm for many metro Detroit downtowns... and we're not mad about it. Royal Oak is the latest city to launch a "Social District," allowing visitors to purchase — and consume — alcoholic drinks from participating bars and restaurants, and mosey around to...

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Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Royal Oak’s Arts, Beats & Eats ditches food and drink tickets for 2021 fest

Posted By on Tue, Jul 13, 2021 at 1:15 PM

There won't be any more awkward experiences with food and drink tickets at Royal Oak's longstanding Arts, Beats & Eats festival, which is officially returning Sept. 3-6 at full capacity after taking a year off in 2020 due to the pandemic. The old ticket system, in place since the...

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Monday, July 12, 2021

Motor City Brewing Works opens second location in Detroit’s Avenue of Fashion

Posted By on Mon, Jul 12, 2021 at 6:04 PM

You might not know it, but it’s officially craft beer month here in Michigan. And there is perhaps no better way to celebrate a month dedicated to microbrews and craft beers than grabbing a Ghettoblaster Ale at the newest location of one of Detroit’s original microbreweries, Motor City Brewing...

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