Friday, June 23, 2017

Seven new restaurants and bars are planned for the Wurlitzer Building

Posted By on Fri, Jun 23, 2017 at 10:12 AM

The Siren Hotel, a boutique hotel that's renovating downtown Detroit's Wurlitzer Building, will be home to seven restaurants and bars. Eater reports that Chef Garrett Lipar - a former chef at Torino and James Beard Foundation’s Rising Star of the Year semifinalist - is planning an eight-seat, tasting menu-only restaurant called...

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

This wonderful song about Telway is a tribute to owner Earl Owens, who died on Sunday

Posted By on Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 10:41 AM

Bogdon Vasquaf's life is filled with fond memories of Telway's hamburgers. As a kid, he and his father would cut coupons out of the weekly TV Guide that would get them ten sliders for $1. During his high school years, he and his buddies would skip school and pick up sliders...

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Bigger, better Alley Taco opens today in Cass Corridor

Posted By on Wed, Jun 21, 2017 at 9:49 AM

Last year, Alley Taco owner Jason Frenkel announced his taco joint located inside Marcus Market would move to a stand alone location next to Avalon International Breads on Willis in Cass Corridor. That strip of Cass seems to become denser each day, as places like Cass Collective, Royale with Cheese,...

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Testa Barra Kitchen & Cocktails opens today in Macomb Township

Posted By on Wed, Jun 21, 2017 at 8:01 AM

Testa Barra, an Italian/new American eatery in Macomb Township that's part of the Baldwin group of restaurants, opens today in Macomb Township. The lengthy menu is filled with modern takes on traditional pastas, pizzas, salads, seafood, meats, and more. It includes items like Salmon Verlasso with beet pappardelle, spinach,...

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Avalon will take over former Cafe Con Leche space in New Center

Posted By on Tue, Jun 20, 2017 at 4:46 PM

Avalon International Breads has long been considered one of the great companies born out of Detroit and the bread-making organization seems to be experiencing a surge in popularity as they today announced yet another Detroit location will open on West Grand Boulevard in New Center later this summer. The company...

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Iconic Telway Hamburgers owner Earl Owens dies

Posted By on Tue, Jun 20, 2017 at 4:22 PM

Telway Hamburgers owner Earl Owens has died, an employee at the southwest Detroit slider joint confirmed on Tuesday. The employee said Owens died at his home on Sunday evening, but declined to provide anymore information. Telway opened in 1944 at 6820 Michigan Ave., and the 24-hour shop thrived through the decades...

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Cottage Inn is offering $1 pizza for charity

Posted By on Tue, Jun 20, 2017 at 10:16 AM

Pizza is one of life's greatest joys - perhaps second only to giving to charity. When the new Cottage Inn in Berkley opens on June 27, you'll have the opportunity to enjoy both. From 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., the new store, at 3642 W. 12 mile Rd., will give...

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Detroit Vegan Soul's second location opens next month

Posted By on Tue, Jun 20, 2017 at 9:56 AM

Detroit Vegan Soul, a popular West Village vegan soul food spot, will open its second location in Grandmont Rosedale next month. Owners Erika Boyd and Kirsten Ussery tell the Detroit News that they're planning to launch on July 22 at 19614 Grand River Ave. on Detroit’s northwest side. The...

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Monday, June 19, 2017

Royal Oak tapas restaurant La Dulce is relocating to downtown Detroit

Posted By on Mon, Jun 19, 2017 at 11:39 AM

After several years of trading in tapas in its modern Royal Oak space, La Dulce is headed for the ever-expanding dining scene in downtown Detroit. Owner Luis Negrete announced on Monday via press release that his restaurant will close its South Main Street Royal Oak space. It will reopen on...

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Zingerman's James Beard award winning chef to open a new French bistro

Posted By on Mon, Jun 19, 2017 at 9:10 AM

Zingerman's Roadhouse's James Beard award winning chef Alex Young will open a new French bistro-style restaurant outside of Ann Arbor. MLive reports that Young, who was co-owner of Zingerman's Roadhouse for 15 years, departed to open a space called The Standard Bistro and Larder in Scio Township's former Creekside Grill. When ready in October,...

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