Wednesday, October 18, 2017

This Halloween, Michigan's trick-or-treaters deserve better

Posted By on Wed, Oct 18, 2017 at 2:56 PM

There's a new report out from a candy wholesaler leveraging Halloween for publicity purposes, and the results are staggering. Michigan, a place where about one in three people are obese, is really slumming it on the Halloween candy front. While people in fat states like Mississippi and Arkansas are most...

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The Dow Beer Exchange, a 'beer stock market' concept, opens in Birmingham

Posted By on Wed, Oct 18, 2017 at 8:40 AM

The Dow Beer Exchange – an extension of Dick O' Dow's – is up and trading in Birmingham. The beer exchange concept means prices of the 40 craft beers it will have on tap will fluctuate every 15 minutes based on demand – the more customers drink of a...

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Irish-German-Italian restaurant planned for Corktown

Posted By on Tue, Oct 17, 2017 at 1:26 PM

Cork and Gabel – a new restaurant that will share a block with Two James Distillery – is under renovation at Michigan Ave. and 16th St.  Eater reports that chef/co-owner Matt McGrail is developing a menu of comfort dishes that incorporate the flavors of Ireland, Germany, and Italy. McGrail previously worked at Pei...

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Monday, October 16, 2017

Classic Italian-style deli is coming to Midtown in early 2018

Posted By on Mon, Oct 16, 2017 at 2:03 PM

After years or preparation and planning, Gabe Guido's dream of opening Rocco's Italian Deli are finally in sight. Eater reports that Guido is in final phases of getting his Italian market and restaurant off its feet and open to the public in Midtown, located at 3627 Cass Ave, right...

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Eastern Market's new brewery will be pet-friendly

Posted By on Mon, Oct 16, 2017 at 10:18 AM

While we've been counting down the days until the Eastern Market Brewing Company officially opens up their doors (Friday, October 20 in case you were wondering) we got news that the brewery is going to allow your four-legged best friend to join you for a beer. MLive reports that...

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Week of wild wieners to raise funds for dog rescue

Posted By on Mon, Oct 16, 2017 at 6:27 AM

This tale begins with something as sad as it is all too common: A dog named Jack had been shot in the face. Local canine charity Detroit Dog Rescue stepped in to help the pooch. A team of veterinarians tried to save Jack's life, while Detroit Dog Rescue Director Kristina...

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Friday, October 13, 2017

Dine Drink Detroit returns with two weeks of specials from Detroit restaurants

Posted By on Fri, Oct 13, 2017 at 12:08 PM

The popular Dine Drink Detroit event is back again for two weeks with select Detroit restaurants offering specials on their signature dishes and drinks for diners and foodies who might want to try a new restaurant. From October 16 to October 26, 22 participating restaurants will offer a $15 special...

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Acclaimed Chicago-based DMK Burger Bar eyes metro Detroit expansion

Posted By on Thu, Oct 12, 2017 at 11:29 AM

While some metro Detroiters think the city is overrun with burger bars, it looks like the Motor City will soon be home to yet another chain serving sirloin sandwiches. Chicago-based DMK Burger Bar is looking for franchise partners in southeast Michigan, according to a report on Eater Detroit. Hopeful DMK...

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Oh deer: Fast food madness expected as Arby's rolls out venison sandwich

Posted By on Thu, Oct 12, 2017 at 10:14 AM

Similar to the McDonald's Rick and Morty Szechuan sauce fiasco (we have to admit we're still not 100 percent sure what that was all about), Arby's is gearing up to create a feeding frenzy of their own later this month. The chain's limited edition venison sandwiches will return Saturday, Oct....

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

'Taco, tequila, and whiskey' concept planned for Brush Park

Posted By on Wed, Oct 11, 2017 at 10:59 AM

The Cincinnati-based Thunderdome Restaurant Group is planning a new taco, tequila, and whiskey concept called Bakersfield for Woodward Avenue in Brush Park. When it opens in mid-December, the restaurant, at 3100 Woodward, will feature what the group bills as "authentic, Mexican street fare." Matthew Schmidt, a regional managing partner...

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