Monday, September 10, 2018

Zeke's Rock & Roll BBQ in Ferndale closes this week

Posted By on Mon, Sep 10, 2018 at 10:29 AM

Zeke's Rock & Roll BBQ in downtown Ferndale will close on September 13 after more than three years in business. The restaurant made the announcement on Facebook, stating, "It is with a heavy heart that we announce Zeke’s will be closed permanently beginning September 13th, 2018. These past few...

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Saturday, September 8, 2018

Detroit vegan taco truck owner harassed after restaurant refuses to serve cops

Posted By on Sat, Sep 8, 2018 at 12:26 PM

Rocky Coronado is the owner of a vegan taco and coffee truck in Southwest Detroit called Rocky's Road Brew. Coronado's truck has a unique policy in place — it doesn't serve law enforcement. That includes the Detroit Police Department, ICE, Department of Homeland Security, etc. Unsurprisingly, that's leading to...

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Thursday, September 6, 2018

Detroit Frita Batidos location announced

Posted By on Thu, Sep 6, 2018 at 3:51 PM

As previously reported, Ann Arbor's popular Cuban-inspired Frita Batidos will expand to Detroit. We now know exactly where. According to a press release issued today, the restaurant will be located at the Columbia Street promenade between the Fox Theatre and Little Caesars headquarters. The 2,400-square-feet restaurant will be part of Olympia's "District Detroit"...

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Save the date: Metro Times' oyster-tasting event Shuck Yeah returns Sept. 30

Posted By on Thu, Sep 6, 2018 at 9:31 AM

Last year, Metro Times threw Shuck Yeah, our inaugural oyster-tasting event at the Roostertail. This year the sophomorically named event returns on Sunday, Sept. 30, this time for a three-venue takeover at Ferndale's Woodward Avenue Brewers, the Loving Touch, and the WAB's attached Port bar. Tickets are $35 and...

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Kellogg's Honey Smacks linked to salmonella outbreak

Posted By on Wed, Sep 5, 2018 at 1:56 PM

Throw away your Kellogg's Honey Smacks. That's the warning from both the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which are continuing to advise consumers "not to eat and discard any Kellogg's Honey Smack cereal" as part of an ongoing national salmonella outbreak. Since...

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Friday, August 31, 2018

Ferndale's Garden Fresh salsa put up for sale

Posted By on Fri, Aug 31, 2018 at 9:38 AM

Just three years after plunking down $231 million for Ferndale salsa maker Garden Fresh, Campbell’s Soup Company is putting it up for sale. The move is part of a sale of Campbell’s fresh food business, which also includes Bolthouse Farms and Campbell’s refrigerated soup line. Of the three, Garden Fresh...

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Thursday, August 30, 2018

Michael Symon's B-Spot location in Royal Oak closes

Posted By on Thu, Aug 30, 2018 at 10:17 AM

Celebrity chef Michael Symon's B-Spot location in downtown Royal Oak is closed. Representatives from the Cleveland-based company wouldn't confirm or deny that the location closed, or provide a reason for the closure, but the space at 310 S. Main St. is cleared out. That comes after a Rochester B-Spot...

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What's grosser than Domino's Pizza? Domino's Pizza paving Hamtramck's roads

Posted By on Thu, Aug 30, 2018 at 9:22 AM

Around three years ago, a motivated group of Hamtramck residents organized their neighbors and filled the city's potholes, which the terminally insolvent local government couldn't afford to repair. In 2018, a low-grade pizza purveyor will take care of the job. Domino's Pizza announced on Wednesday that it will provide...

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Japanese restaurant Katsu targets November opening in Woodbridge

Posted By on Tue, Aug 28, 2018 at 12:29 PM

Japanese izakaya Katsu Detroit is shooting for a November opening in Woodbridge. Izakayas are Japanese-style gastropubs that are increasingly popular in the U.S. Eater reports that Katsu will feature a traditional yakitori charcoal grill used for preparing skewered meats, small plates, a selection of noodle bowls, and a full bar...

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Monday, August 27, 2018

Kuzzo's is planning a Midtown location

Posted By on Mon, Aug 27, 2018 at 9:42 AM

Avenue of Fashion fried chicken and waffles purveyor Kuzzo's is plotting a second location that will open in Midtown. Crain's reports that owner Ronald Bartell has signed a five-year lease for a 4,000-square-foot location in The Woodward @ Midtown development, which is being planned by Detroit-based developer Queen Lillian...

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