Friday, January 11, 2019

Modern Mexican restaurant Peso will take over former Fist of Curry, Huron Room space

Posted By on Fri, Jan 11, 2019 at 9:19 AM

A new Mexican restaurant that's a collaboration between the Toma team and Green Dot owners InLaws Hospitality will open in March in the former Fist of Curry and Huron Room space. Co-owner Jose Maldonado tells Metro Times that Peso will be a more modern restaurant and quicker experience than most...

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

After neighborhood dispute, Asian Corned Beef is coming to Woodward and Seven Mile

Posted By on Thu, Jan 10, 2019 at 3:22 PM

Late last year, residents of Detroit's Greenacres neighborhood petitioned the city to reject plans for a new Asian Corned Beef egg roll restaurant adjacent to their homes near Eight Mile Road and Woodward Avenue. The property's zoning prohibited a carryout restaurant, and the city ultimately rejected the plans. But now a...

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Hazel Park's Joebar closes, will relaunch as a Latin restaurant

Posted By on Wed, Jan 9, 2019 at 10:09 AM

Hazel Park's Joebar is in the process of transforming into Latido, a pan-Latin concept that focuses on the cuisine of Panama, Peru, Colombia and Argentina. The Free Press reports that the menu will include dishes like the hangover-curing stew sancocho; a Colombian pork belly sandwich in the pan con chicharron;...

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Move over pedal pubs, floating tiki bars are coming to the Detroit River this summer

Posted By on Tue, Jan 8, 2019 at 11:10 AM

You know your Midwestern city is having a comeback when at any time of day, any day of the week, you can hear the hooting and hollering of 15 drunk people rolling down Woodward Avenue on the glorified pedicab known as Detroit Rolling Pub. But you know that your...

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Small plates and oysters restaurant Pinky's Rooftop targets spring opening in Royal Oak

Posted By on Tue, Jan 8, 2019 at 9:12 AM

Construction is underway on Pinky's Rooftop, a new restaurant taking shape in the former Red Fox Rooftop space in downtown Royal Oak. When it opens sometime this spring, the eatery will hold "an eclectic, vintage vibe with dining and lounge seating," and a "70-seat garden-themed outdoor rooftop restaurant," according...

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Monday, January 7, 2019

Vegginini's employee fired after using racial, homophobic slurs in Instagram video

Posted By on Mon, Jan 7, 2019 at 10:39 AM

An employee at Detroit's Vegginini's Cafe was fired after he posted to Instagram a video that showed him mocking two customers and making racial and homophobic slurs. WDIV reports that the employee is the owner's son, and he on Friday posted the video to his personal Instagram page. "Look...

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Vegan fast food restaurant Shimmy Shack to open in January

Posted By on Mon, Jan 7, 2019 at 10:19 AM

The long wait for the brick-and-mortar version of Shimmy Shack is nearly over, as the restaurant prepares for a late January opening. Owner Debra Levantrosser tells Metro Times the Plymouth Township location has passed all of its inspections, and she and her staff will spend the next few weeks training...

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'Antiques Roadshow' kicks off 23rd season tonight with metro Detroit episodes

Posted By on Mon, Jan 7, 2019 at 10:04 AM

Is that a 17th-century swizzle stick in your pocket or are you just ready to watch the season premiere Antiques Roadshow? Everyone's favorite show about people rummaging through attics, basements, and storage units to determine whether or not the painting they inherited from their great, great, great grandmother is...

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Friday, January 4, 2019

Traffic Jam offers 20 percent off bill for those willing to eat on the porch in winter

Posted By on Fri, Jan 4, 2019 at 2:01 PM

Detroit's Traffic Jam and Snug, the restaurant/creamery/brewery/bakery in the Cass Corridor that has served generations of Detroiters over the last 55 years, is offering diners what's simply described as one of the more interesting deals we've encountered in quite a while. Those diners willing to sit on TJ's porch and...

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New report ranks Michigan as one of the states with the most breweries per capita

Posted By on Fri, Jan 4, 2019 at 12:57 PM

It's no secret that the people of Michigan have an affinity for beer. Although names like Stroh's or craft brewery giants like Founders Brewing Co. or Bell's Brewery are some of the first breweries to come to mind, a new report finds that the state is literally rich with...

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