Wednesday, August 30, 2017

A doughnut shop in Warren serves beer now and we are shook

Posted By on Wed, Aug 30, 2017 at 1:29 PM

Just when you thought that a doughnut shop opening next door to a marijuana dispensary was God's way of showing us that everything is going to be OK, all of a sudden we hear that a doughnut shop in Warren serves beer alongside their cinnamon roll doughnuts it's pretty hilarious....

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Kid Rock will have a restaurant inside Little Caesars Arena

Posted By on Tue, Aug 29, 2017 at 3:48 PM

Not only will Kid Rock perform six shows at the soon-to-open partially-tax-payer funded Little Caesars Arena, but he will also have his very own restaurant — Kid Rock's Made In Detroit restaurant and bar. Have we officially reached peak Kid Rock? The Detroit Free Press reports that the restaurant...

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Monday, August 28, 2017

The 16-foot-tall fence at Takoi has diners commenting

Posted By on Mon, Aug 28, 2017 at 2:33 PM

When it comes to Takoi — the restaurant formerly known as Katoi — we can't help but lightly rehash the reporting of Tom Perkins, who pointed out many considered the restaurant's name offensive. That reporting played at least some role in getting the restaurant to change its name. Now, we...

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Taco Bell has not applied for a liquor license for new Royal Oak "Cantina"

Posted By on Mon, Aug 28, 2017 at 11:52 AM

Word spread like wild fire on Friday that Royal Oak would soon be home to an alcohol-serving Taco Bell. The "Cantina" is a rare, new concept for the fast food giant, one that combines their quasi-Mexican dishes along with boozy Baja Blasts, among other drinks. But, according to Royal Oak's...

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Private prison worker fired for refusing to serve rotten potatoes to inmates

Posted By on Mon, Aug 28, 2017 at 9:45 AM

A prison worker with Trinity Services – the Florida-based company that serves the Michigan Department of Corrections' meals –  was fired for refusing to serve inmates at Michigan's Kinross Prison rotten potatoes last week, the Freep reports. The employee recounted what happened to the Freep: "It was the most disgusting thing...

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Saturday, August 26, 2017

Pietrzyk Pierogi Polish street food to pop up at Nancy Whiskey's

Posted By on Sat, Aug 26, 2017 at 12:02 PM

Metro Detroit pierogi-maker Erica Pietrzyk returns to the Nancy Whiskey with a full pop up dinner on Sunday. The menu is divided into two main parts: The pierogi and zapiekanka, the latter of which isn't too dissimilar from an open-face sandwich on a baguette that's topped with all sorts of...

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Refugee-run restaurant Baobab Fare wins $50K in Hatch contest

Posted By on Sat, Aug 26, 2017 at 11:15 AM

Two Burundian refugees who plan to launch the Baobab Fare East African restaurant, juice bar, and grocery store in West Village won $50,000 grand prize in the Hatch contest. The husband and wife team of Nadia Nijimbere and Hamissi Mamba fled political violence in Burundi several years ago and stayed in...

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Fundraiser launched after vandals hit gay bar

Posted By on Sat, Aug 26, 2017 at 10:45 AM

Supporters of downtown Ann Arbor gay bar Aut Bar are raising money after the bar was vandalized early Friday morning. Owner Keith Orr told MLive that the damage wasn't significant, but his staff found light bulbs smashed, fascia board damaged, and colorful streamers and pride flags torn down. Via Facebook,...

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Friday, August 25, 2017

Detroit Street Filling Station vegan restaurant opens today in Ann Arbor

Posted By on Fri, Aug 25, 2017 at 11:10 AM

Ann Arbor's newest vegan venture, Detroit Street Filling Station, opens to the public today in Kerrytown. It's the fourth vegan food operation for co-owners Phillis Engelbert and Joel Panozzo. They debuted The Lunch Room food cart in 2011; opened their first brick and mortar in Kerrytown, The Lunch Room Restaurant...

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Bar Botanica is planning an inclusive 'tropical speakeasy' for Jefferson Chalmers

Posted By on Fri, Aug 25, 2017 at 9:29 AM

Natasha Fernandez-Silber is a former bartender who describes herself as a foodie and craft cocktail enthusiast. She's also queer, and is proud of her Puerto Rican heritage. But she finds those things don't always feel super compatible, as the culture around craft cocktails isn't usually geared toward people of...

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