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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

A new vegan taco spot is planned for Southwest Detroit

Posted By on Wed, May 23, 2018 at 10:29 AM

A new cafe that trades in vegan tacos and organic coffee will take over the former Charlie Clark's Bar space at the corner of Morrell Street and West Vernor Highway in Southwest Detroit. The owners of vegan taco and coffee truck Rocky's Road Brew purchased the building and hope...

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Prison guards: Michigan is deliberately hiding extent of prison kitchen horror show

Posted By on Wed, May 23, 2018 at 8:57 AM

Since Michigan privatized its prison kitchens in 2014, problems with Trinity and Aramark’s employees have been well documented. But of all the issues, one that corrections officers say hasn’t received much attention is also perhaps the most dangerous — gangs are trying to exploit Trinity’s weaknesses to exert control...

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Rust Belt Market to debut outdoor patio bar during Ferndale Pride

Posted By on Tue, May 22, 2018 at 11:12 AM

The newest component to the ever-evolving Rust Belt Market is an outdoor patio bar holding the business's signature industrial-botanical vibe. Co-owner Chris Best built out the bar — called Bar Hop — on a small slice of private property at the Rust Belt's doorway facing the Nine Mile and...

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Monday, May 21, 2018

Lady of The House's Kate Williams named one of America's 10 best chefs

Posted By on Mon, May 21, 2018 at 5:33 PM

Food & Wine magazine has named Lady of The House chef Kate Williams one of America's top 10 chefs. Williams opened her Corktown restaurant in 2017 and since received praise from local and national outlets. GQ named Lady Of The House one of America's top 10 restaurants, and it...

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Friday, May 18, 2018

Michigan Senate votes to ban weed-infused beer and wine

Posted By on Fri, May 18, 2018 at 1:59 PM

The Michigan Senate has voted unanimously to ban weed-infused beer, wine, and alcoholic drinks. If the State House approves the law, use of any part of the weed plant in alcoholic drinks will be prohibited. Of course, that leads to the question, "How will those who want to get...

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CDC: It's once again safe to eat romaine lettuce in Michigan

Posted By on Fri, May 18, 2018 at 9:27 AM

Federal health officials say that romaine lettuce tainted by E. Coli virus that sickened 172 people across 31 states — including two Michiganders — is no longer in the supply line. “The romaine lettuce being sold and served today is NOT the romaine linked to illnesses," the Centers for Disease...

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Central Kitchen, Atwater, and Great Lakes to launch downtown Detroit beer garden

Posted By on Thu, May 17, 2018 at 9:36 AM

Central Kitchen + Bar will soon pour Atwater Brewery and Great Lakes Brewing Company beers in a new summer beer garden in Cadillac Square. Kegs in the temporary 6,000-square-foot beer garden will be tapped on Friday, May 25, and the garden will remain in place until Monday, Aug. 12....

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

PETA once again names Detroit a top 10 vegan city

Posted By on Wed, May 16, 2018 at 2:54 PM

Detroit is one of the nation's top cities for vegan eating, PETA says. The group put Detroit in the number six spot on its list of the nation's top 10 cities for plant-based dining. It marks the second time Detroit has made the cut. From PETA: A longstanding favorite...

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Spread Deli and Coffee Shop is coming to the Cass Corridor this summer

Posted By on Wed, May 16, 2018 at 2:47 PM

A new deli and coffee shop called Spread is planning a July opening near Cass and Willis in the Cass Corridor. Co-owner Tersion Yatooma tells Metro Times that the shop is designing a simple menu with around ten sandwiches and several coffee drinks. "It's going to be clean cut,...

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'Iconic haute dog'-maker Loaded Links is setting up shop in Troy

Posted By on Wed, May 16, 2018 at 9:07 AM

A new "America-style hot dog bistro" is planning a summer opening on Big Beaver Road in Troy. Loaded Links will offer what it bills as gourmet dogs — beef hot dogs free of hormones, steroids and antibiotics, as well as Wagyu and Kobe options. Owner Randy Ayyar says via...

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