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Friday, November 16, 2018

Detroit's Candy Bar voted 'most beautifully designed bar' in Michigan

Posted By on Fri, Nov 16, 2018 at 3:45 PM

Step behind the plush curtain in the lobby of The Siren Hotel, and you'll find the "most beautifully designed" bar in Michigan. Candy Bar, which is covered from floor to ceiling in a millennial pink hue, received the distinguishment by Architectural Digest on Tuesday. The cocktail lounge recalls Detroit's jazz era...

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Ima's second location is about to open in Madison Heights

Posted By on Fri, Nov 16, 2018 at 10:11 AM

Corktown noodle bar Ima's new Madison Heights location is preparing to open and should be up and running by month's end. The new 2,500 square-foot restaurant will provide some much-needed breathing room for the often-crowded Detroit location, and allow owner/chef Mike Ransom to do some "R&D" for his menu, Crain's...

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Detroit's Cheli's Chili Bar is closing after Thanksgiving

Posted By on Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 10:40 AM

One of Detroit's favorite sports bars will be closing its doors shortly after Thanksgiving. Cheli's Chili Bar, which has long been a haven for sports fans, announced on Tuesday that it would be hosting a Finale Week as a countdown to the bar's last day. Beginning on Sunday, Nov....

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Monday, November 12, 2018

Detroit City FC is about to release its own brand of moonshine

Posted By on Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 4:47 PM

Hamtramck once infamously boasted the most liquor licenses per capita in the country, so perhaps it’s a nod to a storied and boozy past that Hamtramck-based Detroit City FC will launch their own moonshine on Thursday. In partnership with Eastern Market-based Detroit City Distillery, the soccer team will debut their...

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Cliff Bell's owners are buying the Cadieux Cafe

Posted By on Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 2:42 PM

Cliff Bell's co-owner Paul Howard and musician John Rutherford are purchasing The Cadieux Café, an East Side Belgian bar and restaurant best known for its feather bowling alleys. A Monday afternoon press release from the bar noted that ownership will be transferred from the Devos family — which has owned the bar...

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Diamond’s Steak & Seafood opens in Royal Oak's former Cantina Diablos

Posted By on Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 11:57 AM

Royal Oak's former Cantina Diablos has a new look, with Diamond's Steak & Seafood officially set to open its doors for a grand opening on Wednesday. The 7,000 square-foot, 173-seat restaurant is Diamond's second location, following a location in Howell. Diamond's replaces Cantina Diablos on the first floor, while...

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8 Degrees Plato to close Ferndale location

Posted By on Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 9:38 AM

Ferndale's craft beer store 8 Degrees Plato Beer Company will close at the end of the year. Owner Tim Costello made the announcement in a Facebook post on Saturday, writing that he and his wife Brigid made the decision "after many sleepless nights and anxious days." The store will assume...

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'White tablecloth' steak and seafood restaurant will replace 1917 American Bistro

Posted By on Mon, Nov 12, 2018 at 8:33 AM

Upscale steak-and-seafood restaurant Good Times on the Avenue will replace the former 1917 American Bistro on the Avenue Of Fashion in Northwest Detroit. Good Times' owners Derrick and Ladonna Reynolds say they're developing a "fine dining, white tablecloth" restaurant that caters to nearby Sherwood Forest and the University District, and...

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Friday, November 9, 2018

Giant bummer: Southwest Detroit Dominican restaurant El Caribeño closes

Posted By on Fri, Nov 9, 2018 at 10:45 AM

(Ed. note: The story has been updated with a comment from the restaurant's Facebook page.) It seems El Caribeño served its final plates of sofrito-soaked pollo guisado and mounds of garlicky, buttery mofongo. The Southwest Detroit Dominican restaurant's doors were recently locked during business hours, its phone number is...

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Thursday, November 8, 2018

Michigan grocer Plum Market will open new location in downtown Detroit

Posted By on Thu, Nov 8, 2018 at 12:32 PM

Plum Market will soon be coming to downtown Detroit. The Michigan-based grocer, which specializes in natural and organic foods, will be bringing a scaled-down "street style" Plum Market to the Ally Financial building at One Detroit Center. Contrary to its full-sized markets and mini-marts, the downtown Detroit Plum Market will...

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