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Friday, September 22, 2017

Southwest Detroit's El Taco Veloz opens a Midtown location

Posted By on Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 8:48 AM

El Taco Veloz taco truck is running a new location in the former Alley Taco space in Midtown's Marcus Market. Eater reports that the Veloz location opened around three weeks ago, but the truck at Toledo and Dix is still rolling. Alley Taco opened a new location on Willis near...

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Dick O' Dow's announces expansion with Dow Beer Exchange concept

Posted By on Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 2:54 PM

Downtown Birmingham bar Dick O' Dow's is expanding in October with the addition of The Dow Beer Exchange in a previously underutilized back room in its building. The beer exchange concept means prices of the 40 craft beers it will have on tap will fluctuate every 15 minutes based on...

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

County orders Como's to remain closed amid ongoing food safety violations

Posted By on Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 1:21 PM

The latest in a string of health code violations that began last year, the Oakland County Food Service Appeal has once again ordered Como's to close. According to a report by Oakland County 115, the popular Ferndale pizzeria and bar was ordered to close by noon today and "will have...

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Gather temporarily closes, will relaunch with a new menu

Posted By on Tue, Sep 19, 2017 at 9:06 AM

Gather Detroit, an Eastern Market-area restaurant that specializes in local foods cooked above a wood-burning grill, is temporarily closed. Co-owners Kyle Hunt and Leah Hunt opened the restaurant in May along with chef Nate Vogeli, who was not a partner, Eater reports. Kyle Hunt tells Metro Times that Vogeli...

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Mark's Carts food cart park will permanently close

Posted By on Tue, Sep 19, 2017 at 8:39 AM

Mark's Carts food cart park in Ann Arbor will permanently close by the end of October, WEMU reports. Owner Mark Hodesh, 73, says the business requires more work than he's willing to put in. Instead he'll use the space for the neighboring Bill's Beer Garden and to hold items...

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Friday, September 15, 2017

Giordano's Chicago-style pizzeria is now open in downtown Detroit

Posted By on Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 2:47 PM

Giordano's is now open in the downtown space that used to house Bagger Dave's, which closed in 2015. The Detroit News reports that the restaurant, at 1224 Randolph St., is taking walk in orders for dinner, and plans to be up and running with lunch and dinner service in the next...

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Lady of The House opens next week in Corktown

Posted By on Thu, Sep 14, 2017 at 5:00 PM

Lady Of The House, the long-awaited restaurant of chef Kate Williams, opens next week in Corktown's former St. CeCe's space. The soft opening is today, and the Detroit News reports that the former Republic, Parks & Rec, and Rodin chef will be joined by sous chef Larissa Popa, who also...

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Dangerously Delicious Pies permanently closes its metro Detroit locations

Posted By on Thu, Sep 14, 2017 at 9:02 AM

A weird month for Dangerously Delicious Pies concluded with owner Rodney Henry choosing to permanently close all his Detroit locations. Eater reports that Henry confirmed that he is pulling out of Detroit. Dangerously Delicious was founded in Baltimore and previously ran six locations nationwide. In August, Henry announced that he...

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

YumVillage West African/Caribbean food truck keeps growing in the West Village

Posted By on Wed, Sep 13, 2017 at 8:49 AM

After launching over the summer, the YumVillage Food Truck established itself as a fixture at the Villages Biergarten in West Village, and is well-loved for its West African and Caribbean cuisine. But there's much more than meets the eye. Owner Godwin Ihentuge's ever-evolving venture started out as a catering company...

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Inn Season is now serving beer and wine

Posted By on Tue, Sep 12, 2017 at 1:36 PM

Since opening 36 years ago, Inn Season has been a favorite plant-based, organic, farm-to-fork restaurant, and its kitchen has essentially served as a training ground for chefs who go on to run their own kitchens. But one thing has been missing from the equation: A nice glass of wine. That's...

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