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Mito’s Doner

Mito’s Doner

We’re pretty familiar with the vertical rotisserie here in Detroit. Step inside any Greek restaurant on Monroe St. and you’re likely to be greeted by a big, glistening stack of meat roasting patiently as it waits for its turn to be shaved into gloriously tender slices onto your gyro. Spots like Bucharest Grill are famous […]

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Matt & Mo’s Food Truck

Matt & Mo’s Food Truck

The Chicago Stock Yards after the turn of the 20th Century were a bustling hub for everything meaty and delicious. A far cry from the days when you had to grow your own or buy it from a local farmer, new fangled mechanical refrigeration techniques made centralized stockyards more practical as steel railways expanded westward. […]

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National Ice Cream Day

National Ice Cream Day

Summer is in full swing, and all this heat and humidity has a craving something sweet and frozen. Just in the nick of time, National Ice Cream Day is this Sunday, July 17. There’s no better time to celebrate a few of our favorite summer desserts. Read on for nine of our favorite ice cream […]

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Josh Stockton Popup at Revolver

Josh Stockton Popup at Revolver

Summer is one of the best times of the year to be a food lover. This season offers some of the most deliciously fresh eats: watermelon so juicy it runs down our chin; delicate tomatoes, ripe from the vine; bright, flavorful herbs that grow abundantly in our garden. And there’s nothing better than sinking our […]

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Five Bones Pop-Up

Five Bones Pop-Up

These days when we’re heading to a popup dinner, we’re usually buying tickets online in advance and preparing for four or five courses of carefully plated, imaginatively designed recipes. Maybe we’re previewing a chef’s new dishes for their not-yet-open restaurant or devouring the exclusive menu of a guest chef visiting from the coast. And we […]

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Vicecream Detroit

Vicecream Detroit

Do you ever wish there was an ice cream truck for adults? Practically every summer of our childhood, we waited with gleeful anxiousness for that magical white truck – the one with an endless supply of sweet frozen treats – to come rolling through our neighborhood. Its mechanical music beckoned us to the street from […]

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The Best Spots to Watch the 2016 Detroit Ford Fireworks

At precisely 9:48 p.m. tonight, thousands of colorful, twinkling lights will illuminate the Detroit riverfront in a salute to progress and our city’s future. One million people are expected to head downtown to watch the 58th annual Ford Fireworks. Hart Plaza is undoubtedly the most popular place to watch the fireworks, though a lot of […]

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Fish Tacos

Fish Tacos

Tacos are not just for Tuesdays. We love them every day of the week, any season of the year. But in the summertime, there’s something particularly satisfying about crunching into a fresh, light fish taco. Fish tacos can be made a bunch of different ways. The fish may be fried or grilled; they might even […]

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The Old Country

The Old Country

When we think of Transylvania, our brain conjures images of a mysterious land where blood-thirsty vampires skulk in lonely castles and howling werewolves lurk in the woods. But it’s not a spot you’ll find only in vampire novels and horror films. Transylvania is a real place, a historical region in central Romania. This land beyond […]

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El Taco Veloz

El Taco Veloz

When you first arrive at El Taco Veloz, you might think it’s just a food truck. Actually, you might think you’re in the wrong place altogether. El Taco Veloz – which roughly translates to “the speedy taco” –  is tucked into the back of a produce warehouse on Toledo Street in Southwest Detroit. Turning into […]

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