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Five Ways To Celebrate Cinco De Mayo 2016

General Ignacio Zaragoza was in over his head when he retreated his troops to Puebla on April 28, 1862. The full force of the powerful French militia was bearing down on his smaller and poorly equipped Mexican army, having overtaken Veracruz and then Orizaba after their initial attack on the coast. The year before the […]

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Detroit’s Best Mac and Cheese

Detroit’s Best Mac and Cheese

Creamy, melty cheese. Tender, carb-o-licious noodles. There are few dishes that feel more comforting and more decadent than a homemade bowl of mac and cheese. We’re not talking about the stuff from a box (although we do love us some Easy Mac when we’re in a hurry). We’re talking about real cheese, cream, noodles. The […]

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MORE Opening Day Parties

MORE Opening Day Parties

Yesterday, we shared 12 of the best Opening Day parties: the coolest spots to celebrate this spring rite of baseball. In case that wasn’t enough Opening Day action for you, we’ve rounded up four more spots that you should be visiting today. Read on for our picks. Have fun out there today, be safe, and […]

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Opening Day 2016

Opening Day 2016

Some days, we feel sorry for other cities. Apparently, in most parts of the country, the baseball home opener is not a good enough reason to take the day off work and bar hop all afternoon. The entire tri-county population doesn’t huddle together downtown and root root root for the home team. Around here, it’s […]

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Detroit’s Best Hot Dogs and Sausages

Detroit’s Best Hot Dogs and Sausages

Forget peanuts and Cracker Jacks, when we think of baseball, there’s another food which immediately come to mind: hot dogs. They seem as synonymous with the old ball game as strikeouts and home runs. More classic than nachos, or pizza, or bacon on a stick. With Opening Day right around the corner, we’ve been craving […]

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Our Favorite International Restaurants in Detroit

Our Favorite International Restaurants in Detroit

Polish pierogi, Mexican tacos, noodle-y bowls of spicy Thai flavors. Detroit is a melting pot of international cuisines. Settled by French Canadians in the early 1700s, our city got bigger and more diverse after World War I with an influx of new residents from the southern United States. Immigrants from Great Britain, Germany, Poland, Ireland, […]

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8 Easter Brunches Better Than A Chocolate Bunny

8 Easter Brunches Better Than A Chocolate Bunny

As a kid, we always knew when Easter was approaching because a certain Mr. E. Bunny would leave tufts of cotton around our house. Mom and Dad explained that these were little sheddings from his tail, nothing to worry about. He was simply scoping out the place to find the best egg and basket hiding […]

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Where to eat corned beef on St. Patrick’s Day

We love a good corned beef sando any day of the year, but it feels especially festive on St. Pat’s Day. Corned beef is as Irish as…well, it’s not really Irish at all. The salt cured beef is popular among Jewish, Caribbean and Filipino cuisines, but industrial production of corned beef started in England during […]

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St. Paddy’s Day Parade Parties

St. Paddy’s Day Parade Parties

Put on your favorite green shirt, warm up your Erin Go Brah and get ready to sham-rock. It’s almost St. Paddy’s Day. Corktown, Detroit’s oldest neighborhood, gets its name from the Irish immigrants who arrived in the city from County Cork around the turn of the century. Once a year we celebrate the neighborhood’s Irish […]

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How to Eat Like a President in Detroit

How to Eat Like a President in Detroit

If you were on Facebook at all this weekend, you might have noticed photos of a certain former president making the rounds to some of Detroit’s hottest eateries. The current Republican and Democratic candidates were also in town over the last several days, for debates in Flint and at the Fox. On the campaign trail, […]

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