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Swine Dining Popup

Swine Dining Popup

It is a scientific fact that happy pigs are delicious pigs. When these stout little omnivores are free to scamper and forage in open pasture, they actually taste better. Their meat is a darker pink color, not the pale, almost white meat you’ll find on most grocery store shelves. The fat content is more dense. […]

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Big Boy Burgers and Shakes Truck

Big Boy Burgers and Shakes Truck

Back in the 1930s the cool thing to do was to pull up to a restaurant with your friends in your shiny, freshly washed car…and then stay there. Don’t get out of the car, don’t go inside the restaurant. Instead, a waiter or waitress would come out to your car, take your order, and bring […]

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National Pumpkin Day

National Pumpkin Day

Today is National Pumpkin Day, and we’re in the mood for any dish that’s made with one of these bright orange, round squashes. The U.S. produces 1.5 billion pounds of pumpkins every year, and not all of those are carved into jack-o-lanterns. Pumpkins are healthy, delicious and versatile; you can boil, bake, steam or roast […]

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Detroit’s Best Breakfast Sandwiches

Detroit’s Best Breakfast Sandwiches

Mornings at our house can be a bit scattered. After hitting the snooze button for (literally) the seventh time, we can barely make sure our pants are on straight before dashing off to work. Breakfast is usually the last thing we’re thinking about. Until our tummies start rumbling. There’s no need to skip breakfast just […]

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Creative Minds Popup

Creative Minds Popup

“The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.” We have to agree with this observation by Carl Jung, the father of analytical psychology. He may have been talking about human development, but our mind when directly to food. For someone who loves to eat, this doesn’t necessarily mean playing with our food (Mom raised […]

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Skarbie Dinner Popup

Skarbie Dinner Popup

In case you’ve forgotten to mark it on your calendar, Sweetest Day is this Saturday. It’s like the fall version of Valentine’s Day, a regional holiday celebrated west of the Appalachians and east of the Mississippi. Call it a bogus Hallmark holiday if you will. Cards and candy aside, we never miss an excuse to […]

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Fall Cocktails

Fall Cocktails

Cozy sweaters, knitted scarves, boots crunching through fallen leaves on the sidewalk. That’s what Fall is about. It’s also the season when we trade light and fruity summer sippers for cocktails made with herbs, root veggies and stone fruits – ones that can warm us up on those chilly Autumn afternoons. We’ve rounded up six […]

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The Kitchen Is Open

The Kitchen Is Open

October is more than pumpkin spice lattes and Halloween candy. When those first few crisp Fall days hit, we start craving savory comfort foods: big, hearty bowls of warm soup, homestyle casseroles and heaps of tender root vegetables. A popup called The Kitchen Is Open arrived just in the nick of time to satisfy our […]

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Six Things You Should Be Eating During Dine Drink Detroit

Six Things You Should Be Eating During Dine Drink Detroit

Ten days, 27 restaurants. Yep, we’re going to need a nap after this. Dine Drink Detroit is the more casual and affordable cousin to Restaurant Week (note: these events are not actually related). Participating spots offer guests a $15 menus where you get at least one food item and at least one drink for $15. […]

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Timmy’s Taco Night

Timmy’s Taco Night

An Irish dive bar in a historically Polish neighborhood is probably the last place we’d expect to find really great Mexican food. But that’s exactly the kind of treasure that surfaces on Wednesday nights at Kelly’s Bar in Hamtramck. Chef and musician Timmy Lampinen takes over the kitchen and throws down some seriously yummy, authentic […]

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