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Madison Heights, the Asian food capital of metro Detroit
Thursday, February 26, 2015
The small city in Oakland County is home to dozens of restaurants specializing in cuisine from practically every country in Southeast Asia, as well as a handful of specialty grocery stores offering spices, produce, and a variety of dried goods that can't be found anywhere else in the region.
From almost famous to truly famous: Metro Detroit's up-and-coming chefs have arrived
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Back in 2012
ran a two-part story on metro Detroit's up and coming restaurant scene and the chefs who were striving to make a name for themselves. So, where are these culinary young guns now? As it turns out, each and every one has not only delivered on their promise but exceeded expectations.
Stealth innovation: How a Troy company is reinventing vending machine technology
Thursday, October 02, 2014
In 2009, Troy-based 365 Retail Markets generated $42K in revenue. This year it's projected to make $15 million. Read how one of Michigan's most under-the-radar tech companies is reinventing the vending machine experience and reaping big business in the process.
Metro Detroit: Under the radar
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Feeling a bit like you're doing the same old, same old in metro Detroit? Looking for something a tad less obvious to do or see?
Nicole Rupersburg gives you the down low on places, events and venues that are off the beaten path, under the radar, or just plain under-appreciated.
A Summer of Detroit Weekends
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Hey metro Detroiters, the Motor City is more than just an occassional stop for baseball games and museum visits. There's a living breathing culture in Motown and we think you might be missing out. To wit, our good friends at Model D have put together a list of Detroit weekend events for you to fill the rest of your summer with. They've got you covered, now through Labor Day.
Thursday, July 29, 2010
A peek at the playbills of the Majestic Theater and the Magic Stick live music venues shows that every day is a different act. How
Joe Zainea, longtime owner of The Majestic entertainment empire, keep things fresh from week to week? Follow on for his tales of revival and survival.
Torya Blanchard & Greg Lenhoff
Thursday, October 08, 2009
On the menu at Detroit's Park Shelton are young neighboring entrepreneurs Torya Blanchard, chef and owner of Good Girls Go To Paris Crepes, and Greg Lenhoff, owner of Leopold's bookstore. Enjoy some food for thought this week as Torya and Greg discuss what sparks their artisanal ventures.
An Early Morning Visit to Detroit's Eastern Market
Cass Corridor Films
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Every weekday, Detroit's Eastern Market is buzzing with action while most of us are still sleeping. Cass Corridor Films got up early to follow Slow Jams, a producer of artisan jams, on a quest for locally grown herbs at the wholesale market.
Thursday, April 28, 2011
Put the microwave pizza pocket down. Step away from corndog. Ferndale-based Moo Moo's Vegetarian Cuisine makes the things that make you go, "Yum." With the vegetarian food market expected to reach $2.5 billion this year, owner Michele Rastelli hopes her locally produced entrees-to-go make a little green of their own.
Thursday, March 03, 2011
From Ferndale to Birmingham the Toast empire expands. If you haven't been to this one-of-a-kind... well, now two-of-a-kind eatery you really should. Who'd imagine that a place with Taco Tuesdays could be tres chic? That's the delicious conundrum that is Toast. Cool decor, surprising accoutrements and, always, yummy food.
The Loving Touch
Tuesday, March 31, 2009
It's a pool hall. It's a philosophy. Chris Johnston has helped shape downtown Ferndale's renaissance with The Emory, Woodward Avenue Brewers and now, The Loving Touch, a former massage parlor turned billiard nirvana.
PALAZZO di BOCCE
Thursday, March 19, 2009
Where's the best Boccedrome in the world? If you said Italy you're only off by about 4000 miles. Palazzo di Bocce in SE Michigan is mecca for all things lawn bowling. Yeah, it's a bit outside the metro area but we'd be remiss not to point to you toward this one-of-a-kind sports venue. Drink, bocce and be merry.
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