Celebrate the summer harvest with two award-winning chefs at this pop-up event
Summer in Michigan is great for many things, we have beautiful lakes, some of the best sunsets around, and a great summer harvest. There are lots of fruits and vegetables that are ripe and ready to eat right now, and that is what inspired a pop-up event being put on by two award-winning chefs.
Is it time to upgrade your dinnerware?
You might have noticed you’re eating at home more these days because of the pandemic. For many people, it has meant pulling the same plates out of the cupboard day after day. After all that use, it might be time to swap out your dinnerware. So where should you start, and what’s trending right now? Emilie Gleason, the marketing manager of The Italian Dish in Birmingham, shared some advice on “Live In The D.”
Is pepperoni pizza just for kids?
We all know that October is associated with candy because of trick-or-treating, but this month is also big for one more thing - pizza! It’s National Pizza Month and, just like toppings, there are so many things to discuss. For Live In The D’s What’s the Buzz, we stuck to the basics - pepperoni.
This restaurant is spreading the joy of food in Detroit
This Takeout Tuesday knows how to make a spread of food you’ll love because it’s in the name. Jason Carr chatted with Radar Perkaj, the co-owner of Spread Detroit about their sandwiches and new business hours. Spread Detroit is a sandwich shop that has unique names for its tasty lunch items. You could try a “Nuna Tuna” sandwich, a “Big Al” or an “Old Kanye” that Perkaj joked is better than the new Kanye. Spread Detroit is also spreading into new business hours and menu items with their new brunch and after-dark menu.
3 Tasty ways to makeover your pot roast leftovers!
Here’s 3 ways to makeover your pot roast leftovers! IngredientsPot roast leftover meatAll of the pot roast leftover juiceCornstarchRisottoMethodThis is the way my grandma likes to serve leftover pot roast. To begin, add a bit of oil to a skillet on medium heat, and add in your leftover pot roast. Once the gravy is as thick as you want it, and your pot roast is re-heated, serve it over risotto. How to make the Oliver Family Pot RoastNever cooked a pot roast before?
Tired of eating at home? Try private dining.
Right now, your only options seem to be take-out, eating in an igloo, or a spacious outdoor tent. Foundation Hotel is offering a different experience with private dining suites and a menu from their restaurant The Apparatus Room. Guests can reserve a room for the evening to enjoy a meal from the restaurant’s amazing menu. This is a great way to stay safe while eating out. They also offer a tasting menu for $65.
Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra hosting virtual Halloween Hauntcert
ANN ARBOR – The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra will be performing a seasonal “Halloween Hauntcert” on Friday, Oct. 30. The virtual event comes with a four-course curbside pick up meal from The Ravens Club. The event will also feature themed poetry readings by Thomas Blaske, including Edgar Allan Poe’s famed “The Raven.”✉ Like what you’re reading? To see the menu for the evening and to purchase tickets, click here. Happy Halloween!
You’ll find plenty of comfort food at the home of the original double-decker burger
The advertiser paid a fee to promote this sponsored article and may have influenced or authored the content. It’s Michigan Food Week on Live in the D! You can also enter here to win $500 from our sponsors for Michigan Food Week. Among them: They are home to the original double-decker and the original farm to-table service. You can take a trip back in time to taste your favorite sandwiches such as the Original Big Boy Double-Decker, the Slim Jim, or the Dolly Chicken Sandwich.
Celebrate National Pasta Day with noodles that are “Al Dente”
When you’re ready to take pasta night up several notches, this local company has an easy way to cook up dinner like a professional chef and it only takes three minutes. To help you celebrate National Pasta Day on Saturday, Monique DesChaine, founder of Al Dente Pasta, spoke with Tati Amare about how pasta has become an even more important staple in our kitchens these past few months. Monique first explained what the name of her company means; Al Dente means “to the tooth” or that pasta should be tender and firm to the tooth in Italian. For almost 40 years, Monique has been making pasta that is dedicated to suit every taste bud, from gluten-free to vegan. Watch the video above to see the different kinds of pastas Al Dente offers.
An award-winning chef opens a new restaurant in the D
Jared Gadbaw co-owner and award-winning chef of Oak & Reel talked about his return back to the D and what you can expect at his new restaurant. Oak & Reel focuses on seafood and incorporates yummy, Italian flavors, and sides. Chef Gadbaw says guests will have extra legroom. You can make a reservation by visiting the Open Real website or call Oak & Reel. Watch the video to learn more about Oak & Reel.
This restaurant has one of the largest patios in Detroit
Beacon Park Its summer, the weather has been gorgeous, and with people social distancing, many are opting to dine outdoors. When DTE was creating Beacon Park, they built a restaurant to be a part of it, but they needed someone to run it. Thats where Norm and Bonnie LePage, owners of Birmingham based Griffin Claw Beer, came in. They also have Griffin Claw Beer on draft, a wine list, and a host of signature cocktails. They offer all of their drinks to-go and you can sip them anywhere in Beacon Park.
This food truck rally is a great way to dine-out while social distancing!
A perfect way to do that is to feast at a food truck rally! The Michigan MEGA Food Truck Rally is happening this Saturday, July 4th at Canterbury Village in Orion Township. Unlike last year, there will be no tables or chairs, guests are expected to walk around the park at a safe distance, going from food stand to food stand. Currently, there are 25 food trucks expected to be in attendance, and they may add a few more before the event this Saturday. Galindo’s “A Taste of Mexico” food truck is returning for its second year at the rally.
These two popular Detroit restaurants team up to deliver delicious carryout
For todays Takeout Tuesday, we are featuring two Detroit restaurants that are teaming up and offering a unique combination of flavors and cooking. Takoi and their sister restaurant Magnet, are serving a handful of menu items from both restaurants for carryout all from the Magnet kitchen. James Beard Award nominee Takoi has a Thai-inspired menu, serving up lots of creative small plates featuring flavors from Southeast Asia. To order, you can go online to either restaurants websites and load your cart up with what you want. Starting next week they will be serving hot food outside of Takoi for carryout, offering large family meals with some vegetarian options.
Top three things Tati won’t take for granted
On the show we talk a lot about all of the things we can’t wait to get back to doing and what we’re going to miss this summer. Here's my top three list of things I hope and pray I won't take for granted after it's safe to head out! Dinner and brunch out with family and friends. Whether it’s a Friday girls night out, a lazy afternoon brunching or a random night after work... I was so ready for my girlfriend getaways, trips to visit friends and family, and quick weekend getaways.