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.
Ann Arbor chefs join Michigan Theater to discuss culinary industry, answer questions Monday
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – At 7 p.m. on Monday, Michigan Theater audiences can learn more about four inspiring Ann Arbor chefs. As part of its Women’s Voices series presented by Toyota, Michigan Theater will begin virtual screenings of Her Name is Chef on Friday. The documentary explores the changing culture of the culinary industry through the stories of six female chefs. Virtual screenings cost $12 to rent, $10 for Michigan Theater members and is free for gold members. If rented through the MTF AgileLink streaming platform, 50 percent of proceeds from the film benefit the independent Ann Arbor theater.
Miss Kim hosting brunch pop-up with Lala’s chef Allie Lyttle in Ann Arbor this month
ANN ARBOR – What do you get when you blend American comfort food with authentic Korean cuisine? A one-of-a-kind pop-up at Miss Kim -- and it’s happening weekly. Lyttle’s signature candied bacon and BBQ tots recur alongside Miss Kim favorites milk tea (boba optional) and ginger plum soda. Read: LaLa’s pop-up diner opens in Ann ArborAdWatch Kim and Lyttle discuss this week’s menu in the post below:To see what’s on the menu this weekend and to place an order, click here. Miss Kim is at 415 N. 5th Ave. For more information, visit www.misskimannarbor.com.
Ann Arbor’s Miss Kim partners with Detroit based Saffron De Twah for three course fusion menus
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Get the best of two worlds with a new collaboration coming from the kitchen of Kerrytown’s Miss Kim. Partnering with Chef Omar Anani of the James Beard-nominated Detroit restaurant Saffron De Twah, Chef Ji Hye Kim, a James Beard award nominee herself, is offering unique Moroccan-Korean menus only available on Wednesday nights. This week’s menu, available for pickup on Wednesday, Jan.27, is sandwich themed. According to a newsletter from Miss Kim, pre-order items for that menu sold out in three days,The collaborative pop-up is planned to last through Valentine’s Day, says the Saffron De Twah website. Miss Kim is at 415 N. 5th Ave. in Ann Arbor’s Kerrytown neighborhood.
4 more gift ideas for things you can only get in Ann Arbor
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Shopping small and shopping local is the name of the game this holiday season. Here are 4 more Ann Arbor gift ideas:FOR THE FOODIEGift cards are always a good go-to, but take your gift-giving to the next level by buying your local friend, family member or loved one dinner. Back in March, Ann Arbor-based organization Save MI Faves made a one-stop-directory for buying gift cards to Ann Arbor and other Michigan businesses and restaurants. FOR THE TEA FANATICWhile coffee shops and cafes get all of the attention, Ann Arbor has a tea-rrific secret, its tea culture. Arbor Teas offers a massive variety of organic and Fair Trade Certified loose leaf teas and teaware.
Ann Arbor’s Miss Kim hosts pop-up series with local partners
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Expect pizza and wine during Miss Kim’s December lineup of tasty pop-ups. On the tails of its successful November pop-up series with James Beard Award-nominated chef Max Sussman, Miss Kim is partnering up with local food personalities Chef Jack Goforth and Kristie Brablec. From 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Dec. 5, 12 and 19, Goforth’s fermented Neapolitan-styled pizza will be served with wines selected by Brablec specifically for the pop-up. Pizzas are limited and available for pre-order through the Miss Kim website. Pick up pop-up pizza and wine (and some Korean food) at the Kerrytown restaurant at 415 N. Fifth Ave.
Eight of our favorite Fathers Day gift ideas around Ann Arbor
ANN ARBOR, Mich. Fathers Day is Sunday but what to get for the father figure in your life? Fortunately, some Ann Arbor businesses have already done the work for you and put together gift boxes, recommendation lists and meal kits. Grab a game to play on Fathers Day or take dad to check out comics at the downtown Ann Arbor shop. Rock Paper Scissors has six different Fathers Day gift boxes for you to choose from. Check out the Fiction Picks for Fathers Day list or the Nonfiction Books for Fathers list.