10 dead, 15 hospitalized in Canada mass stabbing attacks
At least 10 people are dead and 15 others hospitalized after a series of stabbing attacks in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan, police said Sunday. The stabbings occurred in 13 separate locations throughout James Smith Cree Nation and in the village of Weldon, police said.news.yahoo.com
Are you looking for game-day eats in the D?
The countdown is underway to Tigers’ Opening Day, and you know fans won’t just be focused on baseball, but also food. Mootz Pizzeria + Bar might be a good spot to grab some game-day eats to-go. The pizzeria is just a few blocks away from Comerica Park, and will be serving up slices on Opening Day, which is Friday, April 8.
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.
Have you ever tried a pasty? Now you can at this family-owned restaurant in Clawson
There’s lots of food that Michigan is known for like our apples and cherries, and today we’ll show you where you can get something special right here in the D, from Michigan’s great “Up North” - like way up north in the U.P.
Ann Arbor startup helps Jet’s Pizza launch text-to-order technology
ANN ARBOR – Jet’s Pizza is hoping to disrupt the industry with its new text-to-order technology. The pizza company has partnered with Ann Arbor-based startup Ordr AI to make text orders for customers a reality. More than 75% of stores are currently operating the technology and more than 1 million text orders have been placed since its launch. Jet’s Pizza is now offering 20% off pizzas to customers to text in their orders. “We teamed up, we hustled, we innovated, and we made something great,” John Jetts, President of Jet’s Pizza said in a statement.
J’s Penalty Box lets you bring the sports bar spirit home
For today’s Take-out Tuesday, Jason got the chance to talk with the crew at J’s Penalty Box about their loyal following, and some of their specialty dishes. Owner Janice Semma said J’s Penalty Box is a woman-owned sports bar in Ferndale, serving all scratch-made food. Bar Manager Jordan Semma said making it through lockdown was challenging, but they were lucky enough to adapt and keep their staff. “We created new positions to keep everybody still working and with us to help out our community,” Semma said. To find out where you can order, watch the video above.
U.S. pizza sales, booming in pandemic, start to slow
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – After a pandemic-fueled boom, U.S. pizza sales appear to be headed back to earth. Domino’s and Papa John’s pizza chains both said Thursday that their same-store sales lost steam in the fourth quarter compared to the huge increases they saw earlier in 2020. Same-store sales are expected to continue seeing percentage declines well into this year. Pizza delivery remains popular, but diners’ choices are expanding, with more restaurants now offering delivery. Ann Arbor-based Domino’s said its same-store sales __ or sales at stores open at least a year __ were up 11% in the October-December period.
Barstool Sports’ Dave Portnoy gives rave review of Melvindale’s Fredi The PizzaMan
MELVINDALE, Mich. – Dave Portnoy, from Barstool Sports, has spent years reviewing pizza places all across the country. A good review from him can send phones at pizza joints ringing off the hook. Fredi The PizzaMan in Melvindale recently received one of Portnoy’s highest ratings in a video released on Monday. Barstool Pizza Review - Fredi The PizzaMan (Melvindale, MI)To donate to Fredi's charity, go to https://t.co/h2283dBEOR pic.twitter.com/sYyMYAHx8a — Dave Portnoy (@stoolpresidente) February 8, 2021Sold out!!! — Fredi The PizzaMan™️ (@FrediThePizzamn) February 9, 2021READ: Detroit Style Pizza in St. Clair Shores gets boost after celebrity’s rave review
Detroit’s PizzaPlex offers virtual Valentine’s Day pizza class
A Detroit pizza eatery is offering a Valentine’s Day class on making Vera Pizza Napoletana from your own kitchen. PizzaPlex, located in Southwest Detroit, is offering virtual pizza classes on Feb. 14, from 1 to 2:30 p.m., taking place on Zoom, for $85. Chef Nathan Hannon will go over the fundamentals of pizza making, including how to make your pizza dough fly. Ad“It’s a Valentine’s experience everyone can enjoy, couples, thruples, galentines, families, singles, all are welcome! For those unable to attend the class there will be a version of the gift box for Valentine’s Day available in store, including a pizza kit, a bottle of champagne, fresh flowers, and chocolates for $75 dollars.
Pizza Hut to launch Detroit-style pizza in bid to advance its turnaround
Pizza Hut is jumping on the Detroit-style pan pizza trend as it looks to advance its turnaround in 2021 after last year's strong sales growth. Detroit-style pizza is characterized by its rectangular shape, thick crust, edge-to-edge cheese and tomato sauce that covers the cheese and other toppings. "Detroit-style pizza is the fastest-growing trend in pizza," said David Graves, chief brand officer of Pizza Hut U.S. "It's no longer a Midwest-only thing." Graves said Pizza Hut customers expect the chain to give their own takes on food trends and were asking for a Detroit-style pizza. Pizza Hut and its rivals Domino's Pizza and Papa John's all reported same-store sales growth in the U.S. during the second and third quarters of 2020.cnbc.com
Celebrate National Pizza Week at these 7 Ann Arbor eateries
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – In case you needed an excuse to stop by your favorite pizza place, it’s National Pizza Week! To celebrate (because why wouldn’t you) we’ve put together a list of seven Ann Arbor eateries that are slinging slices and whole pies. COTTAGE INNHaving gotten its start in Tree Town in 1945, Cottage Inn has grown into a huge franchise with locations around Ann Arbor and Michigan. Bigalora is on Tree Town’s south side at 3050 Washtenaw Ave.PIZZA BOB’SWhile the historic Ann Arbor eatery is known for its Chipatis, it also serves pizza. Pizza Bob’s is at 800 S. State St.Read: Historic Pizza Bob’s in Ann Arbor will move to new location
Buddy’s Detroit-style pizza now available for delivery nationwide
DETROIT – Metro Detroit staple Buddy’s Pizza is now offering nationwide shipping of its frozen Detroit-style pizzas just in time for the holidays. In partnership with online food marketplace Goldbelly, Buddy’s classic eight-square pizza can be ordered in packs of three or six and shipped anywhere in the U.S.“At Buddy’s Pizza, we’re always striving to help families and friends create special memories like we’ve done for the last 75 years,” said Buddy’s Pizza CEO Burton Heiss. Everyone can enjoy a piece of Detroit this holiday season.”You can place an order for Buddy’s frozen pizza by clicking here. Like most Michigan restaurants, Buddy’s Pizza is still offering carry out services amid the state’s current coronavirus restrictions and ban on indoor dining. Visit the Buddy’s Pizza website here for more information.
March for Peace in Albany Park
Treja Kelley had been hesitant to come forward after witnessing the murder of her 17-year-old cousin. But she found the courage to take the stand last year and helped secure a guilty verdict. Her testimony, though, put a bounty on her head, prosecutors said. Just a few months after testifying, Kelley was shot dead in September 2019, not far from where her cousin had been slain. She was 18 and pregnant.chicagotribune.com