Food Notes

This month in food and drink: 2/17

Play with Your Food Food on Film is coming to Ann Arbor with a full day immersed in food culture, organized by The Junior League of Ann Arbor. Check out what the Food Gatherers are up to first hand with a volunteer opportunity sorting or repackaging food. There will also be a film viewing and

2017 Ann Arbor Restaurant Week – Part 1

January’s bi-annual Ann Arbor Restaurant Week is going to fill you up

Neutral Zone’s 2017 Beefsteak Dinner

A feast of beef and beer

Zingerman’s Deli Best of 2016

The product selection additions at Zingerman’s Deli are fast and furious, with new foods items constantly being introduced to accompany old stand-bys on the shelves. In Ari’s Top Picks of 2016, Ari Weinzweig will lead participants through his favorite-tasting foods of the year. He’ll give a little background into each product and then let the

Stop the Snacking with Yoga Teacher and Vegan, Elle Livingston

Everyone craves salty and sweet (and generally unhealthy) snacks when they’re hungry, but there is a way to train the brain to shift snack time towards foods that promote health and wellness. At Conquer Your Cravings, yoga teacher and vegan Ellen Livingston will teach participants how to put away the potato chips and find other

Taste Of D-Town: Zingerman’s Bakehouse

Detroit has a long, underrated and unhealthy culinary history, from deep dish pizza to Coney dogs. At the Zingerman’s Bakehouse event Detroit Classics, they’ll walk through the famous food of the “D” including steel pan pizza, long john coffee cake and spiced almond cookies. Each walkthrough comes with bite-sized portions of history, as participants will

Culinary Campout: Campfire Cookout Class

Sitting around the campfire, swapping spooky stories, nothing beats s’mores. But before getting to dessert, the whole experience improves with real food cooked on an open flame. In the class Campfire Cookout, Parks Naturalist Shawn Severance will demonstrate culinary creations over a campfire. Equipment, food, recipes and instruction will all be provided, but participants are

Growing Hope: Chefs in the Garden

The nonprofit, Growing Hope, has spent the summer hosting another season of Chefs in the Garden, the dinner series that showcases local ingredients and a farm-to-table philosophy. The October get-together is everyone’s last chance of the season to dig in! Chef Brandon Johns of Grange Kitchen & Bar will be cooking, with desserts provided by

Zingerman’s Bakehouse Presents Danish: The Breakfast of Vikings

Do you love the danish? It’s this writer’s personal opinion that the danish is the single greatest breakfast food of all time, especially when paired with a hot cup of coffee. Despite the pastry’s rich, flaky dough, you don’t need to be a trained chef to learn how to make your own. During Zingerman’s Bakehouse’s

2016 Smoke & Ale Fall Festival & BBQ Cook-off

You will need some time to find another event that has a BBQ Cook Off Contest, beer served for nine hours and a cornhole classic all rolled up into one. This fundraising event for the Chelsea Area Chamber of Commerce also includes food trucks, activities for kids and live music. Whether you attend as a