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Samosa House

It’s rare that we get to welcome a completely new cuisine to our area, but this is one of those occasions: Samosa House, in the old Red Sea space on Washtenaw, is our first Somali restaurant. Owned by sisters Amina and Hawa Hassan, Samosa House showcases Somalia’s cuisine, demonstrating its culinary influences from India, the Middle East, and Italy.

Minding Our Biz

The spring and summer is all about getting out, going somewhere new and shaking off those cold-weather blues — even though, to be fair, this winter was super mild. Anyway, there are some new things brewing downtown, which means more opportunities to explore.

DIAL-A-GARDEN

Springtime is here and it’s time to head outside and get your garden ready. But not everybody has a green thumb. That’s why Washtenaw County has teamed up with the Michigan State University Extension to offer the DIAL-A-GARDEN service.

Zakir Hussain & Master Musicians of India

Zakir Hussain is a tabla virtuoso who has defied genres by collaborating with the world’s best musicians like YoYo Ma, Van Morrison, Anoushka Shankar, and George Harrison. He has become one of India’s most prized ambassadors and is known for unbelievable rhythms and uncanny improvisations.