Brad Greenhill (of 312food.fm) and Gauri Thergaonkar (of Durham’s Tracklements, formerly of Zingerman’s Deli) are doing a series of six dinners at Jefferson Market on the last Saturday of every month. They say “Each of the four course dinners will vary in cuisine and concept, tied together as a series by our focus on expressing the best of the season’s ingredients and our own food stories and experiences.” Having attended one of Gauri’s spice-themed dinners at Pot & Box last year (each dinner was centered around a specific spice), we can say two things: 1. This will be good, and 2. Reserve in advance. $45/person, $65 with beverage pairings. Details and schedule at https://www.3112food.fm/saturdays.
Casablanca, on Washtenaw, close to Downtown Ypsilanti, has a comfortable, down-to-earth atmosphere, hiding it’s 35-year-ago provenance as a Taco Bell. The manager/owner, Mohammad Mohammad, is hands-on, ensuring satisfaction for each customer, assuring that each dish placed on the table is properly presented. The abundant natural light from ample windows gives the dining area a warm,
In Ancient Greece, the agora was a central public space, meaning “gathering place” or “assembly.” The agora served as a political, commercial and social hub and was also where Socrates found himself in trouble because of his philosophical inquisitions. In The Public Square, an exhibit on view at the University of Michigan Museum of Art
Jeff Robinson can hear the music of the brew. After working as an audio engineer for nearly 30 years, the owner of South Lyon’s Third Monk Brewing doesn’t see that career as dissimilar: “…malt is the bass,” he says, “and hops are the treble, and the yeast is the mastering. I can take components of
We human beings are a storytelling species. Our social institutions— religious, legal and cultural— are based on narratives that may be fanciful or fact-based or influenced by precedent. But they are also ever-evolving. Throughout the winter and spring of 2020, Courtney McClellan, this year’s Roman J. Witt Artist in Residence at the University of Michigan