Ann Arbor foodies can find no fresher food than Ayse’s Cafe, named after its owner, Ayse Uras. Specializing in Turkish home cooking using local produce from the farmer’s market in their slow-cooked, healthy dishes,Uras has a few recommendations. “Taste our red lentil soup, a luscious mix of red lentils, carrots, and onions, which we top with a dash of sumac before serving.” Vegetarian and vegan options are plentiful. “We feature daily dishes called Zeytinyalilar, in Turkish — seasonal salads and stews that are cooked with olive oil and are all vegetarian, most also vegan and gluten free.”
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After lying vacant for years, the site of a former DTE Energy plant at 841 Broadway St. has a new development plan, approved 10-1 by Ann Arbor City Council on July 1. The conceptual plan, designed by Detroit-based Roxbury Group, includes condos, a restaurant, a hotel, commercial space, a canoe/kayak launch, an event pavilion, a
Kristen Roupenian’s You Know You Want This is a collection of short stories that revels in the mystifying aspects of interpersonal relationships without ever feeling the need to justify them.