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Posts by Hannah Gordon

karaoke bar, piano bar. Sid’s Request Room

Karaoke Bar Coming to Siren Hotel in October

Start your vocal warm-ups, everyone! Pick out your go-to karaoke song! Sid’s Request Room is coming to downtown Detroit this fall. It was recently announced that the New York karaoke and piano bar would be opening a new location in downtown Detroit’s Siren Hotel. The Siren Hotel already has a jam-packed ground floor, featuring several…

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5 Great Outdoor Drinking (and Eating!) Spots in Detroit

As of June 21, summer is officially here! Seems like it’s been forever, huh? Well, no worries! With the summer solstice comes warmer weather, longer days full of sunshine and — of course, this is an alcohol blog — patio drinking! Soak up some Vitamin D while soaking up some booze at these five exemplary…

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beer bread. kosher beer bread.

Kosher Beer Bread

I’m going to let you in on a little secret: You can do more with alcohol than just drink it. Crazy, right? My second favorite way to enjoy alcohol is to cook with it. White wine stirred slowly into risotto, onions caramelized in bourbon and — probably my absolute favorite— bread made simple with beer.…

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West Village biergarten Photo taken from Brut Detroit’s Instagram

Seeing Double

Brut Detroit & Yum Village Open Second Beer and Wine Garden in Detroit Brut Detroit, a Detroit-based pop-up wine bar, and Yum Village have teamed up once again to open another Bier & Weingarten, this time along Detroit’s popular Dequindre Cut, a 2-mile urban recreational pathway that stretches from the riverfront to Mack Avenue. A…

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wine corks represent kosher wine

Kosher Wine Wednesday, Courtesy of Trader Joe’s

Monday fun-day. Tipsy Tuesday. Wine Wednesday. Thirsty Thursday. Friday, Saturday, Sunday (no catchy nickname required for weekend drinking). You can always come up with a reason to drink. Maybe not a good reason, but a reason nonetheless. Catching up with a good friend is always a great reason to have a few drinks, though. Last…

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The Detroit Skyline shows Detroit at night on the Detroit river for blogger Hannah Gordon's slightly alcoholic blog on Craft Work in Detroit's West Village all about happy hour.

The Blog – An Ode to Craft Work’s Happy Hour

When I first moved to Detroit, I hoped to find a bar near me (AKA, within walking distance) that I could become a “regular” at: the kind of place with good deals, good people and great drinks. It didn’t take long to find Craft Work. Craft Work Nestled in the heart of the West Village…

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Hannah Gordon, the new Detroit Jewish News slightly alcoholic l-chayim alcohol and drinks writer/blogger.

Meet Hannah Gordon – Will Write for Booze

Hannah Gordon is the Jewish News‘ new “slightly alcoholic” writer. Hi, my name’s Hannah, and I love a good drink. I also love an OK drink. Every now and then, I’ll have a bad drink. I like classy drinks, and I like not-so-classy drinks. I enjoy a good glass of expensive champagne (say, at a…

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