What could be better for a fisherman than an afternoon of brown trout fishing in one of Michigan’s freshwater rivers, lakes or streams surrounded by a fall palette of colors and an icy cold six-pack of beer? Cue “First Brown,” the latest brew created by Detroit’s Atwater Brewery, just in time for the fall fishing…Read More
The ‘new’ Fork n’ Pint keeps people coming back. New guys ’n gals on the block have sort of kept it quiet … or it seemed so … for three years … Those who have been to the “new” Fork n’ Pint have finally failed in keeping it to themselves … The word is out…Read More
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…Read More
While writing about the JN from 1942-43 over the past year, several times I referred to fascinating advertisements from Schmidt’s Beer, the beer that (per its ads) contributed so mightily to the effort to win World War II. I guess I miss writing about Schmidt’s beer ads, so this week, I decided to see just…Read More
Mother’s Day Specials On Mother’s Day (Sunday, May 13), show Mom love with a delicious and fun brunch outing at Punch Bowl Social (1331 Broadway St., Detroit). Every mom will be greeted with a complimentary mimosa (boozy and non-alcoholic versions available). Plus, every mom gets one shot at bowling a strike. If she succeeds, her…Read More
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…Read More
Fabulous Ferndale has been host to a number of new bars and restaurants popping up in the last year. The new kid on the block, Imperial, has been serving up tequila and some seriously delicious California-style street fare. They are open seven days a week from 11 a.m. – 2 a.m., with food service ending at midnight.
Imperial is the brainchild of owners Perry and Sharon LaVoisne, and old friends and music industry aficionados Jeff and Susanne King and Amir Daiza. They opened their doors in May at the location of the old Post Bar on the east side of Woodward just north of 9 Mile. Parking is metered on the street and in parking lots behind the business.Read More
The Yummy House sushi and Chinese restaurant has opened on Haggerty Road between Maple and Pontiac Trail in front of Meijer in Commerce Township … It’s getting a reputation for great sushi!
Looking for a place to have a kids’ party? Airtime Trampoline & Game Park recently opened at 662 E. Big Beaver Road in Troy.
How about a new hobby? Join the WWW club … Women Who Wine … a club that meets once a month at The Wine Guy (1932 S. Telegraph) in Bloomfield Hills. For more info, and a 10-percent-off coupon for new customers, go to www.thewineguystore.com or call (248) 977-4893.Read More
If what you desire is a seemingly unending selection of local and craft beer, One-Eyed Betty’s in fabulous Ferndale is a sure thing.
When entering Betty’s, you’re greeted by a row of colorful pinball machines and a jukebox with a savvy selection of tunes. Sit at the bar or at one of the many tables or booths in the expansive dining area.Read More