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A2P Foodist Restaurant Review—The Original Cottage Inn

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Restaurant Review: 2.5/5 stars (fair, satisfactory)—Ratings range from zero to five stars and reflect the reviewer’s reaction to food, with ambiance, service and price taken into consideration, as well.   The Original Cottage Inn 512 East William Street Ann Arbor, MI 48104 Hours Mon-Fri 11:00am-11:00pm Sat 11:00am-12:00am Sun 11:00am-10:00pm (734) 663-3379 Reservations suggested   In December [...]

January 29th, 2013 | Posted in Arts & Leisure,Restaurant Reviews,The Foodist | Read More »

A2P Foodist: Ann Arbor Restaurant Week Descends—55 Restaurants Participate, 6 Make the A2P Tasting Menu

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In 2010, A2Politico posted this in a piece about Ann Arbor Restaurant Week titled, “The Politics of Food: Ann Arbor Restaurant Week Hype? Caveat Emptor, Epicurians”: In case you haven’t noticed, January 17-22 is Ann Arbor Restaurant Week, an event put on by the Main Street Area Association. It’s the second Ann Arbor Restaurant Week, and 26 joints are [...]

January 21st, 2013 | Posted in Arts & Leisure,Featured,The Foodist | Read More »

A2P Foodist: Restaurant Review—Great Plains Burger Co.

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Restaurant Review: 3.5/5 stars (good, reliable)—Ratings range from zero to five stars and reflect the reviewer’s reaction to food, with ambiance, service and price taken into consideration, as well. Great Plains Burger Co. 1771 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105 Hours 11:00 am–10:00 pm Mon-Sat, Sun 11:30 am–9:30 pm Ph (734) 769-6900 No reservations needed or [...]

January 13th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,Restaurant Reviews,The Foodist | Read More »

A2P Foodist: Restaurant Review—Sava’s

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Restaurant Review:  *** (good, reliable)—Ratings range from zero to five stars and reflect the reviewer’s reaction to food, with ambiance, service and price taken into consideration, as well. Sava’s 216 South State Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 Hours: 8 a.m.-midnight daily Ph: 734-623-2233 Reservations suggested for Sunday brunch. Trying to find the door to a [...]

December 18th, 2012 | Posted in Arts & Leisure,Featured,Restaurant Reviews,The Foodist | Read More »

The “Sustainable” Mantra — Organic, Local, and Slow — Won’t Save the World’s Hungry Millions

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by Robert Paarlberg From Whole Foods recyclable cloth bags to Michelle Obama’s organic White House garden, modern eco-foodies are full of good intentions. We want to save the planet. Help local farmers. Fight climate change — and childhood obesity, too. But though it’s certainly a good thing to be thinking about global welfare while chopping [...]

April 13th, 2012 | Posted in Arts & Leisure,Best of A2P,Columns,Featured,The Foodist,Urban Exile | Read More »

Interview: Malik Yakini Is Changing the Face of the Food Landscape in Detroit

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by Hannah Wallace When he was seven-years-old, Malik Yakini, inspired by his grandfather, planted his own backyard garden in Detroit, seeding it with carrots and other vegetables. Should it come as any surprise that today, Yakini has made urban farming his vocation? The Executive director of the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network (DBCFSN), which he [...]

April 10th, 2012 | Posted in Arts & Leisure,Best of A2P,Featured,Interviews,The Foodist | Read More »

A2P Foodist: Zagat’s Names Top 10 “Detroit” Restaurants Including Three in Ann Arbor

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Zagat’s has come out with its list of top spots where diners are sure to enjoy a great meal in Detroit. The list, however, includes only one restaurant that is actually in Detroit, and the top honors went to The Lark, a restaurant that focuses on continental dining and is located in West Bloomfield, Michigan. [...]

November 8th, 2011 | Posted in Featured,The Foodist | Read More »

The A2P Foodist: Restaurant Review—Broadway Cafe

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Restaurant Review:  ** (good, reliable) Broadway Cafe & Jumbo Steak Hoagie 1139 Broadway St., Ann Arbor, MI 48105 Hours: Mon-Fri: 11am – 6pm, Sat: 11am – 2:30pm Ph: 734-769-8900 Run by a Korean opera-singing coach and his wife, the Broadway Cafe in Ann Arbor serves up two kinds of food: Korean and cheesesteaks. The right side of [...]

October 20th, 2011 | Posted in Featured,Restaurant Reviews,The Foodist | Read More »

A2P Foodist: Lucky Peach — The New Food Mag Hipster Celeb

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David Chang. The New York eatery momofuku. Ring any bells? David Chang is the chef and owner of the momofuku restaurants — Noodle Bar, Ssäm Bar, Ko, Milk Bar and Má Pêche. Prior to opening Noodle Bar in 2004, Chang worked in the kitchens of Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Daniel Boulud and Tom Colicchio—kinda like a Babe Ruth slumming [...]

August 25th, 2011 | Posted in Featured,The Foodist | Read More »

A2P Foodist: Restaurant Review — Teriyaki Time, Asian In Need of Tiger Mothering

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By Elaine Hayes Restaurant Review: + (no stars, poor to satisfactory) Teriyaki Time — New Ann Arbor Japanese/Korean Restaurant 314 Detroit St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104 Hours: Mon-Sat: 10am – 9pm, Sun: 12am – 8pm Ph:734-929-2272 I was strolling through the Kerrytown Farmer’s Market and noticed a little eatery along Detroit Street that goes by the [...]

August 20th, 2011 | Posted in Featured,Restaurant Reviews,The Foodist | Read More »

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