By Rene Wisely Free Press special writer Published 6:15 AM EST Dec 19, 2018 From bookstores to bridal gowns to top-shelf beef, the Woodward Avenue corridor in southeast Oakland County is booming with new businesses. Royal Oak Meals from scratch delivered directly to your home have been the hallmark of the Golden State Chef Company for four years but, in November, private chef Ryan Klink opened a storefront at 112 Catalpa in the former site of Gangnam Chicken. Now, diners seeking home cooking have the option to grab the prepackaged meals directly from the store’s cooler and head home. Or they may eat there in the small dining area that seats 20. Klink said he will warm the meal up, plate it and add extra garnishes to give it that home-cooked touch. “These are elaborate dishes,” he said, of the meals that include ginger basil turkey meatballs or red curry coconut soup. “It’s without the hassle of waiting at a restaurant … [Read more...] about Restaurants, shops coming, going and moving in Oakland County
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WELSH national Marc Sutton was fatally shot in the French Alps during a hunt on October 13, 2018. Here’s what we know about the 34-year-old so far and how he tragically died. Who was Marc Sutton and what was his restaurant called? Marc Sutton was a 34-year-old British mountain biker. He ran a small restaurant called Wild Beets with his girlfriend in the ski resort of Les Gets, near Morzine. The renowned outdoorsman, originally from Caerphilly, South Wales, was also a keen snowboarder. How did he die? Marc was fatally shot at around 6.50pm on Saturday, October 13 2018 as he rode through thick woodland near the ski resort of Montriond. According to a local source, he died instantly from a single gunshot wound. The bullet was fired by a 22-year-old man taking part in a group hunt with at least 17 others. It is said the shooter went into “deep shock” when he realised what he had done. The hunter, who has a gun licence, was taken to hospital “in pieces” and was … [Read more...] about Who was Marc Sutton, how did he die and what is the name of his restaurant in the French town of Les Gets?
Melody Baetens The Detroit News Published 6:00 p.m. UTC Aug 15, 2018 Aimed at highlighting black-owned businesses and black chefs in the area, Detroit Black Restaurant Week returns for a second year, Monday through Aug. 26. Participating fine dining spots in Detroit and the suburbs will offer three-course dinners for a fixed price of $25 or $35, and more casual eateries will have $15 main courses that come with two sides and a beverage. Food trucks are also in the mix this time, and the deal there will be $10-$12 menu items. Also new for 2018, Detroit Black Restaurant Week – a project of the Black Metro Eats’ website – will host a few pre-Restaurant Week events. Black-owned food trucks will gather at the Dequindre cut 7-11 p.m. Saturday for “The Let Out,” which is free and open to all. On Sunday, participating restaurants will host “Off the Eaten Path.” Buy yourself brunch 1-4 p.m. and buy a second meal that will be forwarded … [Read more...] about Detroit Black Restaurant Week returns Monday
Mark Kurlyandchik Detroit Free Press Published 11:01 p.m. UTC Aug 15, 2018 Detroit Black Restaurant Week is back for a second run with more robust programming and a refined message — one that celebrates black-owned businesses while welcoming all. “This isn’t about black power," says event organizer Kwaku Osei-Bonsu. "This is about acknowledgment and equity. ... I think there’s a need for seeing representation of black-owned establishments in a city that is 84 or 85 percent black in such a way that recognizes that they’re black-owned but open for everyone to patronize." Running Aug. 20-26, Detroit Black Restaurant Week aims to promote black-owned dining establishments that run the gamut from food trucks to fine dining. As with other similar week-long promotions, each participating restaurant offers a discounted rate on certain meals: $10 for food trucks, $15 for casual restaurants and $25 or $35 for lunch or dinner at … [Read more...] about Detroit Black Restaurant Week returns with more events
There aren’t many more evocative streets than the Champs-Élysées. The name itself is a giveaway, ‘the Elysian Fields’ being a bold name to give to any street, no matter how impressive. Originally a bunch of fields and kitchen gardens, it was in 1667 that landscape architect and gardner to King Louis XIV, André Le Nôtre, set out the promenade in a more ordered fashion. Over the years, the Champs-Élysées grew to become one of the most fashionable and famous streets in the world, surviving revolution, war and the throng of tourists that pound its historic pavements every day. An iconic French brasserie at the corner of the Champs-Élysées and Avenue George VStraddling the corner of the Champs-Élysées and Avenue George V is Le Fouquet’s. The most famous of the area’s once-common Belle Époque bistros, Fouquet’s is the archetype for French brasseries. Opened in 1899 by Louis Fouquet, it quickly became a … [Read more...] about One night at Le Fouquet’s in Paris