Daytrip to Blake’s Orchard & Cider Mill

  The mister and I drove all the way up to Armada for what we heard was the best cider mill around, and we were not disappointed. Blake’s Orchard & Cider Mill has been around since 1946 when Gerald and Elisabeth Blake and their thirteen children founded one of the first U-Pick orchards in the country, and is still owned and operated by the…
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Hawaiian Poke Bowls in the Burbs

  I already know I’m going to have to start finding excuses to go the suburbs more often so I can get my hands on more of these sushi inspired poke bowls. Ravenous and hopelessly lost in Rochester Hills, my mom and I checked out Sushi Coup, a new Hawaiian place we’d heard about through the grapevine.  It truly is brand spankin’ new, they…
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Brunch at Le Petit Zinc

  Down in Corktown, there’s a little corner of France called Le Petit Zinc. It’s surrounded by a pretty industrial area on Trumbull, so it’s surprising to wander in the gates and find this garden oasis.     They’re open for lunch and dinner, with a classically French menu of sandwiches, salads, and crêpes.   With the unseasonably warm weather and…
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Eastern Market Gems

  Every Saturday, I head down to the beating heart of Detroit. It technically is made up of just Sheds 1-5, but the area known as Eastern Market extends for blocks in either direction with restaurants, bars, street performers, food trucks, cafes, and butcher shops – you’ll know when you’ve hit the perimeter when the street art ends. It offers…
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