FERNDALE— Local Kitchen & Bar, the Ferndale restaurant run by Chef/Owner Rick Halberg, has brought on a new executive chef, Jeremy Kalmus. He's already hard at work, and is expected to be making menu changes soon.
DETROIT/METRO DETROIT— Prominent food writer Nicole Rupersburg, who wrote for many local publications including her blog Eat It Detroit, has moved to Las Vegas, leaving the fate of her blog in jeopardy. She has yet to make a decision on whether or not the blog will continue under someone else.
DETROIT— The North American International Auto Show is in town, and along with the cars come a slew of press, visitors, and auto company reps. The Detroit Free Press has posted a list of where to eat, The Hungry Dudes have put together their own list, and here's a best burgers Mini Map to go along with it.
MIDTOWN— Selden Standard, the project of chef Andy Hollyday (formerly of Michael Symon's Roast), has been named Detroit's most anticipated 2014 opening on Eater National's list.