The week's top dish from Eater Detroit, Curbed's restaurant, bar, and nightlife blog. This week we have news from the city's pop-up stars Goldfinch American, one of Birmingham's finest is launching brunch, we chat with the newest food truck to roll into town and much more. Enjoy!
DETROIT— Gun + Butter Chef Craig Lieckfelt posted a photo of his recent trip to Dubai where he gave a demonstration and talk about the cuisine in Detroit. Online commentators who joked 'Coney Island Hot Dogs?' got more than they expected when the chef posted a passionate reply in support of Michigan's culinary bounty.
SOUTHWEST— Exciting news from pop-up heroes Goldfinch American who have a new event planned for May 28 with a new chef and new location. We can look forward to five courses of "cutting edge" modern American cuisine. Get your tickets now.
BIRMINGHAM— Eater heatmap hot spot The Bird & The Bread is launching a brunch service this weekend on Sunday with an all-new menu from chef Jim Leonardo including special children-friendly dishes.
DETROIT— Chefs Thom Ingram and Nate Bonkowski of The Cook's Crossing are expanding from their usual pop-up dinners to launch a food truck, Pomme de Terre, this week. We talked menus, food sourcing and much more in this Eater Interview.