Bars & Restaurants

After 5 Intern Program kicks off summer of events

On Thursday June 11, with over 500 interns packing GM’s Wintergarden, After 5 Detroit kicked off its first of six events being held this summer to showcase the Best Detroit has to offer. At the event, interns from numerous different companies eat ice cream, mixed with other interns, and had the opportunity to speak with … Continue Reading →

Food trucks (and more) have returned to Cadillac Square!

The Food trucks (and more) on Cadillac Square are back! If you work around Campus Martius, you can get lunch from one of the trucks (parked along the north side of the first national building) or concession stands in Cadillac Square Park between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. every weekday through mid-October . The food … Continue Reading →

DXF Bar and Restaurant Checklist Challenge starts today!

Do you think you’ve been to every bar or restaurant downtown? Join the Detroit Experience Factory’s (DXF) Checklist Challenge and see what you’ve been missing! Starting today, DXF is bringing back the Checklist Challenge to inspire you to experience the 303 bars and restaurants on DXF’s Downtown Bars and Restaurants checklist (view and download the … Continue Reading →

Falafill fills up Midtown

Midtown’s Falafill offers great value to heath-minded individuals.  Detroiters can roll up their sleeves and get full off the Falafill experience…a Mediterranean from-scratch eatery…just think Chipotle for Mediterranean!  The franchise was named the “Best Falafel Sandwich in Chicago” by Chicago Magazine, and two local restaurateurs couldn’t resist the opportunity to bring the restaurant to Detroit. … Continue Reading →

Fresh food, jobs for Detroit's neighborhoods: RecoveryPark’s mission

By Annie Hakim, a Challenge Detroit Fellow working at RecoveryPark. Last September, I began my Challenge Detroit Fellowship and joined the incredibly talented and passionate team at my host company, RecoveryPark. In 2010, RecoveryPark launched not only to convert blighted land in the City of Detroit into urban agriculture and aquaculture businesses, but to spur … Continue Reading →