Detroit Food Truck Fork in Nigeria Plans Cass Corridor Restaurant

Prej Iroegbu wasn’t sure his food-truck business, Fork in Nigeria, would survive the early days of the pandemic. The business was too new to qualify for a Paycheck Protection Program loan to keep it afloat. But now, as he approaches his one-year anniversary in June, business is booming, thanks to social media.

To celebrate his success and plan for a family-style restaurant opening later this year in Cass Corridor (Spoiler: Seating will be on the floor and diners will eat with their hands), Iroegbu is giving away free shots of liquor on Wednesday, May 5, at the Nigerian food

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The Best Seafood Boils and Cajun Restaurants in Detroit

Restaurants serving bags of steamed seafood began popping up in Detroit a couple of years ago, and this one-pot trend shows no signs of letting up. The seafood boil, a communal meal of seafood, sausage, corn, potatoes, and Cajun seasonings, has long been a staple in the U.S. south.

Pick a catch, sauce, and level of spiciness, then wait for a large plastic bag (or two) of steamed succulent seafood, corn and potatoes soaked in spices. Eating out of a bag with butter dipping, juices dripping, and finger licking can be a bit messy, so break out the napkins and

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Best Detroit Classic and Iconic Restaurants

When it comes to restaurants and food, it’s trendy to chase what’s new and what’s next. But in a city like Detroit, where much has come and gone over the years, the old familiars offer a rich culinary experience and often feel best. The institutions listed on this map not only survived the pandemic, but continue to stand the test of time. Several are go-to spots for special occasions, while others are the holes in the wall where everybody knows (or wants to know) your name.

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Top 10 Cares program looks to rescue Detroit restaurants, feed people

 The Detroit Free Press/Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers Top 10 Cares program is kicking off the third round of its Rescue Detroit Restaurants + Feed the Community initiative today, with a goal of raising $100,000 to feed people in need and support local restaurants hit hard during the coronavirus pandemic. 

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Since its April 2020 inception, the Top 10 Cares program has raised more than $377,000 — and delivered nearly 19,000  meals to

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