The Gelato Shoppe

For me the sign of a true city has always been Starbucks and gelato.  Every major city I’ve ever visited has had ample offerings of both and  Detroit is making progress in each area.  Earlier this summer I discovered this adorable little gelato stand in Campus Martius.  The Gelato Shoppe is managed by the Fountain … More The Gelato Shoppe

Jacoby’s

Where do people in Detroit drink beer? Well for the last 110 years they’ve been going to Jacoby’s (pronounced JaKobe’s ala Kobe Bryant). The small saloon is located downtown and serves delicious German food.  Danny ordered Jager Schnitzel and on the bartender’s recommendation I ordered the German Sausage Dinner with knockwurst and bratwurst.  Both were … More Jacoby’s

Taqo Detroit

There is a restaurant boom in Detroit: an endless stream of announcements and openings. It’s nearly impossible to keep up.  This weekend we decided to check out Taqo, located downtown by Grand Circus Park.  Taqo opened last month and is the perfect place for the game day/event crowd.  The service was great and our food … More Taqo Detroit

Alegria Pops

A key component of the Concert of Colors Festival is the showcase of local business.  I was excited to see that one of the city’s newer businesses, Alegria Pops, would be participating in the event at the BUILD Bazaar.  BUILD is a small business program offered through the Detroit welcome center D:hive.  I knew I wanted … More Alegria Pops

The Bagel Business

I’m a problem solver by nature.  If I see a deficiency I want to fix it.  Well, if I’m completely honest I’d rather someone else fill void.  Not because I don’t want to do the work but I generally don’t feel confident enough to do it myself.  This blog is a prime example.  I wanted … More The Bagel Business