Joe Vicari Restaurant Group Brings Thousands of Jobs to Metro Detroit as Business GrowsChef Jim Oppat, Corporate Executive Chef of Joe Vicari Restaurant Group, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk discuss JVRG's dedication to its employees and how the group has helped create thousands of jobs in Michigan.
Renown Detroit Artist Uses Industry Inspired Artwork To Raise Funds For Local Restaurants, Art FoundationDetroit Artist TONY ROKO is assisting the restaurant relief fund with the Art Foundation.Tony created a series of paintings dedicated to some of his favorite local restaurants and bartenders beginning in the summer of 2020 and ongoing since, with 10 paintings in the series and counting.
Revitalization Fund To Help With Restaurants, Bars Following COVID RulesEligible businesses include restaurants; food stands, food trucks, food carts; caterers; bars, saloons, lounges, taverns; brewpubs, tasting rooms, taprooms; breweries, wineries and distilleries; and bakeries.
What Do Corktown Business Owners Think About Ford's Plans For The Michigan Central Station District?Bob Roberts, Co-Owner of McShane's Irish Pub and President of the Corktown Business Association, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about how he sees the future of Corktown and why he thinks the Michigan Central Station project has positives and negatives to the community.
Founders Brewing Company Honors Black Chef By Adding Soul Food Dish To Menu For Black History MonthIn Honor of Black History Month Founders Brewing Company in Detroit's Midtown area, featuring a soul food menu item inspired by Detroit Chef Phil Jones.
Unique Outdoor Dining Experience Coming To Mexican Town Will Resemble LuminariasOn Thursday installation began on the first of 15 unique outdoor dining spaces that resembles Luminarias. They will be placed at 3 different restaurants in Mexican town.
Forgotten Harvest Expands Operations, Expresses Need For Volunteers During COVID-19 PandemicKirk Mayes, CEO of Forgotten Harvest, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about how Forgotten Harvest has adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic and why their need for volunteers in greater than ever.
Restaurant Owners Worried Indoor Dining Ban Will Be Extended Past Next Week's DeadlineRestaurants are worried that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will extend the indoor dining ban past Dec 8.
Michigan Restaurants Adjusting To New Temporary Shut DownAfter Sunday's lockdown announcement restaurants in the State now scrambling to readjust their services.
Two-Time James Beard Award Winner, Chef Andrew Carmellini, Talks San Morello ReopeningChef Andrew Carmellini, Owner of San Morello, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the process of reopening his restaurants and what they've been doing to keep customers and employees safe.
Michigan Bars, Restaurants Reopen Today: Here's What To KnowMichigan restaurants and bars can reopen Monday with limited capacity. Here's everything you need to know.
National Chains Close Or Modify Business, Store Closings, Hour Changes, Drive-Thru OnlySeveral national stores and restaurants are now modifying their hours because of coronavirus.
Best Pumpkin Dishes In Metro DetroitThe flavor of the season is pumpkin and these Metro Detroit restaurants know how to do it right.
For The Love Of Barbecue In Detroit Food is something that comforts the soul. I believe good food goes farther than great recipes, using the perfect amount of seasoning, and making sure the oven is on the correct temperature.