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COLORS Launches Dinner Service; Bon Bon Bon Reveals Fall Flavors

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A person wears a pretzel necklace and a plastic cup of light beer at Michigan Brewers Guild festival in 2014.
Detroit Fall Beer Festival 2014.
Michelle and Chris Gerard
Brenna Houck is a Cities Manager for the Eater network. She previously edited Eater Detroit and reported for Eater. You can follow her on the internet at @brennahouck.
WINE — Get a crash course in Muscadet — a "briny, minerally, very dry white wine from the Loire Valley in France — at MotorCity Wine's Wine & Brine event on October 12. Tickets are $35, which includes a tasting of six different wines and a half-dozen oysters. Chef Brad Greenhill of Katoi will also be curating an a la carte raw bar. [EaterWire]

FOOD MEDIA — New York Times Frugal Traveler columnist Seth Kugel recently visited Detroit for some budget travel hijinks. Kugel dines and drinks at the Maltese-American Benevolent Society, Donut Villa, Tacos El Rodeo, and Grand Trunk Pub. [NYT]

EVENTWIRE — Gold Cash Gold is hosting its first-ever wine dinner on October 12. The event features a five-course tasting menu by chef Josh Stockton with two wines per course. [EaterWire]

BEER HERE — Pretzel necklace-wearing craft beer fans can now purchase tickets to the 7th Annual Detroit Fall Beer Festival. [EaterWire]

NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH — COLORS Restaurant — an eatery/training center operated by ROC-United in Harmonie Park —  is expanding into dinner service on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. [Metro Times]

THE CHAINS — Yes, another pizza chain is exploring opportunities for expansion in Metro Detroit. Wisconsin-based company Toppers Pizza is looking for would-be  franchisees to open between three and eight stores in the area. [DBusiness]

EVENTWIRE — The whimsical Mad Hatter in Birmingham is celebrating its one year anniversary from 7 p.m. to midnight on October 6 with a party benefiting the Children's Miracle Network . Tickets are $30 and include appetizers and drink specials. [EaterWire]

EATERWIRE — Decadent Detroit-based chocolate maker Bon Bon Bon released its fall Harvest Collection today with flavors like Cider & Doughnuts, Zucchini Bri & BTR, and a Mint Melon cordial. [EaterWire]

DEAL FEED — Dine Drink Detroit kicked off this week and offers a handy map and directory to chart your moves between destinations. DDD partner restaurants are featuring menu specials — food and drink — for $15. [Facebook]

Grand Trunk Pub

612 Woodward Avenue, , MI 48226 (313) 961-3043 Visit Website

Gold Cash Gold

2100 Michigan Avenue, , MI 48216 (313) 242-0770 Visit Website

Motor City Wine

1949 Michigan Avenue, Detroit, MI 48216 313-483-7283


2520 Michigan Avenue, , MI 48216 (313) 855-2864 Visit Website

Donut Villa

5875 Vernor Highway, , MI 48209 (313) 849-4752 Visit Website

Bon Bon Bon

5 Nickels Arcade, , MI 48104 (734) 369-8558 Visit Website

Mad Hatter

185 N Old Woodward Ave, Birmingham, MI Visit Website

Colors - Detroit

311 E Grand River Ave., Detroit, MI 48226 (313) 496-1212