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Republic Hosts Pork-Filled Pop-Up for Melo Farms; Curbed Detroit Seeks New Editor

Plus, more news from around town.

Michelle and Chris Gerard

CURBED CUTS — Eater's sister publication Curbed Detroit is on the hunt for a development news-obsessed writer to act as part-time editor. [Curbed]

EVENTWIRE — Republic's butcher Larissa Popa is hosting a pork-filled, five-course pop-up benefitting Yale-based humanely raised hog supplier Melo Farms. Popa hopes to generate around $3,000 to help Melo purchase a replacement tractor. The menu features crispy jowl bacon, smoked ham hocks, Berkshire pork country pate, pork tenderloin, and pistachio chiffon cake with beet ice cream and lard icing. Tickets are $55. [EaterWire]

ADVENTURES IN MARKETING — A Detroit film crew has entered the Doritos' Crash the Super Bowl ad competition with a zombie-inspired spot. Viewers can vote for their favorites at the site. [Metro Times]

BEER HERE — Corktown microbrewery Batch Brewing Company is now offering 40-ounce to-go bottles. [Facebook]

Correction: The original Batch Brewing mention misidentified the bottles as "growlers."


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