Students weren't the only Detroiters with the day off due to Winter Storm Linus's mounds of blowing snow. Plenty of restaurants, bars, and bakeries are playing it safe and keeping workers off the streets. Terrible road conditions are one reason to kick back at home today, but for those who do plan on venturing out on foot or in a horsepower drawn sleigh here's a list of places that are closed or opening late today.
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Last Updated: 3:18 p.m. (added more closures and Snow Day specials)
Closures and Delays
Zeman's Bakery will have a late start today, opening at 1:30 p.m.
La Feria is shuttered all day due to the severe weather.
Roma Cafe is closed for lunch but may open for dinner if the weather conditions improve.
Johnny Noodle King is coincidentally closed due to "scheduled maintenance." The restaurant will reopen tomorrow.
Sala Thai in Eastern Market closed due to snow.
Ernie's Market in Oak Park will be closed all day.
Selden Standard is closed for a belated staff holiday party.
Cafe Al Karar shuttered due to weather.
Due to the "fearsome Yeti attack," B. Nektar Meadery's tasting room is closed for the day.
Slows Bar BQ is closed for lunch but may reopen for dinner service. On the other hand, Slows To Go will open at 11 a.m.
Mandaloun Bistro is closed for lunch but will reopen at 4 p.m.
Don't plan on lunch at Hudson Cafe. The restaurant is closing at noon today to ensure the safety of employees.
Vivio's Food & Spirits is closed for the day.
Firebird Tavern won't be opening.
SocraTea is closed for business today.
Anita's Kitchen in Ferndale is closed for the day but will reopen tomorrow at 11 a.m.
Woodbridge Pub is calling it due to snow.
Red Hots Coney Island is closed for the day.
Addison Eatery is breaking for the day. The restaurant will pick back up at 8 a.m. on Tuesday.
Diamond Jim Brady's in Novi is closed for renovations.
Thomas Magee's Sporting House Whiskey Bar is snowed in for the evening.
Urban Bean Co. is "closed for the rest of this awesome day."
Rincon Tropical is closed due to the weather.
Tallulah Wine Bar and Bistro in Birmingham is shuttered for the evening.
Snow Day Specials
Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Ferndale is offering a buy one rack, get a half rack free OR buy one pound of pulled pork get a half pound free deal for sharing or linking this Facebook post.
Atwater in the Park is offering $4 pints for $2 all day.
Corktown Tavern's is offering $1 Coors Lights and $4 cocoa all day.
Mudgie's is open and diners who mention their tweet/Facebook post receive 10 percent off.
The Oxford Inn is reopening for dinner from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. The restaurant is in its final week of service before shuttering completely on February 8.