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Taste Love Cupcakes on 'The Chew'; Fat Tire Bikes

An essential restaurant news roundup.

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.
MID-WEEK REVIEWS — If you weren't already tempted by the kremnuts at Krema in Greektown, you will be after reading Kat Rembacki's review of Detroit's newest pastry shop. "Krema stuffs their kremnuts with decadent fillings like Nutella. In addition to the thick layer of chocolately hazelnut spread on top, you get a mouthful more as soon as you bite in." [Core Detroit]

BEER HERE — Colorado brewer New Belgium is enlisting Detroit Bikes to manufacture 2,415 custom Fat Tire bikes. [The Detroit News]

POP-UPS — Forthcoming mobile café Drifter Coffee will pop-up this Saturday at Eli Tea Bar from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. The start-up is currently running a crowdfunding campaign to raise $10,000 towards their new business. [EaterWire]

FOOD TV — Royal Oak's Taste Love Cupcakes was featured on today's episode of The Chew. The owners received a new 20-quart mixer to help grow their business.  [WXYZ]

GIMMICKS — Times are tough for a lot of businesses near the M1-Rail construction; however, restaurants like Addison Eatery remain hopeful that the new Red Wings arena development and the rail line will eventually pay off. Addison Eatery owner Maurice Wiggins joked today on Channel 7 that the restaurant might rename their Red Velvet Waffle the Red Wings Red Velvet Waffle. [WXYZ/EaterWire]

RUMORMONGERING — What's in store for the UP's Blackrocks Brewery? 8 Degree's Plato implied this week that some sort of big news is on the way. Commence speculation. [EaterWire]

Eli Tea Bar

108 South Old Woodward Avenue, , MI 48009 (248) 825-8064 Visit Website

Taste Love Cupcakes

304 S Main St, Royal Oak, MI 48067 (248) 543-2253 Visit Website


, Detroit, MI (313) 420-1800

Pho Lucky — Midtown

3111 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI