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More Details on The Peterboro; Michigan Wines Showcase

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Cafe Con Leche Nord.
Cafe Con Leche Nord.
Michelle and Chris Gerard

WINE — There are 117 wineries in Michigan according to master sommelier Claudia Tyagi, who is responsible for organizing today's Michigan Wines Showcase at the Rattlesnake Club. Tickets are $45 at the door for the event that kicks off at 6 p.m. with 30 participating wineries. [Detroit News]

COMING ATTRACTIONS — Crain's offers some more juicy details regarding The Peterboro, a new restaurant headed for Chinatown. Dave Kwiatkowski told Eater last week that friend and general manager at The Sugar House Charles Inchaustegui is heading up the project. Kwiatkowski tells Crain's the restaurant will be Asian fusion with a menu offering items like General Tso's sweet breads and Spam fried rice, while the interior will be an "homage to old school Chinese restaurants." Construction on the restaurant is expected to begin by July with a targeted fall opening. [Crain's]

HELP WANTED — Café Con Leche is looking for an operational manager with some experience in restaurants. The new hire would be responsible for the Southwest and New Center locations. [EaterWire]

THE SHUTTER — The defunct Melt gelato shop has one last piece of equipment to sell off — the empty gelato cabinet. "It is an LAI Gamma P80, which holds 10, one-liter pans. It has only been used for one year and three months," the former owner writes via Facebook. Interested parties are encouraged to contact melt.gelato@yahoo.com. [EaterWire]

REVIEWS — "Unpretentious" Corktown deli Mudgie's earns three stars in Molly Abraham's latest review. The reviewer seems impressed by what fans likely already know: the restaurant boasts a  "virtual encyclopedia of ingredients" and offers an impressive 150 bottled craft beers. [Detroit News]

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