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Zeke's R&R BBQ Launches Brunch; Chef Jesse Knott's Cinco de Mayo Menu

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Parker Street Market plans to expand into a neighboring storefront.
Parker Street Market plans to expand into a neighboring storefront.
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MARKET WATCH — James Wood, co-owner of Goodwells Natural Food Market discusses the changing dynamics of black entrepreneurship in the Detroit area and the impact of Whole Foods on his business in an interview with writer Aaron Foley. Wood says that for six months after opening the nearby Whole Foods didn't cut into the bottom line, "but after that, they pretty much wiped out our grocery business at first. We're starting to rebound now." [Model D]

BRUNCHWIRE — Zeke's Rock & Roll BBQ in Ferndale kicked off brunch service for the first time last Sunday. [EaterWire]

EXPANSIONS — West Village's Parker Street Market opened last year and is already poised for expansion into a neighboring storefront. The company launched a $27,000 crowdfunding campaign today to help fund the build-out. [EaterWire/Curbed Detroit]

BOOZE NEWS — Ferndale's B. Nektar Meadery released its tap and bottle list for Spring Fest, which includes gin barrel strawberry lemonade, apricot cider, and a sage lime whitbier, as wells as limited bottles of Bananas Foster and tiramisu mead. [EaterWire]

POP-UPS — Chef Jesse Knott is serving Cinco de Mayo specials at St. CeCe's tonight beginning at 6 p.m. The menu features al pastor, summer squash, and shredded chicken tacos for $3. [EaterWire]

Zeke's R&R BBQ

240 W 9 Mile Rd, Ferndale, MI 48220 (248) 206-7130

St. CeCe's Pub

1426 Bagley Street, Detroit, MI 48216 313-962-2121

Parker Street Market

1814 Parker St, Detroit, MI 48214 (313) 458-8867

B. Nektar Meadery

1511 Jarvis, Ferndale, MI 48220 (313) 744-6323

Goodwell's Natural Foods Market

418 W Willis St, Detroit, MI 48201 (313) 831-2130