Here are a couple picks for Fourth of July dining. Stay tuned for updates and hit up the tipline with any additional suggestions.
- Laika Dog launches at noon on Saturday inside the UFO Factory with "fancy hot dogs" and music.
- Nancy Whiskey hosts its fifth annual Rock and Roll Pig Roast on the Fourth. For a$10 cover you can feast on roasted pig while listening to live bands from noon to midnight.
- HopCat is serving picnic-style plates of Corridor Sausage brats, Crack Fries, pulled pork, corn on the cob, and slaw for $10.95.
- The Keep will host its first-ever Disco Brunch 10 a.m. Sunday with music, food, and some tasty-looking bloody marys.
- Thomas Magee's Sporting House Whiskey Bar is teaming up with Le Petit Zinc for a Red, White, and Boozy Independence Day Brunch. Le Petit Zinc will be offering several different crepe flavors including a bourbon-infused crepe, while Thomas Magee's is whipping-up Irish coffees, whiskey marys, and old fashioneds.
- Explore as many of these patios as you can.
- Stay cool with an ice cream cone.
- Organize a brewery crawl or go for the places with great food.
- Satiate your midnight cravings with late-night eats.
- Try a new brunch destination.
- Order a cocktail and hit a karaoke bar.
- Cross some of Detroit's most essential restaurants off your list or try someplace completely new.
- Find out which burger you should eat right now.
- Do a taco crawl and then order a pitcher of sangria.
- Nurse a hangover with some poutine, doughnuts, or, maybe, hot dog.
- Discover some new barbecue.
- Order dinner with a view or find a great place for a glass of wine.
- Stay caffeinated.
- Explore Ann Arbor's food scene.
- Traveling? Find good food in Detroit Metropolitan Airport (or any U.S. airport for that matter).
*Make sure to call ahead or check social media before heading out this holiday weekend. Many restaurants and bars take the day off on Saturday and Sunday.