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From Ramen Battles to Polish Egg Rolls: Four Dining Events to Check Out

A roundup of dining experiences.

Slurping Turtle Ann Arbor.
Slurping Turtle Ann Arbor.
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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.
ANN ARBOR — Slurping Turtle's Ramen Battle on July 26 features a seriously souped-up lineup including chefs Luciano Del Signore (Bacco), James Rigato (The Root), Eve Aronoff (Frita Batidos), Andy Hollyday (Selden Standard), and the host restaurant's own Tadashi Nagura. Diners will have the chance to vote for their favorite ramen with the winner receiving a $2,000 donation to his or her charity of choice. Tickets are $70. [EaterWire]

DOWNTOWN — Detroit Delhi's Jesse Knott and Lindsay Salminen are teaming for a new concept, Chicken & Stuff, which will debut at POP this Thursday. The a la carte menu features chicken legs and thighs in two styles, as well as "stuff" like green beans and basil mornay or summer squash with parmesan salad.[Facebook]

SOUTHFIELD — Wine lovers be advised. Bacco Ristorante is hosting a Somm Slam at 7 p.m. on July 22 pitting Mindy Lopus of Detroit Wine School against Rachel Van Til of Trattoria Stella in Traverse City. Guest chef James Rigato will prepare four courses and each sommelier will be tasked with finding the best wine pairing. Tickets are $100. Call Bacco for reservations. [EaterWire]

STERLING HEIGHTS — Kielbasa, Polish egg rolls, beer, and spirits await at the 35th annual Polish Festival. The event kicks off Friday at 4 p.m.  and lasts through Sunday at 9 p.m. Admission is $2. [Facebook]


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