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Detroit Cocktail Classic Reveals Lineup; Chef Norman Fenton IN at Tom's Oyster Bar

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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.

WINE — Planning a tour of Michigan wineries this fall? Check out these tips from Hour Detroit before you go. [Hour Detroit]

CHEF SHUFFLES — Former Bistro 82 sous chef Norman Fenton is transitioning into a new role as executive chef at Tom's Oyster Bar in Royal Oak. Fenton began revamping the menu last week. [Freep]

AWARDS SEASON — Bon Bon Bon and Joseph Wesley Tea are among this year's finalists in the Martha Stewart American Made competition, which offers winners a trip for two to good ol' NYC and a $10,000 prize to grow the business. Public voting is open now. [EaterWire]

BEER HERE — Bierkeller in Taylor is throwing an Oktoberfest bash September 25 through September 27, followed by a similar beer-filled celebration at Kuhnhenn on the weekend of October 2. [Facebook]

EVENTWIRE — The second annual Detroit Cocktail Classic is headed to the Garden Theater in Midtown on October 3. Roast, Selden Standard, The Keep, Chartreuse, Two James Spirits, Public House, Imperial, Great Lakes Coffee, Mabel Gray, The Root, Rock City Eatery, The Stand, Standby, Katoi, La Rondinella, The Last Word, Little Guy Wines, McClary Brothers, and USBG Detroit are all participating in this year's booze-filled festivities. Tickets are $40 advanced, $50 at the door and come with 15 samples. [EaterWire]

Tom's Oyster Bar

318 South Main Street, , MI 48067 (248) 541-1186 Visit Website

Bon Bon Bon

5 Nickels Arcade, , MI 48104 (734) 369-8558 Visit Website


20085 Goddard Rd, Taylor, MI 48180 (734) 250-7358 Visit Website

Kuhnhenn Brewing Co.

5919 Chicago Rd., Warren, MI 48092 (586) 979-8361 Visit Website