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Fall Cocktails at The Oakland; Dining in the Dark

Plus, Chipotle dorm delivery and free pizza for people named Howard.

Sip fall cocktails at The Oakland.
Sip fall cocktails at The Oakland.
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FERNDALE—The Oakland is ushering in fall with a new menu of autumnal cocktails. New additions include Grandma's Apple Rye ("rye, apple brandy, house-made cinnamon syrup and house-made coffee pecan bitters") and Buddy Cop ("rum, house-made smoked pineapple syrup, Angostura bitters and house-made ginger beer with a house-candied ginger"). Stop in Tuesday through Friday from 5 to 6:30 for $5 drinks. [Metro Times]

DELIVERYWIRE—College students will soon be able to get their favorite food group — Chipotle — delivered right to their dorms. The burrito slingers are partnering with San Francisco-based app Tapingo to provide delivery to University of Michigan, Michigan State, and Eastern Michigan University starting this fall. [M Live]

SOUTHFIELD—Great Lakes Culinary Center will host a "Dining in the Dark" event on Thursday, September 10 from 7 to 10 p.m. Chef Reva Constantine will serve four courses to blindfolded guests, who won't be able to see what the food looks like until after the meal. Tickets are $60; call (248) 286-3102. [Detroit News]

DEALFEED—Are you one of the approximately 300,000 people in America named Howard? If so, you can get a free pizza this weekend from Michigan-based chain Hungry Howie's. Just bring your ID to any location this Saturday for a free small cheese pie. [M Live]

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