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Chefs Max and Eli Sussman Tour Detroit's Restaurants with the NYT; Batch Taps Soda

Plus, updates from Iridescence and Fly Trap.

The Sussman brothers.
The Sussman brothers.
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.

FOOD MEDIA — Metro Detroit natives and sought after chefs Max and Eli Sussman take T Magazine on a tour of Detroit's finest food in a recent feature. The opening, of course, features none other than American Coney Island, although staples like Pita Café, Pegasus Taverna, Rose's Fine Food, Supino's Pizzeria, Selden, National Coney Island make appearances. [NYT]

EXPANSIONS — After expanding last winter, Ferndale's tasty breakfast joint Fly Trap is now offering booze including bloody marys, mimosas, beer, and wine. The restaurant is also planning to extend hours on weeknights and add Sunday dinner service. [DBiz]

CHEF SHUFFLES — The MotorCity Casino's glitzy Iridescence restaurant welcomes a new Chef de Cuisine into its ranks this week. Chef Andrew Alcid is a veteran of the Townsend Hotel's Rugby Grill in Birmingham as well as Hubbard Inn, La Tache, Hopeleaf, and Park Grill in Chicago. [EaterWire]

DRINKS — Batch Brewing is jumping on the house-made soda trend. The brewery now offers booze-free tangerine thyme soda on tap. [Facebook]

American Coney Island

114 West Lafayette Boulevard, , MI 48226 (313) 961-7758 Visit Website

Rose's Fine Food

10551 E. Jefferson, Detroit, MI Visit Website


2901 Grand River Avenue inside the MotorCity Casino Hotel, Detroit, MI 40201 (866) 782-9622 Visit Website

Pegasus Taverna

558 Monroe Street, , MI 48226 (313) 964-6800 Visit Website