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Mudgie’s Mardi Gras Menu; Chene Street Grocers Fundraiser at Antietam

Plus, Mardi Gras menus, social media scolding, and more.

The site of Chene Street Grocers, a new market headed to Poletown this summer.
The site of Chene Street Grocers, a new market headed to Poletown this summer.
Brenna Houck
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.

CHARITYWIRE — Antietam is hosting a fundraising dinner on February 28 for forthcoming Poletown market, Chene Street Grocers. The meal features three courses and a cocktail for $60. Feast on massaged kale salad, root soup, and mushroom lentil loaf with crushed potatoes and piperade. The store is expected to open this summer. [EaterWire]

HOLIDAYS — Corktown favorite, Mudgie's Deli, is slingin' po boys and hurricanes in honor of Mardi Gras. The limited-time menu also features gumbo. [Instagram]

Shrimp P'boy!

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Chicken, andouille sausage, shrimp and alligator gumbo.

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LONG READS — With several restaurants and shops opening in Detroit's old Chinatown, writers Serena Maria Daniels and Maximilian de la Garza take a deep dive into the neighborhood's decline. [Metro Times]

BOOZE NEWS — Writer Martina Guzman explores Southwest Detroit's Tequila Cabresto connection in a recent feature. [Hour Detroit]

BEER HERE — This should go without saying, but don't carve things into a bar top unless you own it. You may get shamed on Facebook and it's just not very nice. [Facebook]

THE CHAINS — American Blue Ribbon Holdings, which shuttered 13 Max & Erma's restaurants last month, has sold its remaining 51 restaurants to Glacier Restaurant Group in Whitefish, Montana. [Canton Rep]


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