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Abick's.
Abick's.
Michelle and Chris Gerard

DELIVERYWIRE — Restaurant delivery is all the rage these day and GrubHub is ready to take another bite out of Detroit's market. The company, which began operating in Detroit in 2012, announced today that it is expanding its in-house delivery service to the area. GrubHub's turnkey service employs its own delivery drivers to give restaurants without delivery capabilities an option for expanding their business. [EaterWire]

CHARITYWIRE — One of Detroit's oldest neighborhood bars, Abick's, is hosting a charity guest bartending event at 6 p.m. on April 23. Restaurateurs Jacques and Christina Driscoll and chef Les Molnar (Green Dot Stables, Johnny Noodle King, The Huron Room) will be behind the bar raising money to help repair Clark Park's skating rink, which was damaged during a windstorm. [Metro Times]

WINEBrut Detroit's Friday night wine pop-up returns April 1 to Pages Bookshop. The event guided by sommelier Mike Fifer will focus on spring and summer's favorite wine trend —€” rosé —€” with special Girl Scout Cookie pairings. [EaterWire]

BOOZE NEWS — Detroit's cocktail fever helped drive record liquor sales in Michigan during 2015. Records show that 28 of the top 100 wholesale liquor buyers were located in the Detroit area with Punch Bowl Social taking the top spot. PBS spent $515,840 on booze last year. Liquor sales have grown by 16.6 percent since 2010. Several stip clubs as well as Comerica Park, The Old Shillelagh, Golden Fleece, The Sugar House, and Ford Field also made the top 100. [MLive]

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