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Detroit City Distillery.
Detroit City Distillery.
Michelle and Chris Gerard
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.

POP-UPS —€” Two local food lovers are teaming up to create a Vietnamese pop-up at Detroit City Distillery. The a la carte menu features Vietnamese papaya salad, twice-fried lemon grass and tamarind chicken wings, siu mai and coconut pandan sticky rice, and Vietnamese coffee crack pie. Check it out from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday, May 22. [Facebook]

CRIMEWIRE — Dine-and-dashers struck Birmingham eatery The Bird & The Bread on May 7. Police are investigating the incident. [Downtown Publications]

WEDDINGS — Planning a wedding? Chef Nick Rogers of The Root Restaurant & Bar is hosting a three-course dinner on May 19 beginning at 6 p.m. inside MOCAD. The event called un•BRIDE•led is a concept developed by Detroit Cultivated to help brides and grooms connect with local vendors. The evening includes drink pairings from Café 78 and a champagne reception with strolling dessert. Tickets are $60. [EaterWire]

BRUNCHWIRE — Speaking of floral arrangements, the Pot & Box flower truck will begin rolling into Cass Corridor on Sundays during Selden Standard's brunch service (10 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekly) in case you'd like to grab a bouquet for yourself or your sweetheart. The pop-up is expected to run throughout the summer. [EaterWire]

CHARITYWIRE — Forthcoming Brush Park restaurant Grey Ghost is hosting a pig roast at Crossroads of Michigan at 7 p.m. on June 10. The cost is $55 and benefits Crossroads, an organization that offers social service outreach in Detroit. Reserve a spot at [EaterWire]

Detroit City Distillery

2462 Riopelle Street, , MI 48207 (313) 338-3760 Visit Website

Selden Standard

3921 2nd Avenue, , MI 48201 (313) 438-5055 Visit Website

Grey Ghost

47 E Watson Street, , MI 48201 (313) 262-6534 Visit Website