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Spanish Coffee Beer, Corktown Farmers Market Returns, and More Intel

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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.

NEWS — Despite the fact that many area bars and restaurants occasionally allow pets on their patios, it's apparently not entirely legal across the state. A senate committee has approved a bill sponsored by Margaret O'Brien that would allow restaurants to invited dogs onto patios. [Michigan Radio]

MARKET WATCH — The Detroit Institute of Bagels-adjacent Corktown Farmer's Market returns this afternoon for the summer season. The market runs from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. every Thursday and hosts more than a dozen vendors including urban farms and restaurants like Gold Cash Gold and Rose's Fine Foods. [EaterWire]

WINE — Birmingham's The Stand Gastro Bistro is holding a wine dinner beginning at 6 p.m. on June 25. The evening will showcase Italian wines from Comincioli and Luciano with talks by the winemakers themselves and a five-course meal. The menu will feature fresh mozzarella, timpano, caprese salad, and more. The cost is $90. [EaterWire]

BEER HERE — Downtown Royal Oak's seafood restaurant Tom's Oyster Bar is known for its dessert cocktail the Spanish coffee (The restaurant's bartender Frank claims to have made more than 100,000 of them over the past 20 years). Tom's and Dragonmead have teamed up and developed a specialty Spanish coffee beer, which will join the menu today. [EaterWire]

Tom's Oyster Bar

318 South Main Street, , MI 48067 (248) 541-1186 Visit Website

Detroit Institute of Bagels

4884 Grand River Avenue, , MI 48208 (313) 512-8292 Visit Website

The Stand Gastro Bistro

34977 Woodward Avenue, Birmingham, MI 48009