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Beyond Juicery Expansion, Peabody’s Closing, and More Intel

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EXPANSIONS —Metro Detroit juice bar mini chain Beyond Juicery + Eatery recently debuted a new production kitchen at 2221 Cole St. in Birmingham. The 3,000-square-foot kitchen is open to the public. Customers can drop in to see the juice and other items being produced and buy it fresh on-site. [EaterWire]

CHEFS — Celebrity chef Michael Symon was spotted in town this week at the Huron Room in Mexicantown. Perhaps he was trying to escape the Republican National Convention mayhem in Cleveland. The chef, who owns Roast in downtown Detroit, recently announced that presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump was banned from his restaurants. [Instagram]

The one + only @chefsymon stopped by for some serious convo. #huronroom #detroiteats

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EVENTWIRE — Wright & Company marks its second anniversary on Thursday, July 21, from 4 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. The party features music, complimentary sparkeling wine, and passed appetizers including sriracha chicken skewers, Maine crab toast, pork belly slider, and more. Tickets are $35. [EaterWire]

NEWS — This week in condescending boosterism articles about Detroit’s food and drink "renaissance": a questionable article by Peter Elliot for Bloomberg. Note that Corktown is apparently feeling a little depressed. The hot dining neighborhood and its restaurants are described at "forlorn" not once but twice. Maybe just don’t read this. [Bloomberg]

IDK — Ford is studying the use of Jose Cuervo agave fibers for eco-friendly car parts. [Detroit News]

THE SHUTTER — Long-running Birmingham eatery Peabody’s Restaurant will shutter at the end of the month. The property will be redeveloped as a five-story mixed-use building. [Hometown Life]

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