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Brunch at 8 Degrees Plato, Detroit Burger Brawl, and More Intel

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8 Degrees Plato Detroit.
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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.

EVENTWIRE — Dine Drink Detroit, Low Frequency, and Fairway Packing host the Detroit Burger Brawl in Eastern Market from 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. on August 27. The event brings together nearly 20 restaurants from around the metro area to compete for the title of Detroit’s Best Burger. Visitors can sample the competitions’ fare throughout the day and cast a vote for their favorite via the Burger Brawl app. The top four burgers will be judged by five special panelists at 3 p.m. Tickets are $25 for general admission or $55 for a VIP pass. [EaterWire]

DISASTER REPORT — The ceiling at a Rochester Hills-area bar Muldoon’s collapsed suddenly on Tuesday evening. At least one person was pinned by the ceiling and four patrons visited the hospital for non-life threatening injuries. [Metro Times]

BRUNCHWIRE — Forthcoming Eastern Market restaurant project Gather will host brunch from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday at 8 Degrees Plato Detroit. The menu consists of breakfast biscuit sandwiches, brisket rolls, chicken with croissants, honey, and goat cheese, and toast with ricotta and jam. Not to be overlooked: The bar will offer beermosas and bloody marys. [EaterWire]

EVENTWIRE — The eighth installment of Public House’s menu takeover series arrives on August 3. For this iteration, chef Brandon Zarb is preparing a one-day only Vietnamese menu featuring banh mi, pho ga, long bean salad, mango-sweet chili fried chicken with cashew and lime, and more. [EaterWire]


1454 Gratiot Avenue, , MI 48207 (586) 850-0205 Visit Website

8 Degrees Plato Detroit

3409 Cass Avenue, , MI 48201 (313) 888-9972 Visit Website

Public House

241 West Nine Mile Road, , MI 48220 (248) 733-4905 Visit Website