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Newsweek Claims Buddy’s Serves ‘Generic’ Detroit-Style Pizza and More Intel

Plus, a special Pie-Sci menu

Older customers sit at check tablecloth covered tables below a drop ceiling inside Buddy’s Pizza.
Buddy’s.
Michelle and Chris Gerard

FOOD MEDIA — In what’s become an almost weekly occurrence for national publications, Newsweek has published a really poorly edited guide of what to do in Detroit. While it claims to be written by a “native,” the restaurant section manages to imply that Buddy’s (where the square was invented) is the “generic version” of Detroit-style pizza — a statement that even “the best-square shaped, thick crusted pie” Loui’s Pizza would refute. WTF? [Newsweek]

MENU PORN — Woodbridge’s Pie-Sci pizzeria founder Jeremy Damaske will combine forces with his mentor, chef Anthony Lopicollo, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday. For one night only feast on two specialty pie offerings: The Gordon Bombay (smoked duck ham, 18-month white cheddar fondue, pickled onion, and arugula) and The Pork Fiction (smoked pork belly, citrus marinated kale, caramelized onion, fresh mozzarella, and chili oil). [EaterWire]

VIDEO INTERLUDE — Get an inside look at the operations and story behind Jolly Pumpkin, one of the original American sour beer brewers. [Facebook/Pure Brews America]

BEER HERE — Tickets are on sale for Corktown nanobrewery Batch’s second annual Oktoberfest celebration hosted the weekend of September 16. The cost is $35, which includes a chicken dinner, a stein, and one beer fill up. Get a $1 off your beer if you come dressed in traditional Oktoberfest gear. [Facebook]

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