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Roadhouse-Style Restaurant Starts Slinging Loaded Potatoes Tonight and More Intel [Updated]

Plus, Campau Tower cancels lunch and Primanti Bros. readies for Novi debut

An interior design for The Morrie
Designs of The Morrie.
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 — Late-night Hamtramck favorite Campau Town is bidding adieu to its lunch service in order to refocus on the hungry after hours crowd. The restaurant will now open for evening service seven nights a week (9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Sunday through Thursday and 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. The team recently opened a new and expanded Rock City Eatery in Midtown. [Metro Times]

COMING ATTRACTIONS — [UPDATED 9/13, 5:20 p.m.] Based on a fresh batch of social media posts, The Morrie officially launches tonight.

Forthcoming roadhouse-style restaurant The Morrie will bring loaded potatoes and steak salads to downtown Royal Oak on Thursday. The restaurant owned by Bistro 82 operator AFB Hospitality Group will fill the former Franklin Fine Wine and Cafe on Main Street. [Crain’s]

THE CHAINS — Love it or hate it, Atlanta-based sandwich slinger Chick-fil-A is targeting Michigan for expansion and the anticipated Somerset Collection location is slated for a debut on October 13. [Crain’s]

EXPANSIONS — Pittsburgh’s favorite french-fry topped sandwich chain will bring its second location to metro Detroit this week. Primanti Bros. will launch its Novi restaurant in Michigan on September 15. Tailgate starting at 5 a.m. or attend the official lift-off at 3 p.m. at 3335 Crescent Boulevard. [Daily Detroit]

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Campau Tower

10337 Joseph Campau Avenue, , MI 48212 (313) 758-9579

Primanti Bros.

516 East Oakland Park Boulevard, , FL 33334 (954) 565-7100 Visit Website