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The Edible Glitter Craze Has Officially Arrived in Detroit

Plus, Royal Oak is getting a speakeasy

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.

Sparkle watch

First came the charcoal black foods. Then came the rainbow dishes. Now metro Detroit appears to be gearing up for the summer of edible glitter. Coming up on Monday, May 7, the Apparatus Room at the Detroit Foundation Hotel is preparing to unveil its brand new 50-seat patio, which will feature light snacks as well as classic cocktails and frozen drinks. Among the icy cold beverages that the restaurant is teasing: a glass of frosé complete with shiny edible glitter.

Meanwhile in the suburb of Livonia, SuperNatural Brewing and Spirits has unleashed its version of glitter beer. Dubbed the Unicorn Blood Hibiscus Pale Ale, it’s described as a “pale ale brewed with hibiscus, giving it a lightly tart flavor” and is available on tap as of April 29. For glitter skeptics, the sparkles are optional.

Royal Oak is getting a speakeasy

John Propolec, the owner of Mr. B’s Gastropub in Royal Oak has gained approval from city commissioners to open a “hidden speakeasy bar” to the basement his current business, according to the Daily Tribune. The speakeasy will feature a disguised entrance down a back staircase. As for Mr. B’s recently announced arcade bar addition, it was apparently shutdown by the police due to an outmoded ordinance that banned video game venues in the central business district. But, fear not. Propolec also received approval from the city to reintroduce the arcade to his business.

Lunch in Wyandotte

Bobcat Bonnie’s in Wyandotte is now offering lunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Diners can drop by and pick a from two combos featuring a choice of soup and a half salad or a half sandwich. Bonnie’s will also offer a “Daily Bonnie’s Plate” of rotating specials that includes pot roast, adult hamburger helper, giant stuffed burritos, O’Blivions original chicken fingers, and salmon.

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The Apparatus Room

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