Royal Oak is getting even more sushi
A new Japanese and Korean restaurant and bar is setting up shop in downtown Royal Oak. Sake Sushi has claimed a space at 410 S. Main St. and is awaiting city inspections, according to Crain’s. Partners Seong Hun Kim and Chul-Woong Kang are also behind Soho in Rochester Hills and Wasabi Korean & Japanese Cuisine in Detroit.
Michigan attorney general asked to weigh-in on 2018 minimum wage initiative
State senator Stephanie Chang of Detroit has asked Michigan’s new attorney general Dana Nessel to give a formal opinion on the constitutionality of Michigan’s minimum wage and paid sick leave laws, MLive reports. The proposals were developed through a citizen lead initiative and taken up by the Republican legislature in order to avoid their passage by voters during the November election. The legislators then gutted the language of the laws last fall during a lame duck session. The original versions of the proposals would have gradually eliminated the state’s tipped minimum wage and allowed workers to earn paid sick leave.
New brunch in Hazel Park
A new Latin American restaurant that recently took charge of the kitchens at Joebar starts serving brunch this weekend. Latido will offer brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays with options like desayuno tipico (two eggs with black beans, thick-cut bacon, and garlic toast), breakfast burritos, and sancocho (chicken stew served at brunch with a poached egg).
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