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Corktown’s New Square Pizza Spot Opens Next Week

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A red neon pizza sign hanging on a metal cage. Gerard + Belevender
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Corktown’s latest resident pizzeria has finally set the date. Detroit-style square maker Michigan & Trumbull is slated to open its doors to the public on Wednesday, January 29 in a two-story brick building along West Elizabeth Street.

Partners Kristen Calverley and Nate Peck are metro Detroit natives who together developed their own take on Detroit-style pizza while living in Pittsburgh. They got their start by sharing pizzas with friends and eventually evolved the business into a food stall at Federal Galley, one of two Galley Group food halls in the city. In 2019, the pair moved back to Michigan to focus on opening a full-service restaurant and bar near the intersection that gave the business its name. (They briefly opened a location inside Fort Street Galley, which has since become a dedicated Sicilian slice shop called Square Peggy’s.)

Michigan & Trumbull will debut next week with its full menu of pizzas, salads, barbecue-spiced waffle fries, roasted veggies, and fried calzones called Boblo Boats. Expect options like an $8 build-your-own vegan pizza with unlimited veggies or the Bagley Chorizo with mozzarella, chorizo, pickled red onion, and cilantro ranch. Diners will have to wait a few weeks for the liquor license, which is still waiting on approvals from the state.

The 66-seat restaurant features a dive bar aesthetic created with help from Five/Eighths architecture firm and will include a rooftop patio and bar when the weather improves this spring. Initially, hours will be limited while the restaurant awaits a liquor license, but Calverley plans to expand them to midnight Thursday through Saturday, once that’s in place.

Take a peek at the full menu below:

The red and pink Michigan & Trumbull menu features a checkerboard pattern on the front.
The back of the Michigan & Trumbull menu features a smiling and pointing cartoon of a square pepperoni pizza slice.

Michigan & Trumbull is located at 1439 W Elizabeth St.; initial hours will be a 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Sunday, and 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Monday (closed Tuesday).

Michigan & Trumbull Brings Square Pizza and Dive Bar Vibes to Corktown [ED]
Corktown Is Gaining a Detroit-Style Pizzeria This Fall [ED]
Forthcoming Detroit-Style Pizzeria Prepares to Pop-Up at Fort Street Galley [ED]
All Michigan & Trumbull Coverage [ED]
All Openings Coverage [ED]

Fort Street Galley

160 West Fort Street, , MI 48226 (313) 230-0855 Visit Website

Michigan & Trumbull

1441 West Elizabeth Street, , MI 48216 (313) 637-4992 Visit Website