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Vegan Restaurant Nosh Pit Detroit Finds a New Home in Royal Oak

Nosh Pit Detroit takes up residence next to the Emagine Entertainment movie theater on North Main Street

The pickled beet “Reuben” sandwich at nosh pit.
Pickled beet “Reuben” sandwich
Nosh Pit [Official photo]

After closing its Hamtramck location due to the sale of the building last year, vegan restaurant Nosh Pit Detroit opens a new location in Royal Oak this spring, according to a post on Facebook.

Owned by Karen Kahn and Stefan Kudek, Nosh Pit Detroit takes up residence under the Emagine Entertainment movie theater parking garage on North Main Street in the Oakland County city.

“We lucked out finding a place already equipped to our needs, hopefully making our opening as quick as possible because to be honest, we are taking a big risk during COVID times and truly have been hurting without income,” a portion of the post reads.

A GoFundMe campaign for the restaurant and food truck indicates Nosh Pit’s catering business took a 90-percent hit in sales last year due to the pandemic. This is in addition to the cancelation of festivals for the food truck and periodic indoor dining bans throughout the year for restaurants, leading to further lost revenue for Nosh Pit. Between the PPP and Economic Injury Disaster loans, Kahn and Kudek managed to hire back their staff and keep the business running while they looked for a new location.

Eater reached out to Kahn and Kudek Monday for comment and more details on the new location for Nosh Pit Detroit.

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304 North Main Street, Royal Oak.

Nosh Pit

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Nosh Pit Detroit

2995 Yemans Street, , MI 48212 (313) 486-0777 Visit Website