Pop-up Val’s Pizza sets up shop at Bunny Bunny
A popular pizza pop-up has found a brick-and-mortar home (sort of). Val’s Pizza is sharing space with Eastern Market restaurant Bunny Bunny. Prior to this, you could find Val’s wood-fired Neapolitan-style pies topped with fresh produce in playful combinations at bars and events around metro Detroit. Check out its schedule on Instagram @valspizzadetroit.
Street Beet chef to oversee Public House’s vegan menu
Fans of Street Beet, a vegan restaurant formerly operating out of 3rd Street Bar and known for its plant-based takes on fast-food favorites, can now get their fix at Public House. Street Beet co-founder Megan Shaw has taken command of the vegan selection at the Ferndale hot spot, which recently underwent a full menu overhaul. Diners can expect vegan spins on comfort-food classics like Fried Chik’n Sammys and Chik’n & Waffles.
Fairway Packing launches retail store
After providing premium cuts like dry-aged Wagyu and certified Piedmontese beef to restaurants for decades, Eastern Market-based Fairway Packing is branching out with a retail store. Established in 1956 by Emmet Baratta Sr. and his brothers, the Detroit business began by serving local butcher shops and built its butchery cred by placing emphasis on quality and sustainable sourcing. Now, with The Steak Shop, a nearly 1,300-square-foot space in Grosse Pointe Woods, customers can recreate that steakhouse experience at home.
This story is from the August 2022 issue of Hour Detroit magazine. Read more in our digital edition.