Michigan’s rapidly expanding brewery scene keeps corporate events “hoppin’.”
meet and eat
Michigan meeting and event planners needn’t travel to Napa or Sonoma Valley to fi nd a stellar winery to host their next aff air. The Great Lakes State boasts several wonderful wineries that make perfect event settings.
Detroit is being heralded as a food mecca, a city bursting with countless new and creative places to eat, drink and socialize.
New bars and restaurants have opened all around the Motor City in the past couple years, from an eatery with the gooiest macaroni and cheese around to a spot that gives you the feeling of entering a spaceship. And many of the new spots offer distinctive opportunities for group dining.
The following are a dozen of these places, some of the city’s up-and-coming hot spots and newest places to eat, drink and just hang out.
Got a client with a gluten aversion? Or just looking for a fun new treat to give as a thank-you gift? Check out Ann Arbor-based Among Friends Baking Mixes.
The company, the creation of best buds Susie Miller and Lizann Anderson, offers a range of gluten- and GMOfree cooking and baking mixes, all made from whole grains. Choices include cornbread, brownies, pancakes and waffles, and a variety of cookies. (A tasting by MIM+E of the cookies and pancakes found them to be delectable.)