Kitoula

As well as being a new contributor to "the urbane life", Katherine aka "Kitoula" writes for 'Street Eatzz" and blogs at "Kitoula’s Greek Food Journal". Her blog is a record of simple recipes, easy to prepare foods and excerpts from her Mother's old Greek cookbooks.

Atomic Dawg

Atomic Dawg is in downtown Berkley on Coolidge between 11 and 12 mile roads. It’s got a nostalgic feel like diners of the 1950′s with lots of stainless steel and reddish orange vinyl covering the stools and chairs. The retro-diner look goes with the menu of hot dogs, sausages and sandwiches. Atomic Dawg offers 8…

CRUSH Birmingham 2012

The Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan is having their annual gala event, the 5th CRUSH Birmingham 2012 Wine and Food Classic. This gorgeous gala will be located at the Townsend Hotel in Birmingham on Saturday, September 22, 2012. All proceeds benefit Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan which is celebrating its 60th anniversary in October 2012.…

Have fun improving your cooking skills

There is an easy way to improve your cooking skills and have a blast doing it without having to travel a great distance or take out a student loan. Right in our own N. W. Metro Detroit area there are 2 places where you can sign up for individual cooking classes. The first is Sur…

Zack’s HotDogs on Dequindre in Warren

For metro Detroit Foodies who want a real fast food treat, go to Zack’s Hotdogs on Dequindre in Warren. Almost everything at Zack’s is made-from-scratch  homemade.  There is also “Cheli’s” chili on the menu, as well as Hot Dog Nachos, Sweet Potato Fries and Fried Mac & Cheese Bites. Zack’s has 18 different Specialty Dogs…

Moonshine Fruit Cocktails

  I’m looking at a couple of jars of Midnight Moon fruit inclusions from Piedmont Distillers. It’s a brand new product from NASCAR driver Junior Johnson I was sent to review. Fruit in a jar soaked in Moonshine! OMG and Yikes! News to me but apparently there is a “moonshine and artisan distilling movement”. But…