Category: Restaurant

Sustainable sushi? How one metro Detroit chef is attempting to change the seafood industry

One Detroit Editor Chris Jordan talks with Detroit Free Press Food Critic Lyndsay Green about the sustainability efforts that landed Sozai Restaurant as the Free Press’ best new restaurant in metro Detroit for 2022. Then, Jordan heads down to Sozai himself to talk with Sozai Restaurant owner and chef Hamiije Sato about food sustainability, Great Lakes fish, and how to practice sustainability while eating out.

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The Craze Behind Detroit’s Famous Coney Dogs 

Whether you’re team Lafeyette or team American, we can all agree Detroit makes the best Coney dogs. And they should— the famous Motor City meal was founded here more than a century ago in the early 1900s. But what’s the story underneath all that meat sauce, mustard and onions? Let’s take a look back at Detroit’s Coney dog history. 

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The Creation and History of Detroit’s Velvet Peanut Butter Brand

It’s fresh, pure and delicious, and it’s a brand some Detroiters might recognize. “Detroit Remember When: Made in the Motor City,” host Erik Smith takes viewers on a nostalgic journey back to the creation of the Velvet Peanut Butter company in Detroit in 1937, and shares how the iconic peanut butter brand became intertwined with Detroit’s history.

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Pizza by the square: digging into the origins of Detroit style pizza

Tonight, we dig deep into the origins of the city’s iconic Detroit style pizza and learn why it tastes so good. Plus, where does all the cheese go, and they used what as pans in the past? Find out all these answers and more as One Detroit’s Bill Kubota discusses the history of Detroit style pizza with Buddy’s and Cloverleaf Pizza, as part of the Detroit Public TV’s documentary series Detroit Remember When: Made in the Motor City.

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1/10/22: One Detroit – Common Chords, DDC Dances, Detroit Style Pizza

This week on One Detroit, Arts & Culture: A music nonprofit bringing people together, a dance studio still grooving four decades later, and the origins of Detroit style pizza. One Detroit producer Sarah Smith talks with Common Chords, a music nonprofit created by two local friends, about the organization’s mission. Plus, she talks with DDC Dances founder Barb Selinger about the dance studios continued success 40 years later. Then, One Detroit’s Bill Kubota takes a deep dive into the origins of Detroit style pizza, and where all the cheese went.

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Cooking with Que: Quiana Broden

Quiana “Que” Broden runs “The Kitchen by Cooking with Que”on Woodward in Midtown. She’s part teacher, makes vegan food taste delicious, and is all family.

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