Tag Archives: food carts

Bicycle ice cream delivery comes to Ypsilanti… Introducing Go! Ice Cream

In the not too distant future, thanks to the efforts of a local man by the name of Rob Hess, Ypsilantians, on hot summer days, will be able flag down a vintage bike and purchase an ice cold cone of handmade ice cream. While I’ve yet to sample his work, which I hear is incredible, […]

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Ann Arbor’s vegan food cart The Lunch Room to evolve into a brick-and-mortar Kerrytown restaurant

Yesterday, the owners of Ann Arbor’s favorite vegan food cart, The Lunch Room, formally announced that they would be following in the footsteps of Eat, and making the transition from seasonal outdoor vendor to year-round brick and mortar. Following is my interview with Phillis Engelbert, who, together with Joel Panozzo, owns The Lunch Room. MARK: […]

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Blogbaby episode two: Beth Abraham

[While I'm busy scrubbing poop from diapers and other articles of clothing, several friends have been kind enough to provide content for this site, through a program we're calling Blogbaby. Tonight's contribution comes from my friend Beth, who is living in Germany at the moment.] Where I am staying in Germany is a very small […]

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The food carts of Portland

I didn’t get to Reading Frenzy, like I’d hoped, but I was able to poke around Portland a little this afternoon, eat some good food, and visit with some Ypsi expatriates, who were kind enough to answer a few of my questions about why they chose to leave Michigan for Oregon. I’ll tell you more […]

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Food Cart culture… has it reached critical mass in Ann Arbor?

After a lot of little fits and starts, it looks as though, with the opening of Mark’s Carts, food cart culture is finally beginning to take hold in Ann Arbor. We may still be a decade or so behind the scene in Portland, but it feels good to actually be in the race. Here’s wishing […]

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