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Taco Tour 2013 recap

Every year, at about this time, my friend Tom Lennon has been hosting an event called the Taco Tour for those local bicycle enthusiasts loosely aligned under the banner of Bike Ypsi. As I couldn’t make it yesterday, for the 6th annual marathon of corn tortilla-wrapped gluttony, I sent Tom a handful of questions. Following […]

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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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Ypsi Immigration Interview: Bird

A few weeks ago, I posted an exit interview with Chris Legz Pierce, who, like many others before him, decided to pull up stakes and head west, to the promised land of Portland, Oregon. Well, as luck would have it, the universe intervened, and gave us someone in return. Following is my interview with a […]

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Cafe Ollie launches Tuesday, selling veggetarian fare… and the occasional record

Ypsi’s newest restaurant, Cafe Ollie, will be celebrating its grand opening in Depot Town on Tuesday, February 1. The Cafe, which has actually been open for about a week now, is owned by Ypsi locals Danielle Scherwin and Mark Teachout. The festivities are scheduled to begin at 7:00 PM, with bands playing at about 8:00. […]

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Eating animals

I don’t know that the interview is all that great, but I enjoyed seeing Colbert use a piece of crispy bacon as a bookmark in Jonathan Safran Foer’s Eating Animals. The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c

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