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An interview with The Wurst Bar’s Jesse Kranyak

A few days ago, I posted something here about Ypsi’s newest, gourmet sausage-filled watering hole, The Wurst Bar. As I said at the time, I really liked the place, and, since my visit, I’ve been exchanging emails with the owner, Jesse Kranyak. What follows is our exchange. I hope you enjoy it. MARK: Assuming you’re […]

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The Wurst Bar… tasty meat trumps trough urinals

As you know, I have a policy against recommending establishments that force men to haul out their penises and dangle them over trough urinals. In spite of that, though, I’m going to encourage all of you to visit Ypsilanti’s newest watering hole, The Wurst Bar. While homemade bratwursts seem to be their speciality, I just […]

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Eating lobster at George’s Huron Inn

A few days ago, as I was walking aimlessly around town, I ended up in front of Powell’s Pub, and it occurred to me to check on Yelp and see what people had to say about the place. I didn’t find anything scandalous (I’m always hoping for stories of bandaids being found in burgers), but […]

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Can anyone confirm that the Elbow Room has once again closed its doors?

According to my friend Andy, there’s a sign on their door that says, “closed until sold.” If anyone has details, I’d love to hear them. [Our last “The Elbow Room is Closing” thread can be found here.]

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A new nightclub may be opening soon in Ypsi’s Kresge building

According to the folks at AnnArbor.com, there may soon be a new bar in the old Kresge building, at the corner of Michigan Avenue and Washington Street. It seems as though the owner of a bar called US-12 in Wayne has paid Karen and Eric Maurer to hold the property for 60 days, while he […]

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