Detroit

Andrew finds out if it is food that keeps Detroit’s motor running. Andrew visits Motown and gets revved up about tasting some of the city’s food, including iconic soul food and lamb brain sandwiches, in the ...

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Bert's Marketplace

Detroit is a city of soul food. During the hay day of the auto industry, thousands of African-Americans migrated from the south, bringing their food and traditions along with them. Andrew eats Bert's BBQ chicken and ribs.

2727 Russell Street, Detroit, MI 48207

 
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Detroit Mower Gang / O’ Shea Playground

Andrew meets the Detroit Mower Gang. The group of men get together on summer weekends to clean up and cut grass at city parks. They also bring creative foods to eat. He tries smoked beef tongue, raccoon, manifold meatloaf and more.

Corner of Greenfield Rd and Capital Street, Detroit, MI

 
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Super Greenland Market

Andrew visits Dearborn, MI, home to the most concentrated Arab population in the US. His friend, Rana, pick up some food and sample kefta, kibbe nayeh and sliced, raw cow liver, served with chiles, onions and mint.

12715 W. Warren Ave. Dearborn, MI 48126

 
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Ramadan/Iftar

Andrew and Rana are invited into the home of a friend for the family Iftar, a huge traditional Lebanese feast, including kroosh, defta, kibbe nayeh and spicy lamb's tongue.

Dearborn, MI

 
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Kap's Wholesale Meats

Andrew visits Detroit’s Eastern Market where he stops for some quick bites. He starts here and eats pig snout.

2630 Riopelle, Detroit, MI 48207

 
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Corridor Sausage Co.

Andrew meets 2 men who bring handcrafted meat to the market. He samples Vietnamese chicken sausage, pork and green curry sausage with mango salsa, and rustic country tureen.

Eastern Market, Detroit, MI

 
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Love's Custard Pies

Donnie Love learned how to make pies in her mother's kitchen in Arkansas. Now she sells all different kinds of pies at the Eastern Market, including chess pie and bean custard pie.

Eastern Market, Detroit, MI 48221

 

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