For those of you local to Ann Arbor or planning to visit for The Game. Mani Osteria & Bar was named the best pizza in Michigan by Mlive. They visited 33 reader submitted restaurants around the state and chose the Ann Arbor location as the best.
The founders of Mani wanted to have both a family-style Italian restaurant and high-style dining, and they hit the mark. "I hope we are re-energizing the Italian-American cuisine. It's something I grew up with," said chef Brendan McCall. "We want this to be approachable, like an Italian American diner restaurant.....this should be a family restaurant. That's the end goal." The staff was extremely knowledgeable and provided great service, answering questions on pizzas and the ingredients. A lot has been written about their wood-fire stoves, but the star of the menu is Executive Chef McCall, who pushes the boundaries of typical flavors. Take the Cippolini pizza -- our choice for Michigan's Best Pizza 2013 -- with mozzarella, roasted arugula, bacon and balsamic, for example, as well as the savory Sausage & Peppers with smoked scamorza, pepperonata and chile pesto. After a few bites, we wanted to keep eating more. The sauce also shines, and features San Marzano tomatoes that are strained and blended with spices to give it a rich and zesty bite. The cheeses are rich and buttery and the ingredients are locally sourced. Their most popular pizza is the Margherita, which has fior di latte, san marzano tomatoes and basil.
it sounds like the Little Caesar's / Illich family will not cede their college football bowl turf to the Fords so easily, announcing that they will explore a college bowl game at Comerica Park.
i can't imagine that the B1G would put another team in Detroit for the bowl season, but this would give all of us up-north man-ball damn-the-weather tough-talkers a chance to go to a game outdoors in Detroit in January or December. the way the college football bowl schedule works with games starting around the 20th of december and some played up until the 10th of january, the games could be far enough apart to not overly fatigue metro Detroit football fans. and surely the Lions will be dead in the water by then.
Surprised to read that there were over 60,000 on hand for Purdue vs Central in 2007, but that last year with a blizzard on the way, there were only 23k for CMU-WKy.
can't we all just get along? or at least alternate years?
This week there's almost 40 minutes of Hoke talking and an interview with the voice of ND football Don Criqui of BOOM Denard'd mgofame.
have for dinner tonight?
My wife thinks I'm crazy, but I'm going with Little Caesar's Pizza.
Was waiting for my pizza at the Local Papa John's, looking at the service, corporate, we care about our customers, plaques and goals.
Under the Papa John's core Values the first reads such:
Focus: Keeping the MAIN THING, THE MAIN THING.
I thought it was funny humorous that Rodriguez takes the values of Papa John's over Domino's. Brandon can not be too happy about this. Maybe this why Rodriguez has to use that old computer of Brandon with the Domino's auto complete in his chats.
Just thought I'd shre with the other 50,000 people who may find this funny, although probably only 10 others will.
I'm sick and tired of all the pizza bashing around these parts. No food offers you more bang for your buck, period. Book it. End of story. Pizza, in all of its forms, whether it be original, New York, frozen, Chicago, Detroit, CPK, or some other concoction never fails to be delicious and nutritious.
So yeah, maybe you shouldn't eat a whole large pizza every night. I do it six nights a week and I'm pushing 400 pounds - is that because of the pizza or because I like to drink maple syrup for breakfast? It doesn't matter. Don't blame pizza for my glandular problems. Or Alex Mitchell and his gut. The pizza is not to blame here.