Trattoria da Luigi Sets Up in Royal Oak

Plus more southeast Michigan food events and restaurant news.

Trattoria da Luigi has a full bar showcasing wine with a heavy Sicilian influence.
Trattoria da Luigi has a full bar showcasing wine with a heavy Sicilian influence.

Trattoria da Luigi Sets Up in Royal Oak: Owner Luigi Cutraro, who owned Sangria and The Sky Club for 14 years and was Royal Oak's Business of the Year in 2009, is working with Chef Steve Siekierzynski to deliver a menu with a Sicilian twist.

Foodtruck Cafe Closure a Lesson in Business: "It wasn't working out really well with the two of us," Kerry Johnson said of his business partner. "It turned out all of the sudden I was there seven days a week. My fault was, I've never had a business partner before."

Souptastik Crepes Brings Family Recipes to Farmington Hills: Vanda Rybak said some old family recipes have gone into creating the 40 different kinds of crepes, five sauces and 10 soups customers can choose from each day.

Where to find good eats this weekend:

DIY Street Fair in Ferndale: Favorite local food trucks and restaurants will be on site serving a wide variety of dishes - including vegetarian selections - along with locally produced ice cream and coffee.

Victorian Festival in Northville: This 1800s-themed festival features Victorian teas and food booths.

Your local cider mill: It's officially cider mill season in Michigan. Check out our map to find a cider mill or apple orchard near you, and hit one up this weekend.

The farmers market: Summer is coming to an end, but many farmers markets are still open. Check out our map to find one open this weekend.


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