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Detroit food + bev

Detroit food + bev

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"STRANGERS Should Visit Sanders' Palace of Sweets!" (Ad from All about Detroit - Silas Farmer - Google Books, copyright 1899)

All about Detroit

Bottle of Spirits from Two James Distillery | 2445 Michigan Avenue, Detroit | Corktown

Vernors ♥

The Boston Cooler: Vernors ginger ale and vanilla ice cream

Famous Boston Cooler with Detroit made Vernor's ginger ale and ice cream. Fabulous

Twin Pines Milkman delivering the milk to a home in Detroit

Michigan legend

Vernor's Ginger Ale

heat some up (nom!) -- via Pure Detroit

Photograph. Sepia-toned photo showing a man who is working in the testing room at the Vernor’s Ginger Ale plant at 4501 Woodward Avenue. It appears that he is doing pressure tests of capped bottles of ginger ale.

Sanders’ Palace of Sweets. A sign reads Our 25¢ Candies , 141-143 Woodward Ave., Detroit, Mich., located in the heart of the shopping district, is not only known as the most beautiful store of its kind in the world but as the distinction of being the first to originate Ice Cream Soda, now one of America’s most popular soft drinks. Sanders’ celebrated confections have a reputation second to none. Postcard postmarked Jul 7, 1909 (Detroit Historical Society)

PastPerfect for the Web, 2008 edition

Williams Bros. Co. Picklers (Detroit, Michigan) 1906 a by peacay, via Flickr

Hungarian Village Restaurant, Detroit, 1946

Vernor’s Ginger Ale delivery trucks parked in front of the company bottling plant located on the west side of Woodward Ave just south of Woodbridge St. Mariners Church, located at the n.w. corner of Woodward and Woodbridge, can be seen in the center right area of the photo. c. 1925 (Detroit Hist. Soc.)

Team of horses pulling a Vernor’s Ginger Ale delivery wagon. The driver is seated in the front of the wagon which is parked at the curb in front of a grocery store and a dry cleaning and dyeing shop. The photo may have been taken on Scotten Ave between Porter St and Ida Ave. c.1909 (Detroit Hist. Soc.)

Postcard entitled, The Home of ’Vernor’s Ginger Ale,’ Detroit, Mich. The view shows the Vernor’s Ginger Ale storefront which was located in a 4-story brick building at 33 Woodward Avenue. The sign has eight hundred and sixteen lamps constantly moving, filling the glass with the finest drink ever. They sell the Extract; Anyone can make the ale. c. 1900 (Detroit Hist. Soc.)

PastPerfect for the Web, 2008 edition

#Detroit City Distillery

Vintage Vernors bottle cap - 16x16 Canvas wrap - Man Cave - rec room - retro - Detroit - wall decor. $75.00, via Etsy.

Michigan Made - Better Made - Since 1930 (via Better Made Snack Foods fb page)

The Detroit Free Press writes that Detroit-style pizza is set to sweep the nation. It's been sweeping up our stomachs here locally for decades. Thanks to for sharing!

Faygo was founded in Monroe Michigan on November 4, 1907, as Feigenson Brothers Bottling Works by Russian immigrants Ben and Perry Feigenson.

That's why they make Faygo

Twin Pines Dairy delivered milk and juice to the chute in the back of your house and Milky the Clown performed magic with the magic words "Twin Pines."

You are an old-timer if you took

Lafayette Coney Island, Detroit. Stuff your New York and Chicago style coneys, this is it. There exists no other! Chili, onions, mustard. I'm in heaven!