When it comes to eating local, we put the money where our mouth is

The Atlantic is the latest national mag to jump on Detroit's local food movement for a story, but this week's attempt satisfied foodies across the city. We loved the shout-outs to Brother Nature, the Detroit Zymology Guild and Russell Street Deli, just to name a few, And hey, aren't those Model D photog Marvin Shaouni's pics from MOCAD's recent Home Slice event?


In fact, the food offered by Detroit's hottest restaurateurs and food vendors at Home Slice, a recent benefit for Detroit's contemporary art museum, could probably have been found any food-conscious event in the country. But -- this being Detroit -- there was a unique twist: For the Motor City's food vanguard, "local" isn't measured in miles, but in city blocks.

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