Lifestyle Things to do in Metro Detroit

7 Things to Do in Metro Detroit this November for Foodies

October 28, 2019

From improving your cooking skills to being wined and dined, November is filled with events for every foodie.

By Rachel Pepe

Feature photo via El Guapo – Fresh Mexican Grill’s Facebook

Nov. 1

Friendsgiving with Chef Kieron Hales

via Zingerman’s Food Tours’ Facebook

5:30-10:30 p.m.


23839 John R Road, Suite #2, Hazel Park

Celebrate Thanksgiving early and invite your friends to Frame for a festive Friendsgiving dinner. Chef Kieron Hales of Zingerman’s Cornman Farms will be whipping up a delicious menu and wine will be provided by Frame’s beverage director. The event includes long tables to sit around with friends and lots of music! Reserve your spot for $50 at framehazelpark.com/experience/friendsgiving.

Nov. 3

East MI VegBash 2019

via MI Green Team’s Facebook

Noon to 5 p.m.

Packard Proving Grounds

49965 Van Dyke Ave., Shelby Township

The Packard Proving Grounds will transform into a large vegan expo, providing guests with a unique plant-based experience. Attendees will enjoy food from restaurants and chefs, animal-free products from vendors, presentations on plant-based living, cooking demonstrations and more! Tickets will be sold for $10 at the door with free on-site parking. Tickets purchased in advance here are $8 and include $3 in concession vouchers and entry for door prize drawing.

Nov. 8, 15, 22, 29

Taco Truck Tuesdays

via Detroit Fleat's Facebook

11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Detroit Fleat

1820 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale

Metro Detroit food trucks will be rolling into Detroit Fleat every week for Taco Tuesday! Enjoy the delicious food from the trucks or the house taco deals inside. As with any good taco Tuesday, Detroit Fleat will have its own margarita specials.

Nov. 5

Pastry Making Class

via Cornwall Bakery’s Facebook

6:30-9:30 p.m.

Cornwall Bakery

15215 Kercheval Ave., Grosse Pointe Park

Join Cornwall Bakery’s Chef Freeman Gunnell as he teaches guests how to make their renowned fruit tarts and eclairs. Learn the simple way to make each treat so you can recreate them at home. Tickets can be purchased at cornwallbakery.com for $68.

Nov. 7, 14, 21, 28

The Ultimate Date Night Experience

via The Motown Bistro’s Facebook

5-11 p.m.

The Motown Bistro

2735 Russell St., Detroit

Every Thursday the Motown Bistro will offer guests with a date night to remember. For $99 guests will receive a shrimp cocktail, two filet mignon and lobster tail dinners and a bottle of wine. Reserve your table here or call 313-567-2811.

Nov. 9

Hands-on Asian Cooking Class

via Culinary Kisses’ Facebook

10 a.m. to noon

Auburn Hills Community Center

1827 N. Squirrel, Auburn Hills

Head to Auburn Hills and learn to make smoked salmon sushi, pot stickers and miso soup during this fun-filled Asian cooking class. This event will also include food and music for attendees to enjoy. Tickets can be purchased here for $45.

Nov. 16

Hard Cider Bus Tour 2019

via Motor City Brew Tours’ Facebook

11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

6th Lafayette Parking Garage

514 S. Lafayette Ave., Royal Oak

Hop on board and sample hard cider from some of your favorite locations in Metro Detroit. The tour will take you to Westview Orchards and Winery in Romeo, Big Red Orchards in Washington and Blake’s Hard Cider Co. in Armada. Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite for $65.

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