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A Tribute to Sonny’s (revisited)

This is an article I wrote for Proximity Magazine in 2013 for their Food & Art issue. Its never been published online and I feel like its an important moment to look back at Sonny’s. I learned this morning that Sonny just retired from working at SAIC. Sonny’s was a cafeteria owned and run by […]
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A Piranha Club Tribute to Sonny’s

Thanks to all who came out on Saturday to the Sonny’s Tribute! So great to see faces old and new and recount anecdotes about our beloved SAIC café. I was fortunate enough to meet with Sonny beforehand but unfortunately he could not come to the event and taste whether or not I did his classic dishes […]
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A Piranha Club Tribute to Sonny’s 11/9

  Sonny’s was a cafeteria owned and run by Rangsan “Sonny” Rattanavichit, which he opened on the second floor of the Columbus Drive building at the School of the Art Institute in 1989. Sonny’s prepared from-scratch, affordable, and diverse food that included on-the-go American grub like burgers, breakfast sandwiches, and cheap coffee as well as […]
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A Tribute to Su Casa

It is with a heavy heart that I write this homage to Su Casa, a beloved grocery and Mexican restaurant in Fennville, Michigan that will close its doors after 27 years this month. Su Casa has supplied Ox-Bow with nearly all of its Thursday Mexican Night fixins,  since at  least as far back as 2000 […]
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Piranha Club #8: A Tribute to Leo’s Lunchroom

  Piranha Club #8 was a smashing success! It was a real pleasure to tap into the resonating, collective love for Leo’s Lunchroom. We had old regulars come out and  folks that weren’t around back when, but were excited to tap into the legend. This was the first time we’d served restaurant style and it […]
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Announcing Piranha Club #8: A Tribute to Leo’s Lunchroom

  April 27th, 11am- 9pm at Roots & Culture 1034 N Milwaukee Ave.   Serving a menu of brunch, lunch all day, and dinner. Brunch 11am-2pm. Dinner 6pm-8pm. Kitchen closes at 8. 10 seats available at a time. First come, first serve. BYOB. Vegetarians, of course, are welcome!     
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