Kevin Smith’s Films fast food chain Mooby’s heads to Detroit
Writer / actor Kevin Smith brings Mooby’s, the fictional fast food chain from his films Clerk, Dogma, and Jay and Silent Bob, to life in downtown Detroit next month.
The filmmaker’s traveling pickup / dinner experience will run from Tuesday July 6 to Tuesday July 20 at Tin Roof. The pop-up will feature Instagram-worthy photo ops for fans of the Smith films while they wait for their food. There will also be a Jay and Silent Bob Pop-up store of Secret Stash merchandise. Tickets for advance purchases are available at 10 a.m. on Monday June 21.
Mooby’s pokes fun at fast food chains like McDonald’s and Burger King. The social distance event will feature a menu of Mooby’s offerings like the ‘Cow Tipper’ and ‘Hater Totz’ burger, with vegan versions also available. There are additions such as cookies, chocolate coated pretzels, and alcoholic beverages, as well as a Mooby’s brand beer, a collaboration with the local Atwater brewery.
Smith’s veganism, a response to a serious heart attack, is well known to fans: in 2018, he paid a Chicago fan $ 200 bring him an order from a vegetarian fast food chain Vegetarian grills at O’Hare International Airport.
Mooby’s started as a delivery-only pop-up due to the pandemic when it launched in Los Angeles in the spring of 2021, but has been reconfigured for an in-person event for Smith’s hometown of Red Bank, New Jersey Sign up to receive contextual updates on the Mooby’s website.
Popular Georgia Peach Truck Makes Pit Stops in Michigan
The Peach Truck launched in 2012 by a Nashville couple, cruising the country selling half a bushel of sweet fruit. They will be in the Detroit metro from Friday July 2 to Sunday July 4 and from Friday July 30 to Wednesday August 4.
A 25-pound can, or half a bushel of peaches, costs $ 45. Order 10-ounce bags of pecans for $ 11. To pre-order or see the list of 12 Southeast Michigan collection points, visit thepeachtruck.com.
In other news
Saucy Brew Works is giving away a small free pizza to all Detroit Tigers fans who walk in and show their ticket to the game that day. Tigers fans can redeem their ticket stub the same day for a small, eight-inch pizza, valued at $ 14, with a limit of one per person, onsite only.
Besides pizza, Saucy Brew Works serves baked chicken wings and sandwiches, and has 15-20 craft beers on tap. Nashville Hot Chicken pizza is popular with customers.