Quaint diner Mimi's Bistro, which joined the ranks of other Pointe eateries last year, is celebrating its one-year anniversary by expanding upon its menu with new vegan options (hint, one new item includes a vegan schmalz and pancakes). Also on the agenda for the week-long festivities, the spot's brownies are free with the purchase of any entree and a musical performance by Austin, Texas-based bluegrass band Whiskey Shivers.
Mimi's is also using this milestone to promote an exhibition opening of local artist Eric Perry at the adjacent Charles Schridde Gallery, named after the late father of owner Melanie Schridde (we're told he was a noted western-themed painter and graphic illustrator). Sounds like an opportune time to slow down the pace and enjoy the neighborhood.
Mimi's opened last summer and features a German-inspired menu influenced by Schridde's heritage. Her father's paintings adorn the walls of the restaurant, making for a unique and homey space to grab breakfast or lunch and then perhaps be inspired to take in the gallery next door. The anniversary activities will take place Nov. 10-17.
We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Detroit Metro Times. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Detroit Metro Times, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Support Local Journalism.
Join the Detroit Metro Times Press Club
Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.
Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.
Join the Metro Times Press Club for as little as $5 a month.