Two vegan pop ups in the works for early July

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The Root and Around The World In Seven Days are each popping up with vegan meals in July.

The Root's “Summer Vegan Feast” takes place on July 13. Executive chef Nick Rodgers’ six-course, meat-free meal is anchored by fruits and vegetables from Ann Arbor's Sunseed Farms.

The menu includes:

For the table

Cedar planked summer vegetables

First Course

Beet and berries with red quinoa, avocado, and beet soil

Second Course

Grilled Radish salad with dates, apples, almonds, and onion

Third Course

Cream of celery soup with raisins, walnuts, and leafy tops.

Intermezzo

Bail granita with strawberry powder

Fourth Course

Cauliflower steak with pickled hot peppers, olives, caper, herbs, and lemon

Fifth Course

Sorbet trio with blueberry, plum, and apricot

A second pop up - Around The World In Seven Days - is planning two events for July 9 and July 23 that feature cuisine inspired by dishes from countries like France, Benin, and Dominican Republic.

One of its July 9 menus includes three courses with a crab cake served over a bed of arugula; plantain pancakes served with scrambled tofu; and apple crisp.

Around The World In Seven Days is held at 1514 Washington Blvd., Detroit. Two seatings are available each day. Tickets are $37 and are available at www.aroundtheworldin7days.com

The Root is located at 340 Town Center Blvd., White Lake. Tickets are $60 and are available at www.therootrestaurant.com.




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