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  • Today, how millions in emergency funding intended for Michigan restaurants were misspent during the pandemic. Also, a journey of mourning that brought West Michigan poet Marcel Price to a new creative place. Plus, advocate Dee Dee Taylor talks about helping Michiganders transition out of incarceration, through the lens of her own father’s experience.
  • Chef Eddie Vargas talks beef, broth, and birria as he walks us through the family recipe that forms the base of his culinary philosophy.
  • An update on the legal case against the individuals who attempted to overturn Michigan's 2020 presidential election results and on who is control of the of the Michigan GOP, a new soul food restaurant opening this spring in Lansing, what Muskegon's rebrand as a beach town means for the city's long-time residents, and how local election officials and county clerks are preparing for early voting.
  • Southeast Michigan has an abundance of delicious food options, from Mexican and Polish to Middle Eastern and contemporary cuisine. But there was something missing from the mosaic of options: Peruvian food! Introducing Culantro, a Peruvian restaurant in Ferndale, which is now opening a second location soon in Ann Arbor.
  • An Oxford High School shooting survivor reacts to ruling that the shooter is eligible to be sentenced to life without parole, then a Southeast Michigan eatery that focuses on Peruvian foods. And the strong connections between residents and the businesses in Southwest Detroit.
  • Republicans charged with conspiring to defraud voters, a Detroit-based James Beard award-winning food critic, and the third installment of Ride of Passage.
  • Reflecting on 10 years post-Detroit bankruptcy filing, behind the scenes of one of Michigan's oldest restaurants, and a conversation about how Indigenous people are reclaiming space.
  • Wrapping on the Mackinac Policy Conference, hearing about a new musical about a historical Michigander, then we took a trip to a famous Ypsilanti restaurant that has flown above the test of time.
  • A look into the cancelation of the Traverse City film festival, the continuing rise of chronic food shortages across Michigan and behind the scenes of one of Michigan's oldest restaurants.
  • Saint Patrick's Day staples typically include a healthy dose of beer, potatoes, and corned beef. But what would our plates look like if St. Patty's Day celebrations reflected Ireland — and Irish cuisine — as they actually are?