Friday, November 16, 2012
From 10 am to noon on Saturday, chili, hot dogs and beverages will be available at Fire Station No. 1, located at 266 Maple. All money collected will go to charity.
If you’re looking for a way to warm up during or after Saturday’s Christmas Parade, the Wyandotte Fire Department can help. From 10 am to noon on Saturday, the department, together with the Wyandotte Exchange Club, will be selling chili and hot dogs at Fire Station No. 1, located at 266 Maple. Beverages available will be coffee, hot chocolate and orange drink. Firefighter Jeffrey Stehlik said all money raised would be given to charity. Santa is scheduled to stop by the fire station, as well, following his annual appearance in the parade. The prices for food and drinks are as follows: Chili: $3 Hot Dog: $2 Beverages: $1
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
When Wyandotte resident Lisa Vilella cooks up her chili and cornbread, it's not a small production; there's usually enough for 200 Ford workers.
Lisa Vilella of Wyandotte doesn’t cook very much anymore, now that her two kids are grown and she is busy with her business. But when she does cook—look out! In particular, Vilella doesn’t mess around when she makes chili. She doesn’t make quarts. She makes gallons of the spicy dish. “I make this huge vat of it, and my husband (Jim) takes it to work,” she said. “We send it with cheese, sour cream, green onions and some oyster crackers and it always goes.” She makes cornbread to send with it, too. “How can you have chili without cornbread?” she said with a laugh. Jim works at Ford Motor Co., and Lisa’s chili and cornbread go over pretty darned well with employees. “I used to cook a lot, but once I started the business (Lisa Vilella …
Saturday, November 19, 2011
The two restaurants tie for the top spot in Patch's Food Fight poll.
The people have spoken: Chas Bar and Grill and Mati’s Deli have tied for the best chili in Wayne County. Chas Bar and Grill, which is located on 500 Ford Ave. in Wyandotte, and Mati's Deli, which is located on 1842 Monroe St. in Dearborn, each received 35 percent of the vote in the Food Fight poll. Prush’s Bar was third with 29 percent. Voting took place from Wednesday morning until Friday at 5 p.m. Congratulations to the two establishments, and thank you to all who participated in the Food Fight by voting in the poll and leaving comments on the site. We look forward to hearing from you again in the next edition of Food Fight.
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Chas Bar and Grill, Prush's Bar and Mati's Deli are vying for top honors in the Food Fight.
Patch asked for the top places for chili in Wayne County, and you responded. We listened, and here are your picks: Chas Bar and Grill, Prush’s Bar, and Mati's Deli. Now we’re asking for a little more help to finish off this Food Fight. Vote on one of those chili places as your top choice. Also, leave a comment on why you voted the way you did, or share your choice on Facebook and Twitter. You can also leave a review of the restaurant on Patch. You have until Friday at 5 p.m. to vote, and we’ll announce the winner of the Food Fight on Saturday morning. Thanks again, and happy eating.
Monday, November 14, 2011
Tell us your favorite place for chili in the comments below.
It’s chili time. Each week on Food Fight, Patch asks you to give us your choices for the best places to eat, drink and be merry. You’ve told us your picks for pizza and hamburgers, and this week Patch would like you to tell us the best place to eat chili in Wayne County. You can let us know by leaving a comment below. You may submit comments until 5 p.m. Tuesday. From there, we will take the top three nominees and post in an article first thing Wednesday morning. Then it will be time to vote again to decide the Food Fight champion. Voting will continue until Friday at 5 p.m. Then, on Saturday morning, we will announce the winner. So show your hometown pride and pick a place near you. Boast about that great restaurant or that super sports …