Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Real Detroit Weekly: Town Pump Tavern

It should be noted that I also made a fart joke in reference to the deviled eggs now being served on the new menu. EDITED. Bla-dow.

"Opening Day should be a sanctioned holiday here in Detroit. One of the most popular places for game day revelers to descend upon is the Town Pump Tavern, a long-standing watering hole for locals, sports fans and college kids alike. They’ve also got a great bar menu which they will be expanding just in time for this year’s game day glee on April 9.

'You can expect all the standards in terms of bar fare: pizza, burgers, fries and sandwiches. There are also a few surprises that you won’t find everywhere, including fried pickles, curry sweet potato fries and “Blazin’ Buffalo Breadsticks” (breadsticks loaded up with buffalo chicken, mozzarella and hot sauce). Almost everything is made fresh in-house, including their mozzarella sticks and onion rings. The addition of a deep fryer last year has enabled them to expand their menu to include a whole plethora of fried foods. Their new menu will play with this concept a bit more, including such beer-friendly standards as Loaded French Fries with cheddar, bacon and sour cream..."

Read the rest of the article here.