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"those seeking to unwind over an informal drink should head to Traffic Jam & Snug, a microbrewery with its own in-house bakery. "

 

"This is the spot to come for homemade food with an eclectic twist and a great atmosphere."

 

"Situated on the sidewalk running alongside Canfield, (Traffic Jam & Snug's) fenced-in area is a great spot for a summer meal or for one of the beer release parties that Lowell has been known to throw when a new brew is ready to drink."

 

"Chris Meller of Fraser says he saw a lot and learned a lot on our tour, “I have a different perspective of the city. I can go out of my comfort zone and visit places that I never even knew existed."

 

"It might be the "it" thing among foodies, but batch-made cheese has been a staple for decades at the Midtown restaurant."

 


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Traffic Jam restaurant to be on Guy Fieri's 'Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives'

Detroit's Traffic Jam & Snug restaurant will be featured on the Food Network's "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" show at 10 p.m. Nov. 28.

 

The program, starring host Guy Fieri, was filmed in August, along with segments at Supino Pizzeria in Eastern Market, and in Clarkston at Union Woodshop and Clarkston Union. At Traffic Jam, Fieri made two dishes with chef-owner Carolyn Howard and got a tour of the 18,000-square-foot restaurant, which includes a dairy, bakery, brewery and rooftop garden. Howard said the filming was "a blast for our staff and customers." Fieri "was really surprised that nearly everything we serve at the restaurant ... is made from scratch." The restaurant, at 511 W. Canfield, opened in 1965 and became Michigan's first licensed brew pub in 1992.

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