Hamtramck

Last Saturday Tigran, Darren and myself drove to Hamtramck to get some Polish food. Hamtramck (pronounced “Ham-tram-ack”) is so broke that it can’t even afford the third vowel. Another possibility is that they have a majority of C developers who voted for Hmtrmck when finding a name for the city and in the end they all compromised on having at least two vowels.

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We went to the Polish Village Café, had some beer and listened to the guitar and violin players. I had the Polish plate with a little bit of everything and it tasted amazing. I think I never had Polish food before and this was very close to what I would call traditional food from my region. It included sausage that tasted like Krakauer, mashed potatoes, Sauerkraut and something similar to a Kohlroulade (with Ketchup).

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Afterwards we checked out the recently opened HopCat which is a hip and new bar in midtown Detroit. With 150 beers on tap it has the largest selection I’ve seen here so far.

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