Tostada Magazine Develops Anti-Gentrifier’s Guide to Dining in Detroit

Photo by Cybelle Codish. The hands of Harriette Brown, aka Chef Bee, of Sisters on a Roll..

According to Detroit’s Tostada Magazine, “The days of the hyped up listicle that emphasize trendy (usually expensive) new restaurants in gentrifying parts of town are over.” 

In partnership with BridgeDetroit, Tostada is reframing the narrative on how area restaurants are publicized. Through their endeavor to honor excellence in Metro Detroit’s foodways, they are proud to announce their upcoming Anti-Gentrifiers’ Guide to Dining in Detroit. This guide aims to recognize the restaurants and individuals in the area who demonstrated leadership, innovated, and uplifted their communities. 

However, Tostada needs your help! You’re invited to join the process of developing this dining guide. Nominations will be accepted through January 14, 2021. Once collected, nominations will be reviewed by the Tostada and Bridge Detroit teams.The dining guide will be published in early 2022.

Here are the categories:

  • Community
  • Culture
  • Innovation
  • Game Changer

Click here to go to the nomination form

All personal contact information is kept confidential. Any information collected in this ballot will be used for purposes of this dining guide only and will not be shared with any other company or individual.

To create this guide, Tostada and BridgeDetroit will employ two dozen journalists and creators of color dedicated to shining the spotlight on the area’s hardest industry workers. Show your support today by giving during their end-of-year NewsMatch campaign! NewsMatch is an industry-wide movement to sustain nonprofit journalism through matching gifts on the local and national level. Since 2016 NewsMatch has raised over $150 million towards this goal.

Now through December 31 — NewsMatch will match your new monthly donation 12 times or double your one-time gift, all up to $1,000. That means that through NewsMatch, Tostada and Bridge can raise up to $15,000.

Support Tostada Magazine and stand behind their movement for a more inclusive, visionary community journalism! Donate here

Questions, comments, ideas? Contact Serena Maria Daniels, Chingona-in-Chief of Tostada Magazine at [email protected]

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