Food and drink events worth seeking out in Detroit this week

If you love to eat and drink, this week offers a great chance to explore the world of Detroit food and beverage. From a vegan-only menu night to a local brewery tour, there's plenty to explore and enjoy if you're hungry for something new.

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Irie Occasions: Vegan Takeover Night 

Irie Occasions Catering & Party Planning will use Lost River as its venue for serving up a vegan-only menu to patrons. Anyone interested in sampling the latest in tasty vegan fare should plan to attend.

When: Wednesday, April 17, 7-11 p.m.
Where: Lost River, 15421 Mack Ave.
Price: Free
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Hippie Fest

In celebration of 4/20, the festival will include the release of a new IPA, local musicians playing Grateful Dead tunes and local artisans selling their wares. 

When: Saturday, April 20, 4-8 p.m.
Where: Eastern Market Brewing Company, 2515 Riopelle St.
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Up to 38 Percent Off Saturday Afternoon Sampler Tour with Detroit Brew

This deal from Groupon offers a tour of three to four breweries around Detroit, with a guided tour led by brewmasters at each stop. Sample tastings and snacks will also be provided at each stop. The tour guide providing the transportation between breweries will travel past and share information on many of Detroit's famous landmarks. 

Where: 237 Joseph Campau Ave., Rivertown-Warehouse District
Price: $39 for one ticket (35 percent discount off regular price); $150 for four tickets (38 percent discount off regular price)
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