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Food near Wayne State?

I'm taking classes at Wayne and always end up grabbing a sandwich at Jimmy John's on Anthony Wayne Drive because it's the only thing I know where is. (Einstein's closes early and I haven't been greatly impressed with the salad or pizza place on the same strip.)

So what else is within a short walk that I don't know about?

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    1. Motor City Brewing Company.

      1. Union Street on Woodward

        Union Street Restaurant
        4145 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201

        1. Traffic Jam & Snug

          Traffic Jam & Snug Restaurant
          511 W Canfield St, Detroit, MI 48201

          1. If you like Korean food, hit Wasabi on Woodward (address is 15 E. Kirby, and you can also enter from lobby of the Park Shelton). Some unusual Korean items. Also good sushi, and they have a nifty hwedupbab (Korean-style sushi) with a raw quail egg on top. They will leave off the egg if you ask them to. They now have alcohol.

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            1. re: Jim M

              Awesome. I pretty much like everything, and haven't had Korean food since my last trip to the West Coast.

            2. http://casscafe.com/
              Kitchen open till 11pm Mon-thur till 1am fri-sat
              Spinoff of Lapita in Dearborn

              1. Avalon Bakery on Willis (by Cass). You can grab a sandwich, hunk of focaccia, or just some fine pastry or cookies. Good coffee too.

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                1. re: trapani

                  You really can't top what Avalon is putting out there. Great work, healthy, organic - good service, as well.


                2. According to my husband, who works there, with my own comments:

                  Byblos, across from the Academic Administration Building, has delicious Middle Eastern. There's also decent pizza at Circa, and Good Girls Go to Paris Crepes next to Wasabi. There's a good cafe at the International Institute as well, but their hours are spotty.Stay away from Lefty's unless you like way too much cheese on your pizza.

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                    1. re: AmyIM

                      Byblos hands down, has the best cheese sambusac in the world.

                    2. Thanks everybody! I'd missed Byblos and the various places on Kirby. I knew I'd heard of more in the area.

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                      1. re: asheblogs

                        BTW, I just went to La Pita on Cass last night and had a great dinner. Try the Femme Fatale smoothie, which has coconut in it. Extremely tasty and refreshing!

                        La Pita
                        5056 Cass Ave, Detroit, MI 48202