DTE Energy power outages prompt permanent closure of Packard Street restaurant

Eat Ann Arbor Packard location

Eat's restaurant location at 1906 Packard closed promptly on Aug. 1 following widespread DTE Energy power outages.Ryan Stanton


ANN ARBOR, MI -- An extended power outage that affected more than 19,000 DTE Energy customers in Washtenaw County, starting with a powerful storm on Wednesday, July 26, was the last straw for the Packard Street location of Eat restaurant.

In a social media post on Aug. 1, Eat’s owners announced they are closing their location at 1906 Packard St. for dining. They will still operate catering services from the location until mid-September. The restaurant’s Kerrytown location will remain open.

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