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The Washington Post dishes on Hungry Dudes food blog

The Hungry Dudes blog is moving from local to national prominence, thanks in part to a recent story in The Washington Post. Now if only we could get the national food people away from the Coneys, Zingerman's and Slows and into more of our top-quality eateries.


DETROIT - Chalk it up to beauty, shock or hunger pangs; there are few things that spread online as quickly as pictures of food.

From a friend's Facebook photo of a perfectly torched creme brulee to a shot of a classic Detroit Coney dog to the Luther - a cheeseburger between two Krispy Kreme donuts - images of culinary creations circle the Web faster than you can reach for an antacid.

"Food speaks to us," says Dave Benjamin, 40, of Troy, Mich., a contributor to the Hungry Dudes - a food blog that specializes in sharing photos of metro Detroit cuisine.

"When you think of apple pie, you might think back to when your grandmother made apple pie. And then it's not just the food, it's the experiences that surround that food."

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