Waiter, is there a ghost in my soup?
The Whitney, one of Detroit's great restaurants, began life as a grand 19th Century mansion. David Whitney, one of Michigan's richest lumber barons, would be startled to learn that not only is the public dining on Faroe Island salmon and shrimp and scallop sauté in his Woodward Avenue manor, but tales of paranormal activity have long been a popular menu item.
We explore the subtext of "spirits" served at the Whitney.
-- Tim Kiska, host of "The Detroit History Podcast"
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