Eminem serves spaghetti to surprised customers when his restaurant opens


Customers who flocked to the opening of Eminem’s new restaurant got a fun surprise in the form of the rapper himself serving pasta.

Located in downtown Detroit, the new restaurant, Mom’s Spaghetti, takes its name from the rapper’s 2003 Oscar-winning song “Lose Yourself,” which appeared in the film. 8 miles. In addition to helping serve hungry (and excited) customers, fans were able to talk to the rapper and take selfies from the take out window.


Scott Legato / Getty Images Eminem serving at Mom’s Spaghetti restaurant in Detroit.

“Spaghetti moms it’s all ready Detroit! Come Wednesday,” the rapper tweeted earlier this week, although he didn’t indicate he would show up.

Mom’s Spaghetti is a business between Shady Records and restaurant group Union Joints, although its concept isn’t entirely new. The restaurant was first launched as a pop-up at The Shelter, an iconic Detroit concert hall, on the occasion of the release of Eminem’s “Revival” album. The company continued to appear at various shows and festivals, including Coachella, Firefly, and Governor’s Ball.

“The previous pop-ups were really a test for us to see if there was enthusiasm for a mom’s spaghetti spot that would perform regularly and be open year round,” said the manager of Eminem, Paul Rosenberg, in a statement. “We are very happy to announce the arrival of the drop-in restaurant and adjacent upstairs store called The Trailer where fans can experience a unique environment and obtain merchandise and other items from Eminem and his new pasta operation. “



Scott Legato / Getty Images Eminem serving at Mom’s Spaghetti restaurant in Detroit.

Eminem, real name Marshall Mathers, made his film debut in 8 miles, playing the role of an aspiring rapper who lived in a trailer with his mother.

“When we were first asked to create the pop-ups, it was an honor for all of us involved. The opportunity to build a permanent location based on an incredibly meta benchmark was one that everyone at Union Joints has enjoyed. , as a Metro Detroit restaurant group, taken very seriously, ”added Curt Catallo, co-owner of Union Joints.

Outside of his culinary business, Eminem stays pretty busy. He, Polo G and Mozzy have joined Skylar Gray on a new song, “Last One Standing”, for the sequel to Tom Hardy and Marvel’s Venom, Let there be carnage, which hits theaters on Friday.

The rapper will soon be seen in the Starz series BMF, where he will play the role of “White Boy Rick” in the drama series produced by 50 Cent. As EW noted recently, the role marks the first time in a long time that the rapper has played someone other than himself.

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