His palms weren’t sweaty, his knees were weak, his arms weren’t heavy. No more vomit on her sweater, but Mom’s Spaghetti.
Eminem delighted fans after making a surprise change at his Detroit restaurant, “Mom’s Spaghetti.” Named after an iconic vomit-related line from their hit song “Lose Yourself,” the restaurant held its grand opening on Wednesday, September 29.
The “Without Me” rapper, whose real name is Marshall Mathers, spent several minutes working in the pasta shop window.
Over the course of his brief culinary cameo, the 48-year-old Motor City native treated the first 10 customers in a seemingly endless line to bring boxes of spaghetti and even a few selfies. according to Detroit Free Press, depicting the “Stan” singer in a hoodie sporting something without enthusiasm. Some Slim Shady fans had been camped out since the morning before Mom’s Spaghetti’s official opening at 5pm.
Em’s spaghetti-serving season ended with the “8 Mile” star and his entourage speeding away in a pair of SUVs, as hordes of fans chased them “Beatlemania-style” down the street, according to the Detroit Free Press.
Located at 2131 Woodward Ave., the “limited seating” restaurant serves a variety of Spartan dishes: Mom’s Spaghetti for $ 9, Mom’s Spaghetti with Meatballs for $ 12 and a ‘Sghetti Sandwich – pasta with two slices of bread – for $ 11 , according to the noodle supplier’s website. Vegans, meanwhile, can get the spaghetti with “rabbit balls,” black bean spheres, quinoa, and sweet peppers for $ 14.
Mom’s Spaghetti started as a pop-up shop at Detroit’s music venue The Shelter in 2017, and has since made intermittent appearances at Eminem concerts. During the coronavirus pandemic, Mathers is famous talented Detroit sanitation workers containers of his famous pasta.
“The above pop-ups were really a test for us to determine if there was enthusiasm for a Mom’s Spaghetti place that featured regularly and would be open year round,” said Eminem’s manager. Paul Rosenberg in a statement ahead of the opening.
After eating Mom’s Spaghetti, fans can climb the stairs to see “The Trailer.” Billed as “a shop for Stans,” another slang term based on the enthusiastic fans spawned by Slim Shady’s hit “Stan,” the adjoining shop features merchandise and memorabilia inspired by the rapper’s “8 Mile” character, B- Rabbit.