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Detroit eatery to transform into 'Gilmore Girls' restaurant of choice, Luke's Diner

By Sarah Mulé
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Detroit eatery to transform into 'Gilmore Girls' restaurant of choice, Luke's Diner
Scott Patterson, who starred as grumpy diner owner Luke on "Gilmore Girls," looks for his target as he prepares to throw out the first pitch of the game between the St. Louis Cardinals' and the Anaheim Angels on June 20, 2002. A Detroit bakery will transform into Luke's Diner as part of a national promotion for the upcoming "Gilmore Girls" revival episodes on Netflix. File Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI | License Photo

DETROIT, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Popular Detroit bakery Avalon International Breads will transform into Lorelei and Rory Gilmore's favorite restaurant, Luke's Diner, ahead of the new episodes.

On Oct. 5, Avalon will open its doors as Luke's, the Stars Hollow town diner made famous on Gilmore Girls for its never ending stream of coffee and its grumpy proprietor.

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The Midtown bakery will serve free coffee from 7 a.m. to noon and will offer pie by-the-slice as part of a national promotion by Netflix weeks before it releases episodes for the Gilmore Girls revival, Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life.

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Avalon's manager said the eatery will join roughly 200 other cafe's nationwide for the event, which will take place on the anniversary of the show's original pilot.

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