Open since winter 2011, Trinosophes is a vegetarian cafe located inside a former spice processing warehouse in the Detroit's historic Eastern Market district at 1464 Gratiot Avenue. The cafe is open Wednesday through Sunday 10a-3p serving light vegetarian fare made with local produce and suppliers. It shares space with Trinosophes Projects. Visit our cafe page for menu offerings.

Trinosophes Projects is a 501(c)3 non-profit arts organization that presents hundreds of concerts, exhibitions, film screenings, literary readings and other art events per year by international artists. The organization also operates a record label, Two Rooms Records, and publishes a quarterly arts and literary journal, Three Fold Press, featuring contributors from Detroit and beyond.


President and Treasurer
Meredith Loomis Quinlan is a Detroit activist and organizer currently serving as the Economic Justice Campaign Manager for Community Change, a Washington, DC-based office of public policy “working to build the power and capacity of low-income people, especially low-income people of color, to change the policies and institutions that impact their lives.”

Marcus Elliot is a saxophonist, composer, improviser, and educator based in Detroit. 

First Mate
Bradley Hales is the internationally-recognized proprietor of Peoples Records and founder of the Michigan Audio Heritage Society (MAHS) Museum, archiving and preserving audio culture and the legacy of the region.

Please visit our Donations page to contribute to Trinosophes Projects’ cause.

Email for music booking only, and for all other inquiries. 

1464 Gratiot Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 
Parking lot in rear

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