Posts by Danny Raskin

sushi roll

Danny Raskin: From the Land of the Rising Sun

Find authentic Japanese cuisine at New Yotsuba. Ethnic dining continues its tremendous advances in restaurant openings … and among those that have been receiving rave notices is one already considered among Michigan’s finest. It was very good before … among the best … but according to regulars it has gotten even better in many of…

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shaved Brussels sprouts salad with toast

Danny Raskin: The Secret Is Out

The ‘new’ Fork n’ Pint keeps people coming back. New guys ’n gals on the block have sort of kept it quiet … or it seemed so … for three years … Those who have been to the “new” Fork n’ Pint have finally failed in keeping it to themselves … The word is out…

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deli tray with egg salad and various deli meats and deli veggies like pickles and olives.

Danny Raskin: A Unique Deli

Pickles & Rye serves up unusual soups and all the pickles you can eat. When it opened four years ago this past June, people had heard about its strange dishes … Like servers telling guests that the soup of the day is Dill Pickle … Their curiosity many times got the better of them and…

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soup form Zoup!

Danny Raskin: Good For The Soul

Zoup! celebrates 20 years of serving the ultimate comfort food. Like so many other success stories that occur during the passing of time, this, too, has made huge strides from its original simple idea. Because boyhood friends Eric Ersher and David Elias had the dream and a wonderful idea, Zoup! became a reality … and…

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Danny Raskin – Let’s Go To Leo’s

Leo’s Coney Island chain is biggest in America As time goes by and stories are told of winners and losers in the restaurant world, standout topics that never go out of style are the success stories of immigrants who arrive on our shores to become United States citizens and eventually find those golden sidewalks they…

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Authentic Italian

Raskin – The Best of Everything

Cantoro Italian Trattoria opens in Troy The response to a wonderful trattoria being attached to its highly received market in Plymouth has been so great that the owners would have had no problem if they used this reason to take over the former Tres Vite location in Troy near the San Marino Club … The…

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Broadway Market

Danny Raskin: Talk Of Broadway Market Revival

Detroit jewel was a lunchtime favorite. With a seeming resurrection, talk has been bantered about regarding the return of a Detroit favorite of many yesteryears … Bringing back the one-time Broadway Market would certainly tickle the memories of many … It might recall for them fond reminiscences and give young folks like Café Cortina’s Adrian…

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Karen and Tom Moro of Moro's Dining

Danny Raskin: Here’s To More Moro’s!

Honored Italian restaurant celebrates 38 years. One of the finest restaurants in this region of the state … Moro’s Dining … is celebrating the 38th anniversary of its wonderful choice culinary experiences … on Allen Road, Allen Park, just west of the Southfield Expressway. The high-quality serving of international cuisine Monday through Friday 11 a.m.-10…

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Tony and Sonja Perkovic

Danny Raskin: Deli Delights

Tony’s Deli serves up goodness on its 20th anniversary. There was a time when Jewish delicatessens were everywhere … Today, the much smaller numbers are bundled in varied areas … Some have gone out to farther regions … Or the lake sectors like Tony’s Delicatessen, on Orchard Lake Road in Keego Harbor, (former locale of…

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salmon from Ocean Prime

Danny Raskin: A Prime Choice

Troy’s Ocean Prime celebrates 10 years. Some call it a seafood restaurant … Others say steak restaurant … Both win … plus a smattering of Japanese delicious favorites tossed in three years ago … This is the Ocean Prime eatery … built in all its splendor from the ground up … at Coolidge Hwy. and…

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