Posts Tagged ‘restaurant review’

Honest John's building seen on a sunny clear day

Honest John’s

Midtown restaurant thrills with a unique menu and edgy décor. Stefani Chudnow Special to the Jewish News What makes a good bar? Is it the welcoming bartenders and a warm, unique environment? Or is it the creative drinks, a wide variety of draft beers and tasty appetizers to go on the side? To be honest,…

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Steve's Deli "Grab & Go" counter

Steve’s Deli

Esther Allweiss Ingber Contributing Writer Chicken soup, or “Jewish penicillin,” is the food many people crave when fighting a cold. I’ve traveled 20 minutes to Steve’s Deli in Bloomfield Hills to obtain a large glass jar of their house-made chicken soup. Brimming with noodles, white chicken and carrots, this heavenly concoction could make anyone feel…

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Plates of food from Nara Hibachi and Hot Rocks including small tacos and other fish and meat options.

Nara Hibachi & Hot Rocks

A delicious way to socialize with friends is sitting at the perimeter of a Japanese hibachi grill, watching a personable, knife-wielding chef quickly and efficiently prepare food to order. One of the best practitioners in the business is Executive Chef Teddy Quinones of Nara Hibachi & Hot Rocks on West Maple Road in West Bloomfield.…

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bowl of noodles from Ima Noodle bar with veggies and an egg

Corktown’s Ima Noodle Bar

Lindsey Shaw Special to the Jewish News It’s pronounced “Ema,” like “mom” in Hebrew. Situated on Michigan Avenue in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood, you will find the little gem of a modern-style Japanese noodle bar called Ima. Casual in its demeanor and unassuming in its exterior appearance, you may accidently drive by it the first time you go. Keep an eye out for the sign adhered to the building at the corner of…

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Wine glasses and a bottle of wine with a plate of filet at the Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant

Cooper’s Hawk Winery

Handcrafted Wine and Modern Casual Dining Located on Hall Road in Clinton Township, Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant opened this past June. General Manager Kyle Houlahan says business has been brisk and steady ever since. The first Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant opened in October 2005 in Illinois. To date, there is now a total…

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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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Salmon Shisu Cuc

Adachi Adds Japanese Flavor to Downtown Birmingham

Above: Salmon Shisu Cuc The iconic Peabody-Ford Mansion is a gorgeous presence in downtown Birmingham. While the exterior remains intact, the interior reveals its new identity as the restaurant Adachi. Since August 2018, Adachi has impressed locals with eclectic Japanese-style fare and its classic ambiance. Michael Schlow is the face behind Adachi. Schlow grew up in…

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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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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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Edamame Sushi Nu-Asian Kitchen

Edamame Sushi Nu-Asian Kitchen

It’s time I mentioned one of my favorite places for lunch or dinner: Edamame Sushi Nu-Asian Kitchen in Madison Heights. As might be expected, the sushi is fresh and delightful, prepared by chefs at a sushi bar. But sushi is only the start on Edamame’s menu. Business partners Eddie Bautista and Noel Cabrera, both of…

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