Posts Tagged ‘Restaurant’

Ann Stevenson and Curt Catallo Open New Restaurant in Troy

Gran Castor is colorful new addition to the restaurant scene. By Mary Meldrum Photos courtesy of Gran Castor I came in through the coffeehouse door in the back to meet up with owners Ann Stevenson and Curt Catallo. A party of 20 young ladies accompanied me through the door, and we were met with smooth…

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Pepino's food

Danny Raskin: Rising Like a Phoenix

Pepino’s recovers from fire better than ever. Danny Raskin Senior Columnist A never-to-be-forgotten tragedy may still linger in the devastating remembrance of some … But thankfully in the hearts of those who experienced the almost-forgotten-by-now catastrophic fire, it is today only a yesteryear’s glimmer although too devastating to quickly forget. However, life must go on…

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Diamond's Steak & Seafood exterior

Diamond’s Opens in Royal Oak

From the JN Staff Diamond’s Steak & Seafood, an Adam Merkel Restaurant known for its filet mignon tip skewers, opened a second location in downtown Royal Oak on the first floor of 100 S. Main St. The menu, designed by Merkel and culinary director Chef Craig Myrand, features many of the signature dishes guests know…

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the inside of The Whitney showing a grand piano and fireplace with chandeliers

Danny Raskin: Stately Sophistication

The Whitney celebrates 32 years. Danny Raskin Senior Columnist There are two words that would aptly apply to this legend … True elegance … But there are so many more that can also relate to this legendary restaurant … Sophisticated class indeed! This is the 32nd anniversary of The Whitney, Woodward and Canfield, Detroit, for…

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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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Danny Raskin: Heart of the Sea

Fresh is king at O’Brien’s Crabhouse. Danny Raskin Senior Columnist He has had many tempting offers to move his fine seafood restaurant to other sectors, but owner Dan Dunsky’s O’Brien’s Crabhouse continues to be among Michigan’s finest fresh seafood restaurants on his 28th anniversary at the same location … And proof again that a restaurant…

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filet of steak with mushrooms on top and a sauce or gravy being poured from a spoon above all resting on a plane oval plate.

Danny Raskin: Turning 21

Andiamo West demonstrates restaurant togetherness. Danny Raskin An eatery celebrating a 21st birthday is talked about so much it has become old hat to many … This is called restaurant togetherness … Few restaurants realize if they have this. Such as one like Andiamo West on 15 Mile and Telegraph, Bloomfield Township … It has…

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Hot supreme thin crust pizza cooking in oven with steam and smoke

Danny Raskin: Same Name, New Owners

A new and different Como’s from Peas & Carrots Hospitality Group. It might have seemed strange that the Peas & Carrots Hospitality Group would want to continue using the Como’s name unless it were to retain the recently closed restaurant as it once was with much glory on Woodward, Ferndale … and almost completely refurbish…

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deli sandwich with pastrami or corned beef and macaroni and cheese with a pickle on the side.

Danny Raskin: He’s Back …

Matt Prentice prepares to open Franklin Deli early next year. People were lined up around the block … and out the door … after he had taken over ownership of the delicatessen … They had heard that, together with his usual deli fare, would be items like flaming duck, beef Wellington, tableside Caesar salad, champagne…

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