Posts Tagged ‘Restaurants/Catering’

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Discover The Flavors Of Southwest Detroit Restaurant Week

More than 20 restaurants are participating in this week’s inaugural Southwest Detroit Restaurant Week, which runs through Oct. 14. Restaurants will feature special items “designed to showcase traditional and affordable selections,” according to a press release. The restaurants are centered in Southwest Detroit, which is identified as Mexicantown, yet there are a vast array of…

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Royal Oak’s O.W.L. — A Must-Try

Last month, I mentioned the opening of O.W.L. — a new 24-hour diner in the long-vacant Onion Roll Deli space in Royal Oak (27302 Woodward Ave.). This month, I implore you to visit and promise you’ll be impressed. The revamped facade is simple and modern. The old sign stuck around, but it’s been painted black…

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Fressing With Fishman: Beverly Hills Grill Redo

Did you notice the unexpected construction on Southfield Road last month? No, they weren’t filling potholes (what a surprise) — Bill Roberts was giving his 28-year-old Beverly Hills Grill a major facelift. The restaurant closed over Labor Day weekend, and workers have been busy installing a new floor, bar and windows, repainting throughout, upgrading the…

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Fressing With Fishman: Havana In Ferndale

If you make the drive down Woodward to check out Ferndale’s latest surprise, you might think it’s a shlep, but it’s a lot easier than getting into Havana — even with the president’s recent changes — and you may be just as intrigued by what you find. Oversized leather couches and dozens of cocktail tables…

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News and info from around town.

Readers’ favorite new places around town: Solomon Bangkok Cuisine at Lone Pine and Orchard Lake, Yummie Yogurt, 14 Mile and Orchard Lake in Farmington Hills, Crispelli’s on Woodward Avenue in Berkley, John D Bistro on Woodward Avenue in Ferndale and City Style on 12 Mile Road in downtown Berkley — great shoes, gifts and made-in-Detroit wear!

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News and info from around town.

Brian Segel and Rick Halberg are opening a restaurant and bar called the Local Kitchen and Bar, a 90-seat bistro featuring “well-crafted comfort food” to be located in the former Via Nove space two blocks west of Woodward on Nine Mile Road in Ferndale … Gateway Deli (11 Mile and Lahser – Harvard Row) has new owners plus the same great food and service. They’re open seven days a week from 7 a.m.-9 p.m. … Looking for a gourmet hotdog? The Atomic Dog is coming to Berkley this spring. Look for it on Coolidge between Catalpa and 12 Mile on the west side of the street … Holistic health and food consultant and certified nutritionist Sheryl Shenefelt opened A Place to Be — a holistic health resource for people to be informed, be connected and be healthy inside the New Life Natural Health Center in Birmingham’s Adams Square … Ann Arbor’s Sweet Heather Anne is opening a new boutique cake studio (920 N. Main) on April 3; stop by April 21 for free mini-desserts from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. to celebrate … Schakolad Chocolate Factory of Birmingham has moved to a new location, 1728 W. Maple Road; same great store with simple and easy parking.

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