Selden Standard has a very simple mission, that is to serve their guests with complete honesty and humility. The restaurant's fare is modern American, whose contents are expertly-crafted out of local ingredients, meant for every palate to savor. The dishes are served small plate-style, making them perfect for sharing. Selden Standard's menu is seasonally-driven, which increases the novelty quotient of the place. The Mushroom Ragu, Grilled Duck Breast, and the Tuna Crudo are some of the staples from the menu. The restaurant's bar is one of its main attractions is manned by a team of highly-skilled mixologists, who concoct some truly innovative elixirs.
Wright & Company is a trendy bar and gastropub housed in a 19th-century brownstone. The interiors are cozy and familiar feeling, but still with exciting modern touches like a tin tiled ceiling and large leather booths. Drinks are carefully and lovingly prepared, utilizing fresh seasonal ingredients. The food menu is a good selection of seasonal small plates designed to share.
Whether you are catching a show at Fisher Theater or just happen to be in the area, stop by Cuisine for a delicious French meal. Featuring an inviting ambiance, friendly staff and vintage decor, this French restaurant guarantees an unforgettable dining experience. The menu highlights classic French favorites filet, beef tenderloin and fois gras. Decadent desserts and boutique wines pair perfectly with the food, adding a finesse to the whole experience.
The highlight of this bakery and cafe is without a doubt the ever-changing selection of sweet and savory pies and cookies. They’re made using only local, seasonal produce and French butter, and are truly artistic creations: one day the menu might have buckwheat chocolate cookies, grapefruit black pepper meringue, and black bean & green chili pie. Sister has a reputation among locals that extends beyond the suburbs. It's not unusual for the pies to sell out before closing time.
Due Venti was born of a deep appreciation for Northern Italian cuisine and the bountiful, varied harvest that each season brings. From the bread and pasta, to the marinades and sauces, everything is made by hand, in house, paying homage to the traditions of Northern Italian cuisine. The chef is akin to an alchemist who uses family recipes, modern techniques and seasonal ingredients to create a magical dining experience that will transport you to the Northern regions of Italy. The menu changes gradually with the seasons, and is intentionally influenced at any given time. Complimented by a fabulous wine list and a selection of breads, Due Venti offers a menu that is beautifully balanced. This balance between tradition and modernity is an underlying theme that carries through into the dining room and is reflected in a contemporary decor that is accentuated by original artwork created by the chef's grandmother. Intimate and inviting, the charming Due Venti promises sublime taste and refined beauty on every plate.
Set in the renovated, majestic Grand Army of the Republic Building that harks back to the end of the 19th Century, Republic is named in ode of this historic landmark. Reminiscent of a tavern of the Old World, it has a rustic elegance about it. A beautiful blend of the old and the new with its vintage mirrors, high ceilings, salvaged wooden elements, modern artwork and leather couches, this swanky restaurant and bar is one of the hottest dining destinations in Detroit. Their creative, seasonal menu featuring local ingredients will take you through an unforgettable culinary trip. At the bar, you can enjoy fine whiskeys, craft brews and natural wines. Convivial service and attention to detail ensure a memorable dining experience.
From the remnants of a building that has seen the ups-and-downs of downtown Detroit during its various economic cycles, the owners of Downtown Louie's renovated and revived a decrepit structure into a hip bar/restaurant. On the menu, the Crab Louie made with blue crab or the charcuterie of Serrano Ham are excellent for the entire table to taste while the main plates, burgers and sandwiches follow American comfort food tradition. Mac n' Cheese, stuffed peppers, chicken breast and linguine are just a few examples. The bar menu features handmade cocktails with names that praise Detroit; try the 8 Mile or Corktown Sunset.
While in Detroit, head to Sheeba Express to savor authentic Mediterranean cuisine. Order their traditional hummus and kebabs made with fresh ingredients and wash these down with a juice or smoothie. If you are finding it difficult to choose from a la carte, go for their daily specials and combo meals for a wholesome fare. Their friendly staff makes sure their guests are pampered well. You can also get their four-legged friend as this restaurant is pet-friendly.
Folk is a cozy cafe exuding a local vibe. A favorite among families, the place's inviting interior, and rustic patio provide a perfect setting for a scrumptious meal with your loved ones. Ricotta Toasts, Noodle Bowls and Family Meal Specials are highlights of their menu. Ethically sourced ingredients packed with nutritious value and classic flavors set the food here apart. Be it classic assortments of breads, desserts or beverages, you can thoroughly relish them all here.