Brandon Gorgies and Goran Dimic have added a new location for their Naked Burger Kitchen + Craft Bar in Rochester Hills after opening their flagship restaurant in Clinton Township in 2019. And what’s with the name “Naked Burger”? Gorgies explains that in this case, the word naked means clean. “There wasn’t really anyone else doing this and we weren’t thrilled with the burger scene. Our hamburger is better quality, from grass fed, dry-aged Piedmontese beef,” said Gorgies. The
Weiss Distillery Company claims they are bringing the wow factor to the metro Detroit spirits scene. Using an innovative scientific grain to glass distilling process, this distillery produces four spirits including Vanishing Vodka, Straightjacket Gin, Royal Rum and Weiss Lighting – a corn whiskey powered moonshine. Owned by Dennis Weiss, this establishment’s low-lit interior transports customers back to the time of speakeasies. There are 20 seats at the horseshoe-shaped bar a
Heirloom Hospitality Group opened Townhouse Detroit in 2015, and celebrated an official grand re-opening in December 2021. The former concept was elevated with an entire revamping and redesigning of their interior and menu. Townhouse Detroit has currently been open for dinner only but has just announced the addition of lunchtime hours, Thursday and Friday from 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. The menu features small plates, salads and sandwiches.
“The Hometown Pasta Slam” is a ticketed event at Ferndale’s Pop’s for Italia, showcasing the talents of six chefs from Ferndale restaurants from 2-7 p.m. on Sunday, June 26. Each of the chefs will bring their own unique twist to Pop’s for Italian’s homemade pastas. The cooking competition will feature individual pasta stations for each of the chefs, all who must incorporate one of Pop’s hand-made pastas in their dish. Chefs competing in Pasta Slam include One-Eyed Betty’s hea