October 14, 2020

Joe Vicari, of the Joe Vicari Restaurant Group, who operates the Andiamo Italian restaurants, including in Bloomfield Township, and Joe Muer Seafood in Detroit and Bloomfield Hills, wants his upcoming Detroit restaurant, The Statler, to make everyone feel welcome, even if th...

October 14, 2020

Hazel, Ravines and Downtown – 1 Peabody Street, Birmingham – has decided to embrace its success with seasonal seafood takeovers and become a seafood restaurant all year. Debuting October 1, HRD’s menu will focus on the Pacific Northwest, and throughout the year the menu will...

October 14, 2020

With fall quickly approaching, Heirloom Hospitality’s culinary director, Ryan Prentiss, decided to lean in to the season and added new appetizers and entrees at Townhouse Birmingham and Detroit. The Detroit location, 500 Woodward Avenue, now has four new appetizers that Pren...

October 14, 2020

Justin Tootla and Jennifer Jackson, the former chefs at Voyager, know everyone has their favorite place to get American Chinese dishes like General Tso’s Chicken and sweet and sour chicken, so don’t expect to see much like that on the menu at their new Chinese restaurant, Bu...

October 14, 2020

Karl’s is like a classic American diner, so classic American TV dinners lend itself to our concept, and those of us who are talking about it, basically grew up on them,” said Kate Williams, chef and owner of Karl’s, about the restaurant’s new to-go options. The chicken tend...

October 14, 2020

Like their name suggests, Detroit Loves Tacos, Detroit does indeed love tacos, and husband and wife duo, Julie and Jason Stevens, are making tacos Detroiters can’t get enough of. While they’ve been doing pop-ups since 2018, when their catering business really took off, their...

October 14, 2020

As of late September, both Detroit Vegan Soul restaurants – 8029 Agnes Street and 19614 Grand River – were officially open for curbside pick-up. “From a business standpoint, it’s great to be able to have both locations open and running,” said Kirsten Ussery, co-owner and gen...

August 12, 2020

After releasing that Five15 had bought the Royal Oak restaurant Pronto!, 608 S. Washington Avenue, Five15 co-owner Gary Baglio was not anticipating the reaction they received. “The amount of excitement and enthusiasm…is so encouraging. I hope we can live up to the expectatio...

August 12, 2020

Three out of four restaurants – San Morello, The Brakeman, and Penny Red’s – at the Shinola Hotel, 1400 Woodward Avenue, and Shinola Hotel Annex, 22 John R Street, Detroit, have officially reopened as of July. Owned by the NoHo Hospitality Group, which includes Chef Andrew C...

August 12, 2020

When guests enter Jim Brady’s Detroit location in Royal Oak, 1214 S. Main Street, they’ll notice not only their new safety precautions – be sure to wear your mask when you enter the building – but a new menu as well. “This menu is definitely the best one that we’ve done sinc...

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Metro Intelligencer is a periodic column about the vibrant and changing restaurant/dining scene in the metro Detroit area, reported/written by Dana Casadei.