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Locals honored by Wine Spectator

Wine Spectator, the world’s leading authority on wine, has unveiled the winners of the 2021 Restaurant Awards, which honor the world’s best restaurants for wine. Launched in 1981, the Restaurant Awards are judged on three levels: the Award of Excellence, the Best of Award of Excellence and the Grand Award. Of local interest, 14 restaurants were honored in the Metro Detroit area. “Best of Award of Excellence” was given to Prime + Proper, Detroit; The Capital Grille, Troy; The Rugby Grille, Birmingham; Toasted Oak Grill & Market, Novi; and Vertical Detroit, Detroit. “The Award of Excellence” was presented to Bill’s, Bloomfield Hills; Cantoro Trattoria, Plymouth; Eddie V’s Prime Seafood, Troy; Fogo de Chão, Troy; Gaucho Brazilian Steakhouse, Northville; Morton’s The Steakhouse, Troy; Seasons 52, Troy; Streetside Seafood, Birmingham; and The Rattlesnake Club, Detroit. Bill Roberts, who is owner of two of the Wine Spectator honored restaurants, Streetside Seafood and Bill’s, said “Our team works very hard to provide an exceptional dining experience for every guest, and our wine selection is an important aspect of that experience. To have won this for so many consecutive years is testament to the care and consideration we put into curating our wine selection.” 


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