A good place for lunch or dinner if you are lucky enough to find a seat, Streetside Seafood is a small, moderately priced restaurant with excellent food. Begin your meal with one of the many appetizers such as crab and avocado, or the soup of the day. The seafood entrees come from all over the world and are cooked in a variety of styles but always with a simple elegance that seeks to please without being overwhelming. Exposed brick and a bar that features gleaming copper highlight the decor.
588 South Old Woodward Avenue Birmingham, MI 48009
An upscale Middle Eastern restaurant in the heart of affluent Birmingham, the Phoenicia prides itself equally on the quality and freshness of its ingredients and on the skill of its chef. Traditional Middle Eastern dishes such as shish kebob, kibbee and lamb chops are offered, along with an ample selection of seafood. The atmosphere is quiet and understated. Call ahead for hours.
A 5-star experience is what you can expect if you choose to dine at Forest Grill. The food here is unique and nothing like anything you've tasted before. Here, budding young chefs are allowed to work their creativity to the fullest and come up with dishes that are enjoyable and different. The cuisine here is mostly European and American fusion. Whatever you order here, don't leave without trying one of the sinful desserts!
Located in the historic train station near downtown Birmingham, this looks like an upscale Montana hunting lodge, with Native American decorations and moose, elk and bear trophies and artifacts on the dark wood walls. The menu is heavy with huge hand-cut steaks and chops and a range of appetizers such as calamari, sautéed mushrooms, mountain-high onion ring and potato platters, and salads. Six hearty beers are brewed on the premises, and they fuel a lively singles scene that spills out to an open-air patio that is heated when it's chilly and up to a second-floor smoke-filled cigar and cocktail bar called Got Rocks.
Hunter House Hamburgers opened in 1952, and the interior looks like a day hasn't passed with its classic diner vibe. As the name implies, Hunter House is best known for its delicious classic slider-style burgers, with sweet onions smashed into the meat during cooking. The menu isn't much beyond the famous burger, but diners not in the mood can opt for grilled cheese, hot dogs, Coneys or chili. Hunter House also serves breakfast until mid-morning.
Don't let P.F. Chang's shopping mall location, informal atmosphere and low prices fool you - it is a good Chinese restaurant. The Cantonese duck, pan-fried noodles, Malaysian chicken and fried eggplant are popular entrees. American dishes are also on the menu, and the beers and desserts come from both East and West. The decor features reproductions of Chinese art, including models of the clay soldiers of ancient Xian.
Camp Ticonderoga is a large and comfortable hunting lodge without the guns. The decor is rough-hewn wood and sporting prints, and ample portions of beef, wild game and both fresh and saltwater fish are the fare. Try the steaks, ribs or venison; if you are feeling more adventurous, order a dish with boar or bear. There are pool tables for patrons who wish to play before or after their meal and a bar and a fireplace on both floors of this sprawling establishment.
For a taste of the Islands' most flavorful cuisine, try Bahama Breeze. One of the nation's leading Caribbean-inspired restaurants, Bahama Breeze has tropical atmosphere, high ceilings, rich woods and palm tree decor. Expect bold and spicy flavors with each meal presented in a way that is as eye-catching as it is appetizing. Whether it's West Indies Ribs or the Chicken Santiago or Seafood Paella or any one of countless other entrees and desserts, you will always be satisfied at Bahama Breeze. With more than 50 brands of beer by the bottle, island-style drinks with plenty of fresh squeezed juice, you will be sure to slake your thirst. The Bahamarita, Bahama's signature frozen margarita, is a must.
Ashoka Indian Cuisine in Troy specializes in all different kinds of regional Indian cuisine, including Moghali, South Indian, North Indian and the uncommon Indian Chinese. The menu is extensive, ensuring that everyone will be able to find the perfect dish to suit them. Diners can opt to take part in the buffet, which is full of all the most popular and delicious menu items, order a la carte or opt for the thali combination plate which comes with a number of different entrees, sides and naan. Ashoka is often billed as the best Indian food in Detroit, so don't miss out!
A traditional steakhouse, this dark-paneled, golden-lit emporium is decorated like a power broker's den. Dry-aged meat is displayed in a glass-walled tenderizing locker. The stately dining room has portraits of local civic and political leaders. Veal, pork chops, large lobsters, crab cakes, calamari and shrimp scampi are all skillfully prepared, and the onion rings are legendary. Sample the lobster bisque, the Grille's Delmonico, or Gaint Shrimp Scampi with Roasted Tomatoes over Linguini, and don't forget to leave room for the mouth-watering desserts. In the Wine Room are a wide selection of vintage wines, and you can visit it if you feel like puffing on a cigar after a good meal.
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