The new addition on Kercheval in West Village was most intriguing to the carnivore in me. This concept of part butcher shop – part restaurant is right up my alley. Yet they are also vegetarian friendly (as long as you are not offended by the hanging/aging carcasses). The menu is small and done very well. … Continue reading Marrow

The Charleviox

The space here has been through a few transitions in the past few years – from an embroidery shop, to crepes (Good Girls Go to Paris), to a juice bar, and now – definitely here to stay, a neighborhood joint – The Charlevoix. The space has been opened up into a more open concept and … Continue reading The Charleviox

The Monarch Club

Atop the stunning restored Metropolitan building is one of the coolest new bars in Detroit. The Monarch Club is currently the tallest public rooftop bar in Detroit, located on the 13th floor (penthouse). It has 3 separate outdoor areas, each with an amazing view. While the outdoor views are the main attraction, the interior of … Continue reading The Monarch Club

Cork & Gabel

The best part about this addition to Corktown (besides the food and drink) is the view of both the train station and the Ambassador Bridge. This spot was originally a donut shop in the 1940’s (Mayflower Donuts) and also an auto repair shop in the 60’s. Now, it has been transformed into an edgy yet … Continue reading Cork & Gabel