New businesses have been opening left and right in Detroit! Here's a low-down on the latest and greatest Detroit has to offer. 

To Eat:

Photo from Metrotimes

Photo from Metrotimes

Parc

THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED FINE DINING DESTINATION IN CAMPUS MARTIUS, PARC, FINALLY OPENED ITS DOORS FOR HAPPY HOUR ON NOVEMBER 21ST. The restaurant EXPECTS TO OFFER FULL BRUNCH, LUNCH and dinner SERVICE BY MID-DECEMBER. PREVIEW THEIR MENU, NOW ONLINE! 

MARU SUSHI

THE MICHIGAN-BASED CHAIN OPENED ITS SIXTH LOCATION IN THE FEDERAL BUILDING ON FORT STREET DOWNTOWN. THE RESTAURANT HAS AN EXCITING MODERN VIBE AND A VERY DOWNTOWN-TRENDY FEEL. SERVING MORE THAN JUST SUSHI, MARU'S MENU ALSO OFFERS HIBACHI GRILLS, SMALL PLATES AND CEVICHE. "EXPRESS LUNCH" OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THEIR CORPORATE CLIENTELE.

The farmer's Hand

Finally, a local food market / food counter opens in Corktown! Stop in for your weekly groceries and pick up internationally-inspired prepared food for your next meal while you’re there. In addition, there is a selection of home goods, fresh-brewed Hyperion coffee, and sweets from Warda Patisserie. 

Rusted Crow Detroit

Dearborn Heights distillery, Rusted Crow, opened a restaurant and bar in the Kales Building near Comerica Field. Expect a trendy-industrial vibe and menu offering craft cocktails and modern pub fare.

The Royce

Next door, The Royce, is the latest addition to Detroit’s vino scene. Enjoy charcuterie and cheese plates while browsing their 300+ bottle selection- decide if you would like to enjoy your pick by-the-glass or by-the-bottle.

Grey Ghost Detroit

Detroit’s new culinary hotspot, Grey Ghost opened in Midtown over the summer and the hype has yet to die down! Most recently, the restaurant introduced a Sunday brunch service. The project is a collaboration between chefs John Vermiglio and Josef Giacomino and veteran Detroit bartender Will Lee. Grey Ghost offers a “meaty menu” complimented by top-of-the-line cocktail selections.

Rock City eatery

In midtown, Rock City Eatery offers a casual dining experience featuring pizzas, tacos, and famed-literal ants on a log. Build-your-own cereal bowls add a fun twist to traditional brunch services.

Super Happy Sushi

A pop-up-to-permanent project from chef Rob Lee (previously Townhouse Detroit) and the Detroit Optimist Society, Super Happy Sushi has co-opted Cafe 78 and transformed it into a sushi bar. Visit during lunch and dinner for assorted nigiri, sashimi, and rolls (takeout is available). Lee's menu features some specialty touches too including an All That and a Bag of Chips roll — pickled burdock root, capelin roe, avocado, mango, chili, sesame, and Better Made chips.

Pie-Sci

Quickly becoming Detroit’s favorite slice, Pie-Sci opened in Woodbridge over the summer. They are best known for their focaccia-style crust and ability to make gluten-free pizza delicious.

To Shop:

Photo from Warby Parker

Photo from Warby Parker

Warby Parker

Trending eyewear sensation, Warby Parker, celebrated the Woodward store front’s grand opening on November 26th. Their buzzworthy glasses have a vintage-inspired look and affordable price tag. For every pair of glasses sold, Warby Parker donates a pair to someone in need.

Third Wave Music

From November 23rd-27th, Midtown’s first full service music shop celebrated their grand opening with Wavy Week; a week of music-centric, community-oriented activities. Located in the Forest Arms building, Third Wave Music offers music lessons, repair services, a consignment program, and new and vintage gear.

Well Done Goods

Detroit staple, Cyberoptix, has been providing the city with unique hand-silkscreened neckties, bow ties, pocket squares and scarves for 10 years now! Finally, on November 4th, their very own brick and mortar, Well Done Goods, opened on Gratiot Ave. in Eastern Market. Well Done Goods offers a pinterest worthy collection of accessories, home goods, and clothing.

SMPLFD

Next door, SMPLFD, opened their doors in mid-September. They offer a collection of urban wear featuring a lot of Sports Team swag and an impeccably curated selection of vintage finds.

Detroit is the New Black

Joining Woodward’s growing line up of high end shops, Detroit is the New Black moved from previous Midtown location into a downtown upgrade. The new location provides DITNB the space for a larger clothing collection and room to host various art performances and cultural events. Follow Detroit is the New Black on social media to be the first to know about upcoming events.

KIT + ACE

Previously located in Midtown, Lulu Lemon relative, Kit and Ace took their brand of technical cashmere to a swanky new Downtown storefront on Woodward Ave. stop in to shop their extensive collection of luxurious athleisure. Follow the Detroit location on social media to learn about special in store promotions and events!

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